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Composing Music Inspired by Nature Workshop


Date : 20 Mar 2020
Time : 8.30am - 10.30am
Location : Activity Lawn 1 at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park

Nearest Carpark: Carpark B

Open to the Public - Registration Needed

Research and studies have shown that both nature and music can generate positive emotions and bring about great joy and well-being. Why not combine these two powerful elements for a greater well-being? This workshop is a self-discovery about how journaling your thoughts and feelings could be translated into song lyrics with the help of nature. Learn simple songwriting techniques by self-taught singer and songwriter, Shirley Ho, and experience the joy and fulfilment in song composition inspired by nature and show your appreciation and love for nature through your song. 

Venue:
Activity Lawn 1 at Bishan-Ang Mo Kio Park (indicated by red star)

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Nearest Carpark: Carpark B

Age
7 and above.

Note: This workshop is suitable as a parent and child activity for children.

Max. No. of Participants
15 pax.

Registration
To attend, please register at:
https://tinyurl.com/nssmusicworkshop.

Note: Confirmation will be emailed only after the closing date.

Closing Date
13 March 2020, Friday.

Enquiries
For enquiries, please contact Ms. Sung Mei Yee at: sungmeiyee@nss.org.sg

Attire & What To Bring Along:

Please be in comfortable outdoor attire and walking shoes, and bring along the following:

- Notebook/Paper & Pen

- Water bottle

- Optional: Harmonica or ukulele if you know how to play one.

- Others: Cap/hat, poncho/umbrella, insect repellent, sunblock

Shirley Ho’s Bio
"The Earth has unique voices and music for those who listen.” Escape into the realm of nature and feel the joy in Shirley’s music. Shirley is a self-taught songwriter and educator who is passionate about music and nature. Her discovery of the joy in composing music inspired by nature has motivated her to share her experience and music journey, hoping to promote an appreciation for nature. Her first single, “Happiness is with you”, is composed in Singapore Botanic Gardens, and inspired by the peaceful and tranquil greenery. Feel the connection with nature through her music.

COVID-19 Advisory

- Elderly and those with a medical history of lung-related issues are advised to take extra precaution when participating in the activities e.g. observe social distancing and proper hygiene etc.

- Participants who feel unwell should not attend or continue with the activity but seek medical attention.

- Please do not attend the activities if you have visited China, South Korea, Europe, Iran, Japan, and any of the ASEAN countries in the last 30 days.

- Mask advisory can be found at the link: https://www.healthhub.sg/live-healthy/1204/when-a-mask-is-a-must


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