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Arbutus Music Vocal Coaches

Christine and Frances are highly experienced choral trainers. They founded Arbutus Music in 2008 and have led more than 50 singing workshops together since then.

Invigorating, fun, lively, challenging and inspiring are terms that have come up again and again in feedback from the 500 or so participants, who range from raw beginners to experienced singers.

Christine Gwynn

Christine GwynnChristine conducts Valentine Singers, in Redbridge, and also Writtle Singers, a chamber choir based near Chelmsford. With these choirs she has toured extensively in Europe and performed at many prestigious UK venues. She is also a very experienced accompanist and leads a weekly workshop for adult pianists.


Frances Quintrell

Frances QuintrellFrances specialises in working with adults who are new to group singing, running regular classes that enable people to explore their voice, enjoy a great new hobby and build vital choral singing skills.


Both Frances and Christine are qualified teachers and members of the ISM.

singing workshops


Sing the Show
The Gondoliers

Wednesday 25 July 2018
10am to 4pm

Copped Hall near Epping, Essex
CM16 5HS (Sat Nav 5HR)


Diary for 2017-18

See details of the workshops we have planned for 2017-18


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Arbutus Musicwill help you with your singing, through voice exercises, vocal warmups and with hints and singing tips to improve your technique. If you want to learn about singing and how to sing safely, we provide lots of fun and relaxed, group singing workshops, to help you get the best out of your voice.



Arbutus Voices

In addition to providing inspirational workshops, the Arbutus Music team can organise top quality singers for your special occasion. Church music, beautiful anthems or just supporting hymn singing - our speciality.

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