Sing with the London House Cats Choir
Do you love singing? Do you love dance music? Well here’s an opportunity for you to have a workshop session with the innovative London House Cats Choir (as seen on Strictly Come Dancing)!
What to expect
London House Cats Choir is a contemporary choir using House Music at its core. Professional voice training is given in every session which will equip participants with tools and techniques to progress their vocal practice and vocal development. They use 3-part harmonies; Soprano, Alto & Tenor and blend this into a contemporary ‘dance music’ sound.
Sessions will be run by London House Cats Choir’s Musical & Project Director, Kayo Anosike. During each session, Kayo provides professional vocal coaching to ensure the growth and engagement of all of her singers. By integrating her music industry skills and people passion, Kayo shares this unique project which is designed to enhance pleasure, confidence, vocal ability and personal growth whilst delivering audience satisfaction.
Sessions are suitable for those with some singing background whether it was back in the school days or through personal pursuits. You will find these sessions both fun and challenging.
By the end of the session the participants will be able to sing one or more songs from start to finish using their learned harmonic parts. Attendees will also get a chance to perform at the London House Cats Choirs Sing-Together on Friday 17 December.
The London House Cats Choir Experience includes…
• Industry standard vocal training including breath control and vocal coaching to strengthen the voice, dynamics and range
• Improvised 3-part harmonics as directed by the choir master.
• Solo improvisation (optional)
• Learning a full House Music song using 3 part harmonies: (Please note: the teaching is very contemporary. There is no use of sheet music. The song and its harmonic parts will be broken down and ‘scaffolded’ back together)
• Performance Skills Coaching
• Solo Singing Practice (optional)
• Microphone Technique Practice (optional)
About Kayo Anosike
Kayo Anosike is the LHCC’s Musical & Project Director and is a professional singer, DJ and vocal coach who has has toe-tapping tracks released on the Universal Music label. Kayo Anosike directed her first choir in The Royal Albert Hall in 2004, for the Darfur Refugees Concert (Refugee Voices). Since then she has never looked back. Kayo is currently the Choir Director of the London House Cats Choir (as seen on BBC Strictly Come Dancing opening showcase 2016). A choir that sings House in a House Music style.
Having started her career touring with international musicals and gospel tours, Kayo went on to sing for the late Pope John Paul II in the Vatican where she also supported renowned artists such as Randy Crawford, Brian Adams and Dionne Warwick. After qualifying at the British Academy of New Music, Kayo became Head of Music at Kensington & Chelsea College and founded their first ever contemporary music department. With her skills in music, coaching and applied psychology, Kayo is proven to create exhilarating vocal experiences for others. Since the start of the pandemic, her choirs have been rehearsing weekly, growing, and delivering regular video performances to help keep audiences uplifted and inspired.