Further information

Membership benefits

Members of NTC will:

  • explore vocal techniques, repertoire and leadership
  • enhance musicality and choral excellence
  • perform to a high standard in national public arenas
  • learn and disseminate good practice around vocal health for teachers
  • share ideas for developing singing in schools and across music education hubs
  • enjoy the wider benefits of singing together

NTC will:

  • offer members weekend programmes of rehearsals and workshops, featuring leading guest conductors
  • secure, and work towards, national performance opportunities


A range of styles and genres, including popular and light classics, uplifting gospel and other random and funky stuff. We're going to challenge and inspire you, but don't worry about being able to read music – there are other ways!

National Teachers' CHoir Team

Ula Weber -
Musical Director


Ula is a choral conductor, teacher trainer, vocal strategy consultant and international workshop leader, renowned for drawing the highest standards of performance from choirs of all types and abilities. With a background in teaching, Ula is currently a Principal Vocal Tutor for Ex Cathedra and Project Leader for its award-winning Singing Playgrounds programme; Head of Events for national choral organisation Sing for Pleasure; and conductor of CBSO SO Vocal, the Birmingham City Council Choir and the National Polish Folk Choir.

Baz Chapman -
Company director


Baz is an education and music education programmes specialist. Previously Programme Director at Sing Up, the National Singing Programme, West Midlands Director of MusicLeader and Chorus & Projects Manager at the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Baz is currently Midlands Regional Director for Teaching Leaders, the national charity supporting middle leadership in challenging schools. He is a trustee of the Aarya Foundation, which advocates for singing globally, and governor of a Birmingham primary school.

National events

To be announced.

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