Inclusive Choir – West Midlands

A musical community without barriers!

The West Midlands Inclusive Choir welcomes people aged 25 years and under, and their families. 

The Choir celebrates that everyone has their own way of sharing their voice. Here are a few examples of ways you could join in:

  • Using Makaton Signing
  • Singing or other vocal noises
  • Making sounds with an instrument or sound maker
  • Using technology e.g. an iPad or EyeGaze
  • Movement and dance

By welcoming all voices we aim to be as inclusive as possible, and actively try to remove barriers to participation from those with severe and profound learning disabilities. 

The choir sings songs chosen by members and occasionally writes their own songs. Every piece of music is designed so that members can be involved in their own way. 

The choir is free to join, there are no auditions, and you do not need to be able to read music notation. 

Get involved!

We host rehearsals online and around the West Midlands – take a look! Don’t worry if face-to-face isn’t for you – there is always the option to join our West Midlands Inclusive Choir online.

For more information, visit the individual choir pages (links above) or download the Choir Member Information Pack.

Rehearsal dates

Meet the choir leaders

Mariana

Mariana is an experienced choir conductor who enjoys sharing her passion for singing and group music-making with people of all abilities, both in-person and online. She is Music Director of the Birmingham City Council Choir and Conductor of the London Youth Choirs Girls Choir. She works regularly with Crouch End Festival Chorus, Birmingham Opera Company, Royal Opera House, London Symphony Chorus, and National Youth Choirs of Great Britain.

Karen

Karen is an experienced music practitioner for young adults and young people with complex and additional needs. She believes music should be fun and inclusive to everyone and enjoys leading music sessions both in person and online.

See the choir in action!

Magic moments

Our members share why they love being part of the Soundabout Inclusive Choir:

If you have any questions, please visit our FAQs.