Welcome to Vocal Explosion!

Vocal Explosion is home to many Vocal events:

Workshops

Choirs

Performances

Mass Sings…

‘Powerful, human & exhilarating’ 

WOMAD World Music Festival.

Our three choirs are:

Hastings Vocal Explosion
Hastings Gospel Soul Choir
Brighton Vocal Explosion

For more information on any and all choirs, feel free to click on the menu bar above!

or email vocalexplosionchoir@gmail.com 07972485619


HASTINGS VOCAL EXPLOSION 

 

WORLD MUSIC CHOIR

Meets on Thursday evenings 7.45pm to 9.30pm

SUMMER 2019 TERM 

25th April for 7 weeks

       Half Term June 6th

then June 13th – July 25th

at

St Clements Church (back door)

Swan Terrace – Off High St

Old Town.Hastings.

First taster session free. Then £8 per session [£6 concs] plus £12 one-off fee. Fees payable half termly

 

HASTINGS GOSPEL SOUL CHOIR

A SECULAR COMMUNITY CHOIR SINGING TRADITIONAL GOSPEL AND SOUL

Meets on Monday evenings 7.30pm to 9.30pm

SUMMER 2019 TERM 

22nd April for 7 weeks

Half term June 3rd

then June 10th – July 22nd

at

St John the Evangelist Church

Corner of Brittany Road and Pevensey Road

St Leonards on Sea

TN38 0RD

 First taster session free. Then £8 per session [£6 concs]. Fees payable half termly

 

 BRIGHTON VOCAL EXPLOSION

WORLD MUSIC CHOIR

Meet on Tuesday evenings

SUMMER 2019 TERM 

23rd for 7 weeks

Half term June 4th

then June 11th – July 23rd

 For more details please contact

vocalexplosionchoir@gmail.com

 

 

 

MASS SING

Imagine the sound of thousands people singing together and making a unified sound within minutes. It works in the same format as a performance, with Juliet Russell on stage leading the whole of the audience to create a huge upbeat vocal sound in the shortest space of time. Within minutes world harmonies are layered up with an undercurrent of strong, evocative rhythms, the event lasts between 30 and 45 minutes and works with between 200 and 5,000 participants…Read More

UPCOMING MASS SING – ST LEONARDS FESTIVAL

The Vocal Explosion Massive are looking for as many singers as possible for the Festival’s illuminated finale on Saturday 29 June.
No experience necessary – singers of all abilities are welcome – you just need to be able to hold a tune
You’ll be singing a newly commissioned piece of music composed by Juliet Russell with Hastings Vocal Explosion to welcome the beautiful illuminated puppets of Siberian Ghost Caribou’s by Thingumajig Theatre to St Leonards.
Participants will need to commit to three out of four free sessions, plus dress rehearsal  and performance:
SESSION DATES,TIMES & LOCATION:
Thursday 13 June (7.30pm -8.30pm) St Clements Church, Swan Terrace, High St, Hastings Old Town
Thursday 20, June (7.30pm-8.30pm) St Clements Church, Swan Terrace, Hastings
Thursday 27 June (7.30pm-8.30pm) St Clements Church, Swan Terrace, Hastings
Saturday 22 June, (11-1pm) St Johns Church, corner of Brittany Road/Pevensey Road, St Leonards-on-Sea
Plus a dress rehearsal on Friday 28 June in Warrior Square Gardens and
final performance on Saturday 29 June in Warrior Square Gardens.
To take part, please arrive& come through the back door of St Clements Church, Swan Terrace, at 7.30pm on Thursday 13 June. For more information and to express an interest, please contact office@18hours.org.uk
ALL MUSIC WILL BE AVAILABLE  ONLINE -TO HELP WITH LEARNING.
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CHOIRS IN SUSSEX

Brighton Vocal Explosion Choir

brighton choir

Much of the music that Brighton VE choir performs, draws on global influences layering up beautifully evocative harmonies over strong rhythms which are delivered by powerful singers. Much of the repertoire is composed especially by Juliet Russell. This choir is audition only but we are currently looking for new singers to join us – please email vocalexplosionintro@gmail.com

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Hastings Vocal Explosion Choir

hastings ve

MIDWINTER – THE NEW CD FROM HASTINGS VOCAL EXPLOSION IS OUT NOW. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS!

A big sound open to all adults, this choir sings world influenced music that incorporates many styles from the hot rhythms of Africa to the stunning harmonies of Eastern Europe and beyond. Come and have a FREE taster session, then if you like us, join for the term! Read More


Hastings Gospel Soul Choir

A community choir open to all singers, with or without experience, led by Vocal Explosion’s director Juliet Russell.

Come along and sing old style soul and gospel complete with powerful harmonies and driving rhythms.

New singers are welcome to a *FREE* taster session, then if you like us, join for the term! Read More

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