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Teaching the World To Sing

VOCES8 is passionate about music education. Our commitment to inspiring people through music includes our unique educational programmes, choral scholarships, summer school and London music education hub. We are part of the VOCES8 Foundation, a registered charity that has received praise from UNESCO and invested more than £1 million in music education in the UK alone.

The VOCES8 Method

Written by Paul Smith of VOCES8 and available in English, German, French and Japanese, this ground breaking Method is a unique teaching tool. Designed for students of all ages, the Method is an innovative and engaging programme which is proven to enhance development in numeracy, literacy and linguistics.


The VOCES8 Foundation’s professional performers are central to our work :

VOCES8 …is one of the leading global vocal ensembles

Apollo5 …is an international award-winning British vocal quintet

Paul Smith …is an innovative and creative performer, conductor, composer, educator and public speaker

Barnaby Smith Barnaby Smith is Artistic Director of our own internationally renowned vocal ensemble, VOCES8 and as such is in demand as a conductor, choir trainer, countertenor and arranger




VCM Foundation: VOCES8 Method parts 1 and 2 with Paul Smith

VCM Foundation: 'Music on the waters' creative response by Paul Smith