Session recordings

Did you find it hard to choose which session to attend? Or maybe you’d just like another listen to a session you did attend. We recorded several of the sessions over the weekend and they’re now available to view below. We’re sorry we couldn’t record them all!

To view and download session handouts and resources, visit our resources page.

If you’d like to bookmark the full playlist, you can see it at:

Opening plenary: How to make your choir sound awesome!
Lucy Hollins and Suzzie Vango 

The ultimate warm-up session with Lucy Hollins and Suzzie Vango.

Session 1a:
Diversify your programme!

With Jeremy Haneman

1b: Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue

With Roxanna Panufnik and Charles McDougall

Session 2b: Composer discussion panel 

With Roxanna Panufnik, Philip Wilby & Toby Young

3a: Gestures speak volumes for the silent musician

With Rebecca Berkley

Session 4c: Curriculum in Choir!

With Jenny Trattles

Session 5a: Voices and instruments, the period-performance dilemma

With William Hunt

Session 6a: A lost repertoire: C17th multi-choir music

With Robert Hollingworth

Session 6b: including all

With Diane Paterson, YAMSEN

Thank you for coming to York!

Thank you for making our first live Convention since 2019 such a memorable one! We were delighted to see so many delegates, despite Storm Babet’s attempts to thwart us all. It was great to see so many familiar faces, and to meet lots of new ones too. 

Let us have your feedback

With a new time of year and a different format, we’re keen to have your feedback on the weekend! Help us plan future events by completing the brief feedback form which you can access here.

Session handouts and resources 2023


Session 1a: Diversifying your programme! with Jeremy Haneman

Access Jeremy’s presentation as a pdf file here.

Session 3a: Gestures speak volumes for the silent musician with Amy Bebbington (led by Rebecca Berkley)

Access the handout here and all resources here.

Session 4c: Curriculum in Choir with Jenny Trattles

Access the handout here.


Session 5a: Voices and instruments, the period-performance dilemma with Bill Hunt

Download the presentation here.

Listen to the audio example:

Find out more about the Chains of Gold project here and watch the videos:

Session 5c: The Teacher as Musical Leader with Sue Hollingworth

Access the repertoire from the session here.

Session 6a: A lost repertoire: multi-choir music from the seventeenth century with Robert Hollingworth

Access Robert’s selection of multi-choir scores here.