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Care Residents Experience the Joys of Singing with Vocal Coach Dan Cooper

To mark World Music Day, staff and residents at Hugh Myddelton House care home in Southgate were treated to an hour in the company of choir leader and vocal coach to the stars, Dan Cooper, who taught them to sing ‘Mamma Mia’ by Abba. In partnership with The Choral Hub, Dan delivers regular virtual singing events through their platform the Come Sing! Club which encourages people to sing for their wellbeing.

Dan Cooper is a professional choir leader and vocal coach with over 10 years’ experience delivering top class workshops, sessions and singing lessons. He runs a successful choir; Love Soul Choir, is co-director of a children’s group; Sound Pop Academy and is the founder of a workplace choir company; SingForce. In 2019, his choir performed with Take That. He’s also worked on TV shows as a vocal coach including BBC’s ‘Little Mix The Search’ and is passionate about the positive impact that singing in a group has on wellbeing. Dan truly believes in the power of singing and wants more people to experience the joy it can bring.

Dan comments:
“I have the best job in the world. I am never happier than when I am teaching people to sing and seeing how happy it makes them. It was an absolute privilege to spend time with the Barchester residents and teach them such an iconic song.”

Lucy Tomlinson, Resident Experience Manager for Barchester Healthcare, commented:
“We are excited to work with super-talented people like Dan to bring a wide range of different experiences into our homes for all to enjoy, it was wonderful to see the joy on all of our residents faces as Dan taught them how to sing this feel-good song.

General Manager, Ramona Stanciu, said:
“Our residents absolutely loved their session with Dan, it was so uplifting. We all love a good singalong and it was great to get his hints and tips on how we can improve our technique. We loved his energy and positivity!”