Kate Thomas




I run 4 weekly term-time groups in Sheffield, all open access and taught by ear.

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I have been teaching natural voice singing groups since 2001, and most of my work is running ongoing weekly groups. I love the way that singing together creates community, and enjoy the process of teaching and nurturing different singing communities. I have worked in the past using singing as a therapeutic activity with groups of carers, women fleeing domestic abuse, and people living with M.E., and one of the groups I run now, Singing through the Seasons, is a therapeutic singing-for-wellbeing group for women seeking to support their mental health.

I have produced two songbooks of original material for community choirs, ‘Honey and Salt‘ and ‘Scattered Seeds‘.

My choirs

Body of Sound

Body of Sound is a women’s singing group. We love singing, enjoy the sound we make together and want to get more confident in using our voices. We don’t have any auditions; even if you feel a bit apprehensive about singing in a group or possibly quite terrified, you’re very welcome – a lot of us felt that way when we first joined and some of us still do.

We do occasional local gigs and busking sessions throughout the year for causes we support.

Session times

Wednesdays in term time - 19:30 - 21:30

Confidence through Singing

A relaxed singing group for adults who want to have a go at singing together in harmony.

Session times

Thursdays in term time - 10:00 - 12:00

Purple Cats

A large community choir based in the centre of Sheffield. Open at all times for new members to drop in.

Session times

Tuesdays in term time, 19:30 - 21:30

Singing Through the Seasons

Sage Sheffield is a charity that provides therapeutic arts/horticulture activities for people whose lives are impacted by mental health problems. Singing through the Seasons is a signing group, run under the umbrella of Sage, for any women who want to join a supportive and friendly group and have a go at singing together.

Session times

Mondays (term time) 12:30 - 2pm

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