Suzzie Vango

Soprano, conductor and voice coach

Having Suzzie Vango in front of a hall full of kids is like watching poetry in motion. She has them eating out of her hand a having such a fantastic time singing they don’t want to stop.
— Manvinder Rattan CEO & Head of Conductor Training Sing for Pleasure

EDUCATION Diary


 

Here are some of the events that Suzzie is involved in; running workshops, directing choral courses and conducting concerts

Upcoming events:

 

20/06/18

Conductor/artistic director

Music of Life Foundation Celebration Concert

Birmingham Town Hall

 

27/06/18

Workshop leader/chorus master

CBSO Children's Chorus and Birmingham Schools WW1 project

Symphony Hall

 

July 2018

Voice coach/conductor

WFYV Tour

Italy

 

August 2018

Voice coach/soprano

Ex Cathedra Consort/Dartington International Summer School

Dartington, Devon

 

10/08/18

Conductor

National Children's Choir of Great Britain Summer Course

Shrewsbury School/Birmingham Town Hall

 

August 2018

Singing teacher

Sing for Pleasure Summer School

Keele University

 

25/09/18

Conductor

Orchestra of the Swan Chamber Choir

Holy Trinity Church, Stratford upon Avon

 

06/10/18

Workshop Leader

Sing Out Yoxford Community Choir

Yoxford, Suffolk

 

13/10/18

Conductor

Manchester Chamber Choir

Christchurch, West Didsbury

 

20/10/18

Workshop leader

Friends of Cathedral Music

Birmingham Cathedral

 

21/10/18 - 08/11/18

Vocal tutor

Ex Cathedra Education

Thailand and Hong Kong

 

24/03/19

Workshop leader

Voice Workshop UK

Manchester

 

Previous events:

2017 Highlights

 

Vocal Coach

Jenkins "The Armed Man" - Wyre Forest Young Voices

Kidderminster Town Hall

 

Conductor

National Children's Choir of Great Britain

Birmingham Town Halll

 

Workshop leader

Papagena workshop

Sandstone Ridge Festival, Cheshire, Christchurch Priory Music Festival 

 

Vocal tutor

Ex Cathedra Singmaker

Services 4 Education KS1 event, Birmingham Town Hall

 

2017 Highlights

Workshop leader

The Workplace Choir

Warsaw, Poland

 

Artistic Director

Lichfield Festival Community/Schools Performances

Lichfield

 

Lead Vocal Tutor

Ex Cathedra "Can You Sing It" Singmaker (in partnership with Services for Education)

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

 

Conductor

Sing for Pleasure Summer School (Chorale)

Keele University

 

Conductor

Ex Cathedra Girls Academy "Ex Cathedra Magnificat - Pre Concert Talk"

Birmingham Symphony Hall

 

Vocal Tutor

Ex Cathedra Singing Playgrounds

Milton Keynes and Sefton Music Services

 

Conductor and Vocal Coach

WFYV

 

Adjudicator

SfP Community Choirs Showcase

Leicester

 

Workshop Leader

Ex Cathedra SingMaker

UK

 

Choral Director

EHS Spring Concert

The Octagon

 

Workshop Leader

Y7 Performing Arts Workshop

Edgbaston High School

 

Artistic Director

National Children's Choir of Great Britain Workshop programme

Nationwide

 

Artistic Director

Year 3&4 Prep Schools Singing Day

Edgbaston High School

 

Conductor

National Children's Choir of Great Britain

Shrewsbury

 

2016 Highlights

 

Conductor

Ex Cathedra Girls Academy

Angels, Stars and Kings, Ex Cathedra Candlelight

 

Artistic Director

National Children's Choir of Great Britain Workshop programme

Nationwide

 

Workshop leader 

GEMS Cambridge International School, Uganda

 

Voice coach and assistant conductor

Wyre Forest Young Voices Tour (Normandy, France)

 

Conductor

Teach First West Midlands Opening Ceremony

The Crescent Theatre, Birmingham

 

Conductor

National Children's Choir of Great Britain

 

Conductor

Ex Cathedra Girls Academy

Bromsgrove Festival

 

Voice coach

WFYV Summer Concert

St Anne's Church, Bewdley

 

Conductor and artistic director

St David's Music Festival Children's Chorus

St David's Cathedral

 

Conductor

St George's Day Celebration

Brammal Hall, University of Birmingham

 

Choir director

Orchestra of the Swan and Chamber Choir BBC Radio Shakespeare broadcast (live)

 

Conductor

Orchestra of the Swan and Chamber Choir BBC Radio Shakespeare broadcast (live)

 

Conductor

EHS Spring Concert

Edgbaston High School For Girls

 

Guest workshop leader

Teach First Spring Conference

 

Vocal Coach

WFYV and Primary Chords "Francis Drake Project" (with local primary schools)

Kidderminster Town Hall

 

Guest Conductor

Bolton Music Service Gala Concert

Victoria Hall, Bolton

 

2015

Workshop Leader

Whole school singing week

Shrewsbury International School, Bangkok, Thailand

 

Chorus Master

JLP Mozart Te Deum

Sorrento Cathedral, Italy

 

NCCGB Workshop Leader

NCCGB Workshop Programme

Lincolnshire

 

NCCGB Workshop Leader

NCCGB Workshop Programme

S.Anselm's School, Bakewell

 

Staff inset training

Round Oak Special School, Leamington Spa

 

Conductor and workshop leader

Sing for Pleasure Summer School 2015

 

Conductor

National Children's Choir of Great Britain Summer Course

Edinburgh

 

Conductor & Voice Coach

Wyre Forest Young Voices Summer Tour

Pembrokeshire

 

Vocal.Point tutor

Dudley Performing Arts Gala Concert

Dudley

 

Conductor & Voice Coach

Wyre Forest Young Voices Summer Concert

St Anne's Church, Bewdley

 

Conductor

Ex Cathedra Girls Academy

Bromsgrove Festival 2015

 

Musical Director

Chipping Campden Young Voices concert

Blockley Parish Church

 

Workshop leader

Ex Cathedra Carmina Burana workshops

 

Vocal.Point tutor

Vocal Point Black County Vocal Emporium

Netherton Arts Centre

 

Conductor

National Children's Choir of Great Britain Easter Course

 

Conductor

EHS Spring Concert

Edgbaston High School for Girls

 

Adjudicator & Workshop Leader

Choir of the Year Middle East, Dubai

 

Adjudicator

Downe House Young Musician of the Year 2015

 

2014 Highlights

 

Ex Cathedra Girls Academy, Ex Cathedra Family Candlelight

St Paul's Church, Birmingham

 

Shrewsbury School - House Choral Competition

 

Anthony and Cleopatra - The Musical

With: Orchestra of the Swan & Talking Birds

Stratford-Upon-Avon Civic Hall

 

Whole school singing week

Shrewsbury International School, Bangkok, Thailand

 

Sing For Pleasure Summer School 2014

 

National Children's Choir of Great Britain Summer Course

 

23/07/14-27/07/14

Assistant Conductor & Voice Coach

WFYV International tour to Prague

 

THAMES Summer Celebration Day

Barbican, London

 

Reigate & Redhill Music and Drama Festival (Choral)

 

International Singing Playgrounds

Tanglin International School, Singapore

 

2013 Highlights

 

V.P Black Country Vocal Emporium

Dudley Performing Arts

 

Edgbaston Junior Choir at Canoldir Christmas Fanfair

Town Hall, Birmingham

 

Dudley Performing Arts Schools Christmas Gala Concert - "Manchester Carols"

Dudley Town Hall

 

Edgbaston High School Chamber Choir

Britten Birthday 100: A Celebration with Notorious Chamber Choir

St Paul's Church, Birmingham

 

Shrewsbury PROMS

Shrewsbury International School, Bangkok, Thailand

 

Christ College Inter-house choral competition

Christ College, Brecon, Wales

 

National Children’s Choir of Great Britain Summer Course

 

Chipping Campden Music Festival Outreach

Chipping Campden

 

Worcestershire Music Service, Gala concert (WFYV)

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

 

BBC Radio Daily Service

Manchester Daily Service

 

Warwickshire and Ex Cathedra's "Singtastic" concert

Butterworth Hall, Warwick Arts Centre

 

“Voice Production” workshop

National Association of Choirs

 

 

2012 Highlights

 

“Come and Sing” workshop

National Association of Choirs

 

Lecture on vocal techniques for youth choirs

Royal Welsh College for Music and Drama, Cardiff

 

Whole school singing week

Shrewsbury International School, Bangkok, Thailand

 

National Children’s Choir of Great Britain Summer Concert

Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire

 

Lichfield Festival 2012 opening concert

Lichfield Cathedral

 

Teacher training for Sing Up (Kent)

Kent Music Service

 

Ex Cathedra Singing Playground

British School Guangzhou, China

 

2011

 

Birmingham Royal Ballet, Nutcracker. With Ex Cathedra Junior Academy

Birmingham Hippodrome

 

Singing and leadership workshops with Ex Cathedra Education

G4S Conference

 

Whole school singing week

Shrewsbury International School, Bangkok, Thailand

 

Birmingham Artsfest “Come and Sing” with Ex Cathedra Education

Birmingham Town Hall, Birmingham Conservatoire and Symphony Hall

09/09/11Lead vocal tutor

 

Dartington International Summer School 2011

Dartington

 

Derby Summer School for Gifted and Talented Children

Derby City Council