Come and sing whether you’re an experienced singer, a bit rusty, a curious explorer or complete novice. Your baby is wired ready to love your voice. Your own natural voice is the best kind of music your baby can hear.
Come and sing whether your baba is newborn or bouncing, just pre-toddling, sleeping or feeding, this morning choir is great for meeting other mums and doing something special. Expectant mums and child free women welcome too.
There is much new evidence to show that singing in a group enhances mood through the release of endorphins. Current research is showing that singing in a choir can provide a balm for post-natal depression and anxiety. This choir will provide a mutually supportive activity which will be both calm and gentle, energising and uplifting.
Learn lullabies and lilting songs from around the world many handed down through generations of mothers. There is strength to be found in the music of traditions old and new, so there will also be songs by living composers to sing out in joyous harmony.
Emily is a member of the Natural Voice Network who’s ethos is ” celebrate the voice you were born with”. She teaches songs by ear at a steady pace so everything is accessible. She also chooses repertoire carefully so that everyone can be part of something magical and powerful. She likes to make learning fun whilst also building confidence. Rock-a-bye Choir will be a welcoming place to sing.
There will be some bean bags so you don’t need to hold your baba all the time or use a sling but it might be useful to bring a cloth or small blanket. You may feed, walk, change, rock your baby anything goes to make the session comfortable and enjoyable for both you and your baby.