Singing Festival Workshop (The Big Sing)

Sat, 26 January 2019

Be part of an amazing opportunity to sing jazz, pop and soul in the magnificent setting of St Albans Cathedral.

Led by acclaimed musicians, Pete Letanka and Natalie Williams, all ages are invited to spend the day learning a wide variety of music, culminating in a performance for family and friends in the evening. A full band of professional musicians will support the performance which takes place in the Nave of the Cathedral.

The Big Sing is a celebration of all sorts of music and the ways that people come together and have fun. No prior experience is needed!


Pete Letanka 

Pete Letanka is a jazz pianist and composer. His compositions have been performed at the Royal Albert Hall, Royal Opera House and Royal Festival Hall.  He travels the world leading creative music workshops as well as enjoying performing at Ronnie Scott’s, London Jazz Festival and on BBC Radio 3. 

“Everyone who hears Pete Letanka for the first time is amazed!” - The Observer


Natalie Williams 

Natalie Williams is one of the UK’s most endearing and popular soul/jazz artists. A Singer-songwriter, Natalie has seven critically acclaimed albums under her belt and a dedicated following that extends throughout the world. 

 “Natalie helped me understand soul music – [she] made me realise ‘this is what I really wanna do’” - Grammy award-winning artist, Sam Smith. 


Date: Saturday 26 January       

Time: 11am (rehearsal at Marlborough Road Methodist Church), 6.30pm (performance at St Albans Cathedral).

Price: under-16s free (ticket required), adults £8.

All children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an adult. This event is suitable for adults and children over over 7 years old.

Make sure to bring your family and friends to hear the performance in the evening! Tickets are free for under-16s, £5 for adults. Click here for more information and to buy performance tickets. 

Refreshments will be provided, but please bring a packed lunch. Being mindful of others, we ask that you avoid any food in your packed lunch which has nuts in it. 

If you have any dietary requirements, please email us to let us know. 

Click here for more information for singers

 Queries: Please email us or call on 01727 890205 (for tickets call 01727 890290).

Disclaimer: This event is not connected to the work of community choir The Big Sing, but we are very grateful to them for allowing us to use the same title for our event here at St Albans Cathedral. 


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