A Vocal Class: Rewilding the Voice
Wednesday 6 October 2021
The Ignorant Art School, Sit-in Curriculum #1
Empowering our collective voices activist, singer and voice coach, Frankie Armstrong will conduct an online voice exploration workshop. Catering for anyone open to discovering how to use voice with power and relaxation, playfulness and awareness, the workshop is designed to free the voice of everyone.
No prior musical experience is necessary.
This event forms part of The Ignorant Art School, Sit-in Curriculum #1.
Frankie Armstrong began singing professionally in 1964 and has made 12 solo albums with appearances on many shared and themed recordings. Born in England and now living in Wales Frankie began singing songs for peace and social justice during the Vietnam War - first singing solo in Trafalgar Square in 1966. Since then she has sung to raise funds and awareness for many causes, including the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and Greenham Common. Recently she sang for Extinction Rebellion-Peace, London. Frankie considers her pioneering Find Your Voice workshops, which she has been running since 1975, to be highly political. Since founding the Natural Voice Network she has run thousands of workshops around the world encouraging hundreds to find the right to be heard.
She is Honorary Member of the Voice and Speech Teachers Association and the English Folk Dance and Song Society as well as being the President of The Natural Voice Network.
The Ignorant Art School at Cooper Gallery, DJCAD is supported by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland and Henry Moore Foundation.