Julia Hollander

Welcome to the Healthy Voice website where you can find out about my teaching work, children’s choirs and Community choirs.

You can discover where and what I am performing, and what my students are getting up to.  I love helping people to sing better, and I love to sing with and for people.

Latest Musings from The Blog

Why We Sing – new book out in feb 2023

Visit the Why We Sing Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/why-we-sing From lullabies to songs for the dying, Why We Sing is a fascinating exploration of singing in all its varied forms, from the personal perspective of a music therapist, teacher and...

The Letter

Another outing for my radio programme from last year, about my grandfather's escape from Nazi Czechoslovakia thanks to a letter from the BBC - on sunday oct 4 and then on BBC Sounds https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0002rv6  

Songs of Hope and Renewal – Holywell, Oxford, Sept 26

https://www.facebook.com/smvoxford/videos/768415154011309 September 26, 5pm and 8pm See you there

Trees for Life – monday june 8

https://youtu.be/uWMPOZS6po4

Musing on what these Cancellations mean

I had three concerts lined up for the next couple of weeks - all of them cancelled due to Covid19. I want to try and think about what that means in terms of my community - who my music touches. The first was a big Beethoven 250-year celebration - a local choir and...

Climate Change and Spirituality Podcasts

This isn't about singing, but it is my voice (and others') - a series of podcasts for the Oxford University Church about the spiritual crisis that is part of our current climate crisis. Aiming at one a month. First up - reliable scientific context from IPCC author...

Sublime

Aha - I just found a review of the Bach Christmas Oratorio I sang in before Christmas - 'sublime alto' they call me. https://www.great-milton.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Dec-2019.pdf Of course, I was far too concerned with my 'Christmassy' outfit (a glittery...

November 22 – Holywell Concert

Julia Hollander, Peter McMullin and Anna Snesar Present English and Czech music for voice, piano and violin GOD MADE A TREE Holywell Music Room, Holywell St, Oxford 7.30pm, Friday November 22, 2019 Free Entrance - Donations to RAIN - Agroforestry in Brazil...

The letter

  This is what I was working on last year, with producer Dixi Stewart https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0002rv6 A BBC Radio 3 programme about my family - including current members thereof. Listen and let me know what you think  

In the hothouse – concert march 7

A recital of art songs built around the centrepiece of Wagner's 'Im Treibhaus' - 'In the Hothouse' - all about our relationship with the natural world. Pete McMullin plays the wonderful Steinway piano in Holywell Music Room. Also introducing a recently re-discovered...

Julia’s Soundcloud

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