Vocal Blog::SING Toronto – An interview with Take 6′s Claude McKnight

by Florian Städtler, Vocal Blog founder on May 8th, 2015 They are pioneers of contemporary vocal music. They won ten Grammies. They have collaborated with other artists such as Ray Charles, Gordon Goodwin, Don Henley, Whitney Houston, Al Jarreau, Quincy Jones, k.d. lang, Queen Latifah, Brian McKnight, Luis Miguel, Marcus Miller, Joe Sample, Ben Tankard,

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VF-UK::My a cappella adventure begins – by Jess Tansley

Jess seen here third from right with her group, The Kingstones

Jess seen here third from right with her group, The Kingstones

Our very own VF-UK team member Jess reflects on her journey to being

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VF-UK::A Festival Weekend in Tweets

We loved reading your tweets over the Festival Weekend tweets and got a warm fuzzy feeling from some of the Twitter-love that was going on. Here’s a story of the Festival Weekend according to the wonderful world of twitter.

1. Friday started with a whole load of bushy tailed university groups

All of our lovely university groups competing in this years #VFUK2015

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VF-UK::Festival Weekend – Interview with Andy Wilson

Did we mention that we’re going to Birmingham for our Festival Weekend? We caught up with Andy Wilson, a current student at Birmingham Conservatoire who gave us a bit of insight into what he is most looking forward to over the weekend.

Tell us a bit about yourself

My name is Andrew Wilson and I’m currently on the Vocal and Operatic degree course at

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VF-UK::Interactive guide to the Festival Weekend with added Happy

For those of you unsure as to what our Festival Weekend will entail – or for those who just want to learn a little bit more about our judges, workshop leaders and competing participants, we’ve put together a useful guide which provides at-a-glance information on all of our workshop and competition sessions, as well as links to other web pages and details on how to purchase

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VF-UK::Meet the Judges University Final 2015

Joanna Forbes L’Estrange

Jo Forbes imageJoanna Forbes L’Estrange was Born in Bangor, North Wales, into a family of professional musicians (granddaughter of the viola player and arranger Watson

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VF-UK::Semi-Toned are University Champions for 2015

Everyone who attended the University Final this evening was bowled over by the incredible talent of our participants. We’re so proud to be part of a truly inspiration network of talented, supportive and creative individuals! With that in mind, we’re delighted to announce that not only were Semi-Toned crowned the University Champions for 2015, but Choral Stimulation were chosen to

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VF-UK::Getting to know The Sons of Pitches

We at the Voice Festival UK have known Birmingham-based a cappella group The Sons of Pitches since they burst onto the university a cappella scene in 2010 with those memorable boiler suits and exciting new sounds. Much has changed since then, however – the boiler suits are a thing of the past and the Sons, despite members holding down full-time jobs or finishing off their time at

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VF-UK::The Dreamettes – winners of the VF-UK 2015 Youth Competition

Congratulations to The Dreamettes of Putney High School, who have just won our Youth Competition at Birmingham Conservatoire! The standard was unbelievably high this year and we don’t envy our judges having to pick a winner. A big well done to all who took part.

Have a watch of The Dreamettes’ fantastic versions of ‘Some Nights’ and ‘Pompeii’ and

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VF-UK::Meet the Judges Community Final 2015

SARA COLMAN

Sara ColmanWriting music has always been central to Sara Colman. Across all three of her albums, original music has been a consistent theme. During 2010-11 whilst studying for an MA in Songwriting, Sara

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