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Don't forget to look out on Twitter for the Oak Tree Sing-a-long. All your favourites will appear.

Myleene's Music Klass.

Myleene Klass is giving music lessons on You Tube.  Subscribe to "Myleene's Music Klass" and you can watch lessons where you can learn about major and minor keys, rhythm and you can learn how to write the rhythm of your name in notes.

There will be lessons every Monday and Friday.  Take a look and a listen!

Young Voices sing alongs:

Have a look on You Tube for "Young Voices Elevensies".  There are various clips of people you will recognise from Young Voices concerts, and maybe some new singers.  They will lead you through different warm ups and teach you new songs as well as some old favourites.  This first one is a definite favourite:  Power in Me!

Elevenses with David Lawrence 2nd April

Join the Young Voices Principal Conductor David Lawrence for a session of vocal warm ups and learn to sing a YV favourite - 'Power in Me' by Rebecca Lawrence

Here, you can learn "Birdhouse in your Soul" by They Might Be Giants.  (If you have seen the film Coraline, then you will know this group because They Might Be Giants wrote the music for that film.)

Elevenses with David Lawrence 25th June 2020

Meet our Principal Conductor David Lawrence and learn new songs and warm ups and get ready for a good old sing! #YVatHome

VE Day is being celebrated this Friday, 8th May. Why not have a WW2 singalong at home? The song sheet below has some very famous songs for you to try. Use the You Tube links for a musical accompaniment.

Have a sing and a dance!

"The only thing better than singing is more singing."

Ella Fitzgerald

In the past few years, Oak Tree Choir have taken part in the Cool Choirs singing festival at the Old Library in Mansfield.  Each choir chooses a decade and they sing 5 songs from that decade.  Our choir have sung songs from the 1960s, the 1970s and the 1980s.

Have a sing along with the lyrics below.  There is a YouTube link with each songs so that you can do some research and listen to the original songs.  See if anyone at home has heard of these musicians.  Maybe they can tell you about other songs that these artists have written and sung.


1980's Songs

Tom Petty - I Won't Back Down

Justin Timberlake and Anna Kendrick - True Colours

Madness - Wings of a Dove

USA for Africa - We Are The World

Toto - Africa

1970's Songs

Abba - Dancing Queen

Bill Withers - Lean On Me

Bob Marley and the Wailers - 3 Little Birds

David Bowie - Space Oddity

Queen - We Are The Champions

1960s Songs

Marvin Gaye and Tammi Tyrrell - Ain't No Mountain

The Crystals - Da Doo Ron Ron

The Four Tops - Reach Out (I'll Be There)

The Monkees - I'm a Believer

The Beatles - Twist and Shout

The Beatles - Hey Jude

The Beatles - Blackbird

Look out for more lyrics very soon...

Happy singing, everyone!