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In-person classCOVID-19 SecureKhoomei 'Throat singing' / Overtone singing
5(1 reviews)
Learn how to sing two notes at once! Overtone singing needs no musical knowledge and is very relaxing.

Harrow

£50 pp

3 hour class

Beginner

What happens in this class?

Increasing numbers of people are finding themselves drawn to the ethereal and intriguing sounds that have travelled into Europe and America, primarily from Mongolia and Tuva in the former Soviet Union.

Most recently popularised in the West by the touring musicians Huun Huur Tu, Yat Kha, and Sainkho Namatchlyak this fascinating style* of singing allows the simultaneous production of two or more notes by the same singer. Often called Khoomei or throat singing allows harmonics to be amplified and heard alongside a sung note or 'drone'.

This astounding feat is accomplished by deliberate enhancement of the natural harmonics found in…

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Things to remember

Hot and cold drinks (non diary) provided. Please bring your own lunch and a willingness to try something new!

Latest Reviews
5(1 reviews)
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Francesco Tassi - December 2nd
Jonathan has been really engaging bringing us through the basic at first and allowing us to explore gradually our inner sounds. Very good communication and clear explanations with plenty of demonstrations. He really made us able to follow even without much musical experience. The workshop left us with a good understanding of throath singing and overtones as well as practical working tools and exercises to keep exploring this incredible singing technique. Thanks for teaching us Jonathan! Francesco and Erica After a week I know how to produce Overtones (lot of practice while driving) but I am still learning how to produce a scale of sounds. Erica is ahead of me. Any video to help identifying the tongue position to create a scale of overtones?
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Sound for Health is a multi-faceted business run by professional musician and designer Jonathan Cope MA(RCA). Based in his studio and home in NW London Jonathan runs courses on a wide range of skills, many of which will be presented here on Obby for the first time.

Jonathan has taught thousands of people at events throughout the UK and also delivers regular workshops in UK schools. He specialises in tailoring his teaching to different skill levels and gives thorough tuition whatever the discipline.

SFH Studio is smoke free and pet free. There is on-road parking nearby or…

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SFH Studio
Harrow
2 Church Avenue
HA5 5JQ
London
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Francesco Tassi - December 2nd
Jonathan has been really engaging bringing us through the basic at first and allowing us to explore gradually our inner sounds. Very good communication and clear explanations with plenty of demonstrations. He really made us able to follow even without much musical experience. The workshop left us with a good understanding of throath singing and overtones as well as practical working tools and exercises to keep exploring this incredible singing technique. Thanks for teaching us Jonathan! Francesco and Erica After a week I know how to produce Overtones (lot of practice while driving) but I am still learning how to produce a scale of sounds. Erica is ahead of me. Any video to help identifying the tongue position to create a scale of overtones?