• Voices in the wilderness: a singing retreat in rural France

    7 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    Teaching singing and meditation isn't an obvious calling for a former punk rocker, but this one helps our participant hit the high notes on a break in the remote Massif Central ‘Get that gob open, Liz,” says Peter. “I'm not seeing any teeth.” I obey, stretching my jaw wide as we'd done in an earlier “howling wolf” exercise, and find that not only can I hit a top F without squeaking, I'm thoroughly enjoying myself. When I booked a three-day singing retreat at Peter Evans's farmhouse in rural France, I had been apprehensive about displaying my pitiful abilities to some intimidating Oxford...
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