UNSW Music Performance Unit | The Health Benefits of Singing
7 October 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm AEDT
FREE ONLINE WORKSHOP
The physical and emotional benefits of choral singing have been widely documented in recent decades: from lowering stress levels to strengthening your immune system. How can you reap the health benefits of singing in your life?
In this interactive webinar, singer and choral director Alex Siegers will lead you through the ways in which singing can improve your emotional, physical and mental wellbeing, and try out some ways you can add singing to your weekly schedule.
About Alex Siegers
Alex has amassed considerable experience as an educator and performer across jazz, sacred, classical and pop genres with leading ensembles throughout Australia. In 2017 she graduated from a Bachelor of Music and Arts, majoring in Jazz Performance, Asian Studies and Linguistics at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Since relocating to Sydney in 2012, Alex has been a full time chorister with the Choir of St. James King Street. She has also performed with The Song Company, The Choir of St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney Chamber Choir, Sydney Philharmonia Choirs, Luminescence Chamber Singers; Cantillation, Vocal Australia Singers, and The Choir Lab. In addition she has also performed and recorded with contemporary musicians including Felix Riebl, Ollie McGill, Julia Jacklin, Alex The Astronaut, Bobby Fox, Liz Hughes, Goldheist and as a jazz vocalist and looping artist in her own right at events and festivals including Beams Arts Festival; UCSB Amplified 2016, Santa Barbara; Light The Night; Singing At The House, Sydney; Get Vocal Festival; and LA A Cappella Festival, Los Angeles. When she isn’t singing, Alex is the Music Engagement Assistant in the Music Performance Unit at UNSW.