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  • Dacorum Community Choir, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. Dacorum Community Choir was formed in November 2009 in a collaboration between Astley Cooper School, Hertfordshire Music Service and our Musical Director, the conductor Rufus Frowde. In January 2012 we became a Registered Charity, No 1145821. We aim to give members the opportunity to sing together in a choir, perhaps for the first time, singing a wide repertoire from classical, world music and folk to gospel and pop. You don’t need to be able to read music to take part – the basics are explained as we go along. We have given performances at a variety of venues across Dacorum. These include short concerts in Residential Homes, outdoor concerts at Music on the Moor and the Herts County Show, and our very successful charity Christmas Concerts. In 2013 we sang in Neu Isenburg – Hemel Hempstead’s twin town in Germany – and in September staged a wonderfully successful Opera with professional soloists and orchestra. In March 2014 we sang at the Royal Albert Hall in the Herts Schools’ Gala Concert.

  • Dagger Lane Singers, Beverley, E Yorkshire Previously known as Dagger Lane Operatic Society and founded in 1982, it was decided in 2010 that the emphasis would change, from Gilbert and Sullivan productions, to a choir with a varied musical repertoire from classic pop, music theatre and classical pieces. We are a very friendly and enthusiastic group of people who just enjoy singing, but who also love to perform. We are growing in confidence and ability under the guidance and musical expertise of our Conductor. We are accompanied by an experienced Accompanist.

  • Daleian Singers, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire  The choir was formed in 1957 by a group of choristers from Silverdale Methodist Chapel. They called themselves the Daleian Singers, a name chosen to reflect the geographical connection of this North Staffordshire Male Voice Choir.
  • Dalesmen Male Voice Choir, Belper, Derbyshire. The Choir was formed in 1987 by a small band of enthusiasts in the Derbyshire Dales. The main aim being to enjoy singing together and to add to the musical life in the area. Since that time the choir has grown into a highly successful group of 60 choristers from many areas of Derbyshire.
  • Dalston Male Voice Choir, Carlisle, Cumbria Formed in 1985, the choir is now 40 strong, and aims to give pleasure while advancing the appreciation of male voice singing, and to help charitable causes. Members come not only from Dalston, but also from Carlisle and a wide surrounding area. Rehearsals are held in Dalston Methodist Church.

  • Damian Singers The Damian Singers is a chamber choir of 16-24 amateur singers who perform to a very high musical standard. Our members come from all over the UK and from a variety of professions but with a common interest in the Anglican Cathedral tradition.
  • Damon Singers, Chesham, Buckinghamshire We are a friendly and versatile, mixed chamber choir of about 20 voices which performs a wide repertoire of mainly unaccompanied, a capella music from all periods and from across the world.  We have been based in Chesham, Buckinghamshire since 1957 and give about 3 – 4 concerts a year.  We rehearse weekly on Wednesday evenings at the White Hill Centre are always happy for new singers to come along and try us out!

  • DanceSingLive Performance Choir, East Dulwich, South London DanceSingLive is a new South East London venture. We want to bring together the best bits of community singing and Theatre to create a group that loves to sing, move and perform. A sort of Adult Glee Club. We, the founders, have all run successful local choirs and have participated in theatrical performances for companies such as The Young Vic, The National Theatre, VoiceLab and Spitalfield’s Music Festival. Initially setting up as an Easter workshop we plan to hold seven workshop rehearsals between 1st and 20th April, mostly weekday evenings with one Saturday

  • Danesborough Chorus, mid-Bedfordshire & Milton Keynes The Danesborough Chorus is one of the finest amateur choral societies in the area. It aims to perform a varied repertoire, from standard to newly commissioned works, to a very high standard
  • Dare to Sing, Aberdare, Wales An upbeat ladies' choir for everyone. We rehearse Mondays 7 till 8.45pm in Cwmdare Club. You are more than welcome to come to listen to see if it's for you
  • Darlington Choral Society, Co. Durham The Darlington Choral Society was born out of the Darlington Choral and Orchestral Association and has existed since the middle of the nineteenth century. In 1970 the choir joined the National Federation of Music Societies, now known as Making Music, and became the Darlington Choral Society. It continues in a fine tradition of performing choral music covering both traditional and modern repertoires. Under the baton of its present Director of Music, Richard Bloodworth, the choir has increased to some 100 members.

  • Darlington Sing Community Choir, Co. Durham Our choir has been running since September 2012 and now has around 70 paid up members, of whom about 40-50 attend our Wednesday evening sessions at Bondgate Methodist Church in Darlington between 7.15 - 9.30pm. All new singers are welcome.

  • Dart Festival Chorus, South Devon Dart Festival Chorus is the Dart Music Festival's own choir. It is dedicated to supporting the aims of the festival by encouraging people to participate in and enjoy choral music, whether as singers or as members of the audience. Its members are drawn from choirs across South Devon

  • Dartford Choral Society, Kent  The choir was formed in 1919 as, with the exception of the war years, has performs at least 2 concerts a year since that date. Previous music directors include Dr Eric Thinman. Current membership of 50 voices.
  • Dartford Township Choir, Dartford, Kent Dartford Township Choir (DTC) is a voluntary, non-profit making, group of people who like to sing.  It was created in 2008 to promote and organize adult participation in world music singing workshops and public performances.  To read a little more background information, look at the History page on our web site.  Unlike conventional choirs, DTC arranges stand-alone series of workshops, typically 6 sessions, each lasting 2 hours, followed by a performance.  By offering “tasters”, we attract people who might not have the confidence to commit to a full-time choir.

  • Dartington Community Choir, Dartington, Devon In 1942 when Imogen Holst was invited to join the staff at Dartington, she established both an orchestra and a choir to which all the community were welcome. Dartington College of Arts continued this tradition with local participation in their college choir until 1982, when in the autumn of that year a new choir was formed known as the Dartington Community Choir. Membership is non-auditioned and open to all who wished to participate in choral singing. The choir gives regular concerts at Dartington and runs workshops for singers. 
  • Daventry Choral Society, Northamptonshire Formed in 1990, We are an aspiring group of around ninety singers who enjoy getting together to make music. Covering a wide spectrum of ages and life experiences, we are friendly and helpful to old hands and newcomers alike.
  • Daytime Voices, West Bridgford, Nottingham If you enjoy singing and would like to join a choir which rehearses during the afternoon then why not try Daytime Voices! We meet Tuesdays, 2pm – 4pm at West Bridgford Baptist Church

  • Daytime Voices, Woolaton, Nottingham If you enjoy singing and would like to join a choir which rehearses during the afternoon then why not try Daytime Voices! We meet Wednesdays, 2.15pm – 4.15pm at St Leonard’s Community Centre, Woolaton

  • Daytime Voices, Sherwood, Nottingham If you enjoy singing and would like to join a choir which rehearses during the afternoon then why not try Daytime Voices! We meet on Thursdays, 2pm – 4pm at Sherwood Methodist Church

  • Daytime Voices, Loughborough, Leicestershire If you enjoy singing and would like to join a choir which rehearses during the afternoon then why not try Daytime Voices! We meet on Mondays, 10am – 12pm at All Saints Church.

  • Daytime Voices, Southwell, Nottinghamshire If you enjoy singing and would like to join a choir which rehearses during the afternoon then why not try Daytime Voices! We meet on Mondays, 2pm – 4pm at Southwell Methodist Church

  • de Merc Chamber Choir, Harlow, Essex An adult choir of up to 16 voices specialising in performing varied and unusual unaccompanied choral music to a very high standard.
  • Deal and Walmer Handelian Society, Deal, Kent Deal and Walmer Handelian Society, established 1946 is the last surviving society whose purpose was reintroducing lost Handel Oratorio. The Society, purely Choral at present consist of 35-40 members, who are auditioned singers. The Orchestra for the society is usually provided by retired Royal Marines Musicians, based in Deal, Kent. We produce 3 concerts a year including at least one Handel Oratorio.
  • De Montfort University Gospel Choir (DMU Gospel Choir). Leicestershire Currently, we are the University Gospel Choir of the Year (UGCY) 2016 winners across all the United Kingdom (UK) universities; we are BBC Songs of Praise Choir of the Year 2016 finalist and we invite everyone who has a passion for singing, playing music, dancing or any performing arts to join us in our fun group. The DMU Gospel choir has been working assiduously in the Leicester community and further afield.
  • Decibellas, Tarporley, Cheshire Founded in January 2010, by a group of women who love to sing, Decibellas has grown into an award-winning choir of over fifty voices. Based in Tarporley, Cheshire, the choir attracts members of varying ages and experience,from the surrounding area.
  • Dee Sign Choir, Chester Originally formed in 1997 Dee Sign Choir performs in British Sign Language to music. British Sign Language (BSL) is the official language of Deaf people in the UK. We translate the words of many popular songs into BSL and perform them at events in and around Chester. The Choir is made up of parents of Deaf children, students of BSL, volunteers and members of the local Deaf Community. As we perform mostly in the Chester area our name is a combination of the river Dee” and what we do best…..  “Sign”. We hope that Dee Sign Choir will encourage more people to learn BSL and become involved with the local Deaf Community.

  • Delicious Sounds Choir, Southampton, Hampshire Delicious Sounds is a choir for singers who are passionate about performing.  It is based in Southampton, organised and directed by local resident Fiona Funnell.  You don’t have to pass an audition, you don’t need to read music and you don’t have to sing solos (though you can if you like).  We sing ‘a cappella‘ – i.e. without piano or other accompaniment.  Fiona will advise you as to which part your voice is most suited.

  • Denbigh and District Male Voice Choir, Denbighshire, North Wales Extremely busy choir, performing near and far. Prize Winners at the Pan Celtic Festival, Ireland and Stenna Competition, Llandudno. Current membership 42.

  • Dentdale Choir, South Cumbria A friendly and well loved, local SATB choir of around 40 voices to start preferably in mid September. We draw our members from the Dentdale and Sedbergh areas of South Cumbria and have sung a wide range of sacred and secular music in the 39 years we have been in existence. We sing one major concert each year, usually end April/early May and have traditionally led the carol services at the two churches in Dentdale and have also, over the last three years, sung in Dent Church at their annual Advent Service in early December. We sing from September to December and January to May and recess in the summer months and our rehearsals are at the Memorial Hall in Dent every Tuesday night during our operating periods.  

  • Derby A Cappella A men’s Barbershop Style chorus situated in Derby, Derbyshire. The chorus was founded in 2007 and celebrates a repertoire of over 30 songs from Barbershop standards to A Cappella arrangements of contemporary pieces. The chorus enjoys a growing reputation within the city of Derby and is increasingly in demand for private, community and local arts organisation gigs. The chorus rehearses every Tuesday evening at Chester Green Community Centre.

  • Derby Bach Choir The choir was formed early in 1959 by Wallace Ross, who was Master of Music at Derby Cathedral; he was followed in 1991 by John York Skinner, previously one of the world's great counter-tenors. Richard Roddis, one of the Midlands' finest choral conductors became Musical Director in 1999. During these years the reputation of the choir has continued to grow and audiences have increased.

  • Derby Choral Union, Derby, Derbyshire We are a forward looking friendly choir (90+ members) and welcome new singers of all ages.  However, if you do happen to be under 25, we offer Choral Scholarships. We were established to perform choral music of the highest quality, a tradition we maintain to this day, performing with top-ranking soloists, including our Patron, the internationally acclaimed Emma Kirkby.
  • Derbyshire Community Male Voice Choir Based in Derby, the choir has been singing and helping raise money for charity since 1956. New members are always welcome. No experience is necessary but a pleasant voice, a willingness to learn and be part of a close-knit team are essential.
  • Derbyshire Singers, Matlock, Derbyshire The Derbyshire Singers is a choir of some 70 to 80 voices who are well known for always employing national and international professional orchestral players, groups and soloists, many of whom have become well known names to music lovers. The choir usually performs three or four concerts per year and continues to hold its reputation as one of the most highly regarded in the East Midlands. It is a non profit making organisation.

  • Derventio Choir, Allestree, Derby The choir aims to provide a sociable and friendly environment for members who enjoy singing together with a view to giving varied and enjoyable concerts on a regular basis.  It meets on Tuesday evenings from 7.45 to 9,30 at St Edmund’s Church Hall, King’s Croft, Allestree, Derby.  Members are encouraged to attend as regularly as possible to ensure continuity within all sections of the choir.  Pieces from a wide range of musical styles are sung and choir members are welcome to suggest songs which they would like to see added to the repertoire.  The final choice of music lies with the Musical Director.

  • Derwent Singers, Derby, Derbyshire Founded in 1968, the Derwent Singers is one of Derbyshire's leading chamber choir.
  • Deutscher Chor London, Knightsbridge, London SW7 The choir was founded in 2009 at the German Christuskirche in London. Currently the full choir consists of around forty singers from different nations who share a common interest in music as well as the German language and culture. The focus of our rehearsals is on expression, language and historically appropriate musical interpretation. The repertoire is predominantly German music, but the choir also gets involved in modern projects, such as the performance of XXScharnhorst at the Thames Festival in 2012. The musical director of the German Choir is Barbara Hfling.

  • Dever Singers, Hampshire e-mail only: contract David Small We are now 30 years old and are situated six miles north of Winchester, Hampshire, in the Dever Valley. Throughout all that time the choir has been under the directorship of their founder Colin New whose patience and dedication has made us what we are today. We have performed some four hundred pieces of music from Classical and Religious to Show songs and Pop. Membership involves no auditions simply a basic knowledge of music and to love singing. We have around forty members and are always ready to welcome others (Always short of men)

  • Deveron Singers, Banff/Macduff & surrounding areas, Aberdeenshire We are a long-standing mixed-voice choir of about sixty members, from the wide area around, very friendly, no auditions, all welcome.  Directed by Jane Duffield we enjoy learning a mix of classical, sacred, folk and lighter pieces to perform to rapturous applause for charity fundraising and at Christmas and in Spring. Practice is Wednesday evenings and/or Saturday mornings at Macduff Arts Centre, Autumn to Spring.

  • Devizes Good Afternoon Choir, Wiltshire The Devizes Good Afternoon Choir meets EVERY Friday afternoon (unless otherwise stated) at St Andrew's Church, Long Street from 2pm - 4pm with Music Man Grenville Jones. There is a fee per term which includes your music and this will be explained on the membership form when you come along to find out for yourself about having a 'good afternoon'

  • Devonshire Company of Singers  The Devonshire Company of Singers is wedding choir based in Devon, made up of hand-picked singers drawn from some of the finest choirs in the south west of England. The choir is a perfect choice to lead the singing in your wedding ceremony and to provide beautiful music throughout the service. Available throughout the county of Devon, the choir can number from between six and twenty members (dependent on the size of venue and number of guests).

  • Dewsbury Rock Choir, W. Yorkshire Rock Choir is the UK's pioneering contemporary choir with over 16,000 members nationwide. With no auditions and no requirement to read music, members learn a variety of well-known, feel-good songs in harmony arrangements.

  • Di Voci Ladies Choir, Cheshire Di Voci is a ladies’ choir founded by Lorraine Brown. We currently have some 40 members on our books. We meet for rehearsals on Monday evenings 7.30 to 9.30 pm at Bowdon Downs church hall, Bowdon Road in Altrincham. We perform concerts twice a year in the summer and at Christmas.

  • Diatonic Chamber Choir, Warwick, Warwickshire A chamber choir of around 20 members, who have performed a wide range of works at a great variety of venues, often raising funds for charitable causes.

  • Didcot Choral Society, Didcot, Oxfordshire We are a friendly, non-audition, mixed choir of about 50-60 amateur singers, engaging professional soloists and orchestral players to accompany our concerts. Established around 50 years ago, we are currently enjoying a renaissance under the youthful and dynamic leadership of our musical director Robert Legg, who has spurred us to such challenges as – open air concerts, unaccompanied singing, a little opera, newly commissioned works and Handel’s Dixit Dominus.

  • Dieci Voices, London Professional vocal ensemble, Dieci, are a dynamic and exciting group of young professional singers. They have performed throughout the country since 2004, and have been praised for their unique sound and vibrant performances. The group performs a wide-ranging repertoire and can provide a varied and interesting programme from Renaissance Sacred music through to close harmony arrangements of popular classics. The variety and versatility of Dieci is due to the diverse range of solo and ensemble singing experience that each member contributes

  • Digby Singers, Nottingham e-mail only: contact: christine.smith14@ntlworld.com Mixed voice, performing light music , musicals, pop, folk.

  • Dingwall Choral Society, Dingwall, Ross-shire, Scotland  A fun-loving and very musical choir of around 70 members.  Versatile repertoire of formal choral works and 'lighter' programmes. 2 performances per season (Nov./Dec and April) No audition, but members must appreciate Conductors poor jokes!! Rehearsals in Castle Street Church of Scotland (rear hall), Dingwall - Thursdays during school terms 7.30pm.

  • Dingwall Gaelic Choir, Ross-shire, Scotland Dingwall Gaelic Choir was formed in 1954. Since then it has enjoyed many successes, both nationally and internationally. It participates annually in Scotland’s most prestigious Gaelic Festival, the Royal National Md, and has won many of the top choral awards, including the Lovat and Tullibardine shield on eleven occasions, most recently at the 2016 Mod in the Western Isles.

  • Diocese of Lincoln Ladies' Choir  Twinned with La Chorale of Harnosand Sweden, and sings a wide range of music for worship and for concert/outreach events. Age-range is 25 - 65 and mobility for travel to Sweden is essential among members.

  • Divas Undaunted, Barns Green, Horsham  An incredible choir for women who are lacking in confidence generally, whether it is about singing or other life issues. Whilst Kaytie is not a therapist, many find this safe, encouraging environment of supportive women incredibly therapeutic and of course all have loads of fun. Sometimes there are tears, mostly there is laughter and a whole mass of singing!

  • Divers Voyces, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire A vocal ensemble specialising in renaissance polyphony.

  • Diversity Choir, London Diversity Choir is London’s original lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community chamber choir. Formed in 1992, the choir wanted to sing a real variety of music; this includes music from Medieval chants to contemporary 21st Century composers such as Jonathan Dove and we balance this with a lively enthusiasm for music from a spectrum of other genres: folk, show tunes, jazz and popular music from the Fifties to today.

  • Divertimento, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire A 22-strong band of musicians of all ages, shapes and sizes. Performances cover Bach to barbershop, Rutter to Rachmaninov, Delius to Debussy and plainchant to Poulenc.

  • Do You Hear the People Sing? Musical Theatre Choir, Christchurch, Dorset We rehearse on Wednesdays 7.30pm-9.30pm at Priory Hall, Christchurch BH23 1DB. We are a modern, musical theatre choir and the choir is open to teenagers and adults and sings full SATB. Choir Leader Nicole Dawson arranges most of the choirs music which creates the choir's unique sound. We are currently accepting new members in all sections, especially sopranos and basses.

  • Dodecantus UK, Gloucestershire & Wiltshire A 12 voice choir with singers gleaned from the three counties. All 12 members have differing voice types, enabling flexibility to perform music from a wide variety of genres and eras. The aim is to get as close to a professional result as possible whilst having fun and improving the vocal abilities and knowledge of repertoire.

  • Doire Calgach Singers, Derry, N. Ireland The Doire Calgach Singers is a mixed voice, cross-community, cross-border choir based in Derry in Northern Ireland. We are an amateur group which exists to sing and entertain. We aim for the highest standards in what we do. Our usual public performances are in concerts and recitals for charitable organisations. We have had at least one spot in The City of Derry Jazz and Big Band Festival every year since 2005. We also sing by request at weddings and funerals. This choir is not just about singing and entertaining. We also enjoy a great social life together. We take every opportunity to have a party and often arrange weekend trips where we usually have good fun. After every practice several members meet in The Clarendon Bar, Derry, for a bit of craic.  Concerts are usually followed by a relaxing get-together in a local hostelry.
  • Dolau Mixtures, Dolau, Llandrindod Wells, Powys Mid Wales We are a 24 strong mixed choir who sing for the pleasure singing brings. For several years we practiced in different member’s houses in the village. We had a rota and it was good fun – if we didn’t meet landrovers trying to go the opposite way to our convoy in the narrow lanes. Now we meet in the lovely Community Hall built in 1997 for an hour and a half on Tuesday evenings starting at 8.00pm. We are a fully versatile choir with members being a mixture from Dolau and surrounding areas. We have sung at various fundraising events, harvest festivals, anniversaries, weddings, funerals and in 2006 were part of the Gathering Wave Community Choir at Hereford Cathedral in the Three Choirs Festival.
  • Dolce Vita Choir, Buckinghamshire A fun adult singing group, no previous experience necessary. You will learn to improve your singing voice and to harmonise. Classes are at 2pm on Mondays during term time at Oldham Hall, Great Missenden, Bucks. The group sing regularly in concerts and charity fund raising events performing pop, classical, world music and more.

  • Dolly Mixture, Crewe, Cheshire Dolly Mixture is a small close harmony ladies choir who enjoy singing all sorts of styles from folk music, jazz, African, gospel to popular ballads and upbeat numbers, with a few light classics thrown in for good measure! We meet every Tuesday 1.30 – 3pm at Wychwood Community Hall, near Weston, Crewe. We sing a wide variety of styles in two or three part harmony. No auditions – just come and have a good sing.

  • Dollywashers, Backwood, Newcastle A small, friendly, mixed choir singing together for fun.  All songs taught by ear (no need to read music). We have singers with a wide range of singing experience from beginners to old hands. New members welcome. We meet Mondays 7.30-9.30pm (in term time) at Backworth Village Hall, Church Rd, Backworth, Newcastle NE27 0JE

  • Donaghadee Male Voice Choir, Co. Down, N Ireland. This choir celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2002/3 season. The choir has ongoing connections with Canadian and US choirs as well as taking part in competitions throughout the UK.

  • Doncaster Choral Society We are a friendly mixed choir rehearsing on Tuesday evenings. We sing a wide range of music from Bach to Britten and are about 70 strong. We perform 4 concerts a year, sometimes with the Sheffield Bach Players.

  • Doncaster Wheatsheaf Singers - all female choir founded in 1950.

  • Dore Male Voice Choir, Dore, Sheffield, South Yorkshire Established over 40 years ago and with more than 60 singers, the choir sings in around 6 concerts a year. We've had many competition successes, and enjoy singing from a wide repertoire, from hymns and spirituals, calypsos and show tunes, to Sinatra and the Beatles. We've recorded a number of CDs, and regularly go abroad on tour; in 2007 we went to the Rhineland and sang in Cologne Cathedral. New singers welcome.

  • Dorking Camerata, Surrey Under the musical direction of Amy Bebbington, Dorking Camerata is a chamber choir of approximately 25 members. We perform 3 concerts a year in the Dorking area and sing a varied, interesting and often challenging repertoire. With a loyal, local following, we always strive for excellence but we never lose sight of our founding principles: the sheer delight of singing and the camaraderie of friendship.

  • Dorking Choral Society, Surrey Formed in 1922 and with 80 voices this choir has had a long association with the Leith Hill Musical Festival, founded by Ralph Vaughan Williams. Repertoire from 16th Century to contemporary music. 
  • Dorking Loud & Proud Community Choir, Surrey We are a friendly community choir for all ages and abilities. There is no audition required, just the love and enjoyment of singing - you don't even need to read music! We are tutored by an experienced choral director and we meet Wednesday evenings 7.30pm - 9pm, during term time, at St John's C of E Community Primary School, Goodwyns Road, Dorking, RH4 2LR.
  • Dorset for Singing, Dorchester We meet once a week and work towards a concert at the end of each term, which raises money for charity.

  • Dorset for Singing, Weymouth.  We started up a year ago, and have about 100 members, ranging in age from 14 to people in their 80s.  We meet once a week and work towards a concert at the end of each term, which raises money for charity.  So far we have raised 2000, and made a lot of people get back into singing again!

  • Dorset Guild of Singers The Dorset Guild of Singers promotes concerts bi-annually at the Lighthouse in Poole, in which rural choirs and larger choral societies in Dorset can join together to perform large-scale works from the choral repertoire with approximately 200 singers under the baton of a guest conductor.

  • Dorset Music Forum Rock Pop and Gospel Choir (aka DMF pop choir) If you would like to meet some fab people and improve your voice then come and join us next Tuesday at the Dorset Music Forum offices (next to the o2 academy).
    We especially need MEN!!!

  • Dorset Police Male Voice Choir Formed in 1995, the choir has some 60 members and rehearses weekly in Bournemouth.  With an extensive repertoire, including classical and secular music, folk songs, show songs, love songs, traditional male voice pieces and popular music, the choir has become highly popular and toured widely, including to many parts of the UK, France, Guernsey, Ireland, and California, USA.  Having raised many of thousands of pounds for charity through its concerts and public engagements the choir continues to be in demand and new members are very welcome.

  • DoveDale Singers, Romily, Stockport, Cheshire A 4-part mixed choir with 25 members, singing a very wide range of music to suit every occasion from madrigals to Cole Porter favourites and from religious music to folk. The choir started life in 1957 as a church concert party before converting to a choir in the 60's. The choir is a member of the Stockport Arts Federation.
  • Dover House Singers, Putney, London Nothing beats a good sing-song and our 30-strong choir is always keen for new singers to join us. There are no auditions and you do not have to read music. All that matters is you enjoy singing

  • Dover Community Youth Choir
  • Downland Chorale, Coulsdon, Surrey 60-strong SATB, founded in 1974, performing 4/5 concerts a year from the classical choral repertoire
  • Downton Community Choir, Downton, Wiltshire We meet Tuesdays in term time, 7.30 – 9pm at Downton Baptist Church, South lane, Downton (behind the White Horse pub). The leader is Sarah Collins, professional composer and musician, and the repertoire is varied – songs from around the world! We aim to have fun and improve our singing at the same time. No auditions, and payable by the session (5/ under 18’s 2.50). Come along and see what you think!

  • Dreghorn Musical Society, Dreghorn, Ayrshire Dreghorn Musical Society are an enthusiastic, SATB choir based in Dreghorn, Ayrshire, Scotland. With approximately 70 singing members, we perform a wide variety of music from Pop to Broadway and film alongside some opera chorus and some of the great choral classics.  We perform twice annually (May and December) in the Grand Hall, Kilmarnock and regularly support local charities.

  • Driffield Male Voice, Driffield, Yorkshire We are a choir serving the East Riding of Yorkshire, established in 1971 with a complement of 50+ voices.
  • Droitwich Spa Community Choir, Worcester Droitwich Spa Community Choir was formed in January 2012. The Choir hopes to attract anyone in the Droitwich area who wants to come along and have a sing with them.  Experience is not necessary, you don't have to read music or play an instrument and there will not be any audition process, just come and have fun!

  • Drybrook & District Male Voice Choir, Gloucestershire This choir was founded in 1950 and sings at many venues in and around the Forest of Dean and Gloucester.

  • Duffield Singers, Derby, Derbyshire A group of singers and music lovers of all ages from Duffield and nearby who come together to discover the joy of music through singing. We sing a variety of repertoire of both folk and classical, world music (especially African), gospel and songs from the shows. We sing in different styles of both contemporary and traditional backgrounds. Anyone with a love for music can join. We do not audition other than to find out the vocal range of a new singer. You do not need to be able to read music to join because parts are also taught by rote and often by tape. We meet every Monday evening during term-time from 7.45pm to 9.30pm at St. Margaret's R.C. Church, Hall Farm Road, Duffield and welcomes new members.

  • Dulwich Chamber Choir Mixed Voices 25 Choristers

  • Dulwich Choral Society The Dulwich Choral Society (formerly known as the South London Chorus) was founded in 1944. Today it is a thriving, friendly choir of about 90 which performs at least three concerts a year, including two with professional orchestras and top-class soloists. Since 2006 the choir has been directed by Aidan Oliver, one of the UK’s leading choral conductors. As well as giving concerts in the Dulwich area, the choir has performed more widely both in central London and abroad. Since 2006 the choir has been directed by Aidan Oliver, one of the UK’s leading choral conductors.
  • Dumfries Choral Society, Dumfries, Scotland Dumfries Choral Society is a mixed group of about 80 men and women of Dumfries and Galloway who simply enjoy singing a wide range of choral music, fostering an interest in singing together, and extending the love and appreciation of music in the community. As a choir member has put it, “Those who wish to sing will always find a song. Based in Dumfries, we perform at a range of venues in the town, at Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries Academy, DG One DG one, Dumfries Ice Bowl and several local churches.
  • Dundee Choral Union, Dundee, Scotland has approximately 120 - 130 members and perform two concerts each year, one in December and one in Spring, usually March.  These concerts are held in the main hall in Dundee, The Caird Hall. We perform a variety of works from Handel, Verdi, Elgar, Haydn to name but a few. There is usually an open meeting at the beginning of the season in September, this year it is Monday 08 September and auditions will then be held on Thursday 12 September 2003.  Any one interested in joining the Choir after Christmas may audition at the first rehearsal in January.
  • Dundee Gaelic Choir, Scotland Formed in 1896, we promotes the Gaelic language and culture through music and song.
  • Dunedin Consort, Edinburgh One of Scotland's leading professional music ensembles founded in 1996 by Ben Parry and Susan Hamilton. The Consort numbers three to sixteen professional singers from across Britain.
  • Dunfermline Choral Union We are a mixed voice choir of over 100 voices. Our repertoire is varied and reflected in our very popular Christmas Concerts, a classical performance in Spring and a lighter programme at our concert in June. Our new season starts in August when we welcome new members.
  • Dunfermline Junior Chorus Founded in 2005 by Mandy Miller we are a choir of around 100 boys and girls from Primary 2 to 7 and Secondary 1-6.  Membership is open to all interested children, and there is no pre-requisite for admission. Our repertoire is diverse and ranges from African to Gospel to Traditional and Popular and we perform a minimum of 3 concerts per year.  New members are always welcome.
  • Dunstable Ladies Choir, Bedfordshire Dunstable Ladies’ Choir are a lively group of about 35 ladies spanning all ages who love to sing. This merry bunch meet weekly on Tuesday evenings throughout September to Christmastime and from February to May to rehearse for fund-raising concerts which they perform conducted by their Musical Director – Richard Heyes.
  • Dunstable Priory Church Girls Choir, Dunstable, Bedfordshire A church choir for girls to complement the Priory Church Choir (which has boys on the top line).  Originally formed in the 1980s, became a robed choir and began a tradition along the same lines as the boys in 1995.  Both Choirs have a 'Cathedral' type repertoire.  Girls are aged from seven to eighteen and may stay in the choir until they leave school. We sing regularly in the Priory Church on the Second Sunday each month and our major event each year is the Advent Carol Service on Advent Sunday. Entry is by simple audition although no previous experience is needed.
  • Dunstable Rock Choir, Bedfordshire Nationwide phenomenon Rock Choir rehearses across Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire. Members learn a range of feel-good pop, gospel and Motown songs in harmony arrangement. There is no audition and no requirement to read music. All are welcome – try us out for free!
  • Dunvant Male Choir (Cr Mebion Dyfnant), nr. Swansea One of the oldest and largest choirs in Wales, with more that 100 years of unbroken history. It's won all the major choral competitions open to the nation's male choirs
  • Duodecimo, Manchester The choir is based in Manchester and sings a wide range of music including sacred music spanning the centuries, spirituals, folk songs and light music.
  • Durham Cathedral Choir One of the glories of the North East. The choristers are educated at the Chorister School, while the ‘back row’ of the choir comprises lay clerks and choral scholars, the latter being undergraduate members of the University of Durham
  • Durham Choral Society  Durham Choral Society is a mixed voice choir with over 100 members. We sing two concerts a year in the prestigious setting of Durham Cathedral. The repertoire of DCS is varied, from traditional choral fare of the Bach B Minor to specially commissioned works by new composers such as Will Todd. We welcome new voices to the choir each year.
  • Durham Constabulary Male Voice Choir Formed in 1948 as an educational based music appreciation group giving officers to have a few precious hours away from their beats, the choir has changed much over the years. Now open to all-comers, one of the main reason that the choir continues to exist with its links to the police force, is the immense public relations benefit that the force itself gains. The Choir helps demonstrate the caring side of the police service as it tours the region helping local charities and groups raise many thousands of pounds a year towards their good causes.
  • Durham County Youth Choir In existence for almost forty years, the Durham County Youth Choir constantly strives to achieve the highest standards of choral music, reaching a cross section of talented young people from across County Durham. It forms part of the Durham County Council Music Support Service.
  • Durham Endeavour Voices, County Durham Love singing? Then Endeavour Voices is for you! They are the Queen’s Campus choir. They sing a wide range of music and perform regularly in College formals as well as the annual Christmas Concert and the Queen’s Campus Art’s Showcase and can also direct you to main campus choirs, so you can join those as well. The choir is non-auditioned and there will be cake or biscuits at nearly every rehearsal, so what have you got to lose? 
  • Durham Harmonics The Durham Harmonics choir is now in its tenth fabulous year – and this vocal group really is a unique choir in Durham! Pop songs, Jazz standards and Musical Theatre tunes all sung in four-part harmony. Marvellous music, superb singers and fabulous fun!

  • Durham Singers We are a chamber choir of about 40 adult amateur singers, based in Durham. Our core aim is to put on concerts of largely unaccompanied music, from the great polyphonic works of the Renaissance through to exciting contemporary music, and to build an enthusiastic audience through imaginative programming and top-quality singing. We put on around four concerts per year; one of these concerts traditionally features a major work with orchestral accompaniment, when we are joined by professional period instrumentalists from around the country.
  • Durham University Chamber Choir A mixed choir of around 20 voices, frequently singing in cathedrals, in regular concerts throughout the year and on occasional tours around the UK and abroad
  • Durham University Choral Society The Choral Society is one of Durham's most prestigious musical groups. We sing two or more concerts a year, often in the Cathedral, working with professional soloists and accompanied by the University Orchestra. Membership, via a short audition, is open to anyone within the University. The choir rehearses each Monday from 7.30 to 9.30 pm during the first two terms of the year
  • Durham University Endeavour Orchestra and Choir e-mail contact only: mailto:endeavour.orchestra@dur.ac.uk We are a non-auditioning orchestra and choir at Queen's Campus. We provide the opportunity for music enthusiasts to perform a variety of music, from Thunderbirds to Mozart, in a relaxed and enjoyable atmosphere. The orchestra meets weekly on Mondays, 6:15-8:15, and the choir meets on Wednesdays 5:15-6:15, both in the Holliday Building. We aim to perform concerts throughout the year in venues ranging from the Rocket Union to Durham Cathedral and onboard the Endeavour Boat. If you are interested, email us! Hope to hear from you.
  • Durham University Voices Durham University Voices is a vibrant and enthusiastic choir with a wide and varied repertoire. As Durham's only non-auditioning choir, DUV provides a relaxed, enjoyable environment in which to sing, with our rehearsals being hard work but great fun! It's a really big, friendly choir whose rehearsals provide a welcome break from work, and a chance to meet up and sing with friends. With regular socials, DUV is not only a choir, but a close-knit group of friends.

  • Dursley Male Voice Choir, Gloucestershire 85-strong, formed in 1978, singing music from the shows, spirituals, Puccini, Verdi, Mozart and other traditional male voice favourites.

  • Durweston Choral Society, Blandford, Dorset We started an exciting new season on Wednesday, 9th September, at 7.20 pm at Durweston Village Hall.  The Musical Director is Simon Twiselton who founded the choir some 18 years ago.  There are no auditions.  The desire to sing and a commitment to rehearsals are the main criteria.  New members are welcomed with a discount for their first year and may attend a practice or two before committing themselves.  Youngsters still in education are welcome and pay no subscription.

  • Dynamix, Dorset A brand new concept in vocal development showcasing young talent (5-11yrs) from the local area. Dynamic in both music and enthusiasm this experienced team are passionate about musical excellence, in particular the human instrument, “The Voice”. Led by leading vocalist and composer Darren Bartlett this strong line up of highly dedicated professionals are committed to helping young musicians reach their full potential.

 

 

 

 

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