For many people, singing is saved for the shower and drunken karaoke nights only. But for members of the estimated 25,000 choirs in the UK alone (and anyone out there who sang in their school choir), there are a lot of things we have all come to know and love about being in a choir.Read More
Getting a group to focus is an incredibly valuable tool, whether you're running a meeting, workshop or rehearsal. Spending a few minutes before a session can really help to establish concentration, balance and connection so here are a few tried and tested techniques for you to explore with your own groups.Read More
when our workplace choir at Pentland Brands asked us to put together an arrangement and video of the iconic 'Swing Low, Sweet Chariot' in the run up to the Rugby World Cup to celebrate legendary rugby brand Canterbury, we were more than happy to assist!
Check out the Lakeside Choir singing this famous rugby anthem with a twist and wearing the rose with pride!Read More
A look back at 2015!
Starling Arts has always been about people and about community. Whilst group singing serves that and has brought all our performers and audiences together over the years, it’s the community spirit at the heart of all it that truly makes Starling Arts fly.Read More
We rebuff some of the common myths and misconceptions that stop people from giving singing a go! From embarrassment, lack of experience or fear of rejection, we explore the multiple reasons why you should drop your inhibitions and reap the rewards of singing with others!Read More
As adults, we often get bogged down by the weight of the world, forgetting to acknowledge those moments that make us happy, proud or liberated. We're too worried about what someone might think or how we might look, or simply don't allow ourselves the time to reflect on these moments.Read More
There's nothing that can't be made better by singing in a choir. Give me a problem and it'll seem less worrying after a good sing. Give me happy news and song will only serve to make me feel more joyful. Singing is the ultimate tonic, and put a group of singers in a room - pow - that's a whole cocktail of happiness right there.Read More