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 (except December)

Monthly Come and Sing Choral Evensong - Chalfont St Peter

All Saints' Church offers a monthly Choral Evensong open to singers in South Bucks and surrounding area. Meeting on the last Sunday of the month (excepting December), we rehearse from 3:30 - 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.

 
27 July 2019

Come and Sing with John Rutter in Hitchin. Distinguished composer and conductor John Rutter CBE is visiting Hitchin’s unique establishment Benslow Music Trust, where he is Vice-President, on Saturday 27 July 2019. He will direct a Singing Day (open to all) devoted to choral pieces by a variety of composers old and new and some of John’s own music. Join us for a fun day of music-making! John will also slip in some vocal and musical hints and tips too. The day begins at 11am (arrival from 10.30am) and finishes around 5pm. For more information and to book, see www.benslowmusic.org/courses. John is associated mainly with choral music and active internationally for many years. His larger choral works, Gloria, Requiem, Magnificat, Mass of the Children, The Gift of Life, and Visions, are widely performed around the world, and many of his shorter pieces such as The Lord bless you and keep you, For the beauty of the earth, Look at the world, and All things bright and beautiful have become ‘standards’. He has composed or arranged many Christmas carols. He established the Collegium record label in 1983 as a vehicle for recordings with his professional chamber choir the Cambridge Singers, and they have made over fifty recordings. He has enjoyed a long association with Clare College, Cambridge – first as student, then Director of Music, later as parent, and recording producer for their renowned choir. More deatils from Benslow Music Tell: 01462 459446 Email: info@benslowmusic.org or visit .benslowmusic.org

 
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

 
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

 
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 Parry and the Victorian Anthem in Haworth, West Yorkshire. Book a date to come and sing music by Parry, Stainer and other Victorian Church Anthems surrounded by the Pennine Hills. The day will be led by Tim Knight, the Award-winning Yorkshire Composer and Conductor (find out more about Tim at www.timknightmusic.com), and the event takes place in the atmospheric Haworth Parish Church in the historic town of Haworth in West Yorkshire which was the home to the famous Bronte Sisters. 

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

Registration and Coffee: 09.45 - 10.15
Rehearsal session 1: 10.30 - 12.30
Lunch break: 12.30 - 14.00
Rehearsal session 2: 14.15 - 16.15
Tea-time break: 16:15 - 17.15
Concert: 17.30 - 19.00
Singers Tickets include music hire on the day and refreshments during the breaks (please bring your own food or purchase in the local town).  
Prices: £15.00 for singers; £5.00 for audience members
Book now via this link...
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/come-and-sing-parry-and-the-victorian-anthem-tickets-56838751235

 
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 

 
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

 
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/
 
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/

 
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/