VOCAL-EASE (www.vocal-ease.co.uk). is a business started by Carolin Comberti, based in Saffron Walden and Cambridge which offers many inspiring classes, workshops and individual coaching in singing and voice-work. Carolin trained as a singer at the Guildhall School of Music and has an M.A in Sound Healing and Voice-work in the community.
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Workshops & Classes
Carolin runs regular workshops in Saffron Walden and Cambridge and loves being invited to businesses, old peoples homes, schools and hospitals to lead groups. The titles of her regular workshops include:
Uncover Your True Voice
For those who are less confident who want to learn how to sing in a supportive, confidential and friendly group and learn lots of uplifting songs.
Healing Sacred Sound
Learn how to tone into your body to open up the energy centres and bring your mind, body and spirit into harmony and balance. Learn lots of simple sacred songs and chants from around the world.
A weekly class for solo singers who want to improve their technique and sing their songs in a supportive and friendly group with a professional accompanist.
Carolin began singing at an early age, according to her parents before she spoke, finding it to be a medium through which she could express her feelings, her joy and her sense of belonging to a greater whole. She had a musical background with parents who put on operas in their garden, so her early memories are of taking part as a child walk-on and singing in the chorus.
She trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and then sang professionally with Kent Opera, English National Opera, Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Opera Rara and Opera Roundabout. She had a lot of experience also as a solo recitalist, taking historically related concerts of music and verse to Stately Homes with her group the Elysium Ensemble, and with The Capriccio Ensemble, a chamber group formed with her ex husband the cellist Sebastian Comberti and the pianist Jose Feghali.
In 1996, after receiving inspiration from a Voice conference at the Findhorn Foundation in North Scotland called ìSongs of Heaven and Earthî, she embarked on her lifeís search to rediscover the spiritual and holistic connection with her voice and her belief that free vocal expression is our natural birthright and an essential part of our healthy well being. Carolin trained as a workshop leader of Natural Voice with Frankie Armstrong and took courses with The Voices Foundation in the Kodaly method of teaching singing to young people. After this she studied for an M.A at Middlesex University under their Work-based Learning Studies in ìThe Holistic Role of Vocal Music and Sound Healing in the Communityî.
She researched into how the voice, by producing internal vibrations, can be used as a healing tool and how vocal harmonics and droned vowel sounds directed into the body can balance the entire human organism of mind, body and spirit. Jill Purce, who runs overtone singing workshops, wrote ìour voice is our key to spiritual transformation, directly linked through breath to the activities of the mind. Thus working with the voice we can learn to enter the state the Tibetans call ìRigpaî, the awareness which combines emptiness with clarity.î
Through Vocal-Ease she plans to offer singing workshops to Hospitals, Old Peoples Homes, Hospices and Childrenís homes and also to businesses. She finds these have a very therapeutic effect on the recipients, transporting them into a state of calm and contentment, where they can find renewal from their stressful lives.
Her ambition is also to develop concerts as a ìsinging troubadourî performing healing concerts in troubled areas of the world to promote peace and a raising of human consciousness to the idea that peace comes from within.
Carolin performs and teaches an eclectic and wide range of music, from classical, opera, oratorio, folk, to blues and popular show songs,