Christmas songs to entice you…
It may be the beginning of autumn but many choir leaders will already be planning their Christmas season’s songs. If you want some inspiration visit the Scores Page Christmas category section for some exquisite original songs and arrangements by Helen.
You can watch Glorious Chorus performing some of these here: ‘Walking in the Air’, ‘Caravan of Love’, ’The Angel Gabriel’ and Helen’s gospel mashup of ‘Auld Lang Syne with We Got All The Love’ (remember to pause the home page audio first). And to see the fab flashmob of Fairytale of New York (also available to buy) click here.
Back to the sunshine….Helen ran another fabulous Harmony Magic holiday in Paros, Greece this summer. A record number of singers joined her for a week of song, wall-to-wall sunshine, great food, walks and outings (visit Camps/Holidays Page). Helen is running the holiday again next summer, from 26th May – 2nd June. Bookings are already being taken so don’t wait too long making that decision!
Glorious Chorus featured on BBC Radio 3’s ‘The Choir’
Helen’s performance choir Glorious Chorus was featured in the ‘Meet My Choir’ slot on The Choir programme on Sunday 5th June – catch it on i-player. Glorious Chorus’s next gig is in Dartmouth, Devon, at The Flavel on Sat 5th November – see the Glorious Chorus website for details.
The 4th Thula Mama album is out!!!
Entitled ‘Mama Rocks’ this album features some of favourite upbeat songs from Thula Mama – perfect for all ages, you don’t need a baby to enjoy it! For samples and info on buying Mama Rocks (CD or link to i-tunes for downloads) visit thulamama.co.uk. You can also read information about Thula Mama here on this website on the Thula Mama Page.
Helen wins major prize in 2015 UK Songwriting Contest
Helen was announced winner of the gospel/faith prize in this major international songwriting competition with her show-stopping song ‘Saved’. With over 7,000 entries into the competition in total and winners from around the world, Helen is thrilled with this success. You can find details about the event at uksongwritingcontest.co.uk
Helen was interviewed by BBC Spotlight TV programme about her win and you can see this clip on the Helen’s Story Page.
You can watch the choir performing ‘Saved’ here (right) with Fran Andre on lead vocal. The score for the song can be purchased on the Scores Page and the song is also featured on the Love, Peace & Harmony album on the CDs Page.
Glorious Chorus is next performing at the Voices Now Gathering at the Birmingham mac on Saturday 17th Sep. Visit the choir website for all information and if you want to join the choir.