Yvette Staelens is a Natural Voice Practitioner. Yvette Staelens is a Natural Voice Practitioner who believes everyone can sing. She leads singing workshops, directs community choirs and is a musician and composer.

Yvette also publishes, performs and lectures internationally specialising in Somerset folk song.
She is a Research Fellow at Bournemouth University and currently co-ordinating the pioneering Human Henge project.

During her professional music career she formed an acoustic band, Roots Quartet co-writing/arranging many of their songs. Find their music on cdbaby, Spotify or iTunes.

Join a choir
Choir on tour

Fancy singing? Then join The Voice of the People Choir in Broomfield, the Halsway Manor Morning Choir in Crowcombe or the Moor Voices Choir in Wootton Courtenay.

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Workshops & Gigs
Yvette Staelens offers various singing workshops and gigs

A workshop English Folk Song, Madrigals, songs of Hope, Peace and Solidarity, the Big Sing at the Stogumber Festival. These are just a few of the many workshops, gigs and other singing activities provided by Yvette.

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Roots Quartet recordings
Roots Quartet and Yvette Staelens recordings

Roots Quartet like to explore: English traditional female folk, sublime accapella harmonies in Celtic and Medieval mood and Somerset folk songs.

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The Singing Landscape
The Singing Landscape Project

The Singing Landscape Project aims to re-connect families with their singing ancestors. Maps have excited many to do so. Perhaps you have a singing ancestor?

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