09 Jun 2020

The Virtual Big Sing 2020

Pupils and families from across the country are invited take part in our Virtual Big Sing 2020!

Following the success of our partnership with Norfolk Music Hub and the Big Sing in 2018 and our first ‘Virtual’ Big Sing alongside them in 2019, NYMAZ have partnered once again with the Norfolk Music Hub and also Charanga,  and artist Rebecca Osborne to bring an interactive, digital concert to every young person in the country.

Norfolk Music Hub have selected a list of songs and online resources for families and school groups of all ages to rehearse using Charanga, and everyone is invited to tune in and join us for the exciting live event. Resources will be available from Monday 18 May.

Norfolk Music Hub has enlisted a little help from some well-known friends to help you find your voice!

Their Music Maestro

The vocal leader for this event will be Mark De-Lisser and he will be assisted by some fabulous celebrity singers! You may remember Mark De-Lisser from the Big Sing in 2018. Mark also arranged Ben E King’s performance of Stand By Me for the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in 2018, as well as performing in the choir on the day.

Event details

DATE: Friday 19 June 2020 (replayed on Sunday 21 June 2020 at 2pm for anyone who missed it or who wants to relive the experience)
TIME: 2pm
LOCATION: Your school, front room, garden or anywhere where you can sing.

To register for this event you just need to do it online by clicking here!

Once you have done that you will receive an email to confirm your registration and further details. Keep an eye on the Norfolk Music Hub social media channels each Friday for big announcements coming your way!
If you are part of the Norfolk Music Hub and want to take part please contact your school/academy music lead. For support with accessing Charanga resources for Norfolk schools please contact Krista Ribbons om: krista.ribbons@educatorsolutions.org.uk

Any participants from other areas you must contact your local Music Education Hub to find out how to get involved.

If you’re taking part as a school and want to share the resources with your students, take a look at Norfolk Music Hubs ‘How To Guide’.

You will be given access to the songs that will be sung on the day, and Choir master, Mark De-Lisser, will be giving instructional support with learning the songs!
We encourage you to learn the dances via the instructional videos and to learn how to sign Somewhere Over The Rainbow, which you can find out more about here,

Make sure you register your performance on Make Music Day, a global celebration of music making, which is taking place on Sunday 21 June - where the Virtual Big Sing will be replayed!

Performance day

Once you have registered you will be sent a code on the morning of the Virtual Big Sing and instructions on how to tune in to the stream online.
Don’t forget to tune in at 2pm and join Mark De-Lisser and friends who will be joining you from around the world in with your performance. We encourage you to dress up in your best party clothes and get ready to celebrate making more music with us!
We would love to see what you are all getting upto, so please share your clips/photographs and comments on social media and tag us with @nymazmusic @norfolkmusichub #VBS2020

See you there!

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