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‘Weaving Voices’

Song Leader Training with Tembre de Carteret & Una McCann


This training is full booked and in process.

If you are interested in join Weaving Voices 2023 in Ireland please contact tembre [email protected]

A unique and new leader training led by two renowned, inspiring and highly experienced song leaders from County Clare & Belfast
Starting in January through to April 2022

Discover, share & nurture your natural ability to lead communities in song

What ‘Weaving Voices’ training can offer:

  • How to Connect with your natural ability to lead people in harmony
  • Vocal & Facilitation skills to help you grow in confidence as a leader
  • What to sing? – how to choose material that suits you and the group
  • Explore composition & improvisation
  • How to hold an inclusive, healing & heartfelt space through connection & enjoyment for all
  • How to facilitate singing sessions online



Included in the training :

  • 2 x ‘in person’ training weekends in Ireland – Jan & April 2022
  • Online Training Day (held on Zoom) covering running an online session, sharing materials, techniques and equipment advice.
  • Group peer support throughout the 4 months
  • Private online mentoring with Una or Tembre
  • Axcess to all Tembre & Una’s workshops in person & online for free during the training

Details of the training:

2 x ‘in person’ residential weekends
1st weekend :
Starts 6pm Friday 28th – 4pm Sunday 30th January 2022
2nd weekend:
Starts 6pm Friday 22nd April – 4pm Sunday 24th April
Each weekend is hosted in a private Georgian house in County Meath. Ireland
All accommodation & simple food is included in the residential weekends.
One day online training Saturday 5th March from 10am – 5pm GMT
During the training each trainee will be able to avail of one mentoring session with Una or Tembre online.
Axcess to participate for free in any of Tembre or Una’s workshops online or in person during the duration of the training.
To take part a deposit of half the cost needs to be paid in advance to book a place.
Each trainee is required to take part in all the hours in person & online.
We ask that each participant has had some singing experience prior to the training.
You are not requested to have experience in leading people in song, just a wish and inspiration to explore this avenue with us and your fellow peers.
Places are limited to 16 singers joining us.
Both men and women are welcome
Accommodation during residentials are in shared rooms.
Full price for the whole training is
€800 / £680
2 x concession places available of:
€650 / £550
Contact Tembre on [email protected] or visit www.tembresong.com
Contact Una on
[email protected]


Song Leaders:

Tembre de Carteret:

Tembre is a song leader living and leading in County Clare Ireland where she lives with family. Tembre is orginal from the Uk and travelled to Ireland when she was 11 with her family. Raised in nature, family and music throughout her teenage years inspired her to become a community song leader at just 21 years old when she first became of mother.

Tembre has been leading men, women and children in song in Ireland for 20 years. Throughout these years she has been choir leader to many communities, workshop leader, music educator and mentor. She holds an MA in Community Music from the Irish academy of Music and Dance. As a singer she feels blessed that she has been able to have music as her passion and her job for so many years, leading communities, families, choirs and students in song. Now leading virtual online. Her roles are as a choir leader, community musician, mentor, early years music educator and performer has brought heart, spirit and joy to many through the years and especially since Lockdown in 2020. Tembre leads in a natural organic way, creating a safe, held and fun space, inclusive of heart and exploration. Tembre has a love and passion for singing, easy melodies and harmonies that are accessible to all. Tembre brings a wealth of passion, knowledge and spirit to this training that she has founded and created alongside her fellow song leader Una McCann. Together they wish to inspire and support singers to step into their passion as song leaders.


Una McCann:


Una is a musician and choir leader based in Belfast where she works with various groups of singers of all ages. A firm belief that ‘music is a joy that everyone should access’ underpins her work. Una arranges and adapts material to suit the people that she works with so that everyone can participate, no matter their level of experience. Although new to the world of on-line choirs (aren’t we all?), Una has enjoyed sharing and exploring different ways to make these experiences fun and entertaining for all involved.






January 28 @ 6:00 pm
January 30 @ 6:00 pm
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