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Dinner and barbershop special!

If you’re a barbershop fan, don’t miss Monkey Magic, aka The Great British Barbershop Boys on Friday night. They will be performing and leading an interactive session full of hints and tips for everyone, whether leading or singing barbershop or choirs and ensembles of any kind. Hear the boys singing here!

We’ve a special deal for those who would just like to come for Friday evening: a pre-dinner drink at our Chair’s reception, dinner at 7pm followed by our barbershop session, all for £45. Click here to book online now!

Visit our Convention Exhibition!

This year’s Convention exhibition is going to be one of the best yet – not only do we have lots of UK music publishers but also several European publishers, plus tour operators, agents, concert dress suppliers & more! The Great Hall in the James Graham Building provides a wonderful venue for our stands, where you can browse over a cup of coffee or during one of the extended break times. The exhibition opens at 3.15pm on Friday 24 August, with tea and cupcakes, sponsored by Friday AfternoonsThe full list can be found here.

Rock and pop at Convention

If you’re looking for advice on the best way to approach pop music with your choir, Craig Lees, Senior Lecturer on the Popular Music Degree course at Leeds College of Music is giving two sessions at Convention. Explore fresh approaches to teaching, arranging and performing contemporary Rock & Pop Music, learn new songs, explore new techniques in style and blend. Then hear him with Pitch Battle winners Leeds Contemporary Singers in our gala concert in the evening! Click here to see details of the sessions.