If you are worried that you can’t sing or that you won’t be very good, you are not alone. But some cultures believe that if you can speak, you can sing.
123sing! is an opportunity to start singing in a fun and safe environment. And since one of the aims of the weekend is to raise money for Classic FM’s charity Music Makers, what better reason than to overcome your fear and help disadvantaged children and adults through music.
You could host a film sing-a-long or karaoke night with friends in the privacy of your own home or find an event near you where you can learn the basics of singing with other beginners (safety in numbers!) or just have an enthusiastic session round the piano or jukebox in your local pub.
Singing in a group is great for the body, mind and soul, and is quite simply lots of fun. Once you get over that first step, singing can also boost your confidence.
Take a look at some of the video and audio guides below to help you learn the basics of singing...