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Vocal Warm Ups

Vocal Warm Ups

Vocal warm ups are great ways to start sessions with children, young people and adults.  It is considered good practice to warm up the voice gently with a range of physical stretching and breathing exercises, and then start with some gentle vocal activities. 

There are a range of vocal warm ups included in a variety of resources throughout the EFDSS Resource Bank.  We have gathered these packs together and attached them to the PDF tab at the top of this panel.  We hope this makes them easy for you to access and use.  Do let us know how you use them, and if you create any other warm ups from any of the material within the VWML digital archive - education@efdss.org.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Packs attached (on the PDF tab at the top of this panel):

  • Using Folk Music to Enhance Inclusive Learning by Paul Wilson (Wren Music): see page 3
  • Creating a New Song Cycle from Traditional Songs by Jo Freya: see page 7
  • Bristol Folk Songs Pack by Carolyn Robson: see page 3
  • Two Folk Song Warm Ups by Caroline Price: whole pack
  • A Sailors Life KS1 Introduction and Warm Ups by Hazel Askew and Martha Burns Findlay
  • A Sailor's Life KS2 Introduction and Warms Ups by Hazel Askew and Martha Burns Findlay

 

 

 

 

 

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Note that these links take you to the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library website which holds the full archival details of the material. Material on the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library website is not censored or expurgated and may contain material considered offensive by modern standards.