UCS Centenary Choir, Hampstead, North London
This amateur choir
consists of some 80 members at present and the only requirement for
joining is an ability to sing in tune, hold a part, and most of all, be
enthusiastic. The choir was formed as a direct result of the school's
centenary celebrations in 2008 and we all had such a good time we kept
going. Membership is open to members of the local community as well as
pupils, staff and Old Boys of the school.
and very successful
performances of Handel's Messiah, Carl Orff's Carmina Burana, Mozart’s
Mass in C minor and Elgar's Songs from the Bavarian Highlands have
already taken place.
Eleonora Kyrkokör, London The church choir at Swedish Ulrika
Eleonora Church in London meets for practice on Thursdays from 7pm to
9pm (see calendar) and sings once or twice a month at the Parish
Communion. Membership varies between 30-55 people, men and women of all
ages. The choir's repertoire includes music from all epoques. A high
point of the choir's year is the preparation for and performance at
numerous Lucia services, including a major service in a London
cathedral, and at the Swedish School in Barnes on the national day.
There are also a Spring Concert and other projects each year. Small
groups from the choir also take part in worship from time to time.
- Ulster Youth Choir
70-strong SATB, meeting annually for a summer residential course and
concert tour. The course includes singing lessons and workshops with
professional vocal coaches.
Ulverston Choral Society, Cumbria We are a mixed choir of between
55/60 voices. We do two sometimes three concerts each season. Usually
one at Christmas and another in May/June. We do not hold auditions for
new members. Currently we are looking for Sopranos, Tenors & Basses. We
started the new season on Thursday 4th September 2008.
United Singers, Hornchurch, Essex
The ensemble formed from the members of the Hornchurch
Passion Play 2015 choir who wanted to
continue singing together; the majority of our founding singers are from
a strong Christian background but that does not mean we are an exclusive
group. We are a
non-auditioning choir that welcomes anyone who likes to sing into our
ensemble. If you are interested in
joining our ranks, simply turn up at our next rehearsal.
United Singers meet
fortnightly, on Sundays, in the Hornchurch Methodist Church between
2:30pm and 4:30pm. There is a membership fee to help cover the running
costs of the choir
United Voices Concert Choir,
Bradford, West Yorkshire United
Voices is a Gospel Choir. United Voices sings at church praise
celebrations, charity events, cultural events, weddings and other
- University College London
Chamber Choir UCLCC is a young, fun-luvin' choir of around 40
voices drawn from UCL. It combines musical excellence with a dynamic
camaraderie which lures singers back year after year.
- University College London
Symphony Chorus The main singing group, however, is the symphony
chorus, which is a non-auditioned group, so the size can vary hugely
from year to year. As it is not necessary to audition, there is a huge
spread of experience, from beginners to those who have been singing all
their lives. The results, however are always excellent. In term one,
typically the symphony chorus will sing in two concerts, accompanied by
the UCL Music Society Symphony orchestra. In term two, the group makes
up the chorus for the Opera, which is the main focus of the music
- University of
Birmingham Chamber Choir 40-60 members from the University and
Birmingham who sing anything from Duruflé to African chants, with
occasional foreign tours.
University of East Anglia Choir, Norwich. Norfolk
UEA Choir enjoys membership from students, staff and
members of the public. The choir, under the direction of conductor Tom
rehearses on campus, every Monday (7.30pm-9.30pm), during the autumn and
spring semesters. Performances take place throughout the year, both solo
and in collaboration with either UEA Symphony Orchestra or another local
University of East Anglia Chamber Choir, Norwich, Norfolk
UEA Chamber Choir is made up of students, staff and
members of the public and is conducted by Choirmaster Tom Primrose. The
choir rehearse on campus, every Monday (5.00pm-6.30pm), during the
autumn and spring semesters, and perform either on campus or in the
surrounding region, at least twice a year
University of East Anglia Community Choir, Norwich, Norfolk
UEA Community Choir enjoys membership from students,
staff and members of the public. The community choir, under the
direction of UEA Director of Music Stuart
on campus from 1.10-1.55pm, every Wednesday lunchtime (except
the first Wednesday of the month), during
the autumn and spring semesters. The choir practice a wide range of
music, from modern popular music, to traditional gospel pieces.
- University of Essex
The University of Essex Choir was founded in
1977 and numbers about 150 singers. Its membership is drawn from staff
and students of the University and from the local community. The
University is an international community with a relatively high
proportion of overseas students and many of the students in the choir
are from overseas.
Lancaster Music Society Choir
- University of Leicester Singers and Choral Society The Singers is a chamber choir for singers with
some reasonable ability; the Choral Society is open to anyone who enjoys
singing - there is no audition
- University of London Church Choir
Graduates and students singing church services where either there is no
regular choir, or the regular choir is unable to perform. No formal
University of Sheffield Chamber Choir, Yorkshire
The University of Sheffield Chamber Choir
is made up of students from the department of music and other departments
throughout the University. The SATB choir has 34 members and performs
several concerts annually, both at the University and elsewhere in the city,
and also leads in the University's Service of Remembrance and the University
Carol Service. The choir tour regularly and recent trips have included
concerts in Dublin and London.
Sheffield Gospel Choir, Yorkshire The University of Sheffield Gospel
Choir is an inclusive, friendly choir. The atmosphere is deliberately
informal and we don't hold auditions in order to make people feel welcome
and at ease. Our repertoire is vast and varied ranging from uplifting
African American Spirituals to contemporary pop music to popular Disney
songs, all with an important message at their core. The choir is about more
than just singing; we learn and develop together, form lasting friendships
and provide support for one another.
University of Sheffield Singers'
Society SingSoc is one of the biggest
societies at the University of Sheffield and is open to all -
undergraduates, postgraduates, staff, and international/Erasmus/
semester abroad students, as well as local Sheffield residents. Founded in 1998,
SingSoc has grown to have well over 150 singers, in 3 choirs led by 3
University of Sussex Chamber Choir, Falmer,
near Brighton, E. Sussex Their repertoire spans five
centuries, from French chansons to 20th century works. They
welcome new members from the community as well as from the university
- University of Warwick Chamber Choir
The University of Warwick Chamber Choir (UWCC) is an student-run mixed
choir that prides itself on performing challenging music to a high
standard, whilst maintaining an ethos of friendliness and fun. Under the
instruction of Paul McGrath, Director of Music and Lucy Griffiths,
Assistant Director of Music, UWCC has gone from strength to strength,
establishing a distinguished reputation.
- University of Warwick Chorus
The University of Warwick Chorus is the largest choir on campus,
boasting around 250 members. With a non-audition policy, the Chorus
attracts students and staff from the University, as well as members from
the local community. Under the batons of the Director and Assistant
Director of Music, the voices of enthusiasts, novices, and the vocally
trained come together once a week during term-time.
London A community choir that sings secular music across the genres.
It rehearses on Tuesday evenings in term time from 745-930 at Wanstead
High School, Redbridge Lane West, London E11 2JZ, and is open to anyone
over the age of sixteen.
- Urban Voice, Minehead, Somerset
We are a a choir of 30 members of varying
ages, experience and walks of life, based in and around Minehead,
Somerset. We are available for private events, eg weddings, as a whole
choir or a smaller group, depending on your requirements.
- Urmston Choral Society, Manchester A group of 50-strong SATB singers, formed in
December 1940, whose wide repertoire now ranges from Bach to the
Beatles! We rehearse from 7.30-9.30pm each Wednesday at Greenfield
Church, Greenfield Avenue, Urmston, Manchester M41 0XN (at the back of Urmston
market). We usually perform six concerts a year, mostly in churches.
We have a professional conductor and accompanist. Our annual
subscription is £39.00 and we pay £2.00 each week towards expenses. We
are a very friendly group of people who welcome new members. Auditions
are not required.
Uttoxeter Choral Society,
Uttoxeter Choral Society is a friendly group
of (SATB) singers who meet at Uttoxeter Guildhall. We have performed
about 3 concerts a year since 1831 – not with the same people! We have
sung Mozart’s Requiem with an orchestra and English and American songs
with piano accompaniment. We practice every Thursday at 7.30pm and have
time for a good chat mid-way, with tea and biscuits.
We welcome new singers (with no audition) and this autumn we have a new
conductor , Mitchell Holland.
- Uxbridge Choral
Society, London Amateur choral society of about 80 voices,
singing mainly classical repertoire. We give two principal concerts
every year, in the spring and the autumn. We also have a Carol Concert
in December and a Summer Concert in July, with the later concert tending
to be lighter in tone.