Tenor, Choral Director and Vocal Coach Charles MacDougall will present this online workshop on vocal health. The session will be packed full of practical work and exercises to take away for healthy voice use and effective warm ups for ensuring healthy vocal production, as well as exploring the vocal cool down and its benefits. The session will also include some advice on general vocal health. This session will be useful for singers, coaches, choir directors and classroom teachers alike and there will be plenty of time for questions on vocal health and technique.
Charles MacDougall is an award-winning tenor, choral director, vocal coach, and music education specialist, known equally for his singing and his transformative work with choirs and singers.
Formerly a member of internationally-acclaimed vocal ensemble VOCES8, he now sings for a number of other ensembles, such as Gabrieli Consort & Players, London Voices (appearing on numerous film sound tracks) and London Early Opera (including as a soloist on their releases Handel at Vauxhall, Vol.1 & 2, Signum Classics), as well as undertaking solo engagements internationally.
He is the Choral Director of The Voices Foundation, Vocal Ensembles Coach and Tutor in Vocal Studies at Junior Trinity (Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance), is a Chorus Director for Gabrieli ROAR and directs two choirs in London.
He is extremely active as a workshop leader, presenting sessions for the BBC Singers, UK Choir Festival, Association of British Choral Directors, LSO, Philharmonia and Stay at Home Choir. He is also the vocal coach for Pontinova Experience (Zürich), one of a team of coaches offering self-leadership coaching to corporate partners internationally.