Fun, creative and curriculum-enhancing, Songmaking in Schools involves pupils participating together to create and develop songs on any topic, exploring language in English and Scots. Singing, recording and performing the songs they have written, children fulfill the experiences and outcomes targets in curriculum areas including the new emphasis on Studying Scotland.
Christine is a highly experienced workshop leader and offers long projects, pop-up choirs, as well as masterclasses and workshops on a variety of aspects of songs and singing in general and traditional songs and singing in particular.
Bespoke courses and workshop can be delivered, as can lectures about song and their cultural context. A tutor in Scots Song for almost a decade at The National Centre for Excellence in Traditional Music, Christine has also taught masterclasses at many Further Education establishments including RSAMD (now Royal Conservatoire of Scotland), Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, and has taught Voice at London Dance Studio, Guildford School of Acting (Member of Staff) and Queen Margaret College, as well as Youth Drama Festivals including those in Scotland, England and Europe.
An experienced Voiceworker with a world-class post graduate Voice qualification (Central School of Speech and Drama, London) she can work on all professional voice issues, as well as deliver high quality leisure workshops.