Children, Young People and Families
Every Monday during Term Time 10:30am at St Matthias’ Church
Monday Tots is for babies and pre-school children of any age. It happens at St Matthias Church on Mondays during school term time from 10.30 am until 12 . We begin with a short, active music session and then enjoy a wide range of play activities, refreshments and an opportunity to meet other parents and carers. New families are always welcome. There is no charge to attend and advance booking is no longer needed. For more information please contact Deb Cook using firstname.lastname@example.org or ring the Parish Office on 01684 252003
At Malvern Link Youth Choir we use ‘do re mi’ to teach accurate singing of intervals in a natural and developmental way. The approach uses whole body actions to reinforce learning, and the children learn to recognise intervals aurally, so that they can record them onto a music stave, or to read them from a music score and sing them with confidence.
We do lots of work on rhythm and beat too, improving coordination as well as musical understanding.
The sessions are filled with musical games and great songs, so it’s a great way to make friends.
The two choir age groups ensure that children feel more secure and develop confidence.
The children have the opportunity to gain certificates through NYCOS as well as Royal School of Church Music awards, for which they receive a medal at each stage.
Musical Me is available for young children to build a firm foundation for musicality and to develop a life long love of song, rhythm and movement.
Malvern Link Young Singers (reception to key stage one) is held at St Matthias on Tuesdays during term time 3:30 – 4:30 in the Church.
Malvern Link Youth Choir (key stage two onwards) is held in the Link Room and Church at Saint Matthias on Tuesdays during term time 5:15 – 6:30. Children are invited to sing at a Church service once a month.
Musical Me is held at the Ascension on Saturday mornings 11-11:45. Parents must attend please and booking is necessary.
Jasper W, 10, said ‘It’s the best choir in the world and Es is the best choir leader. We always have fun and I know what the notes mean”.
Angela B, a choir Mum, said ‘I think the children all feel secure at choir. They are all accepted and listened to. My son loves it’.
Malvern Link Young Singers
Es – Choir Leader
Es is an early years and primary school teacher, who decided to concentrate on her music in 2004, whilst remaining passionate about educating children. She has trained with the British Kodaly Association, with Doremi Connect, with the Association of British Choral Directors, and with renowned soprano Erika Mädi Jones. She is currently completing her Dip ABRSM in musical performance.
For more about singing and music around Malvern, as well as vocal coaching and childrens lessons see Es Hoyle’s Community Music Malvern website.
Have you thought about getting your children (or yourself) christened? We provide a warm, welcoming and fun family-friendly service, perfect for kids of any age. We’re also happy to christen you if you’re an adult who hasn’t already been baptised/christened.
To book a christening, or to just find more information pop over to the Christening page under the Life Events menu option above. If you still have questions or want to chat about whether it’s right for you, please email the parish office on email@example.com or ring us on 01684 252003. See contact page for office hours.
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