Dorset A women's choir, meeting near
Weymouth Harbour on Friday mornings for fun, friendship and harmony.
No need to read music and no auditions.
Wadebridge Choral Society, Cornwall
About 40-strong, performing 2 local concerts a year at Christmas and in
Wadebridge Male Voice Choir, Cornwall 60-strong community choir
singing in the Cornish tradition, both locally and more widely in the UK
Wadhurst Chorale, Wadhurst, East Sussex
Under the baton of Robert Fuller, aims to perform two or three times a
year; we are not the church choir but rehearse in the Parish Church of
St Peter & St Paul on Friday evenings for around six weeks before each
event. Over the last years, we have sung the Stainer ‘Crucifixion’, the
‘Cantique de Jean Racine’ and the Fauré and Rutter ‘Requiems’ on Good
Friday. We also sing more secular works: in the 2009 Etchingham
Festival, we sang settings of English songs to accompany readings of the
poetry of A E Housman and on Saturday Nov 7 2009 will be presenting
‘Greater Love hath No Man’ in the Parish Church in aid of the Poppy Day
Appeal. Additional voices are always welcome – no audition required!
Wakefield Cathedral Choir, W Yorkshire The Cathedral Choir consists
of boys, girls and lay clerks. Most of the boys are educated at Queen
Elizabeth Grammar School and receive choral scholarships. They are aged
from 8 to 13. Girl choristers were introduced in 1992, shortly after
their introduction at Salisbury Cathedral. Aged from 8 to 18 they are
recruited from various schools. The lay clerks in some cases travel vast
distances in their devotion to the musical worship and liturgy for which
the Cathedral is famed.
Wakefield Community Gospel Choir, W Yorkshire Established in 1996
the choir now numbers 20 singers and at times a five-piece band. We are
invited by churches and organisations to lead joyful, exciting and
vibrant celebrations, and encourage others to invite us too.
Chorus, W Yorkshire
We are a classical choir of about 50 voices and perform
several concerts a year. New members are welcome and there are no
Wakefield Rock Choir, W. Yorkshire
The Wakefield Rock Choir is led by vocal
teacher Charlotte Jones. The choir will be performing locally again soon
so it's a chance for you to join in, sing and perform without pressure
and under the supportive guidance of Charlotte. Rock Choir members have
performed and sung across the country at venues including Wembley
Stadium for the record breaking Saracens versus Harlequins rugby league
game in 2012, Guilfest and many more iconic landmarks. The choir also
has a charitable function in raising money and awareness for Missing
People and Refuge.
WAKS Lyrical, Knutsford, Cheshire
Wednesday Afternoon Knutsford Singers, a smaller SAB choir that meets on
Wednesday afternoons at ST Vincent's Church, George Street, Knutsford
2.00 - 3.30pm followed by the usual brew.
Stocksbridge, Sheffield, Yorkshire
The Waldershelf Singers was first formed as the
Waldershelf Choral Society in 1962. We changed our name in September
(2010) to make the name fit better with what
we are – we are singers – and with what we do – we sing! But, to be
fair, we felt that the new name was more appropriate for the times in
which we live.
Walsall Choral Society,
West Midlands Walsall Choral Society is an
active and friendly choral society of about 75 members which was founded
Walsall Harmonic Male Voice Choir, West Midlands We meet on a
Monday evening, 8.00 at The Chuckery Club, Beacon Street, Walsall. A
small male choir, always willing to accept new members. If you can hold
a tune and are interested, please visit our
Pelsall & Streetly
Welcome to sing2gether, a brand new Community Choir taking the West
Midlands by storm. If you love to sing in the shower or sing along to
your favourite songs in the car and would like to learn to sing with
others then sing2gether is perfect for you!
Abbey Choir, Essex
An adult mixed choir performing a wide variety of secular and sacred
choral music. They have a busy concert schedule on top of regular
services, plus occasional radio & TV broadcasts and CD recordings.
Waltham Forest Community Choir, London
The choir began, in
Walthamstow, in February 2010. Since then we have taken part in a number
of concerts throughout Waltham Forest. We are a self funded group with a
committee elected by members. Our choir has four sections: soprano,
alto, tenor and bass. We are open to anyone living in the
Borough of Waltham Forest.
Waltham Madrigals, Maidenhead, Berkshire
We enjoy singing Madrigals, which are “secular
unaccompanied songs in a contrapuntal style”, especially the rich
repertoire of English Madrigals from the late 16th and early 17th
centuries. Madrigals were the ‘Top of the Pops’ of the time, written
mostly for domestic performance, and we aim to bring these wonderful
pieces to modern ears,
Waltham Singers, Great Waltham, near Chelmsford, Essex
We are one of the
foremost mixed, adult choirs in Essex, rehearsing in Chelmsford town
centre with 90+ members. We
rehearse on Thursday nights at St. Cedd's School, New
London Road, Chelmsford and we welcome new singers in all parts.
We do not hold auditions but we set ourselves
high standards and relish the challenge of performing a wide range of
Walton Voices, Walton-on-Thames,
40-strong mixed-voice with a wide range of choral music, running 3
concerts per year.
Wantage Choral Society, Oxfordshire A mixed choir of about 60
singers, drawn from Wantage and surrounding areas, performing three
concerts a year.
Wantage Male Voice Choir, Oxfordshire 36-strong, raising funds for
charity through its concerts
Ware Choral Society, Hertfordshire 100-plus strong, performing major
choral works with professional orchestra and soloists both locally and
at the Barbican and Albert Hall. They're a friendly society with an
active social calendar.
Wareham Choral Society,
Dorset is a choir of some 50 voices singing 2 or 3 concerts a year;
and affiliated to the Dorset Guild of Singers for larger scale works
every 2 years. New members are always welcome for the enjoyment and
pleasure of singing in all parts ( Soprano, Contralto, Tenor & Bass ).
Warley Male Choir, Smethwick, West Midlands In 1943, a group of wardens gathered around a piano to while away the time between air raids. From such humble beginnings was born the West Smethwick Male Voice Choir. Over the years the choir grew in numbers and in reputation, and the name changed to reflect the growth of the organisation, first to Smethwick Male Voice Choir and finally Warley Male Choir. The choir has performed at many venues in the UK, including London's Royal Albert Hall, Birmingham's Symphony Hall and also in the presence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, Prince Phillip and Princess Anne at a meeting of the international Olympic committee. In addition to extensive tours in Great Britain, the choir has also performed concerts in Germany, Holland, France and Belgium.
Society, Bloxham, Oxfordshire
Warriner Choral Society was formed in September 1972, at the Warriner
School, Bloxham, drawing together pupils from the school, teachers and
parents to sing the great choral works. David Spencer was its first
Musical Director and held the post for six years. The choir’s first
concert was Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on Christmas Carols. Links with
the school still exist with rehearsals held in the school’s lecture
theatre on Tuesday evenings. The society also plays an active part in
the life of Bloxham village, most of its concerts being performed in
Bloxham church. It has acquired a good reputation and attracts singers
from Bloxham and neighbouring villages.
Warrington Choral Society, Cheshire
Warrington Choral Society is an exciting new
choir in Warrington. WCS is a non auditioned choir, and anyone is
welcome to join. Rehearsals will start on Tuesday 10 September at St.
Mary's Church on Buttermarket Street, in preparation for a performance
of Handel's Messiah on 7 December.
Warrington Male Voice Choir, Cheshire Following the Warrington IRA
bomb in 1993, the choir has been deeply involved in promoting peace and
reconciliation in Ireland, in addition to its more expected activities.
Its Patron is Terry Waite.
Warwick and Kenilworth Choral Society 100 strong, varied repertoire,
4 concerts a year, often in the wonderful St Mary's Church, Warwick.
50th anniversary in 2003, celebrated with Verdi Requiem.
Warwick Revelation Rock Gospel Choir
Warwick Revelation is a vibrant and
active society encompassing many things. Although singing is what brings
us together, it's just one of many things we do!
We are a chamber choir of mixed voices,
established in 1969, and performing several concerts each year in
various locations around Warwickshire.
Washaway West Gallery Choir, Cornwall A non-costumed choir, mainly
West Gallery, meeting in Washaway, Cornwall. Membership is by
invitation. Performing services and concerts.
Washburn Valley Choir,Leathley, Yorkshire We serve the local Benefice by singing at key church services throughout the year. We number 20 singers and tackle a variety of choral music from all periods. Occasionally during the summer months we like to sing secular music – madrigals, part songs and the like. The choir rehearses on Monday evenings at Leathley, a village not far from the market town of Otley in Yorkshire.
Newbury, Berkshire The choir sings a wide and varied range of sacred
and secular music from the Renaissance to the present day, both
accompanied and unaccompanied. Many musical styles are included as well
as a number of different languages.
Watford Philharmonic Society, Hertfordshire 150 singers and 40
instrumentalists guided by a professional conductor and leader -- one of
the few societies still to combine the two sections.
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!
Military Wives Choir, Suffolk
Wattisham MWC based at in Suffolk supporting the wives and girlfriends
of serving and veterans within the military community.
Wavelength A Cappella, Bournemouth, Dorset Wavelength are a brand
new, a cappella, women’s vocal group based in Bournemouth and we are
looking for new members. Although the choir is the largest part of
Wavelength we also have other smaller groups such as quartets and octets
but in all cases our aim is to make great music together. Our repertoire
will consist of popular songs from across the years, from Adele to
Irving Berlin, Ella Fitzgerald to Tears for Fears and perhaps a little
bit of classical, we hope to have something for everyone.
Waveney Choir, Diss, Norfolk. As the principal choir in the market
town of DISS we number about 50 enthusiastic singers (SATB) of all ages
and experience. We rehearse in the United Reformed Church between
September and June with performances in the main at Christmas and Easter
in local venues, raising funds for local causes. The Waveney has been
established for over 30 years and concentrates on sacred music from a
wide repertoire - anything from Faure to Stainer, Roger Jones to
Poulenc. If you'd like to join us we have two 'taster' sessions in early
September but contact us if you'd like more information or to come along
at any other time.
Waverley Singers, Surrey We are an enterprising choir of over a
hundred people, based in Farnham, Surrey, England. We perform concerts
locally, and occasionally undertake foreign tours.
Harmony, Weston Super Mare, Somerset We are a
ladies-only chorus of approx 35 members and were established in February
2011. We meet every Tuesday at 7.15pm, and regularly have singouts and
concerts in Weston-super-Mare and the surrounding area.
Waynflete Singers, Winchester They won the
Gramophone Choral Award 1994 for their recording of Delius'
Seadrift, and a Grammy in 1997 with Walton's Belshazzar's
- Wayward, London Wayward is a London-based choir with no auditions and no judgement. A friendly community of voices who are inclusive, LGBTQI+, sex, voice and body-positive
Welcome Choir, Upper Norwood, London Wonderful Warm Hearted Singing - Welcome your voice in a welcoming lively choir who laugh as much as they sing! All voices welcome - no auditions or previous musical experience necessary -all taught by ear. Led by Katie Rose. Thursday evenings term-time, at St John the Evangelist, Upper Norwood, London SE19 2RX
Wellingborough Orpheus Choir, Northamptonshire
A mixed choir of 50 voices, having strong links and exchange visits with
the Chorale André Léculeur in Wellingborough's twin town of Niort,
Wellington Choral Society, Somerset
Wellington Choral Society is
the local choral society for the town of Wellington, Somerset and its
surrounding area. We are a very friendly society, comprising about 90
members at present with a wide age range. We stage two main concerts per
year in late March and late November. The concerts take place in Saint
John’s Parish Church in Wellington. The social side of the choir is
important to us. We have get-togethers after each performance, with a
buffet supper and practising for the next piece, and hold a summer
barbecue every two years, which is always very well attended and popular
with our members.
Wells Cathedral Oratorio Society, Somerset
A choir of over a 100 members, we sing in Wells Cathedral under the
baton of Cathedral Organist and Master of Choristers, Matthew Owens. Our
season is made up of two main terms, each culminating in a major concert
in December or March. We also perform occasional charity concerts during
Wells Cathedral Voluntary Choir WCVC regularly deputizes for the
Cathedral Choir, and sings for weddings, funerals and special services
in the Cathedral and elsewhere. Special emphasis, and delight, is taken
in the singing of psalms.
Chamber Choir, Cardiff, Wales
Formed in January 2004 this 20 strong choir specialises in early and
Baroque music, under the musical direction of Andrew Wilson-Dickson,
Head of Early Music Studies at the Royal Welsh College of Music and
Drama. The choir meets fortnightly in Canton Uniting Church, Pontcanna,
Welwyn Garden City Male
Voice Choir, Hertfordshire
Established in 1935, the 35-strong choir gives most of its dozen or so
annual concerts for charities or good causes. Rehearsals are held on
Thursday evenings in Welwyn Garden City AL7 3PN and new recruits are
always welcome; the ability to read music is not essential.
Welwyn Garden City Music Society, Hertfordshire One of the few music
societies to support both a choir (of about 70 voices) and an orchestra
(of about 25 players)
Gardin City Rock Choir, Hertfordshire 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!
Welwyn Harmony Ladies Barbershop Chorus, Welwyn Garden City A group
of enthusiastic singers who strive for personal excellence and a
professional and polished performance. They have a chorus of about 33
members who come from a wide range of backgrounds and day time
occupations and from a wide geographical area including Hertfordshire,
Bedfordshire, Essex or Buckinghamshire.
Society, Buckinghamshire We are about 40/50 strong SATB. There is no
audition and we usually perform 2 concerts a year although this season
we are planning 3 concerts. We have been around for over 50 years and we
rehearse on Thursday evenings in St Mary’s Church, Wendover from 7.45pm
- 9.45pm. Our
musical director is Peter Bassano
Wessex Chamber Choir, Hampshire The choir is acknowledged as one of
the finest choral ensembles in the Hampshire/Berskire/Surrey region,
which at full strength, numbers around thirty members. The music performed comprises a
religious repertoire with madrigals, folk music and arrangements of
current popular music.
Wessex Harmony, Poole, Dorset
A Ladies Barbershop/Acapella Group formed in 1981. The group, although
based in Poole, have members who travel in from all parts of Dorset and Hampshire. The
repertoire is ever changing and songs such as “Memory”, “Carpenters
Medley” and “Beach Boys Medley” prove ever-popular with audiences young
or old. The group are all members of the Ladies Association of British
Barbershop Singers (LABBS) and compete regularly at their Conventions.
In October 2004, the chorus were awarded the ‘Peter Caller’ trophy as
the acclaimed winners of Division 2 of the chorus competition.
Wessex Male Choir, Swindon, Wiltshire Wessex Male Choir,
based in Swindon, Wilts was formed some 13 years ago and has a
membership of nearly 60 male choristers. Under their new Musical
Director Katrine Reimers they intend being one of the best Male UK
choirs. Katrine Reimers has worked with Convent Garden and the Royal
Opera House as well as numerous community choirs. Wessex Male Choir beat
all contenders in the Llangollen Eistedfodd in 2011 with a large margine
and won the Cheltenham Gold Cup in 2013 as well as major achievements at
the Mid Somerset choir competition 2013. They invite interested male
singers to visit their website at for further information.
West Barnes Singers, Merton, SW London A flourishing choral society
with wide and varied programmes, from the African Sanctus to Sondheim.
West Bridgford Tuneless Choir, Nottinghamshire
The Nottingham Tuneless Choir meets twice a month –
usually (but not always) on the first and third Thursdays. We meet at
8pm at All Hallows Church in Lady Bay, NG2 5BP with sessions lasting
West Devon Chorale
voice Chamber Choir made up of the most experienced choristers in the
region. The repertoire of the choir is wide ranging, but principally
religious music from the sixteenth century to the present day.
Folk Choir, Okehampton, Devon
The choir meets on Tuesdays in term time in Okehampton
and is an opportunity to free your voice and join with other like-minded
people in making beautiful music. As with all of Wren’s choirs, there
are no auditions, and you don’t need to be able to read music to join.
The programme is designed to cater for all abilities from those new to
singing right up to seasoned vocalists, and there is something for
everyone when it comes to repertoire and the techniques of the voice. As
well as performing locally, the choir also teams up with other Wren
groups for major performances which have included Sidmouth Folk Festival
and Exeter Cathedral.
- West End Gospel Choir The West End Gospel Choiris made up of 24 singers who have appeared or
are currently appearing in a variety of West End productions.
End Kids, London is a “vocal harmony” group made up of outstanding
“singers” aged 10 – 21yrs from London and neighbouring counties. WEK:
Ovation are primarily a recording and contest group – singing various
vocal numbers from Musical Theatre productions, vocal jazz, pop and RnB.
In addition to performing at outside external events, WEK: Ovation also
feature alongside other West End Kids Companies at Review performances
and enjoy an active in-house recording schedule with recordings released
commercially via various online digital outlets (itunes, emusic,
West End Musical Choir, London West End Musical Choir is the UK's adult musical theatre choir in London! We host weekly sessions learning the classic and new hits from the West End & Broadway. This is the ultimate feel-good experience learning how to sing the songs from the musicals we all love. Within a fun and social environment, you have the freedom to explore your voice and build your musical repertoire. No audition, no need to read sheet music and no pressure to perform... just bring your passion for musical theatre! Join the most diverse Choir community, having weekly social events, regular theatre trips and special big-scale events. When you join, you will bring a bit of West End sparkle into your week by singing with us at our weekly Sessions and, should you want to take it further, you can take to the stage with our performance opportunities - such as the London Marathon, West End LIVE at Trafalgar Square, Disneyland Paris and many more...
West End Singers, Southampton Our Mission is to entertain to the
best of our ability, singing mainly modern songs in three/four part
West Gallery Quire, Crediton, Devon Set up in September 1991 in
Crediton, Devon, and meets for rehearsals, generally fortnightly,
through the year. It performs in costume at the least excuse, usually
for good causes, and is equally happy with concerts or
services. Membership is around 22 - four or five instrumentalists, six
sopranos, six altos, two tenors and two basses, plus whoever is home
West Harrow Choir, London Formed in 2011 we are a fun, friendly
community choir singing a wide variety of easy arrangements of pop,
folk, jazz, musical theatre and classical music. We meet on Monday
evenings (8.30-10.00) in term time in St Peter's Church, West Harrow,
and perform regularly in the local area. All welcome, no auditions, and
no need to be able to read music.
West London Choir, Notting Hill, London
Led by the dynamic musical director and composer MJ Paranzino,
the West London Choir is a non-auditioning, all-embracing choir where
everyone is welcome - from the experienced singer to having no
experience at all, and everything in between. We sing all styles of
music from Mozart to Abba, Gospel to Musicals, Swing, Jazz, Rock and new
contemporary choral works.
Oxfordshire Academy of Performing Arts
(WOAPA) Singing Group With no entry auditions or previous experience
required, whether your child dreams of a career in the performing arts,
musical theatre, or simply wants to make new friends, WOAPA will boost
their confidence … and they'll have loads of fun!
West Sussex Philharmonic Choir, Horsham 100-strong, performing 3
concerts a year, mostly in Horsham Capitol and St Mary's and St John The
Evangelist Churches. They have a large and varied repertoire mainly
devoted to sacred works performed in a variety of languages.
Westerton Male Choir, Glasgow
A 45 plus strong male choir based in Bearsden & Milngavie
and we perform all over West Central Scotland and beyond. Our members
come from various backgrounds, some with little previous experience,
others who have been members of choirs or musical groups over several
Westminster Abbey Choir Central to the chorister’s life is singing as part of the
Abbey choir. It is just a part of the rhythm of each day and this
discipline gives a remarkable structure to school life. Boys have a
rehearsal at 8.15 a.m. and they sing Evensong most weekdays at 5.00 p.m,
In doing so they join the adult professional singers on equal terms and
this is part of what makes choristership such an outstanding education.
The choir’s repertoire is extensive; it ranges from early sixteenth
century polyphony to the very most recent commissions. Choristers absorb
this rich legacy as a matter of course.
Westminster Cathedral Choir
It was the
intention of the founder of Westminster Cathedral, Cardinal Vaughan, for
the liturgies to be furnished with the finest music available.
Fortunately, his vision was shared by the first Master of Music, Sir
Richard Terry, whose genius established Westminster Cathedral at the
heart of the English choral tradition. Today, the Choir of Westminster
Cathedral is recognised as one of the finest in the world, with its
principal focus the daily celebration of the Divine Office and Solemn
Weston Choral Society, Somerset A mixed voice SATB
community choir dedicated to furthering the study and performance of the
choral music tradition. Open to all ages from 16 upwards, all abilities
and no auditions.
Westside Singers, Sheffield We are a choir for inexperienced singers
who would like to enjoy singing with increasing confidence, knowledge
and skill. We are based in Sheffield, UK. Very important to us is the
wide range of repertoire we sing. Music of many types, genres and
styles: musicals, folk, pop, rock, classical and world music, to name
just a sample. We believe variety is the spice of life and makes for an
enjoyable and rewarding programme for singers and our all important
audience. There is also a range of demand from challenging four part
choral music to songs we sing in unison or with simple harmonies we can
relax and enjoy without too much blood, sweat and tears. The ability to
read music is not essential.
Wetherby Choral Society, Yorkshire The Society is constituted as a
registered charity which serves to educate and bring enjoyment in the
art and science of music through practice and presentation. We have
around 95 members, of whom about 75 are regular singers. The atmosphere
is entirely friendly and informal. Our objective is simple - to enjoy
Wetley Rocks Male Voice Choir,
Staffordshire Formed in 1975 in the Staffordshire Moorland village
of Wetley Rocks, and still including several founder members. A small
choir of some 28 voices, the choir has performed all over the area, and
as far away as the Isle of Arran and Germany, singing a varied
repertoire of traditional favourites and newer material.
Wey Voices, Weybridge, Surrey We are a fairly small group of mixed
voices, about 16 in total, and are always ready to accept new members.
We sing a mix of light, show-tunes, jazz, arrangements of popular songs
to classical pieces and sing for charitable societies as well as our
own concerts twice a year.
Male Voice Choir, Weybridge, Surrey The Weybridge Male Voice
Choir was formed in 1921 by a small group of enthusiastic singers and
since then has grown to its present strength of over sixty members,
enjoying a national and international reputation for performance quality
and entertainment value.
Although the choir is based in Weybridge in Surrey our membership is
drawn from all over Surrey and from all walks of life. We enjoy
entertaining audiences throughout Surrey, the South East and many other
parts of Great Britain, raising funds through our performances for many
local and national charities. The choir has also travelled extensively,
performing concerts and joining with other choirs in competitions and
festivals throughout the UK and abroad.
Choir for young adults and adults ages 10 upwards singing Rock, Pop,
Motown and Gospel
Weymouth Choral Society, Dorset
We sing a predominantly classical repertoire ranging from
Bach to Rutter, but also take part in various civic events in Weymouth
which require a rather different style.
Wheatsheaf Singers, Doncaster
This small group of
dedicated young singers quickly became renowned across the North of
England for the high standard of their performances. As their fame
spread, so did the locations of their concerts. In 1956 the choir found
themselves on their first, of what would become many, trips abroad. They
had been invited to attend the twinning ceremony of Doncaster with St.
Germain-en-Laye in France. This exciting experience whetted the choir’s
appetite and European tours became an important part of the choir’s
development, visiting the Czech Republic, Ireland, France, Spain,
Sweden, Holland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Hungary and the Jersey
in the Channel Islands.
Wherwell Singers, Hampshire
We are a small community choir (around 20) attracting singers
from Wherwell and surrounding villages in the Test Valley of Hampshire.
We sing music from Tudor to modern, both a cappella and accompanied by
an organist from Winchester Cathedral. Weare always looking for new
audience and singers, please contact us through the website for details
of the choir and our concerts.
Whitchurch Community Choir, Shropshire Formed in the autumn
of 2010 the choir meets for rehearsals every Monday evening during
school term between 7.00pm and 8.30pm in The Bargates Hall, Whitchurch,
Shropshire. (The hall is behind St Alkmund’s Parish Church) The choir is
self funded through subscriptions. Prospective new members are welcome
to a free, no obligation, no audition taster session.
Whitehall Choir, London 80-strong, performing in major Central
London venues, with an ambitious and varied repertoire from Renaissance
to contemporary, including first performances.
Whitehaven Male Voice Choir, Whitehaven, Cumbria
A male voice choir formed in 1977 of around thirty-eight voices based in
Whitehaven a coastal town on the west coast of Cumbria, nestling between
the Irish sea and the Lake District mountains. The choir performs a
varied repertoire from traditional male voice pieces, opera, sacred
music through to pop hits such as 'You Raise Me Up' (Westlife) and
'American Trilogy' (Elvis). The choir perform around twenty concerts a
year raising many thousands of pounds for charity.
Male Voice Choir, Carmarthenshire, Wales
(Cor Meibion Hendy-Gwyn).
The Choir concentrates on charity concerts in the local area and sings
in Welsh and English. Presently 38 members but any new members are
welcome to join. Meets every week except August in the Memorial Hall,
Whitstable Choral Society, Kent
120-strong SATB founded in 1868, and
now performing a wide variety of music in 4 concerts a year
Whitton Choral Society,
Twickenham, London A mixed four-part choir based in
Whitton, near Twickenham, West London. With 3 concerts a year normally
comprising a Christmas Carol Concert, an Good Friday Church Service
concert and a more informal summer evening event.
Wide Valley Singers,
Witcombe, Gloucestershire We are a 2 part ladies choir, about 20 in number, who perform
mostly during the day to clubs and care homes. and also perform 3
evening concerts during the year. we raise money for charity,
particularly Sue Ryder. We would welcome new members of all ages.
Wigan Community Choir, Lancashire
We meets at of Sacred Heart Catholic Primary
School, Springfield Road, Wigan, WN 67RH.
on Wednesdays 7.00-9.00pm. As a community choir there is no audition
and members do not have to be able to read music although it does help.
The 100 strong mixed age and ability choir sings a wide range of music
from jazz to classical, folk to choral etc both accompanied and acappella. The choir performs occasionally but performance is not our
Wigan Parish Church Choir, Lancashire Wigan, Lancashire, was home to
Sir Edward Bairstow for 6 years, and we maintain a reasonable choral
tradition to this day with 10 adults plus a Director of Music and an
Wigan Pier Town
Chorus, Swinley, Lancashire The Wigan Pier Town Chorus is a group of
individuals who meet to sing together in four part harmony in the
'Barbershop' style or 'Barbershop Harmony' as it is widely known. We
currently meet to practice once a week at the Swinley in Wigan and also
perform together at concerts or 'sing-outs', as we like to call them, at
various locations to carry on the 'Barbershop' tradition.
Wight Harmony (Barbershop
Chorus) Isle of Wight
Wight Harmony is the
Isle of Wight's premier male Barbershop Singing
Chorus, consisting of approximately 40 men, all of whom, unsurprisingly,
live on the beautiful Isle of Wight which is situated 2 miles of the
south coast of Hampshire in the UK. The chorus was formed in 1977, and
is a member of BABS, the British
Association of Barbershop Singers. The Barbershop singing
style is characterised by four part close harmony (bass, baritone, lead,
tenor) without backing or sheet music, and within this genre is a wide
variety of music including ballads, songs from the musicals, pop songs
of yesteryear, and comedy numbers.
Wight Satin (aka Garden Isle Ladies Barbershop Harmony Chorus), Isle of
Wight In November 1987, a group of ladies with ages ranging from 14
years to 60 years and a great deal of enthusiasm met in a Church Hall in
Sandown and Wight Satin was born. We entered our first competition in
April 1990 at Aston in Birmingham and won through to the finals in
Harrogate where we won the Novice Chorus Trophy. Since then we have
competed at venues all over England from Exeter to Harrogate.
Wigston and District Male Voice Choir, Wigston, Leicestershire
Founded in 1972 by its Musical Director, Peter Ward, the Wigston choir
has grown from an initial membership of 18 to its current strength of
some 80 voices and has built a reputation for high
class presentations and Celebrity Concerts, which have featured many top
class artists from the world of music.
Wigton Choral Society, Cumbria Founded in 1950, with the twin aims
of taking part in the Cumberland Rural Choirs Festival and entering
music competitions. Members come from a wide area around Wigton,
including Carlisle, Dalston, Caldbeck, Thursby, Keswick and the Solway
coast. The choirs currently numbers 60 mixed voices. Part of Cumbria
Wildfire Women's Choir, Edinburgh
community women's choir based in the centre of Edinburgh. Open to women
of all ages and backgrounds who like or want to sing in a collective
group. We sing political songs, songs of struggle and freedom as well as
Scottish traditional material. Democratic decision making. Public
performances have included: International Women's Day events, May Day
celebrations, political and community gatherings.
William Byrd Singers, Manchester Founded in 1970 by John Coope, the Byrds set a standard for the relatively new phenomenon of semi-professional chamber choirs bringing cathedral-choir quality to the concert platform and reviving glorious renaissance pieces as well as giving premieres of newly-commissioned contemporary works. Our first conductor was Stephen Wilkinson MBE who retired in 2009 to concentrate on composing and arranging. Our current conductor, Keith Orrell, has a very individual choral personality which has inspired other national symphony choruses, chamber, cathedral, youth and children's choirs. He is also an ex-Byrd! The Byrds are an excellent, and above all, friendly choir with a long-standing reputation.
Wimbledon Chamber Choir, London An enterprising amateur chamber
choir (until recently named Music in Morden) exploring repertoire
different from that of other societies locally
Wimbledon Choral Society, London 175 singers, performing in
Fairfield Hall (Croydon), Guildford Cathedral and other major venues.
Singers of BBC's World Cup theme Pavane
Wimbledon Community Chorus
Singing rallies the spirits and is a tonic for body and soul - so let us
sing together! Wimbledon Community Chorus is a not-for-profit community
choir accessible to all members of the Wimbledon community regardless of
ability. Running under the musical direction of Soo Bishop and
accompanied by local musician Giles Kennedy we sing anything uplifting,
from pop music to world music to choral music. Bring your friends, tell
Wimborne Choral Society, Wimborne, Dorset A mixed choir of 100+
singers, drawn from Wimborne and the surrounding areas, performing 3
concerts a year in Wimborne Minster (church)
Voices, Wimborne, Dorset Established in 2009 and directed by
Jackie March, Wimborne Voices is a popular a cappella ensemble
performing at lunch clubs, afternoon clubs, flower festivals, charity
concerts, lunchtime recitals, weddings, Mothers Union, WI and events
throughout East Dorset. We perform our own arrangements of songs
spanning five centuries, from baroque to sacred and folk to twentieth
century favourites. We also have a large song list for the Christmas
season and we perform in the region of twenty gigs or so each year.
Wimborne Voices is not-for-profit; all fees and donations go to our
chosen charity, Salisbury Women's Refuge.
Wincanton Choral Society,
- Winchester A capepella (formerly The Tudor Roses), Winchester, Hants Ladies Barbershop Harmony Chorus formed in January 1995. We now have 40
members and each year sees us rising further up in the nationwide
"league table". We compete each October in the National Championships
and are proud to say that we are getting better and better and are now
in the middle rankings - and going UP!
Winchester Cathedral Choir, Hampshire
This long-established and internationally acclaimed choir includes 22
boy choristers and 12 adult male singers (Lay Clerks). You can hear them
fill the Cathedral with glorious music from all periods at eight
Cathedral services weekly in term time. They also make regular
recordings, broadcasts, concerts and international tours..
Winchester Cathedral Chamber
Choir, Hampshire Founded in 2009 by Richard McVeigh,
The Winchester Cathedral Chamber Choir consists of 25–30 singers of all
ages from the surrounding area, making a rich and valued contribution to
the Cathedral’s musical life. You can hear them sing at selected
services throughout the year.
Winchester Cathedral Girls Choir, Hampshire Founded in 1998, this choir is made up of 20 girls aged 12–17, all from
schools in the Winchester and Hampshire area. You can hear them singing
a weekly Sunday service during term time at services and concerts at
Easter and Christmas, and on tours, recordings and broadcasts.
Winchester Cathedral Junior Choir, Hampshire
The Winchester Cathedral Junior Choir was founded in September 2016. Led
by Keith Clark, formerly Director of the Hampshire County Youth Choir,
the team provide enjoyable and challenging choral activities for members
to develop singing and choral skills. Open to children aged 7 to 14. At
present, there is no audition for entry into this choir.
The Nave Choir is made up of around 40 singers, all drawn from the
Cathedral congregation and friends. You can hear them sing at services
that fall outside those covered by the Cathedral Choir.
Winchester Cathedral Nave Choir, Hampshire
Winchester City Festival Choir, Hampshire
The WCFC is an
adult choir of about 60 singers and is under the direction of Graham
Kidd. In January or February of each year the WCFC presents a concert
with professional soloists and orchestra. Each May, the WCFC joins with
smaller choirs in the Winchester & County Music Festival to perform
major choral works at either Romsey Abbey or Winchester Cathedral.
Winchester College Quiristers, Hampshire William of Wykeham, Bishop
of Winchester founded Winchester College in 1382. His statutes make
provision for sixteen Quiristers to sing at the Chapel services, and
this precious inheritance is still maintained by the College today. The
Quiristers regularly broadcast on BBC Radio, have made several CD
recordings, and have in recent years toured the USA, Germany, the Czech
Republic, Scotland and Canada. Each Quirister learns two musical
instruments. Practice is timetabled and supervised. Many Quiristers win
instrumental awards or academic scholarships to help with their
Choir, Winchester, Hampshire Winchester Community Choir is an open
access choir for the people of Winchester in Mid Hampshire. Formed in
late 2005, we now have almost 100 members who meet weekly to sing for
fun and give regular performances in the community and to raise money
for local causes. Led by our conductor Carolyn Robson, the choir sings a
wide range of unaccompanied harmony songs.
Winchester Fusion Choir
We have a diverse repertoire of songs from Spirituals to the Sound of
Music, Motown to Meatloaf to classical choral pieces. We sing a wide
variety of music and suggestions for new songs are always welcome. The
main aim is to have fun singing together in harmony, learning great
songs and enjoying the music.
Winchester Music Club, Hampshire 110+ members drawn from central
Hampshire, performing in Winchester Cathedral and Winchester College.
Joined by the College Glee Club and Quiristers for large-scale
Windsor & Eton Choral Society, Berkshire
Founded in 1836 and has about 180 members. Performs regularly in Eton
College and St George's Chapel Windsor Castle. It's conductor
Tim Johnson is Precentor and
Director of Music at Eton College.
Windsor Military Wives Choir, Berkshire
The Military Wives Choir Windsor began its journey in
January 2013 with just a few ladies getting together to
see if a choir would be a fun and enjoyable way of
getting to know other military wives and girlfriends.
Just a few weeks later in February it became part of the
Military Wives Choir Foundation and has grown in numbers
and confidence since. At Present the choir consists of
around 20 ladies all coming together once a week to make
friends and enjoy their shared passion for singing. The
ladies have the privilege of being accompanied by Emma
Wright and being musically directed by Richard
Stringfellow, both members of the Blues and Royals
Soundswell Choir, Berkshire
We are a for fun, mixed
community choir. We started out in 2008 as a WEA (Workers Educational
Association) Singing for Fun course with its first musical director
Sarah Westcott. It was so popular that members decided to form a choir
the following year. We rehearse at Trinity St Stephen School hall in
Windsor. Guy Bunce has been our musical director for a number of years
now. Mostly accompanied by the piano we sing a variety of pieces and
perform regularly at old people's homes, hospitals ect. We are always
looking for new members, especially the lower voices.
Wing Singers (The), Wing, near Leighton Buzzard, Buckinghamshire Our
choir, formed just 12 months ago and with about 100 members.
The Wing Singers choir is a true Community Choir, open to all ages and levels of ability. Founded in January 2015,
The Wing Singers provides a wonderful opportunity to find your voice and learn a variety of classical and contemporary songs in a friendly and fun environment.
No singing experience required! There are no auditions and there is no need to be able to read music. The choir learns songs in unison as well as two, three and four part harmony. Teaching tracks are posted on the website for members to use to help with their singing practice at home. Regular workshops help develop musicianship skills, vocal technique and help build confidence.
Wingrave Singers, Wingrave, near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire A friendly mixed voice choir of about 25 singers was founded in 1977. We have a wide repertoire of religious and secular music. The choir has a
strong background of visiting cathedrals around the country and singing
weekend services whilst the resident choirs are on holiday. These
visits are generally limited to two per year. They also perform one or
two concerts per year and are available to sing at weddings. This is a
robed choir when singing in cathedrals, church services and weddings.
Currently the choir has bookings for cathedral visits up to October
2010. The choir rehearse weekly in term time on a Friday evening in
Wingrave Parish Church from 7.45pm to 9.30pm.
Winkleigh Singers, Devon A chamber choir of 16+ voices based in
rural Devon, with a very varied repertoire. They sing 2+ concerts per
year, some in aid of charity.
Wired for Sound Community
Singers, Warrington, Cheshire We meet each Tuesday evening at 7.15pm
- 9.15pm in the Pyramid, Palmyra
Square South, Warrington WA1 1BL. We enjoy singing under
the leadership of Marc Jenyon, an enthusiastic and inspirational
director. Choir membership is approx 35. Charges are £25 for six weeks,
£18 for concessions.
Wirksworth Community Choir, Wirksworth, Derbyshire The choir has been in existence since the 1980's, when it began as an
evening class. We are a weekly gathering of enthusiastic singers from
the local area. Our conductor, Lynn Dean, is an experienced solo and
choral singer - a founder member of the internationally-renowned
Cantamus choir - and a singing teacher. The repertoire of the choir is
wide-ranging and varied, and all singers are welcomed.
Wirral Community Choir, Merseyside Started in 2006. It is a large
mixed community choir, performing 6-8 concerts a year in the Wirral
peninsula, Liverpool and Merseyside generally. Its musical director is
Graham Connolly. Its repertoire is an eclectic mix of show songs, some
opera choruses, some pop, and some classical choruses.
Witchert Chorale, Haddenham, Bucks A Haddenham-based mixed voice
choir, formed in 2004 which has two main aims - to sing and to have fun!
Witham's BIG Sing, Essex
A choir for the community singing pop, soul and
Witham Choral Society, Witham, Essex Established for over 40 years
Witham Choral Society is one of the largest choirs in East Anglia. The
Society performs three major choral/orchestral concerts annually with a
repertoire running from the classics to 21st century music.
The warmth and passion for singing of the members has developed and
maintained an integrity that has kept Witham Choral Society in the fore
of choral tradition in the area.
Witt Morgan Chorus, Reading,
Berks. We are one of the South’s most exciting and innovative
choruses. We uniquely bring together a company of all abilities; ranging
from those who are new to singing and can't read music to those who are
full-time professional opera singers. In addition to choral classics, we
also give high-octane staged performances of dramatic scenes from
operas and musicals, in a professional show at the end of each season.
We sing on Wednesdays from 7:30pm – 9:50pm at Wesley Church, Queens Road
Reading. We do not hold auditions, for those who do not read music, we
provide specially-tailored practise CDs with a clear recording of
exactly what you need to sing in your voice section.
A friendly choir of about 120 singing members, founded in 1897. We have
a wide-ranging repertoire, ranging from the 17th century to
the present, from large scale classics to little-known works, deserving
of performance. We perform in Woking or at Guildford Cathedral,
sometimes in combination with other choirs. We have a list of choral
music available for hire. New members are always very welcome
Academy A very friendly, but hard-working, 100 member
non-auditioned training choir for new singers or those wishing to
improve their skills. Vocal technique, music theory and the joy of
singing are taught through a variety of musical styles. We sing on
Thursdays 7.30 – 9.00 and hold two informal concerts each year.
Wokingham Choral Society, Berkshire A friendly and dedicated amateur choir of around 115 voices. They perform 2 major concerts a year as well as 2 lighter concerts, and attract professional soloists to accompany them. Their new Musical Director, James Morley Potter, follows a line of previous MDs who have gone on to international acclaim: Edward Gardner, Stephen Leyton, Graeme Jenkins and Aiden Oliver.
Wokingham Community Choir, Berkshire An open access choir based in Wokingham
with 70+ members. We are run for the members to enjoy and participate in
the choral singing experience. We are non profit and donate as
much as we can to local charities. this means that as well as
being part of the community, we also support local causes.
Wolds Apart West Gallery Quire, Hull, Lincolnshire
Drawn from The
Yorkshire and Lincolnshire Wolds area. It comprises of 25 singers and
musicians who meet on the 2nd Sunday of the month to rehearse and to do
West Gallery Evensongs.
We welcome singers & instrumentalists to perform this vibrant form of
Wollaton Singers, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire is a friendly and
informal ladies’ choir with a current membership of 35; singing a wide
repertoire of songs from the shows, folk songs, ballads, rounds and
classical music. We rehearse on Tuesdays (term time only) from 7.30 p.m.
to 9.30 p.m. at Wollaton Road Methodist Church, Wollaton Road, Beeston,
Nottingham. We celebrated our 50th anniversary in 2009 and
hope to continue for another 50 years.
Wolverhampton Chamber Choir We are a chamber choir of mixed voices,
specialising in sacred repertoire and performing three main concerts a
year under the direction of Geoffrey Weaver. Rehearsals take place on
Sundays at 8 pm at St Michael's Church, Tettenhall. Annual membership is
£70 (£25 termly), but free to under-18s or students in full time
education. Entry is by audition, and applications from all voices
(tenors especially) are welcome.
Wolverhampton Got 2 Sing Contemporary Choir
Wolverhampton Orpheus Male Voice Choir The Wolverhampton Orpheus
Male Voice Choir was founded in 1943 by Frank Weaver and a number of
experience singers, the choir sings on average 25 concerts a year with
approx 39 members we are now in our 65 year.
Women Sing East, London E1
Women sing East is Spitalfields Festival’s choir for women. It
offers women the opportunity to enhance their singing and performing
skills, learn new songs and meet other people who love to sing. New
members are always welcome and no previous experience is required. Led
by inspirational jazz singer and workshop leader Laka D, the sessions
are fun, informal and relaxed.
Wombourne & District Choral Society, Staffordshire Welcome to all
who enjoy high quality choral music, whether as a participant or a
listener. We are a well-established, mixed choir of some 100 singers,
drawn from South Staffordshire, Shropshire and the West Midlands. We
have a varied reportoire, mainly full scale classical works, often with
an orchestra but sometimes performing more intimate pieces such as
madrigals and part-songs.
Wonderyears Seniors Rock Chorus, Virginia Water, Surrey The
UK's oldest seniors rock chorus and band. With an average age of over 70
and the oldest at over 90, The Wonderyears soon dispel any pre-exisiting
images of pensioners as they belt out classic rock, punk and
contemporary pop music. The 24 enthusiastic singers (with a current
waiting list) and the 4 piece rock band
Wooburn Singers, Buckinghamshire
Founded in 1967 by conductor Richard Hickox, they are an auditioning
chamber choir of 40-50 singers. They perform mostly a capella, with
works ranging from 15th to 21st century. Also recently performed
variously with baroque orchestra, wind ensemble & jazz trio. Biennial
concert tours have included Venice, Segovia, Malta, Tallinn, St
Petersburg & most recently Bavaria. The current musical director is Tom
Wood Green Gospel Choir, London One of the foremost and longstanding
choirs in British Gospel. Formed as a local church choir they initially
performed in local churches around London. As they reputation grew they
travelled the country. This in turn let to appearances and the release
of 2 CD albums.
Woodside Singers, Houndsdown,
The Woodside Singers choir have been delighting audiences in the New
Forest and Waterside areas for over 30 years. This friendly choir is
open to all and its principal objective is that members should enjoy
themselves singing and performing music from Bach to the Beatles.
We rehearse on Mondays during term time 7:30 - 9:00 at Houndsdown
School, near Southampton.
Woodstock Music Society, Oxfordshire
Woodbridge Choral Society, Woodbridge, Suffolk Founded in 1883 with
about 50 singers, we now have 100 singers. We perform two concerts each
year in and around Woodbridge - but we have also filled Snape Maltings
for a performance of the Verdi Requiem. We'd be happy to see new members
- please see the website for details.
Woolwich Singers, London
community choir founded in May 2012. The aim of the choir is to sing
together, meet ne people and have fun! No one has to sing by themselves
and there is no audition to joins. We sing a mixture of traditional and
pop songs - some for everyone and everyone is welcome.
Worcester Cathedral Chamber Choir Regular services of Choral
Evensong at the Cathedral, and at least 3 concerts each year
Worcester Cathedral Choir The first British choir to tour South
Africa after the end of apartheid. They've recently visited or will soon
visit France, Ireland, the USA and Italy.
Worcester Cathedral Voluntary Choir
just about unique among English Cathedrals in having a voluntary choir
of the same make-up as the cathedral choir that of boys and men. The
Worcester Cathedral Voluntary Choir was founded in October 1874
principally to sing at the then new Sunday Nave Service at 6.30pm and to
deputise for the Cathedral Choir during school holidays. Many of the
original aims, intentions and duties remain the same today.
Worcester College Boys Choir, Oxford, Oxfordshire The Boys’ Choir sings two
services per week in the College Chapel, and is made up of a treble line of
boy choristers and alto, tenor, and bass Choral Scholars. Worcester College
is proud to provide an educational opportunity to boys between the ages of 7
and 13. The trebles attend Christ Church Cathedral School and benefit from a
broad musical training as part of their duties. They rehearse in the morning
before school on three days per week as well as before services in the
chapel, where they join with the Choral Scholars
Mixed Choir, Oxford, OxfordshireThe mixed choir is made up of
undergraduate and graduate members of the University, and sings twice per
week in the College Chapel. In addition to its commitments in the chapel
each week during the university term, the mixed choir enjoys undertaking
regular concert performances both in Oxford and elsewhere
Worcester Festival Choral Society Founded in 1861 and had close
links with Elgar. Now with a singing membership of 200, it gives 3
concerts a year in Worcester Cathedral
Worcester Got 2 Sing Contemporary
Choir Our choir in Worcester offers many opportunities for you to perform at
events across the county and the Midlands. Places we have performed at
include Birmingham Symphony Hall, Worcester Show, Worcester Victorian
Markets, Worcester Warriors Rugby Club, and even Dublin Cathedral and
Worcester Male Voice Choir Members previously associated with the
Worcester Police Choir founded the choir in 1987, and its reputation and
membership has grown steadily ever since. We have a current membership
of over 50 choristers, drawn from a wide range of professions and age
groups in and around the county. We all share an enthusiasm for singing
in harmony and, at the same time, raise money for local charitable
WorldRoots Acappella, SoundWorks,
Beauley Road, Southville, Bristol BS3 1NW WorldRoots Voice is now in
its ninth year as Bristol's foremost world music youth acappella
ensemble and is directed by Hannah Klewin. A non-auditioned choir for
performers aged between 12 and 23 which has steadily risen in profile
and professionalism to become inspirational examples and ambassadors of
Bristol's creativity, capacity and achievement. Tuesdays 6.30-8.30pm
Wordsworth Singers, Cumbria The Wordsworth Singers now hold a
pre-eminent place in Cumbria's cultural life, performing a wide variety
of music to the highest standard. Formed ten years ago as a small choir
specialising in a repertoire ranging from Bach to Britten, Monteverdi to
MacMillan, we have won critical acclaim for our inspiring and pitch
perfect performances of largely unaccompanied works.
Mixed voice community choir singing unaccompanied songs from traditions
across the globe. Specialising in Eastern Europe and Africa, but
covering pretty much every musical genre. Everyone welcome, all songs
taught by ear, no experience necessary. Fun and informal, but performed
to a high standard.
Worrall Male Voice Choir, Sheffield, South Yorkshire Founded in
1970. Relatively 'young' choir but with a professional and enthusiastic
approach to music
Worthing Choral Society W Sussex Formed in 1997 and now with 60-70
members giving on average 3 concerts a year, at least one with a
professional orchestra. Wide repertoire from 16C onwards, with a
particular reputation for 20C music
- Woven Chords, Stamford, Lincolnshire
A mixed choir who sing
unaccompanied harmony songs from across the globe. The choir specialises
in traditional songs from Eastern Europe, Africa, America and Britain.
From gospel to work songs, from haunting chants to rousing celebrations,
there is something here for everyone.
WOWSingers, Wilmslow, Cheshire A small ladies choir that meets on Wednesday
mornings at Chapel Court, Hawthorn Street, Wilmslow, 10.30am - 12 noon
but again with the obligatory brew at the end.
Wrekin & Telford
We are a mixed voice choir based in Telford, Shropshire. The choir has
been through many name and repertoire changes but we can trace our
history back to October 1963 - when a singing group known as the Wrekin
Choral Society was formed.
Wrexham Community Choir
One Voice Singing for All begins on Tuesday January 10th and
aims to bring people together through song and its membership will
reflect the diversity of the local community by including songs from all
around the world. There is no upper limit to numbers and no experience
is necessary – the more the merrier. There are no auditions and the
choir is free and will meet every Tuesday evening from 7.30 pm to 9.30pm
at the Wrexham Lager Club on Union Road in Wrexham
Writtle Singers, Essex
The choir performs a varied
repertoire from plainchant, motets and madrigals to many styles of
contemporary music. As well as smaller, unaccompanied pieces the
Singers’ recent performances include
J S Bach
St John Passion, Magnificat and the Mass in B minor,
Haydn Nelson Mass and
Dido and Aeneas, all with orchestra. Themed concerts are also a feature
of the choir’s programme, with Venice, London, ‘the countryside’ and
Paris all coming under the spotlight. In 2004 the choir took part in a
collaborative performance of the Brahms Requiem with the Valentine
Singers and undertook its first continental tour to Belgium. In 2005
Writtle Singers took on a second continental tour this time to Prague.
Society, Wiltshire The Wroughton
Choral Society is a small choir based in Wroughton, Wiltshire.
Our principle aims are to sing for our own enjoyment and to show this in
the concerts that we give. We are very happy to welcome new members and
we rehearse on Wednesday evenings at St Josephs RC Church, Wroughton.
Wolverhampton The choir meet weekly on Tuesday evenings at
Bradmore Community Centre, Birches Barn
Road, WV37BN. The songs performed are a lively mixture of old
and new music with some 2 and 3 part singing. Keen for new members to
join the choir. If you are interested please email us
Chadlington, Oxforshire Formed in 2008 as a community choir, the Wychwood Chorale
has become an accomplished group that performs multi-part arrangements
of classical, spiritual and popular works sung both accompanied and a
capella. You’re welcome to join us either if you’re a seasoned
singer or if you’ve never sung before or cannot read a note of music –
all that is required is your commitment to rehearse for a concert at the
end of each term.
Society, Stonehouse, Gloucester We are a choir of 80-90,
doing 2 main concerts a year of mostly sacred music, usually accompanied
by professional soloists and orchestra. We welcome the experienced and
novice singer alike, have no auditions and aim for a good standard
without sacrificing enjoyment.
Wycombe Orpheus Male Voice Choir, High Wycombe, Bucks Renowned Male
Voice Choir in process of regeneration to goal of 60 active choristers,
with recently appointed MD Louise Langley and accompanist Michael
Long history of
competitive successes, most recently at International Choir Festival in
Jersey 2004. Choir has busy 2006 programme of charitable concerts, and
returns to Royal Albert Hall in Oct 2006 as part of London Welsh
Festival of Male Voices.
Wycombe Philharmonic Choir, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire A 70
strong mixed choir based in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire where it is
particularly recognized for its performance of major oratorio works.
Under its present Musical Director, David Cooke, it performs at least
one oratorio with leading soloists every year. In recent years, the
choir has also introduced a wider repertoire of part songs, motets and
spirituals as well as operatic choruses and modern musical items which
it performs at local concerts.
Wylde Green United Reformed Church Choirs, Sutton Coldfield, West
Midlands We have an adult mixed voice choir - the senior choir - and
a junior choir. The choirs sing an introit and anthem at both morning
and evening services and we rehearse weekly on a Friday. We are one of
the few non conformist choirs to have sung in many cathedrals over the
The Wyndham Singers is a male singing group of 20 to 30
voices - all of whom are from the village of Kentisbeare and the Culme
Valley in Devon, UK. Membership is open to all men who enjoy a good
sing. There are no auditions for membership.The Wyndham Singers were
formed in the autumn of 2003 with the objective of raising funds for
local charities through the enjoyment of singing Christmas carols and
music in local pubs. Under the direction of Alan Boxer and Charles West
the singers have proved so popular with their audiences and their
membership it was decided to extend the repertoire and perform a number
of charity concerts each year.
Wyns Tor Singers, Winster,
Derbyshire Wyns Tor Singers are a small chamber choir based
in the beautiful Derbyshire village of Winster. We perform three or four
times per year. We
specialise in a capella renaissance and romantic choral music.
Wyre Forest Young Voices, Worcestershire Since its formation in 1997
as the young choir of Kidderminster Choral Society, Wyre forest Young
Voices has earned itself an enviable reputation for excellence.
Adjudicators in various competitions have written of the Choir's lovely
blended tone quality and rhythmic vitality' and its 'polished
presentation' and in 2002 the choir was named 'Choir of the day' in the
Midlands, at the Sainsbury's 'Choir of the year' competition. Recent
tours have taken the choir to Germany, the Netherlands, Poland and
Cyprus, where our choir joined with other choirs and sang in very lovely
places. A few months ago the choir undertook a very successful tour to
Poland, with standing ovations in Zakopane and in a joint concert with
the Krakow Boys Choir in the beautiful city of Krakow. Nearer to home
the Choir has given recitals in Bath and Wells Cathedrals.
Wyton & Brampton Military Wives Choir, Cambridgeshire
The Military Wives Choir Wyton and Brampton was formed on the 4th
September 2013. We bring women in the military community closer together
- Wyvern Community Choir, Hampshire Wyvern Community Choir, a 4-part SATB Choir based in Fair Oak, Eastleigh was formed in 2006 by Bryan Postlethwaite, Head of Music at Wyvern College, and has grown in strength and reputation with a membership ranging between 80 and 100 depending on term. Mixed exciting repertoire. New members are always welcome (no audition required).