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

   
2019  
   
Last Sunday in Month

Monthly Come and Sing Choral Evensong - Chalfont St Peter

All Saints' Church offers a monthly Choral Evensong open to singers in South Bucks and the surrounding area. Meeting on the fourth Sunday of the month (except December, July, & August), we rehearse from 3:00 - 5pm, with a break for tea, before the service begins at 5:30pm. Services are followed by a glass of sherry amidst good company. We ask that you contact our director, Ben Ewert, one week in advance at ben@csp.church or 07738906159. Rehearsal and Services at All Saints' Church, Chalfont St Peter, SL9 8QB.

 
31 August 2019

Come & Sing Mozart Requiem with Sanbach Choral Society (Music Director Christopher Cromar). Sandbach High School 10am
£15  £10 Students. Concert with professional soloists for family & friends 3.30pm. Concert Tickets £5. Tea, coffee & home made cakes available. Bring a packed lunch. Email info@sandbachchoral.co.uk  www.sandbachchoral.co.uk

 
31 August 2019 Come & Chant Taizé. We're organising a Taizé chanting event at St. Joseph's in Leamington Spa. There will be a workshop at 2PM  and an informal concert at 5PM, refreshments in the hall are included. All skill levels welcome. Tickets are £10 on the door. More details on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/1079815452215119/  
 
7 September 2019

Come and Sing Haydn at Wellingborough School.  The great Papa Haydn, father of the classical period, wrote choral music which ranged from serious to downright silly. Spend a day exploring his music with the Wellingborough Singers, and hear more about his missing head, his narrow escape from the knife, and the miracle of the falling chandelier. Registration and coffee is at 09:45, with the first session commending at 10:30.  The day concludes at 16:00.  £12 including scores, morning coffee, and tea-time refreshments.  Music will include extracts from Missa Sancti Nicolai, The Creation, and the motet Insanæ et vanæ curæ. Full information from David Lawrence on davidlawrence846@btinternet.com 

 
7 September 2019 Come and Sing Faure Requiem and Vivaldi Gloria with Malvern Festival Chorus. Great Malvern Priory from 2.00pm to 5.00 pm followed by afternoon tea for singers and a concert at 7.00 pm. Conducted by Jonathan Brown. For more details and how to register, visit the Malvern Festival Chorus website www.malvernfestivalchorus.co.uk and find the Come & Sing in the Our Concerts drop-down. Pre-registration is essential so that we know how many we’re catering for.
 
14 September 2019

Come and Sing The Armed Man by Karl Jenkins with Royal Leamington Spa Bach Choir. Following the highly successful Winter Come and Sing, please join us to sing this popular piece with our musical director, Christopher Cromar at Holy Trinity Church, Beauchamp Avenue Leamington Spa. 10-5 ( registration 9:30) with a performance for family and friends at 4pm. Tickets £20  including score hire. Audience tickets £5. Tea and coffee available, please bring a packed lunch. Further details on our website www.rlsbc.org

 
14 September 2019

Come and Sing Mozart Requiem with members of Newcastle Choral Society conducted by Mark Anyan. Come along to rehearse and perform this great choral work with organ and guest soloists. A great way to see if you would like to join the choir! Rehearsal 10 am till 3pm Trinity Church, Gosforth NE3 4AG. Performance for friends and families 3.30 till 4.30. Donations welcome from audience members.
Performer £10 adults - £5 under 18s Scores provided. To book - email: enquiries@newcastlechoralsociety.org.ukphone: 07980 484 598 or 07707 621 312

 
14 September 2019

Come and Sing Handel's Dixit Dominus with Farnham & Bourne Choral Society. Conducted by Calum Fraser with the added attraction of our professional soloists for the afternoon session. Cost £15/Score Hire on the Day £5. Performance at 4pm, audience free of charge. Bring a packed lunch - tea/coffee/cake provided. Please see our website www.farnham-choral.org.uk for more information.

 
21 September 2019

Come and Sing Vaughan Williams: A Sea Symphony with Wooburn Singers.  Dr Challoner’s High School, Cokes Lane, Little Chalfont, HP7 9QB. Registration from 9:45am for 10:30 downbeat; performance 5:00 pm (family & friends welcome)
Price: £20 (£15 group rates, students £5) includes coffee / tea, and loan of score if required. Ploughman’s lunch option available for £6 (must be pre-booked and prepaid by 18th Sept). Booking: on-line booking forms are available from our website at http://www.wooburnsingers.org.uk/?event=come-sing-vaughan-williams-sea-symphony  

 
21 September 2019

Come and Sing Victorian Anthems in Bronte Country, Haworth, West Yorkshire. Come and sing the perfect music for this beautiful Victorian Church in a glorious village steeped in history. What better way to spend our final sing day of 2019, singing some of the very fine Victorian Anthems by Parry, Elgar, Goss and Stainer, focussing on Parry’s 'Blest Pair of sirens'. Led by Tim Knight, this will be a fun workshop day culminating in an informal performance at teatime. There will be plenty of time for lunch and tea in the array of cafes and plenty of time to visit the gift shops! You can find out more about Tim Knight via our website www.timknightmusic.com.

 

Registration at 9:45 AM – finish around 4.30PM (please refer to our website booking page for a full day’s itinerary. St Michael's Church, Haworth, 125 Main St, Haworth, Keighley BD22 8DR, UK Pricing: Singers Tickets - £15.00 each to include hire of music for the day

Please note: sight-reading capability is required (music will be sent out in advance for an additional £3.00 postage charge)

Book now directly via this link... 

https://www.timknightmusic.com/events/come-and-sing-victorian-music

N:B: attend this event and get a £5.00 voucher off a future Tim Knight Music sing day

 
21 September 2019

Come and Sing with John Rutter. The Northampton Bach Choir are delighted to welcome back John Rutter to lead a singing day in Northampton High School. Running from 11:00am until 4:45pm, John invites you to sing a mixture of choral music, old and new, familiar and unfamiliar, including a selection of his most recent compositions, as well as choral classics from his new book “Sacred Choruses”. All 350 available tickets for this event have sold out on the last two occasions, so early booking is advised. Full information may be found on our website here: http://www.northamptonbachchoir.org.uk/come_and_sing_2019_rutter_day.shtml 

 
28 September 2019

Come and Sing Ralph Vaughan Williams with The Derwent Singers directed by Richard Roddis. Strutts Centre, Derby Road, Belper, Derbyshire DE56 1UU. 10am - 4pm Works include An Oxford Elegy; Serenade to Music; Mass in G Minor (selections); and Five English Folk Songs (selections) Tickets: £20 (£10 students) £7 for a buffet. Visit www.derwentsingers.org.uk to download and complete a booking form. If you have any queries about booking for the event, please contact judith.mann@w3z.co.uk

 
28 September 2019

Come and Sing Mendelssohn - Elijah with Salford Choral Society.  Hemsley House, the Crescent, Salford, M5 4PE. Ticket/Info: £18; students/U18s £10, music hire £2. Further informantion and booking at  www.salfordchoral.org.uk/sing-day

 
29 September 2019

Come and Sing Carmina Burana with the Cambridge Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra (conductor Tim Redmond). Rehearsal 3pm at West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge for a 7.30pm concert. Scores will be provided. Tickets to participate in the performance: £15, audience tickets: £15. Visit https://cambridgephilharmonic.com for more details

 
5 October 2019

Come and Sing Mozart Requiem at Redland Hall, Redmaids' High School, Bristol under Musical Director Matthew Bale, with Accompanist/Organist Nigel Davies and an orchestra led by Lorna Osbon.

Cost : £18 per person to include amazing afternoon tea. Informal Performance : 19:00. Charity :  retiring collection for the Alzheimer's Society.

 
5 October 2019

Come and Sing with Mid Wessex Singers. We invite all singers to join us in appealing and tuneful music by Mozart (Spatzenmesse), Handel (Solomon), Gibbons, Vaughan Williams. Village Hall, Long Sutton, Somerset, TA10 9NT. Saturday, 5 October 2019, 10.00am – 4.00pm Cost: £16 per person (or £13 members & f/t students) includes music hire & refreshments, but please bring own lunch. For more details and booking form see https://midwessexsingers.co.uk/

 
12 October 2019

Come and Sing Haydn's Nelson Mass at St Andrew's Church Bedford, Kimbolton Road, MK40 2PF. Singers' tickets £10 including music hire. Registration from 1.45 in the Church Centre, rehearsal starts at 2.30, performance at 7.30. Dress code: black bottoms, single-coloured top. Please bring a packed tea, hot drinks available. For further information contact the Church Centre 01234 216881  or see website www.standrewsbedford.org or Eventbrite. We look forward to welcoming you!

 
19 October 2019

Come and Sing Fauré Requiem with Vocalis Chamber Choir. 12.30-7pm St Peter’s Church, Cambridge Road, Harrogate HG1 1PB
Our conductor for the day is Alexander Kyle, MD of the vibrant Harrogate based Vocalis Chamber Choir. Alex is a full time professional Choral Director for the Diocese of Leeds Schools Singing Programme. His choirs have appeared on national Radios 3 and 4 and on professional recordings for Signum Records and Herald AV. The Requiem will be accompanied by renowned musician and organist John Longstaff, Director of Music and Organist at St Peter’s Church.

Singers of all ages and abilities who can read music are invited to join us for what promises to be an enjoyable and rewarding day. We will also be singing Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine.  There will be a concert performance at 6pm, for friends, family and local music lovers.  Concert admission at the door £8.00 adults, students £5, under 19s and carers accompanying people requiring assistance free.

Cost: Singers £10 Students £5 Score hire returnable deposit £10

Closing dates for booking: £10 tickets: Saturday 28 September. Go to www.harrogatevocalis.org.uk/ to download information pack and booking form.

 
26 October 2019

Come and Sing: Jenkins The Armed Man. Join Director of Music Andrew Earis, organist Ben Giddens and members of St Martin’s Voices for a morning workshop to rehearse and perform Jenkins The Armed Man.

10.15am doors open
10.30am workshop
12.45pm performance
Tickets £12, including music hire.
Special offer £10 each if you book for three or more dates

The ability to read music and experience of singing in a choir is required.  When booking your tickets, please inform us of your voice type (soprano, alto, tenor, bass). 

For more information and to book, please go to https://www.stmartin-in-the-fields.org/whatson-event/come-and-sing-jenkins-the-armed-man/
 
16 November 2019

Come and Sing Dvorak´s Requiem with the Croydon Bach Choir under the inspirational direction of Tim Horton, our Music Director and William Munks who will accompany on the piano.

This full day's workshop is open to singers of any standard who are able to follow a score. It will be held in the modern, light and airy St Matthew's Church, Chicester Rd, CR0 5NQ, which has excellent facilities, including easy access for the disabled, a small car park and plenty of pay and display parking. Ticket prices include tea, coffee, (lots of) cake and biscuits during the breaks. The day will end with an informal public performance.

Tickets for singers are £20.00 (including score hire) and free for students. Tickets for the evening performance are free. Register at http://www.croydonbachchoir.org/events/come-and-sing-dvoraks-requiem2and email events@croydonbachchoir.org with any queries.

 
30 November 2019 Come and Sing with Bob Chilcott. Brentwood Cathedral, Ingrave Road, CM15 8AT. Workshop 2pm - 6pm. "Winter Voices" Performance 7.30pm. Workshop tickets £20.00. "Winter Voices" Concert audience tickets £12.00. For more datils visit www.funkyvoices.co.uk Tel: 07834 765473
 
28 December 2019

Come and Sing: Christmas Choruses. Join Andrew Earis and members of St Martin’s Voices to rehearse and perform music a variety of Christmas choruses at St Martins in the Field.

10.15am doors open
10.30am workshop
12.45pm performance
Tickets £12, including music hire.
Special offer £10 each if you book for three or more dates

The workshop will include the following pieces:

  • Bach – Opening chorus from Christmas Oratorio*
  • Bach – O little one sweet
  • Bach – ‘Glory now to thee be given’ from Cantata 140
  • Charpentier – Sanctus from Messe de Minuit**
  • Handel – Choruses from Messiah
    • And the Glory of the Lord
    • For unto us a child is born
    • Glory to God
    • Hallelujah
  • Berlioz – The Shepherd’s Farewell
  • Cornelius – The Three Kings

* To be sung in German
** To be sung in Latin

The ability to read music and experience of singing in a choir is required. When booking your tickets, please inform us of your voice type (soprano, alto, tenor, bass).

For more information and to book, please go to https://www.stmartin-in-the-fields.org/whatson-event/come-and-sing-christmas-choruses/

   
2020  
   
22 February 2020

Come and Sing: Haydn Nelson Mass at St Martins in the Field. Join Andrew Earis and members of St Martin’s Voices to rehearse and perform music from Haydn’s Nelson Mass.

10.15am doors open
10.30am workshop
12.45pm performance
Tickets £12, including music hire.
Special offer £10 each if you book for three or more dates

The ability to read music and experience of singing in a choir is required. When booking your tickets, please inform us of your voice type (soprano, alto, tenor, bass).

For more information and to book, please go to https://www.stmartin-in-the-fields.org/whatson-event/come-and-sing-haydn-nelson-mass/

 
14 March 2020 Come and Sing with the UK's leading lady of the West End, Kerry Ellis, for a 'wickedly' inspiring choir workshop singing some of musical theatres most iconic songs, followed by an evening with the multi award-winning actress.

Recognised as the first lady of West End musicals, Kerry Ellis has soared through her career of over two decades taking on the leading roles in some of the worlds most historic productions. 'We Will Rock You', 'My Fair Lady', 'Chess' and 'Wicked' to name a few, the Suffolk-born actress has been awarded some of the highest accolades in the Musical Theatre world for her exceptional character portrayal and spine-tingling voice.

The afternoon workshop will be led by award winning Musical Director, choral arranger and founder of the multi award-winning modern choir Funky Voices, Sandra Colston (BA Hons), learning her bespoke arrangements of two of theatres greatest songs 'Defying Gravity' and 'Somebody to Love'. The evening will begin with 'An Audience with Kerry Ellis', performing some of theatres most recognised hits and answering your questions on her successful career. The evening will conclude with the grand finale performing the workshop pieces alongside Kerry; all within the walls of the gorgeous St. Peter's by the Waterfront, Ipswich.

We are thrilled and honored to be hosting this “Come and Sing” workshop with Kerry Ellis, and cannot wait to for the community of Suffolk and the surrounding areas to experience the talent of one of Britain's most inspiring West End stars. Book your workshop place online or by phone 07834 765473.
 
30 May 2020

Come and Sing: Purcell Dido and Aeneas at St Martins in the Field. Join Andrew Earis and members of St Martin’s Voices to rehearse and perform music from Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas.

10.15am doors open
10.30am workshop
12.45pm performance
Tickets £12, including music hire.
Special offer £10 each if you book for three or more dates

The ability to read music and experience of singing in a choir is required. When booking your tickets, please inform us of your voice type (soprano, alto, tenor, bass).

For more information and to book, please go to https://www.stmartin-in-the-fields.org/whatson-event/come-and-sing-purcell-dido-and-aeneas/