St Aidan's Church Choir, Rochdale,
Lancashire Traditional Anglican parish church with robed SATB choir
of 30+ members. RSCM affiliated and is open to boys, girls and adults.
The choir is available for weddings, concerts and services in other
churches and cathedrals.
St Albans Bach Choir,
Herts A mixed choir of about 200 voices, based in St Albans,
Hertfordshire presenting a wide variety of music in its concert
programmes, whilst continuing to perform the major works in the choral
repertoire in St Albans Cathedral.
Albans Abbey Girls Choir, Hertfordshire St Albans Abbey Girls Choir
was formed in 1996 and consists of up to 26 girls between the ages of 8
The choir sings
Evensong twice a week, and the girls are drawn from many local schools.
The girls rehearse three times each week, before or after school. For
certain weekend services other events, the girls sing with the Lay
Clerks, the men of the Cathedral Choir. The choir is regarded as one of
the finest ensembles of its type in the UK, and has made a number of CD
recordings including releases on the Naxos label of music by Felix
Mendelssohn (2012) and William Mathias (2016). The choir has also joined
with St Albans Cathedral Choir for two recordings of music by John
Albans Cathedral Choir, Hertfordshire
There is no residential choir school; the boys rehearse
before and after school, sing Choral Evensong on two weekdays and three
choral services with the lay clerks each weekend. Many ex-choristers,
together with those from the Abbey Girls Choir, go on to university as
choral and organ scholars. The twelve lay clerks are a dedicated and
highly skilled group of musicians who sing weekend services and
concerts, and who, in the main, earn their living outside the music
St Albans Chamber
40-strong and highly versatile, generally
performing six times a year a wide variety of a cappella and orchestrally
accompanied works, including commissioned pieces. Its association since
1970 with the Wormser Kantorei provides the opportunity to perform larger
compositions jointly every two years (alternately in St Albans and Worms
am Rhein in Germany)
St Albans Choral Society, Herts
performing a broad range of choral music including some contemporary
works; four concerts a year at a variety of venues, including St Albans
- St Albans Church Choir,
Westbury Park, Bristol A mixed choir of about 40 singers (believed
to be the largest in Bristol) who sing every Sunday and are invited to
sing elsewhere as well.
Alban's Church Choir, Wickersley, Sheffield, Yorkshire
There has been a choir at St. Alban’s Church for over 120
years, since the chancel was built on to make room for a choir and
organ. Originally an all male choir, the choir today is a mixed voice
robed choir including ladies, men, boys and girls singing SATB. We are a
Royal School of Church Music Affiliated Choir, and have a number of
Dean’s and Bishop’s Choristers amongst us. 2017 is our 40th year of
affiliation to the RSCM, and special events are planned to commemorate
St Albans Rock Choir, Herts
Nationwide phenomenon Rock Choir rehearses across Hertfordshire in St
Albans, Hertford & Watford. 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!
- St Albans Singers, Ilford IG1 1HW Rehearsals: every Tuesday evening during term-time from 8.00 until 9.30 pm.
We welcome women and men who love choral music and who can sing in tune and read music. 3 concerts per year.
- St. Alfege Church
Choir, Greenwich, London The present church choir, one of the finest
choirs of it’s type in the UK, is an excellent mixed-voice choir with
about 30 members who are currently brought up to music by Stephen Dagg,
Director of Music (also Director of the Centre for Young Musicians, a
division of the Guildhall School, and the London Schools Symphony
Orchestra). Stephen has worked with the choir to create the purity and
clarity of sound which he feels best serve the repertoire.
St Alkmund's Choir, Whitchurch, Shropshire
A 25 member strong choir members,
with choral development programme in place and close links with local
schools. Singing Cathedral style evensong, concerts, choral workshops
and festival participation. Also an active junior choir of around 30.
Camerata, Edinburgh We are a modern Scottish chamber choir based in
Edinburgh, with about 20 members who share a passion for singing. Our
main motivation has always been enjoyment; performing a wide variety of
different works that inspire and delight both the choir itself and our
Andrews Chorus, Scotland Founded in 1977, and now with about 100
St Andrew's Church Choir, Aylestone, Leicester
working at high standard Cathedral Repertoire for a variety of Sunday
and weekday services. The Director of Music is always pleased to hear
from prospective choir parents for Choristerships. Additionally he is
happy to audition adult singers looking for a choral challenge.
St. Andrews University
Madrigal Group, St. Andrews, Fife Founded in 1946, we are a group of
16 singers from all years and faculties of the university. We have an
annual two week summer tour travelling around in a minibus. It is also
traditional to sing madrigals at 5am on May morning on the beach!
St Annes Cathedral Choir,
St Anne's Parish Church Choir, Stanley, Liverpool, Merseyside A
traditional robed anglican choir with 35 members, girls boys and adults.
We have sung in other churches and cathedrals and sang in Czech Republic
with a Czech childrens orchestra. We welcome any new members.
St Asaph Choral Society,
St Asaph, Denbighshire, Wales
Augustine's Church Choir, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands
t Augustine's has a long and
impressive musical history, which continues today. The choir, which was
the first surpliced choir in Birmingham, sings twice each Sunday - at
the Parish Mass and Evensong. They are one of the few parish choirs to
keep the church music of Victorian England alive, and music by Wesley,
Stanford and other, perhaps, forgotten composers has been performed
recently. The role of the choir is to enhance the liturgy, and today a
close-knit and committed team work extremely hard each week to make this
happen. At the moment, a lot of new music is being explored, including
items which have probably been sat in the vestry for 20 years and only
used a handful of times.
Austell Choral Society, St Austell, Cornwall
of mixed voices has almost sixty singers and performs a great variety of
works ranging from Hildegard von Bingen to Karl Jenkins. We
usually present two main concerts in April and November with additional
concerts, especially at Christmas. It is very fortunate to have not one,
but two musical directors; singers benefit from their different
approaches as conductors and the expertise of one as a pianist and the
other as an organist!
We are always pleased to welcome new members. Please come and join us at
Barnabas' Church Choir, Dulwich Their latest CD A Sure
Foundation includes original works by Francis Jackson, John Casken
and two young local lads Paul Ayres & Simon Gottschalk, plus
Howells. Their site has RealAudio samples of several of these.
- St Bartholomew's
Choir, Rainhill, Merseyside. One of the few remaining
Roman Catholic church choirs left. Recently celebrated its 10th
anniversary. Exciting and varied repertoire from plainsong to today.
Services, concerts and three European tours to date, ( Rome,
Switzerland & Germany) . You don't have to be crazy but it helps.
St Bartholomew's Church
Choir, Wilmslow. Cheshire The choir of St Bartholomew's Church,
Wilmslow is a mixed choir which meets in the church on Thursday evening
from 8.30pm - 9.30pm to rehearse a wide range of choral music from
plainsong to contemporary worship songs under the direction of Philip
Underwood MMus FRCO PGCE. The choir meets for a further rehearsal prior
to each service.
St. Bartholomew’s Polyphony Choir,
Streatham, London Catholic choir founded in 1969 to sing sacred
polyphonic music once a month and on the major feasts and solemnities of
the Church’s year. Large Victorian and Edwardian repertoire as well as
early polyphony and modern compositions, with concerts, trips to sing
elsewhere and a happy social life beyond the formal liturgical duties.
St Bride's Church
Choir, Fleet Street, London 12 professional singers at 'the
spiritual home of printing & the media'
St Buryan Male Voice Choir, Cornwall
St Buryan Male Voice Choir, whose aims are the enjoyment of
their singing and the raising of funds for numerous local charities, meet
every Thursday evening in St Buryan Village Hall from 7.30 – 9 pm (with an
optional extension in the St Buryan Inn).
St Cecilia Chorus, Banstead,
Surrey St Cecilia Chorus was formed in 1922 and is the performing
name of the Banstead Musical Society. With over 70 voices, it stages
concerts with professional soloists and top orchestras such as The
Little Baroque Company and students from the Royal Academy of Music.
Come and try us out for free!
Singers, Gloucester One of the UK's most respected chamber choirs, the St.
Cecilia Singers was founded in 1949 by Donald Hunt. The choir is a
dedicated group of enthusiastic and gifted amateur and semi-professional
singers from Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire. Over
recent years, the choir has built an enviable reputation for its
versatility, innovative programming and high performance standards. Its
extensive repertoire covers secular and sacred music from Byzantine
chant to challenging contemporary works.
St Cecilia Singers,
Rushden, Northamptonshire One of the leading choirs in East
Northamptonshire, founded in 1943. It is a mixed voice choir, and at
present has approximately 50 members drawn from Rushden and the
surrounding area. Over the years the choir has had notable successes in
music festivals, competitions and concerts, and has performed in many
venues including the prestigious Royal Festival Hall and the Royal
Albert Hall in London.
St Chad's Cathedral
Choir, Birmingham, West Midlands
A semi-professional adult chamber choir of some 20 voices which sings at
all the main services of the Cathedral. Much of the repertoire is
polyphonic, but there are also opportunities to explore later,
high-quality choral music. The choir is mainly, though not exclusively,
students, and meets on Thursdays and Sunday mornings. St Chad's is an
attractive Pugin building with a superb organ and generous acoustic.
Chapel Choir, Durham University, Co Durham
St Chad’s College Chapel Choir is the largest in the university,
consisting of twelve choral scholars and around twenty-four other
members, and employs a professional Director of Music. The choir is
friendly but with high musical standards and expectations, and sings a
wide range of music, with settings by Palestrina through to contemporary
Church Choir, Lichfield, Staffordshire This traditionally robed choir has been helping
facilitate worship at Lichfield's oldest church for over 75 years. Made
up of 18 voices, this mixed age SATB choir takes children aged 7-18 and
adults from 18+ and sings at the 9:30am Sunday Eucharist. They have a
broad repertoire which includes Rutter, Jenkins, Parry, Tallis and
Mozart and continue to expand their musical horizons with their director
St Cyprian's Singers, Clarence Gate, London Primarily consisting of
ex-Oxbridge choral scholars, the St Cyprian's Singers were founded by
Philip de Grouchy and Julian Collings in 2012 as the choir of St
Cyprian's Church, Clarence Gate in London. Now one of the leading mixed
voiced church choirs in the city, the main function of the group is to
provide music at the regular choral mass on Sundays and special services
throughout the year. The annual carol service and St Cyprian's day
services are particular highlights as are the monthly choral evensongs
on church open days. The vast majority of music for these services is
drawn from the Anglican cathedral repertoire.
St Donats Chorale, Vale of Glamorgan
Established in May 2009, the St Donats Chorale is a mixed choir of some
50 voices who share the love of music, the joy of singing and the
pleasure of good company. Based in Llantwit Major in the beautiful Vale
of Glamorgan, the choir has gone from strength to strength.
Edmundsbury Male Voice Choir, Suffolk St.
Edmundsbury Male Voice Choir was formed in 1988 and has grown to be one
of the largest in East Anglia with a wide repertoire of songs from
1940's Swing, Welsh Hymns, Spirituals, Folk Song and more modern
material from Musical Theatre and the Charts. The choir has performed
extensively throughout the United Kingdom assisting many charitable
organisations in their fundraising activities.
The choir has also performed throughout Europe having undertaken tours
of Belgium, France, Denmark, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. The
choir was the first male voice choir in the UK to be invited to sing in
the prestigious Estonian Song Festival and the event in 2009, has left a
lasting impression on all who participated. 2010 saw the release of the
choir's 3rd CD, 'Mysterium', which together with its predecessor,
'Colours', demonstrate the breadth and depth of their versatility. Just
released in the choir's first DVD, 'Men at Song', recorded at Holy
Innocent's Church, Great Barton, and at rehearsal in November 2010. CDs
and DVDs are available for sale at all choir concerts.
St Eustachius Parish
Church Choir, Tavistock, Devon SATB choir,
RSCM-affiliated, enthusiastic and
now with a CD to their name.
Faith's Church Choir, Great Crosby, Liverpool
- St Faith's Church Choir, Havant, Hampshire
St. Faith’s Church
Choir is a friendly, mixed group of singers, affiliated to the Royal
School of Church Music (RSCM). This enables us to follow the “Voice
for Life” training scheme. The Choir leads
the singing at the 9.30am weekly service. This is usually a sung
Eucharist in which an anthem is included. On the 1st Sunday each month
is Café Church, a more informal service without anthem. When available,
Choir members will also sing at 6pm Evensong. There are also occasional
weddings and funerals, at which Choir attendance is requested.
Singers, Cambridge A community choir supported
by St Faith's School in Cambridge. The choir is completely non-audition,
and open to all.
George's Chapel Choir, Windsor Castle, Berkshire Founded in 1348 the
current choir comprises 23 boy choristers and 12 Lay Clerks singing
alto, tenor and bass. The primary function of the choir is to sing the
daily services, the Opus Dei, and the large repertoire of music
drawn from all ages and traditions. The choir sings regularly in the
presence of the Queen and other members of the Royal Family.
- St George's
Church Choir, Cullercoats, Tyne & Wear
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A mixed choir with large repertoire covering Lassus to Leighton and all
points west!!. We sing services every week, with a full choral evensong on
the last Sunday and choral mass for major feast days.
George's Singers, Belfast, Northern Ireland
is a large Belfast-based choir (established in 1984) specialising in
the great choral works of the Baroque and Classical periods. It has
consistently produced high quality performances for over twenty
years and is a major contributor to the cultural infrastructure of
the city. The choir is now about 70 voices
strong while vocal coaching and workshops have significantly
improved the quality of the choir. The formation of Saint George’s
Sinfonia has ensured that the choir has high quality orchestral
support, and a number of collaborative ventures with other groups
Main concerts at Christmas and Easter and then
variously throughout the year. The future
of choral music is an exciting one, and the choir is looking forward
to continuing development in quality and repertoire in the future
St George's Singers,
Poynton, Cheshire A busy, friendly choir, now firmly established
as one of the finest choral societies in the NW of England. We perform 4
main concerts per year in the Manchester area with professional
accompanists, orchestras and soloists as well as performing by
invitation with orchestras such as The Manchester Camerata, Chethams
Symphony Orchestra and Stockport Symphony Orchestra. The Choir tours
regularly in the UK and in Europe, has made several appearances on BBC
radio and has recorded a number of CDs.
- St Germans Singers, Cornwall
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V Watson A
mixed choir of 24 voices formed in 1985. Varied repertoire - modern &
traditional, religious and secular. We are always happy to hear from
anyone who would like us to help in aid of a good cause
Giles’ Cathedral Choir, Edinburgh
The Choir of St Giles' Cathedral is an adult choir of thirty singers drawn from a wide variety of walks of life from the City of Edinburgh and further afield. Their main task is the singing of the two Sunday morning choral services, the 10 o'clock Holy Communion and the 11.30 Morning Service. In addition to this they sing on many special civic and national occasions, such as the Installations of the Order of the Thistle.
In July 2013 the choir will be giving concerts in Neuchâtel, Sankt Peter im Schwarzwald, and Colmar and Gunsbach
Giles' Church Choir, Oxford St Giles’ Choir of boys and men dates
from 1857 but our three choirs now have a modern and friendly
approach. The choirs foster musical excellence through rigorous and
lively training. All three choirs have opportunities to be part of the
worshipping life of the church. Opportunities to sing in Oxford chapels,
cathedral visits, recordings and tours all add to the feeling of shared
endeavour, excitement and learning amongst friends.
St Helen´s & St Peter´s Church Choir, Wheathampstead, HertfordshireWe have a growing and vibrant adult choir and a new Junior choir at St Helen’s under our new team of Rob Milner (Choir Director) and Malcolm Scott (Organist). At full strength we have around 30 choristers young and old. We’re looking to expand the juniors and always welcome new adult members.
Adults practice from 7:30-9pm every Friday and the Juniors from 7-8pm on Fridays and 5:30-6:45pm on Sundays.
We sing on Sunday mornings, special evensongs and occasional other services (Holy Week, Easter, Christmas, etc). On Sundays we support the hymn singing through the service and sing two short or one longer piece at communion. Evensong and other services allow for a broader repertoire of music.
The juniors follow the Royal School of Church Music’s (RSCM) Voice for Life scheme which helps support and track their musical development.
We also plan to have occasional day trips away and many of the juniors attend the Summer RSCM Course for Young People in Bath
St Helens Choral Society,
Merseyside St Helens Choral Society is a mixed
choir of over 60 voices, founded in 1949. We currently present three
concerts a year of high-quality choral music.
St Helens Male Voice Choir,
Merseyside is a brand new choir with a fresh approach, formed to
bring men of all ages and backgrounds together to sing. We have a simple
philosophy. We all love to sing but we want to do it in a professional
way without the rigid formality and structure of traditional male voice
choirs. We like to sing a wide range of songs from musicals such as Les
Miserables to pieces by modern contemporary composers like Eric Whitacre
and Randolph Stroope as well as some of the great standards we all know
and love. We are looking to add new singers to our ranks, who are keen
to join a friendly new choir. Personal effort and commitment is
essential. We need singers in all voice sections and are keen to welcome
experienced singers as well as men who are willing to learn a new skill
of singing together in harmony.
St Ives Choral Society,
Based in Cambridgehire, St Ives Choral Society as it is now called,
began in 1974. Since then we have given over 100 performances and sung
in many locations. Recent concerts have included Handel's Solomon
and Haydn's The Seasons. Occasionally we have joined forces to
sing with other local choirs to perform larger pieces such as Verdi's
Requiem, Walton's Belshazzar's Feast and Elgar’s Dream of
Gerontius, both in Ely Cathedral. For most of our concerts we have
an excellent orchestra to accompany us, composed of local musicians of
the highest standard. Over the years, the choir has seen many changes,
and our links with tradition have also stretched to incorporate more
contemporary ideas for the choir. Our annual Family Christmas Concert
has become an annual 'landmark' which draws a lot of new faces into our
audiences! To date we have approximately 120 members.
choir exists to give an opportunity for those who love to sing and have
fun doing so. We practice once a week and give concerts to varied
audiences, mainly in the local area. Our concerts have raised
thousands of pounds for local and national charities. Visitors are
welcome to listen in during our practice evenings. You may decide to
join us! New members are always welcome
- St James
Male voice a cappella ensemble of nine from Oxfordshire, singing
sacred & secular music
- St James the
Greater, Leicester The most visible part of music making at St
James' is the choir. Founded in 1921, the choir has been constantly
recognised as one of the leading parish church choirs in the Midlands.
This reputation is maintained by the hard work and dedication of the
church's choirs who sing two services each Sunday, and at numerous
special occasions throughout the year. The choir leads the congregation
in hymn singing and also offers pieces of choral music during the
service. The choirs - and indeed everyone at St James the Greater - take
pride in continuing the 500 year-old tradition of English choral music
that is part of both the church's and our nation's heritage. Sadly, this
tradition is currently in decline but this is one of very few remaining
parish churches with separate boys' and girls' choirs who sing with the
ATB choir, both individually and combined; the Men also sing some
services on their own. In recent years' ladies have joined to sing alto
alongside the countertenors, tenors and basses.
- St James
the Less Church Choir, Penicuik, Scotland Also with RealAudio
clips - I won't judge whether they're Less or Greater!
- St James Parish
Paddington, London St
James’s enjoys a superb professional choir of five mixed voices (eight
voices on major feasts), who sing a broad and diverse range of music at
High Mass. The resonant acoustics of the church lend themselves well to
music of the Renaissance, and works by Alonso and Duarte Lobo, Francisco
Guerrero, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Tomas Luis de Victoria,
Orlando de Lassus, Thomas Tallis, and William Byrd are at the core of
the repertoire. Almost all of Mozart’s mass settings are sung, with
chamber organ accompaniment, alongside those of Haydn and Schubert.
- St James
Parish Church Choir, Weybridge, Surrey
The choir exists to lead and support the
worship of the church through music, both at regular weekly services,
and on other special occasions. It is a mixed voice choir of fifty
choristers. Anybody wishing to join is made very welcome. No auditions
are held and no previous experience is necessary. Choir practice is on
Wednesday evenings in the Church from 6.30 – 8.00 pm for younger
choristers and from 7.30 – 9.00 pm for adult choristers. Anyone
interested in joining is welcome to come on any Wednesday to listen to a
practice or they are more than welcome to join in. Our comprehensive
library contains music of all periods and each week an anthem is sung at
the Sunday Eucharist service. The choir has also sung evensong in
Guildford Cathedral, St Albans Cathedral and Westminster Abbey on a
number of occasions.
St John of Jerusalem
Festival Chorus, Hackney, London
The St. John of Jerusalem Festival Chorus is
a community choir which has been performing major choral works in
Hackney for more than 15 years. Performances have included works by
Bach, Mozart, Brahms, Britten and Vivaldi. The choir has also taken part
in opera concerts at the Hackney Empire and a music festival in Paris.
We rehearse and perform at St. John of Jerusalem Church and, although we
are not a church choir, some members have also sung in church events,
including the annual carol service.
- St John the
Baptist Church Choir, Kingsthorpe, Northampton This
is a SATB choir for both children and adults. It sings Sunday morning
services every week and full choral evensong on all but the second
Sunday of the month.
John the Baptist Frenchay Church Choir , Bristol
Frenchay Church has a long and continuing choral and musical tradition.
- St John the Baptist
Parish Church Choir, Bromsgrove, London
If you enjoy singing and would like to join us then come
along to one of our practices. There are no auditions, but plenty of
opportunities to learn and develop your singing skills.
The choir normally sings on three Sunday
mornings a month at 10:45, with rehearsals at 10:10. There is also
Choral Evensong on the first Sunday of the month at 18:00 with a
rehearsal beforehand at 17:15
St John the Baptist Parish Church, Knaresborough,Yorkshire We are an enthusiastic choir with a wide
repertoire. We sing for a variety of services to support the worship at
St. John's church including a monthly Choral Eucharist and Choral
Evensong, and liturgical performances of Classical Masses for special
occasions. Regular tours are arranged to sing in Cathedrals throughout
the UK and occasionally abroad. New members are always welcome.
St John the Evangelist
Choir, Walton on the Hill, Liverpool
St. John's Choir
was founded in 1882, two years after the church's foundation in 1880.
The choir is a mixed Adult and Junior choir and rehearse
once a week. The Sunday Service is at 10.00am, and choir practice is
Tuesday evening, 7.00pm - 8.30pm
- St John
Singers, Salisbury, Wiltshire The St John Singers is an auditioned choir
in Salisbury of about 45 voices with choir members coming from Salisbury
and the surrounding area. The choir's repertoire, consists of both
sacred and secular works covering the Tudor period to the present
day. The choir rehearses weekly on Mondays during term time and
performs some four or five concerts a year in Salisbury and further
afield including trips abroad. We welcome enquiries to join the choir.
- St John's
Cathedral Choir, Salford The choir of St. John's Cathedral,
Salford welcomes enthusiastic men and women singers in all voices.
Situated not far from the centre of Manchester, St. John's is the
Cathedral for the Catholic Diocese of Salford, and has both a long
tradition of sacred choral music and a thriving parish community. The
choir sings every Sunday at
11 am from the months of
September to July, as well as on other important feast days, especially
around Easter and Christmas. We cover a wide range of musical styles,
from Gregorian chant and renaissance polyphony to contemporary music in
more popular vein. As well as singing at the liturgical celebrations of
the parish community of St. John's, the choir also sings at major
diocesan celebrations, both in the Cathedral and around the Diocese.
St Johns Choir, Sevenoaks, Kent
The robed choir of St John’s has about
eighteen singers on the roll at present, including some junior
choristers. We sing an anthem every Sunday morning and at weekday
evening festivals: the repertoire ranging from the 15th century to the
21st. The junior choristers follow a scheme of training using the Royal
School of Church Music’s ribbons, rewarding their growing musical and
liturgical expertise. Former St John’s choristers have gone on to sing
with distinction in University and college choirs across the UK, and we
have started off boys who have gone on to be head choristers at
Canterbury Cathedral and at Kings College Cambridge.
- St John's
Church Choir, West Byfleet, Nr Woking, Surrey We are an
enthusiastic and friendly Church Choir that really enjoys singing in
the wonderful acoustics of St John's, West Byfleet. We have a wide
repertoire of scared music, and sing every week during term time, and at
- St John's
College Choir, Cambridge St John's College, Cambridge, has a
distinguished tradition of religious music and, since the 1670s, has
possessed a College Choir whose main duty is singing the daily services
in the College Chapel during the University Term. The services follow
the Cathedral tradition of the Church of England, Evensong being sung
during Term six days a week and Sung Eucharist in addition on Sunday
mornings. During the University Vacation the Choir carries out
engagements in the UK and overseas. Recent tours have taken the Choir to
various places, including Holland, the USA and France. The Choir has
also made a large number of recordings.
- St John's Episcopal Choir,
Edinburgh They regularly sing outside St
John's, such as recently Roslyn Chapel, Thirlestane Castle and the
Cathedral of the Isles, and have an annual retreat to the Isle of
Cumbrae on the west coast
- St John's Festival Choir,
Loughton, Essex Composed of singers from many other choirs. Each
project is advertised, promoted and financed on a standalone basis, and
singers register with the choir for just that project, with no
obligation or commitment beyond that.
St Laurence Parish Church Choir, Ludlow, Shropshire
The historic choral tradition of
St Laurence’s was first recorded in 1492, making it one of the oldest choirs
in England, a country famous throughout the world for its unique choral
heritage. At St Laurence’s we have very high musical standards. We are a
choir of children and adults, and are the only professionally run church
choir in South Shropshire, led by our Director of Music Shaun Ward. The full
choir sings at the Sunday morning 9.30am Parish Eucharist, and the adults
also sing choral evensong twice a month and choral matins twice a month. We
have many major events throughout the year including a solemn choral requiem
in November, Nine Lessons and Carols by candlelight in December, as well as
other orchestral choral services at Easter.
St Luke's Choir,
Brighton, Sussex We are mixed choir of all ages who strive to
achieve the highest possible standards in church choral music. New
members are welcome to come along for a few weeks to see how they
get along. We rehearse on a Thursday evening from 7.30 to 9.30 and
are a very welcoming and friendly choir.
- St Luke's Church Choir, Chelsea,
London This choir is one of the best voluntary parish church choirs in
London. It is made up of around 25 committed and experience singers. The
choir sings at the Parish Eucharist at at Choral Evensong each Sunday,
and for some major festivals. New recruits are always welcome.
Membership is by audition or equivalent.
St. Luke's Church Choir ,
St Luke's Choir, Bournemouth
is a friendly SATB church choir. We sing music from plainchant to the
present day, taken from the Church and Cathedral repertoire. Items sung
by the choir range from music composed by William Byrd, Thomas Tallis
and Anton Bruckner, to works of contemporary composers such as Malcolm
Archer and John Rutter.
The choir leads the
congregation in the singing of hymns and communion settings, as well as
singing a solo item during communion at the Sunday morning service. In
addition we sing Cathedral-style choral evensongs and special seasonal
Margaret Society of Queens', Cambridge Alias MagSoc, the largest
non-auditioning chorus in the University of Cambridge; but open to all,
whether student or not
- St Mark's Church
Choir, Dundela, Belfast, N. Ireland A very pleasant and peaceful
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St Mark's Church Choir, Swindon,
Wiltshire St. Mark's Church,
the Anglo-Catholic Parish Church in the historic Great Western Railway
town of Swindon New Town, has a long Cathedral-style musical history,
singing early and well-known music for the liturgy within the English
choral tradition. At the 10 o'clock Sunday morning service the choir
sings a choral mass setting and an anthem. The masses currently in the
choir's repertoire number more than 30, and range from Byrd and
Palestrina, through Mozart, to Leighton and Langlais. They also have an
impressive repertoire of liturgical anthems and motets.
Community Choir, Kennington, London
We meet every Thursday evening at St Mark's Church
Kennington from 7.30pm-9pm. Anyone is welcome, no membership fee and no
Hamilton Terrace Choir, London A voluntary choir of experienced and
enthusiastic singers with a professional Director of Music. We sing the
full variety of the Choral Repertoire and enjoy socialising together.
New singers always welcomed. St Mark's Church, Hamilton Terrace, NW8 9UT
- nearest tube, Maida Vale (300 meters) St John's Wood (600m) Director
of Music: Dr Giles Brightwell.
Martin-in-the Fields Parish Choir, Trafalgar Square, London
Choir of St Martin-in-the-Fields is a mixed voluntary choir which performs
to a professional standard and enjoys a high profile. Comprising of
approximately 24 members, drawn from many different walks of life, the
Choir performs music from the whole range of traditional 'cathedral'
liturgical repertoire as well as new and innovative Christian music.
St Martin’s Parish Church Choir, Brighouse, West Yorkshire
Our choir is
continuing a long established choral tradition at St Martin’s Brighouse
singing a wide range of good choral music from all periods and leading
the congregational singing. The choir’s regular singing commitments are
Sunday mornings, except the first Sunday of the month and Sunday evening
(Choral Evensong) on the third Sunday of the month, choir practice is on
Thursday evening. There are additional singing commitments at times such
as Christmas, Lent and Easter and when there are special services. The
choir is a mixed and friendly team of adults and children who enjoy the
benefits of singing good music together. Singing is good for you
and the music is glorious – take the first step and get in touch.
St Mary & St
Nicolas Parish Church Choir, Spalding, Lincolnshire
Mary-At-Finchley Parish Church Choir, London N3 The Choir
is the main musical group in St Mary's Church. Affiliated members of the
Royal School of Church Music, we contribute to the music of the church
throughout the year and embrace all ages (nearly) - our youngest members
are six or seven years old, and there is no upper age limit! The Choir
sings a wide and interesting range of music; we try to sing a different
anthem each week, and have a service of Choral Evensong each month.
St Mary-le-Tower Civic Church Choir, Ipswich, Suffolk
Music is integral to the mission of St Mary-le-Tower, which has long
been a place of choral excellence. Today it offers a traditional
style of choral worship with a real emphasis on the involvement of
young people. The choir is made of three sections: boys, girls and
adults. At any given Sunday service, it is usually either the boys
or the girls who sing the top (soprano or treble) line with the
adults of the choir singing the alto, tenor and bass parts. At major
festivals and for some other events the whole choir combines. Twice
a month the choir is made up of boys and men, maintaining a
long-standing tradition at the Tower. In addition to the high
standard of choral music that this choir offers weekly, the church
is the busiest promotor of classical music in Ipswich, organising a
regular series of lunchtime concerts.
St Mary Magdalene
Choir, Enfield Small
SATB church choir, have a wide repertoire of music. We rehearse on
Fridays from 7:30 to 8:30, and sing a Sung Eucharist on Sunday mornings
Mary Magdalene, Newark, Nottinghamshire Founded by Thomas Magnus in
1532, the choir is unique among parish churches as a pre-reformation
choral foundation. For nearly 500 years the choir has continuously sung
the weekly offices. bringing rhythm and life to the building. Today
services are a mix of trebles and men's voices, and the church welcomes
both girl and boy choristers. Children receive an excellent musical
education, individual lessons and are even paid to sing!
St Mary Redcliffe
Church Choir, Bristol Queen Elizabeth I called St Mary's the
goodliest, fairest and most famous parish church in England, and I
- St Mary the Virgin
Merton, SW London Around 30 trebles and gentlemen, reflecting the
broad Anglican choral repertoire within a traditional liturgy. Includes
- St. Mary the
Virgin, Stone, Kent Sometimes called "Little Westminster" we have a
small choir singing regularly in this beautiful and historic 13th
century church. Keeping up choral traditions
- St Mary Singers,
Spalding, Lincolnshire The Singers have a particular style of
music, using mainly Mission Praise, Iona, and Taizé music
- St Mary’s Church Choir,
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire. A 25 strong choir with 10
trebles boys/girls. We provide the choir for all services including
sung and choral evensong. Affiliates of RSCM. Several concerts per
Church Choir, Nottingham
Under the leadership of John Keys, the Choir of St Mary’s
Church is recognised as one of the region’s finest. Renowned for its
versatility and wide repertoire it performs music from plainsong through to
world premieres. As well as performing music for liturgical use, the choir
regularly undertakes large scale works which recently have included the Bach
passions and Verdi’s Requiem.
with St Peter's Church Choir, Bury
St Edmunds, Suffolk St. Mary's Choir is affiliated to the Royal
School of Church Music and to the prestigious St Nicholas Guild. In
recent years our choir has sung a series of concerts in Israel,
Turkey, Cyprus, Malta and more recently Spain and Gibraltar. They have
been accompanied by families and supporters. The choir have also sung in
many famous locations in the UK including Canterbury, St Paul's,
Lincoln, Ely and Worcester Cathedrals. They have also sung at St
George's Chapel, Windsor. There is also an annual camp for the boys.
- St Mary's
Church Choir, Moseley, Birmingham For well over a century the church
has maintained a strong choral tradition. There are currently two
choirs: the St Mary's Choir, a traditional Robed Choir consisting of boy
and girl choristers and a "back row" of Altos, Tenors and Basses, many
of whom were formerly Trebles in the
choir; there is also the St Mary's Singers, an SATB choir of adult lady
and gentlemen singers.
Chamber Choir, Bridgnorth, Shropshire
St Mary’s Chamber Choir was formed in
2005 with the aim of promoting and performing a wide variety of music. We
are a choir of between 50 to 60 Sopranos, Altos, Tenors and Basses. Choir
members come from the local community of Bridgnorth, surrounding villages,
the West Midlands and as far away as Oxfordshire! The Choir produces
concerts generally at Easter and Christmas and occasionally has an extra
concert in the summer depending on availability and numbers.
Mary's Collegiate Church Choirs, Warwick, Warwickshire Since the first
choir was founded in 1123, music has filled this magnificent mediaeval
church of St Mary, Warwick. Choral singing is one of Britain’s richest
traditions and a vibrant, living heritage which is often the preserve of our
great cathedrals. The fine choirs of this church are precious; they
transform and inspire worship and enrich the community of Warwick. The
English choral tradition remains central to music at St Mary’s Church
and today’s flourishing choirs enjoy an international reputation.
St Mary's Ecumenical Choir, Shropshire St. Mary's Ecumenical Choir,
based in Shropshire, is a mixed choir of around 25 voices with members from
all over the UK. The choir has sung services and performed concerts in many
Cathedrals and Churches in the UK as well as further afield such as Belgium
and Germany. The choir was founded in 1968 by Hugh Smith as Director and
Christopher Blake as Organist, The choir name, St. Mary's Ecumenical, was
decided upon as the original membership was drawn from St. Mary's Catholic
Church, Shifnal, Shropshire, and St. Mary Magdalene CofE church in
Albrighton. The choir sings both a cappella and accompanied music
from an extensive sacred and secular repertoire
Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh
Mary’s Festival Choir, Nunthorpe-in-Cleveland, North Yorkshire
North .The choir performs
monthly at festival services in the Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin,
Nunthorpe-in-Cleveland. It is also available to sing at weddings at the
church, or elsewhere. The choir normally rehearses on Sunday evenings at
Mary's Latin Mass Choir, Chelsea, London We sing at the 1130hrs Latin
Sung Mass at St Mary's in the heart of London. We believe we are
one of a very few amateur choirs who sing the music we do. Our aim
is to retain the traditional Latin liturgy for which the Gregorian
Plainchant and other polyphonic music we sing was intended. We have
an extensive and ever-expanding Repertoire of c. 50 mass settings
and over 150 motets ranging in period from Gregorian Chant, through
the Renaissance and Baroque and the 19th Century revival, and up to
the modern day. We are fortunate to have had a number of pieces
especially written for us and we are always looking for new members.
St Mary’s Long Ditton Church Choir, Surbiton, Surrey
St Mary's Long Ditton choir
currently has 20 regular members, aged from 8 to 86, with visiting
singers, friends, extended family and returning students supplementing
our numbers throughout the year. We sing on Sundays at the St
Mary's 10.15 am service and at Evensong (2nd, 4th and 5th Sundays of
each month) at 6pm. We also sing at Guildford Cathedral once a year and
for local weddings, concerts, charity fund raising events or other
occasions on request. We are sociable, friendly and flexible - we
understand that everyone's lives are busy and so we welcome anyone from
age 7 upwards who loves music and wants to sing with us, whether on a
regular or only occasional basis. We supply all music and equipment,
there is no joining fee and children are even paid for singing!
St Marys' Parish Church Choir,
Tetbury, Gloucestershire has a long tradition of providing fine choral church music.
The church has a good acoustic for music and has an excellent pipe
The choir sings for the Communion Service each week and for Choral
Evensong on the first Sunday of each month. We sing for special services
throughout the church year, and sing the Festival Eucharist for the
Tetbury Music Festival in October. We aim to sing an interesting and
varied repertoire to a high standard, everything from Byrd to Pärt,
enjoying ourselves in the process! The choir is supported
financially by The Friends of Tetbury Church Choir who also administer
the James Cowley Singing Scholarship for a junior choir member. The
Organist and Choirmaster is always delighted to receive enquiries from
potential new singers both young and old. Choir practice is on Wednesday
evening in the church from 7:15 pm.
St Mary’s Priory Church
Choir, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, South Wales We are
the church choir of St Mary's Priory Church, Abergavenny, (the
church is part of the Church in Wales, within the Anglican
communion). The choir consists of about sixteen children and
sixteen adults, and has a commitment to leading the worship at the
morning services week by week, as well as a number of occasional
special services throughout the year. The church dates back to
mediaeval times, and contains many beautiful artefacts including the
famous "Jesse Tree". New members always welcome.
St Mary's Scholars, Warwickshire
St Mary's Scholars is one
of the leading chamber choirs in Warwickshire and gives regular
performances in the beautiful setting of St Mary's Collegiate
- St Mary's Singers, Potton,
A friendly mixed community choir, performing a wide
variety of music including classical choral, spirituals, songs from
musicals, folk, opera choruses and modern popular music. Rehearsals are
on Wednesday evenings in Potton, Bedfordshire. No audition, and no
requirement to be able to read music.
- St Mary's Singers, Truro, Cornwall
St Mary's Singers exists primarily to sing the services at Truro
Cathedral when the Cathedral Choir is on holiday. In addition, the
thirty-five strong choir gives concerts throughout the year performing
with St Mary's Orchestra in spring and summer. Bach's St John
Passion is performed liturgically on Palm Sunday each year and
recent concerts have featured Italian baroque, German baroque, German
romantic and British twentieth-century music, from Bach's Mass in B
minor to James MacMillan's Cantos Sagrados. The choir is
enterprising in its efforts to introduce young people to classical music
and the Anglican choral tradition. There are eight free places available
to talented students and an annual concert is performed in November with
over 100 pupils from local schools and colleges. Entry to all our
performances is free to under-18s.
St Mary's Church Choir, Stoke D'Abernon, Surrey
Regular choral services are offered, including Sung Eucharist, with a Latin
Mass or English Communion setting and communion motet sung by the Choral
Scholars on the 1st Sunday of each month. Special choral services sung by
the scholars, sometimes with the girl choristers, include the candlelit
Advent and Christmas Carol Services, Midnight Mass, Maundy Thursday Sung
Eucharist, Good Friday Devotion, Easter Sunday Sung Eucharist, and an
evening Ascension Day Services. Choral Evensongs are sung several times a
year, and solo anthems are offered at some services of Evensong.
This site covers the four choirs at the Collegiate Church: the gentlemen
and boys of St Mary's Choir, the St Mary's Girls Choir, the St Mary's
Scholars chamber choir and Collegium
- St Matthew's Choir, Ealing, London
A 40 strong mixed choir singing sacred choral and secular works at 5
concerts and services a year.
- St Michael
and All Angels' Choir, Bassett, Southampton, Hants St.
Michael's Senior choir are one of the best choirs of their type in the
area. They sing at an average of three Eucharist services and two choral
evensongs a month, singing a repertoire that takes in over five
centuries of the finest church music. The choir also perform in concerts
and special services, as well as regular trips to cathedrals and abbeys
- in 2008 we'll be singing at Chichester Cathedral, Tewkesbury Abbey and
Michael and All Saints Church Choir, Edinburgh, Scotland We are a
highly regarded and friendly church choir. Music is an essential
part of the High Church liturgy and every Sunday we sing a mass
setting and anthem by composers ranging from William Byrd to Kenneth
Leighton, and also full choral Evensong and Benediction. If you can
read music and have some singing experience, we'd be pleased to hear
- St. Michael at the
North Gate, Oxford As in so many
churches years ago, the choir of St Michael at the North Gate was, for
long time, made up of boy trebles and men. Today, the choir is a mixed
consort of men and women, most of whom are students at the University of
- St Michael's, Cornhill,
London Two choirs on one site: the amateur St Michael's Singers
have an impressive record of world/London premières, while the
10-strong semi-pro church choir provide Sunday and some weekday services.
Michael's Church Choir, Cumnor, Oxfordshire St Michael’s has a fine,
enthusiastic choir of adults and children. Children are welcome into the
choir from the age of seven. They do not have to read music or play an
instrument, but it does help if they can read. The choristers work
towards their Voice for Life ribbons. These are part of a training
scheme under the auspices of the Royal School of Church Music, to which
St Michael’s choir is affiliated. Choir practice is at 6.30 on a Friday
night. All newcomers are looked after very well by the older choristers
who guide them through the service and lead them through the music.
- St Michael’s
Sittingbourne, Kent The choir is a small choir; currently about
12 members.We’re a robed choir and sing traditional music. As well
as singing during communion at Sunday morning services, we lead the
sung settings. We also have a choral evensong every month. We also
sing at churches on the Isle of Sheppey once a year by invitation.
St Neots Choral Society, Cambridgeshire
Formed as the Longsands Choral Society, changing its
name in 1976, this 90 strong choir has been in existence under the musical
direction of Reginald Searle for 30 years
Rock Choir, Cambridge
A weekly feel good rock, pop and motown choir for people of all ages.
Free taster session available. No experience necessary. Every Wednesday
evening from 8-9:30pm.
St Nicolas Cathedral Choir, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear
Newcastle Cathedral Choir has a reputation for high standards
of music within the liturgy and musical performances that stretches across
the region and beyond. It consist of two separate and independent choirs of
young singers (trebles). We have a choir of up to 24 Boy Choristers, and a
choir of up to 24 Girl Choristers. There is a back row of six professional
singers (the Lay Clerks) augmented by Choral Scholars who will usually be
students at one of Newcastle’s universities.
St Nicolas Cathdral Schola Cantorum,
Newcastle, Tyne & Wear
Cathedral Schola Cantorum is a choir for female sopranos and altos who
are interested in singing liturgical choral music to a high standard.
The group sings Choral Evensong on a weekly basis during university term
time. Many of our singers are students at the University of Newcastle or
Northumbria University, but any singers with appropriate musical
experience and vocal qualities will be considered.
Nicholas Church, Blundellsands, Liverpool, Merseyside.
A friendly, robed traditional SATB choir with RSCM affiliation who
provide the music at each Sunday morning service and season services as
required. Also, a non-audition community choir producing concerts of
major works and regular visits to perform at cathedrals up and down the
St Nicholas' Church
Choir, Rotherfield Greys The choir, which sings at major church
festivals and services, is currently 17 strong and growing. Choir
practice is on Friday evening at 8 p.m. followed by a social get
together in the adjacent pub! We are affiliated to the Royal School of
St Olave's Church Choir, York
The Parish Church of St Olave’s in the ancient city of York has the
distinction of being the most ancient foundation in the British
Isles dedicated in honour of Olaf King of Norway.
of Winwick Parish
Warrington, Cheshire: e-mail only:
Mixed choir of 35 voices: children, women and men. Sung Mass, Sunday 10
am. Concerts and services at home and away.
Choral, Redfield, Bristol. St Patrick's Choral is a mixed voice
choir of 27 members. Since it's formation in September 2004 it has sung
the Mass in E flat by Schubert and a variety of anthems by Shephard,
Wesley and others and has chanted four part psalms. It has two
sub-groups; seperate male and female voice ensembles. We are always
looking for new members and you do not have to be a Catholic or
Parishoner of St Patrick's. There are no formal auditions. We usually
practice on a Thursday evening between 7.30 and 9.30pm at St Patrick's
Church in Redfield.
- St Paulinus Singers, Ripon, North Yorkshire A friendly chamber
choir based in York. We present three or four concerts each year. Wide
repertoire, ranging from sixteenth century to the present day, and from
classical to popular. Although we get the music in advance, we only come
together for three or four rehearsals before each concert, so go
sight-reading is necessary.
- St Paul's Cathedral,
London There has been a choir of boys
and gentlemen at St Paul’s Cathedral for over nine centuries. The
earliest records date from 1127, when the then Bishop of London, Richard
de Belmeis founded what was the first choir school and made provision
for ’almonry’ boys to serve the Cathedral. The 2nd of December 1697 saw
the opening of Wren’s great Cathedral following the Great Fire of 1666.
John Blow, the then Minister of the Choristers, wrote his anthem, 'I was
glad when they said unto me' to be sung at this grand occasion. He was
assisted by his pupil Jeremiah Clarke, who was to become the first
official Organist of the new Cathedral. Purcell’s Te Deum and Jubilate
was also performed, accompanied by Father Smith’s large new organ
esteemed the best in Europe according to the diarist John Evelyn.
- St Paul's Knightsbridge
Festival Choir, London St Paul's Knightsbridge Festival Choir is a
long established, friendly and sociable choir of about 80 singers. We
perform a wide variety of major works, normally with an orchestra. The
venue for our performances is usually St Paul's Church in Wilton Place,
Knightsbridge. The choir is formally registered as a charity aimed at
advancing, improving, developing and maintaining public education in,
and appreciation of, the art and science of music in all its aspects by
the presentation of public concerts.
Peter and St Paul's Church Choir, Tring, Hertfordshire We are a
choir of all ages and varying skills and our main function is to sing at
the main Sunday service each week throughout the year. We also sing in
other churches in the local area from time to time and for weddings and
other special occasions. We are almost always on the lookout for new
- St Peter's Church Choir,
Bocking, Braintree, Essex Boys and men singing services at this
and other churches and cathedrals. All boys are given an excellent vocal
and musical training and have a great social life
St Peter's Church Choir, Kinver,
Stourbridge, Staffordshire e-mail only: contact:
The choir sings at services on Sunday Mornings, Weddings, Funerals,
Special Evening Services, Choral Evensongs and Concerts with music from
Handel, Mozart, Vivaldi, Bruckner, Stanford and brand new compositions
never performed before. We practice on Thursday evenings from 7.30 –
9pm. If you are 18 or over and interested in joining the choir please
contact our Choir Master
- St Peter's Church Choir,
Leckhampton, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
RSCM-affiliated choir in a musically
St Peter's Church
St Peter's Church stands in the heart of Nottingham, and
the voluntary, robed choir produces what the Nottingham Evening Post has
termed an "outstanding standard of music-making" Sunday-by-Sunday, as
well as in frequent concert appearances and visits to other churches and
cathedrals both in the UK and abroad.
- St Peter's Church Choir,
Streatham, London SW16 A small, ambitious, enthusiastic and very
friendly choir. As well as performing the 'old chestnuts' of Anglican
music at services we also enjoy the challenge of learning new music. With
both high standards and wide choral output we always receive repeat invitations
and praise from the Cathedrals we have visited. We always welcome new
St Peter's College Choir, Oxford St Peter’s College choir is one of
Oxford’s leading mixed voice choirs, singing two services a week in addition
to special events. These services are on Thursdays at 18:15 and Sundays at
18:00 in term time. Jeremy Summerly is the Director of Music.
- St Peter's Collegiate Church Choir, Wolverhampton, W Midlands.
The Anglican church of St Peter has two wonderful choirs, one of 16 men
and 20 boys, and another of 33 girls. These sing at Sunday & Friday
services, major festivals and weddings.
St. Peter's Consort,
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
St. Peter's Consort is a chamber choir, currently of 21 singers,
formed in 1983 to specialise in the performance of church music in
both concerts and services. The choir can be booked to give concerts
for local church funds or charities. It is also available to sing
The Consort has sung in over half the Cathedrals
of England and has taken its music making to North Wales and
Scotland. Easter 2003, saw the choir performing services and
concerts in Paris, including Notre-Dame, as part of the choir’s 20th
anniversary celebrations. In 2008, as part of its silver jubilee
celebrations, the choir will sing in the major churches of Bruges,
Ghent and Brussels.
The choir has also broadcast on national radio on a number of
occasions and made five recordings.
St Peter's Community Choir,
e-mail only: contact
Louise Cook We
meet at St Peter's Church, Church side, Mansfield. We currently have
around 20 members but are growing all the time. We meet fortnightly on
Saturdays at 1.30pm and include all ages (including children) and
abilities. We are very friendly, welcoming, supportive and have fun
singing Musical Theatre and popular music repertoire.
St Peter's Junior
Choir, Mansfield NG18:
e-mail only: contact
We meet weekly during
term time on Wednesdays at 4pm and perform at the monthly Family Service
- St Peter's Parish Church, Petersfield, Hampshire
is a mixed choir of all ages with around two dozen
sings at the Sunday morning Parish Eucharist, and on the second and
fourth Sundays of the month sings Choral Evensong, with settings of the
responses and canticles, and an anthem.Junior
choristers receive separate small-group training leading to the various
ribbons of the RSCM’s Voice for Life scheme. Five members of
the choir have achieved Bishop’s Chorister status and one the Gold
- St Peters Singers of Leeds,
W Yorkshire A choir of about 40 voices, conducted by Simon Lindley,
and based at Leeds Parish Church. Repertoire includes the great oratorios
of Bach, Handel, Mozart and Haydn, a cappella masterpieces of the
Renaissance and encompasses ventures into the 20th Century. The Singers
have championed the work of Francis Jackson both in recordings and in
commissioning and performing new works.
- St Peters Singers,
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire A mixed chamber choir of about 25
voices, performing concerts in and around Peterborough, and occasionally
joins with other choirs and orchestras for joint concerts. The
repertoire spans eight centuries, from the 15th century to the present
day, with a particular emphasis on British composers. We regularly sing
Choral Evensong at Peterborough Cathedral and other neighbouring
- St Philip Neri
Singers, Manchester They sing masses and
motets by composers from 16C to the present day in the correct
liturgical setting, about 5 times each term for the major feast days.
You don't have to be a Catholic!
Raphael Singers, Wakefield, West Yorkshire We are a small, mixed,
choir, mainly older people, who sing to raise money for local charities
and local churches. We are based at Pinderfields Hospital, Wakefield,
West Yorkshire (St Raphael being the Patron Saint of the sick).
- St Stephen with
St John, Westminster, London
The church choir in London is a mixed voluntary parish choir, singing on
Sunday mornings with rehearsals sandwiching the 10 a.m. Eucharist. The
repertoire is modest but high quality, and the worship dignified but
- St Stythians Male
Voice Choir, Stithians, Cornwall Formed in 1947 and now with 46
members, it has performed in venues in London and Malta.
Gospel Choir, Exeter, Devon St Thomas Gospel Choir is one of the
South West's largest community choirs with over 40 members. The choir
meets on Wednesdays in St Thomas Methodist Church (Opposite the Health
Centre), Cowick Street, Exeter from 7:15 - 9:15 pm. We welcome anyone
with a desire to sing and a love of music in all its diversity! Many of
our songs are Christian (it's a GOSPEL choir!), but our members are of
various faiths or none at all. There are no auditions - just come along.
- St Thomas of Canterbury Parish
Church Choir, Brentwood, Essex Three choirs from one church: the
Parish Choir, the Girls' Choir and the Becket Singers
- St Thomas-on-The Bourne
Church Choir, Farnham, Surrey
The tradition of the church has been fully choral led by a choir of men
and boys, and while this choir has been maintained, there have been
plenty of new opportunities within the church. We now have a Girl’s
Choir, a Chamber Choir, and an embryonic music group which helps to lead
the worship at the family service on first Sunday of the month. Although
the girls choir are now singing more frequently than when they first
began, often with the men, the Parish Choir of boys and men still sing
at the greatest number of services. The Chamber Choir has given the men
an opportunity to sing four part (and more! music with sopranos, and
has widened even further the repertoire of the choirs at St. Thomas.
St Thomas’ Church,
Stourbridge, West Midlands One of
few English parish churches still to preserve the all-male singing
tradition, music plays a major part in the worshipping and spiritual
life of St Thomas' Church, Stourbridge. Based in the West Midlands
town of Stourbridge, the Georgian Church of St Thomas stands prominently
in the town centre. Both architecturally and acoustically, it is a
superb home for an accomplished choir with ambitious plans for the
future - and for a thriving concert series.
Vincent Singers, Gosport, Hampshire A well established mixed
group which has been performing for nearly 30 years, still
containing founder members, including the leader. Gives around
60 performances each year, mainly to old peoples' homes, but
also available for general concerts, weddings, etc. Meets each
Tuesday evening during term time at St Vincent College, Gosport.