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News: TIC TOC SING Crouch End Festival

  Link to Festival website: http://www.crouchendfestival.org/events/tic-the-improvisers-choir/ TIC and TOC are performing at the Crouch End Festival, June 10th, 7.30 Hornsey Town Hall Arts Centre. We are delighted to be in the iconic Grade 2 listed Hornsey Town Hall. TOC will perform at 7.30pm in the beautiful Art Deco Crush Hall and TIC will perform in the archaic ‘Supper Room’ – now a brilliant new theatre space in the basement of […]

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News: TIC Ceremonial

Using TIC as part of your Ceremony Being in the moment with improvisation provides a unique sensibility to the occasion, the atmosphere and the meanings and feelings present in the room. As vocal improvisers we are able to translate these ‘vibes’ into music, unique to the time, place and energy of the space and people participating in the ceremony. TIC Ceremonial is a new development in the work of the choir and places us in […]

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Calendar: Club Vocale

  Club Vocale Pilot season: 3 evenings running in Autumn 2016. Earl Haig Hall 2  Sunday September 25th  – TIC TOC Club Launch – new works devised by members of the choir. Uran Apak – dream walking Veronica Royet Chacon – haiku Dilara Aydin-Corbett – the heart opens like a lotus flower Sarah Jenkin – transition Mārtiņš Baumanis – vicious control TIC will perform in second half.  Sunday October 16th […]

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Blog: TIC TOC leadership exchange

We are in the middle of TOC rehearsals at the moment. Last night 7 TIC’s joined 10 TOC’s and we had a leadership exchange workshop. What could TIC and TOC learn from each other? Here are some comments following the exercises in the first half of the workshop….. Matt and Uran “FUN!” Responsiveness way. Rhythm, cooperation, developing ideas”. Matt. “My toc partner wanted to explore having fun. First we created funky, […]

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Calendar: TIC at Southbank Centre’s Chorus Festival

TIC will be performing on Sunday 20th March at the Southbank Centre as part of their Chorus Festival, a 3-day event with around 50 choirs performing in foyer spaces across the Centre. Join us from 7pm to 7.25pm on the Central Bar stage in the Royal Festival Hall foyer. We are appearing just before a show called “Mmm Hmmm” by Verity Standen, described as ‘a playful and poignant musical journey shaped by three exceptional female voices.’

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Blog: Composer Alistair Smith on the first TIC performance

5th December 2015, The Vortex, Dalston, London.  One of my favourite things to do at university was to go to the vocal recital seminars and watch the singers trying out their current works in progress. To be in an intimate setting and hear the singers giving it their all, acting the part of their pieces, was a bit of a thrill. Shivers up my spine, time after time was the […]

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