Come & Sing' Performances - (these performances differ from choral workshops in that they generally culminate in a public performance and take place over a single day) - For more choral workshops and summer schools see Singing Courses

10 March 2018

Come and Sing Haydn’s Nelson Mass under the inspirational direction of the internationally renowned choral conductor Tim Brown.
This full day's workshop is open to all singers and will be held in St Giles Church, Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AQ. The church has limited parking and nearby car parks are very expensive. We would therefore recommend you use the Cambridge Park and Ride facility, please visit The ticket price for the day is £15 (students £5) including tea, coffee and biscuits during the breaks. Music will be supplied on the day. Registration is at 10:00am with rehearsals 10:30am-4:00pm. The day will end with a run through of the Mass, with soloists, 4:15-5:00pm. For further details, or to book a place, please visit or email

10 March 2018

Come and Sing Vaughan Williams ‘Serenade to Music’ with full symphony orchestra at Chichester Cathedral.

Hosted by the cathedral school, this event is free and music can be provided if you don’t have your own copy. Daytime rehearsals with an evening concert.

Email: for further details.

17 March 2018

Come & Sing choruses from Handel’s Messiah with Chorleywood Choral Society. Saturday 17th March 2018, St Andrew’s Church, 37 Quickley Lane, Chorleywood WD3 5AE. Registration 9.30am, informal performance at 4pm. Everyone welcome, whether you are new to the score or know it well. Please bring your own lunch. Tickets £15 (students £10) including music hire. To book contact or Tel: 01923 283179.

17 March 2018

Come and Sing Stainer Crucifixion with Preston Orpheus Choir at St Leonard's Church, Marshalls Brow, Penwortham, Preston PR1 9JA.  A rehearsal workshop will take place with the Choir's Conductor Elspeth Slorach between 2.30 and 5.30 pm on Saturday 17th March 2018 with the performance on the same day at 7pm.  Workshop places cost £10 and performance tickets cost £5 per audience member.  Booking Forms are available from  and further details can be gained by telephoning 01772 735197.  

17 March 2018

Come and Sing Handel´s Foundling Hospital Anthem  - under the inspirational leadership of our Musical Director, Laurence Cummings. We will explore the Foundling Hospital Anthem (which features the famous ‘Hallelujah’ chorus in a different guise), written by Handel to raise money for the orphan ‘foundlings’ abandoned on the streets of Georgian London.
Our ‘Come and Sing’ events are always popular and all are welcome, although we do ask participants to be able to sight read and have some choral experience – last year we had 120 singers raising the roof with Handel’s Coronation Anthems. The event will take place in the beautiful 18th-century Grosvenor Chapel in London’s Mayfair, and there will be an early evening performance for friends and family to appreciate all your hard work.
To book, click here -

11am – 1pm Choir only
1.30 – 2.30pm Orchestra and soloists only
2.30 – 5pm Orchestra and choir
6pm Concert for friends and family

TICKETS: £25 (concessions £20) for singers; £5 for concert only

Please note that singers must bring their own scores. We recommend the Peters Edition version (edited by Donald Burrows), which you can buy online or though a classical music shop, although we recommend ordering it at least one month in advance.

17 March 2018

Come & Sing Bernstein Musicals  conducted by David Wordsworth. Choral arrangements from West Side Story /Candide/1600 Pennsylvania Avenue/ Wonderful Town etc…
Participants – details from St John’s Smith Square. 10.30 am - 5.00 pmThe day will culminate in an informal performance at 6.00pm

Participants £12 (£8) Audience £10 (£5)

Booking 020 7222 1061 Monday to Saturday 10.00am–5.00pm £2.75 booking fee applies. Online Booking £1.75 booking fee applies

18 March 2018 Come and Sing Karl Jenkins´ The Armed Man under the baton of Howatd Ionascu. The vent is part of the 2018 Barnes Music Festival. Registratio, 11.30 at the Kitson Hall, Kitson Road, Barnes. After lunch (not provided) we move yo St Mary´s Barnes, Church Road, Barnes for further rejearsals and Performance. Dress code applies. Scores can be hired for the day. Singers £20.00 score hire is £2.Audience tickets £10.00. Application form or email
24 March 2018

Come and Sing Stainer´s Crucifixion with Old Whittington Church. St Bartholomew’s Church would like to extend an open invitation to come and sing ‘The Crucifixion’ by John Stainer. Conducted by Adam Parrish (Whittington Benefice Organist) and Accompanied by Tim Selman (Organist of St Marys Clifton, Nottingham) This congregational friendly work has become a staple in the passiontide repertoire for Parish Churches and Cathedrals. It was first performed by the choir of Marylebone Church in 1887.
Rehearsals will commence at 10am and will continue throughout the day (with breaks for lunch etc.....) The day will culminate in an informal performance commencing at 6pm in the church where family and friends are welcome come and watch. Any donations towards the work of the church will be gratefully received.
This is intended to be a very relaxed day with plentiful networking opportunities. Knowledge of the work and/or good sight reading skills are desirable but not essential. Please register your interest by 28th February 2018 stating the following information
- Contact details
- whether you are a soprano/alto/tenor/bass
- if you have a copy of the music

Venue address:
St Bartholomew’s Church
Church Lane North
Old Whittington
S41 9QY

Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Expressions of interest must be emailed to Adam

24 March 2018

Come and Sing: Messiah Join current choristers, past members and friends of Morland Chorister’s Camp for a Come and Sing workshop of Handel's choral masterpiece Messiah, run by Don Gilthorpe (Lancaster Priory, Ripley St Thomas Church of England Academy and Church Music Director of Morland Choristers' Camp). Money is being raised for Morland Church and Morland Choristers' Camp bursary fund. A charge of £5 per singer will be added to a retiring collection. 

Rehearsal: 12.30pm – 5.30pm
Performance: 7.00pm
St Lawrence’s Church, Morland, Penrith, Cumbria

Please bring your own refreshments for the break before the performance. 
Optional extra chorus rehearsal will take place in Morland Church 12.30-3.30pm on Sunday 11th March.
If you are interested in singing, please email with the following details: 
- Name
- Voice part
- Whether you own your own score (NOVELLO - Watkins Shaw)
- Whether you can attend both rehearsals

For further information, please visit

24 March 2018

Come and Sing Stainer's Crucifixion with St Mary's Singers at St Alphage Church, Burnt Oak (northern line: Burnt Oak) 12:00-19:30
Cost £20pp, refreshment provided, bring packed lunch. Rehearsal from 12 noon, performance 18:30, over by 19:30, reception afterwards. Registration required in advance, limited places so allocated first come, first served.

24 March 2018

Come and Sing Brahms Requiem with Northampton Philharmonic Choir. St Michael's Church, Perry St, Northampton, NN1 4HL. Rehearsal 2.30pm, Concert 6pm. Ticket/Info: Box Office 07958 768661

7 April 2018

Cantiamo! Come and sing with Melofonetica - Join us for an uplifting day of choral singing, where you’ll:

• Improve your sung Italian with the highly effective Melofonetica Method®
• Get expert coaching from Matteo Dalle Fratte, leading Italian coach and Melofonetica Founder, Peter Ford, Conductor and Julie Aherne, Accompanist
• Work on a variety of Italian and Latin choral pieces including Mascagni’s inspiring Easter Hymn, in a relaxed and friendly environment
• Enjoy a final informal performance in the beautiful and historic setting of St. Marylebone
Parish Church
• Help raise funds for the Changing Lives project – 50% of proceeds will be donated

Timings: Arrival 10:00 for a 10:30 start, informal performance at 17:00 (family and friends welcome). 
Suitable for: All singers with some prior experience of studying choral and/or operatic repertoire. Open to all voice types. Participants must be aged 18 or over.

Cost: £30 per person including score hire, course materials and tea and coffee. Book now

Places are limited, to book or find out more please complete the form to the right (or below if viewing on mobile) or contact us.

7 April 2018

Come and Sing Verdi Requiem with Worcester Festival Choral Society at Worcester Cathedral 9.30 am - 5.00 pm. You don't have to have choral experience, but some ability to read music will enable you to get the most from the day.

The ticket price of £20 for adults and £10 for full time students (under-18s must be accompanied by an adult) includes a music score, and free tea and coffee. You can also pre-order one of our delicious, home-made packed lunches or eat at one of Worcester's many cafes nearby.

The venue is historic Kings School College Hall*, overlooking College Green behind Worcester Cathedral and within a moment's walk of the lovely City centre. Registration will be from 9:30am, with singing starting from 10.15am. The day concludes at around 5pm after an informal performance (which family and friends can attend free of charge) at the same venue.

For more details visit

14 April 2018

Book Now to Sing-in MOZART Requiem 2018, Choir rehearsal 4:30pm Concert 7:30, Promers´ Church London SW7.

Singers £20 (up to 31 March 2018) Audience £15 (students under 21 £8) £5 per adult ticket to be donated to Family Action Charity’s new Grenfell Community Service, providing long term emotional & practical support. Tickets available from Please bring your own Novello Edition.

14 April 2018

Parnham Voices - Come and Sing - a capella workshop at St John’s, West Bay, DT6 4EY. The day will start at 10 am, with registration and finish at approximately 5.30, with an informal performance in aid of Julia’s House, Dorset and Wiltshire’s Children’s Hospice.

The day will be led by Peter Adcock, a freelance classical musician who studied the piano with the director of keyboard studies at London’s Royal Academy of Music, the flute at Dartington College, and the organ at Exeter Cathedral, before reading music as organ and academic music scholar at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University. He regularly conducts the Exeter-based chamber choir ExeVox, is the assistant director of Taunton-based choir Amici, and répétiteur of the Exeter Festival Chorus and the annual Shaldon Festival.  A booklet of all the music to be studied will be provided on the day, for you to keep.  Pieces will include: Plorate filii Israel - Giacomo Carissimi; Hear My Prayer O Lord - Henry Purcell; Lay a Garland - Robert Pearsall; Abendlied - Josef Rheinberger; All My Trials - arr. Peter Adcock.

The cost of the day will be £15 to include light refreshments and the booklet of music. For more information and an application form visit our website: or e-mail

19 April 2018

BRING & SING! - Fauré’s Requiem, Leeds College of Music, 3 Quarry Hill, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 7PD

Calling all singers!
Would you like to experience the thrill of being trained by Opera North’s Chorus Master? Now’s your chance! Singers of all ages are invited to join Oliver Rundell, as he leads rehearsals for a performance of Fauré’s Requiem to open the 2018 Leeds Lieder Festival. We will also welcome two very special celebrity guests to sing the solos!

2.30pm : Rehearsal
Tickets: £10 per singer
Includes light refreshments and loan of a score (Novello edition) if booked in advance

5.30pm : Performance
Tickets: £6, £4 (conc) / FREE (U26/students & participants)

Book your tickets via the Leeds College of Music Box Office: 
Tel: 0113 222 3434 Leeds

21 April 2018

Come and Sing Messiah – Tyndale Baptist Church, Bristol 10.00 am – 4.00 pm

This C&S is specifically aimed at singers who already have a pretty good knowledge the Messiah rather than an introduction to the work. It will be of great value to anyone wishing to aim at performance level Messiah, rather than a chance to learn from scratch. The workshop will be led by the renowned Hilary Campbell.  Hilary is a freelance choral specialist based in London where she directs many choirs. She is also Musical Director of Bristol Choral Society.
Tickets £15 (under 18’s £7.50) to include score hire, hot drink and cake.

To book please call Sarah on 0117 962 3223 or email
28 April 2018

Come and Sing Carmina Burana with Yateley Choral Society at Yateley Manor School. Come and join us to sing the exciting and unusual ‘Carmina Burana’ on Saturday April 28th from 10.30 in Yateley.  If you ..

  • are interested in joining a choir, but aren’t sure what it would involve
  • love to sing but cannot commit to regular rehearsals
  • are simply a fan of Carmina Burana

.. then please join us for what promises to be a most enjoyable day – shared with fellow music enthusiasts.
Yateley Choral Society’s Musical Director is Quintin Beer, an energising and passionate conductor who has the exceptional ability to get the most out of both the singers and the music, whilst making it really good fun!  He will be joined by 2 professional pianists plus professional soloists to ensure that all the singers and audience have an amazing experience. Singer places £15 each, score hire £3, audience seats £10. Spaces at the workshop and copies of the score will be limited, so please book NOW to avoid disappointment. Please email for details of how to book. We look forward to making music with you.

12 May 2018

Come and Sing Opera with Uttoxeter Choral Society. The Dove Church, Stone Road, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire. 11:00am - 17:30pm. Love the drama and intensity of opera? Fancy a dose of glamour? Here’s your chance to channel your inner diva and perform your favourite opera choruses with our inspiring musical director, Jakob Grubbstrom and Uttoxeter Choral Society. The workshop takes place in a relaxed environment where you can get tips from the professionals, and learn together. 
We will finish the day with an informal performance for family and friends at 4:30pm.

Tickets are available through Origin Tickets or at
Light refreshments and score hire included.



1 - 3 June 2018 Sing Along Concert Paris – World Festival Singers - Paris, France: The last years have proved, that the Sing Along Concert by the Berlin Radio Choir was not only a good idea, but with constantly 1.300 singers from all over the world a manifested grand in Berlins’ musical life. In year 2018 the Rundfunkchor Berlin, Simon Halsey and singers from all over the world are invited to perform Georg Friedrich Händel's "Messiah" in the new Philharmonic of Paris. Contact: INTERKULTUR, Ruhberg 1, 35463 Fernwald, Germany - Tel: +49 (0)6404 69749-25 -  -
2 June 2018

Come and Sing - Mozart’s Masterpieces - St Martin-in-the-Fields, London 10.00am to 1.00pm

Join Andrew Earis and members of the St Martin’s Voices for a morning workshop on choruses by Mozart.

10.00am doors open
10.15am workshop
12.30pm informal performance

Tickets: £12 including music hire.
The ability to read music and experience of singing in a choir is required. 
For further information, please visit

To book tickets, please call the Box Office on 0207 766 1100 or book online at
There is a booking fee of £2.25 when booking online or by phone.


9 June 2018

Come and Sing Fauré Requiem and Cantique de Jean Racine with David Pipe, as part of the first Leeds International Organ Festival. Singing sessions through the afternoon will culminate in a performance in the magnificent setting of Leeds Cathedral at 7.30 pm, accompanied by the Cathedral’s Assistant Organist, Caius Lee, and including Fauré’s haunting Pavane for flute and organ. This will be the first performance using Christopher Rathbone's new organ accompaniment for the Requiem. Singers of all ages and abilities are welcome. Under-18s must be accompanied by their parent or guardian, who must remain present to act as chaperone at all times.

Timetable for the day:
12 noon - Registration
12.30-2.00 - Session 1
2.30-4.00 - Session 2
4.30-5.30 - Session 3
7.30 - Concert

Adults £15; Concessions (over 60) £10; Students £5 – including score hire. Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.
Audience tickets for the 7.30 pm concert will be available on the door for £5.00. Eventbrite website:

16 June 2018

Come & Sing Fauré’s Requiem under conductor James Luxton of Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral. All the details are here, but if you'd like me to write a separate paragraph specifically for your listings, just let me know:

4 July 2018

Come & Sing American Choral Classics  - Thomson, Barber, Lauidsen, Copland, Bernstein, Sondheim and Ives

Participants – details of rehearsals etc…   - from the venue. Please visit for more information about rehearsal times.

Concert £12.00 (£8.00) Paricipants £10.00 (£5.00) 50% off concert ticketswhen purchasing a participant place.

7 July 2018

Come and Sing – RUTTER Requiem – Ss Peter & Paul Church, Deddington, Oxon - 10.00am to 5.30pm
Warriner Choral Society are pleased to host a Come & Sing Workshop day.
Under the baton of WCS' musical Director Martin Quinn you will work through John Rutter's stunning Requiem, culminating in an informal performance for friends and family at the end of the day.  
9:15am - Registration opens
10am - Workshop commences 
1pm - 2pm - Lunch
4:45pm - Final run through to which friends and family are welcome to attend.
5.30pm close

There will be breaks mid-morning and mid-afternoon -  Tea, Coffee, and Cakes provided!
Cost:£20 per singer (includes score hire)

Preferred option is for you complete the simple booking form online and pay safely and securely online, using a debit/credit card.

14 October 2018

Come & Sing Bernstein Chichester Psalms with the Addison Chamber Choir & David Wordsworth
Participants – details of rehearsals etc…   - from the venue Box Office 020 7222 1061