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

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

A workshop English Folk Song, 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 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 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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