Global Voices – Jan-Mar 23 Term

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Showing on:
Tue 28 March 2023
Creative Engagement Space
Age Guidance:
18+ (childcare available for under 5s)

Find your voice with Global Voices!

This is an exciting new take on what you thought you knew about choirs! Global Voices are a friendly bunch who celebrate music, heritage and kindness of people seeking sanctuary and their allies.

We will be singing songs from around the world including Eastern European harmonies, Pop, rhythms from Africa and soulful gospel.

There is no audition required, and beginners are very welcome as we learn songs by ear.

It’s free, fun, safe, joyful and everyone is welcome.

Dates and times

Term 1: Tue 10 Jan – Tue 28 Mar 2023
Term 2: Tue 18 Apr – Tue 18 Jul 2023

Sessions take place weekly each Tuesday, from 1pm – 2.30pm

Please note

Sessions are for 18+ adults, but babes in arms and children up to 5 are welcome too. We will have a creative playroom to keep them entertained, but babes in arms and children must be booked in advance. You can do this on the next page when booking your place.

Sessions are free, but booking your space is essential. 

Practitioner – Deborah Aloba – See full biography below.

Global Voices is in partnership with Refugee Action and Essex Music Services.  Huge thanks to funding from Essex Community Foundation and National Lottery Community Fund.

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If your language isn’t listed, let us know and we can arrange a translation! 


Deborah Aloba


Deborah Aloba is an opera/jazz Singer and has also been a singing teacher/vocal coach for over 20 years and specialises in teaching dyslexic singers and singers who are neurodiverse.

She has held the position of Vocal Lecturer in Barking College and Peterborough Regional College. She is also a Music Director who currently works with Braintree Youth Choir, Chair of Transcultural Visions which delivers creative projects inspired by the cultural experiences and heritage of Britain’s diverse communities and whose purpose is to advance public appreciation of diverse cultures; She was the Project Co-ordinator of Vision Voices Opera, a multicultural Opera Group for 13 years which provided opera workshops in schools and prisons. She is passionate about the voice being produced properly so that singers can have long careers either in the music industry, as talented amateurs or choral singers. She has a Masters in Vocal Pedagogy and is a Member of the British Voice Association and has written a book entitled “How to teach dyslexics how to read and write Music”.

She teaches in both Chelmsford and East London. Deborah Aloba has also sung at with various opera companies including Latvian National Opera, Lyon Opera House, European Chamber Opera, Vision Opera and Spectre Ensemble.

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