Hooray! I am now officially ….🥁🥁🥁🥁
🍾 The UK Confidence to Choir Coach🍾
Yesterdays singing workshop was so special. So much joy, emotion and love shared in the room. Improving everyone’s mental health and well-being through becoming a choir and singing.
I ran my ‘Vinyl Voices Rewind’ 80s ‘official’ light launch to a gorgeous group of women and one young lad who was an absolute delight to teach. He was a Dave Grohl in the making and playing guitar and piano already!
3 songs in harmony in just 6 hours.
It took place in Thurston, Bury St Edmunds where I lived the first 4 years of my life before moving further in. I adore my home town and I have so many special memories that informed who I am today.
4 of my oldest friends came, some of whom I’ve known since I was 4 and Sat next to through our entire school years across 3 schools. Our friendship is now cemented for the rest of our years on this earth.
My Dad who still lives locally, came over to see me for lunch and had a listen to everyone singing which made the day just that bit more special.
For one of my dear friends it was a very emotional day. I’m so proud of her for coming. The strength she has show while enduring the most unimaginable grief a widow should have to go through was palpable yesterday. (Sarah if you’re reading this I’m so happy you came, you are loved).
I fall in love with the work I do more and more each passing month. My job is at its roots, first and foremost about having a lot of fun and laughter (we did that in buckets yesterday!) building confidence, increasing wellness, mental health & physical health, and connecting people to their own voices, their own inner light and shining it brightly without fear. I create the space and support to ‘hold’ people to express their voices loudly, without fear.
Yesterday that happened, and it was an absolute privilege to witness it unfold.