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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 Sound of Music

Saturday 29 February 2020
10.00am - 4.00pm
St George's Church Hall, Ongar Road
Brentwood Essex CM15 9HR


Diary for 2019-20

See details of the workshops we have planned for 2019-20


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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.



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