Have you been thinking of taking weekly singing lessons? It’s good for your whole body! Singing has been proven to fight depression, and even assists with certain ailments like high blood pressure and asthma, we know music has a powerful effect on the brain, and can enhance memory, motor coordination and communication. Many older people may find themselves bored and a little lonely, singing for seniors helps build unity, friendship, self-esteem and improves confidence. Sharing songs inspires happy memories and creates friendships, so after living such a busy life why not learn to sing in your retirement, and help enrich your life.
A relaxing and friendly environment, with no pressure, students are initially taught the fundamentals of breathing, projection and pronunciation whilst singing dynamically, and expressively together.
” The secret is to have fun while singing and everyone knows how to do that! “
Students have the opportunity to perform in recitals, which are held at the end of each semester, but is not compulsory. Our recitals are traditionally known to be friendly, encouraging, warm and fuzzy, and above all “A HUGE! CONFIDENCE BOOSTER!”
“Singing has physical benefits, it increases oxygenation in the bloodstream, exercising major muscle groups in the upper body, and singing reduces stress through the endocrine system linked to our sense of emotional well-being. When adults sing, they’re not only having fun!, they’re getting a physical workout and reducing stress too! Says Professor Graham Welch of the University of London, who has studied developmental and medical aspects of singing for 30 years.
Contact the WSOM for class times/costs or any further assistance you may require Contact: The Wellard School Of Music or call 9523 2004