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Social distancing and related matters – an update

We hope you have been enjoying our weekly emails with warm up exercises and Simon’s choices of songs and Choral Classics which we have used as a means of keeping in touch with choir members. Our on-line Zoom sessions have proved popular with those who have participated and we have been pleased by how many [...]

By |2020-06-16T14:33:35+00:00June 16th, 2020|COVID-19, Season 2019 - 2020, Sticky, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Social distancing and related matters – an update

Tips and tricks for learning music

YouTube YouTube has a wide range of performances and practice aids.  For some of the more popular works, there are recordings of each voice part with the sheet music moving along with the music.  For other works, there are loads of recordings (some better than others!). If you want to view some of the YouTube [...]

By |2020-03-25T16:54:54+00:00March 25th, 2020|COVID-19, Sticky|Comments Off on Tips and tricks for learning music

Social distancing – let’s keep singing

We have been sending out weekly emails to those on our regular mailing list as a way of staying in touch with the choir.  These emails contain: links to videos of Simon's regular warm up exercises Suggestions of a couple of pieces to learn with links to videos and sheet music links to a suggested [...]

By |2020-06-16T14:35:00+00:00March 25th, 2020|COVID-19, Season 2019 - 2020|Comments Off on Social distancing – let’s keep singing

Come and Sing – 8 February 2020 – Nelson Mass by Haydn

We are particularly grateful to the Rosen family who are supporting this Come and Sing in memory of Len and Betty Rosen.  All proceeds of the day are for the benefit of Marie Curie.. In April 2019, we performed Haydn's Nelson Mass and we are giving existing chorus members and anyone [...]

By |2020-03-12T16:28:26+00:00December 29th, 2019|Season 2019 - 2020|Comments Off on Come and Sing – 8 February 2020 – Nelson Mass by Haydn

Simon’s feedback on our November 2019 concert

This is what Simon had to say about our rousing performances of Dvorak Mass in D and Vaughan Williams Dona Nobis Pacem I thought the reception we received last night was a true testament to the work we have done throughout the term. Many people in the audience told me they hadn't heard either piece [...]

By |2019-12-29T16:58:36+00:00December 1st, 2019|Season 2019 - 2020|Comments Off on Simon’s feedback on our November 2019 concert

Spring term 2020 – Verdi’s Requiem

Unfortunately our concert on Saturday, 25th April 2020 is now cancelled, along with our spring and summer rehearsal schedules.  Tickets - Please contact us if you have bought tickets and would like a refund. We will update the website as we monitor the situation - we hope to be back in the autumn.     

By |2020-03-25T16:44:54+00:00December 1st, 2019|Season 2019 - 2020|Comments Off on Spring term 2020 – Verdi’s Requiem

Autumn term 2019 – Mass in D by Dvorak and Dona Nobis Pacem by Vaughan Williams

This page contains all the information you need for the Autumn term 2019 We started rehearsals for our Autumn 2019 concert (Dvorak - Mass in D and Vaughan Williams - Dona Nobis Pacem) at the start of September. Our rehearsals are held in the Music Lecture Theatre at UCS, Frognal, London NW3 6XH. Our Autumn 2019 [...]

By |2019-12-01T13:52:54+00:00August 15th, 2019|Season 2019 - 2020|Comments Off on Autumn term 2019 – Mass in D by Dvorak and Dona Nobis Pacem by Vaughan Williams

Summer concert and party 2019 – feedback

Our summer concert took place on Saturday 22 June 2019 to a packed house. Simon writes: There seemed to be a real buzz after last night's Bernstein concert. It was lovely for us, and the students, to sing to a packed house.  From all the comments I received afterwards, the audience seemed to thoroughly enjoy [...]

By |2019-08-15T11:48:55+00:00June 23rd, 2019|Season 2018 - 2019|Comments Off on Summer concert and party 2019 – feedback

Announcing our 2019/2020 season

Our 2019/2020 concerts will be as follows: Autumn concert - Saturday 30 November 2019 - Mass in D by Dvorak and Dona Nobis Pacem by Vaughan Williams.  More details here. Come and Sing - Saturday 8 February 2020 - Nelson Mass by Haydn (please note - this is a change from the date originally announced).  [...]

By |2020-03-25T16:48:36+00:00June 12th, 2019|Season 2019 - 2020|Comments Off on Announcing our 2019/2020 season

Summer Choral Weekend, Cambridge – 31 August to 1 September 2019

This event has now taken place.  40 singers spent the weekend in Cambridge, learning a wide variety of pieces from the 15th to 20th centuries.  Keep an eye on this website for details of future workshops and singing weekends Our popular Choral Weekend Workshop was held at Christ’s College [...]

By |2019-09-11T20:56:45+00:00May 11th, 2019|Season 2019 - 2020, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Summer Choral Weekend, Cambridge – 31 August to 1 September 2019