TRANSFORMING LIVES THROUGH SINGING
The Voices Foundation is a national charity which uses the power of singing to improve the lives of children and young people in the UK
The Voices Foundation helps children and young people aged 0-18 to learn to sing and develop as musicians.
We want to make sure that no child is left out when it comes to learning to be a musician. It is proven that children who engage in high quality, regular musical learning from an early age gain musical, intellectual, emotional and social advantages. However, many children miss out on these benefits as they do not have access to any form of music education.
We help teachers and schools to ensure that music is an integral part of education from the early years. The Voices Foundation wants to give every child the chance to discover their musical talent so that they are part of the next generation of musicians.
WHAT WE DO
The Voices Foundation is a national music education charity working closely with schools, academies, Music Education Hubs and partners to deliver sustainable solutions for the provision of a rigorous and effective music education through singing.
INVOLVE YOUR SCHOOL
Empower your staff to lead singing activities and music curriculum through our teacher development programmes.
Inspire your pupils with singing projects and sessions led by expert music leaders.
We work with nurseries, primary and secondary schools.
The Voices Foundation has been operating for 24 years. Thanks to the vital support of individual philanthropists, Trusts and Foundations and Corporate sponsorship we have reached:
+ 1000 schools
+ 10,000 teachers
+ 200,000 children
The Voices Foundation is celebrating its twenty-fifth anniversary by bringing together children from across the UK to sing at a birthday concert at St. John’s, Smith Square. The charity has commissioned internationally-acclaimed composer David Bruce to write a piece on the theme of ‘homecoming’ for the anniversary concert. The piece, entitled Song of Until, is being taught to children in fifteen schools across the UK by The Voices Foundation’s network of skilled singing teachers. Over 150 children will take part in the premiere of the piece at the concert on 28th November.
“We have seen the Voices programme have a huge impact on pupils’ confidence in all areas of school life, in particular their musicality, concentration, confidence in leading learning, and working within a group and listening.”
Headteacher, St Barnabas' Primary School