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.

 
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-requiem2 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  
   
11 January 2020

Come and Sing Haydn The Creation with Cantemus, Eglwys Dewi Sant, Cardiff. Come and join Cardiff-based chamber choir, Cantemus, and our conductor, Huw Williams, for a stimulating and enjoyable day of music-making on January 11 2020. We’ll be joined by singers from all over Wales and beyond, to singing Haydn’s masterpiece The Creation in the lovely space of Eglwys Dewi Sant in central Cardiff.

This event is open to ALL singers, regardless of experience, so whether you know The Creation well, or are new to choral singing, we hope to see you there! Tickets £12 for adults, £6 for under 18s and unwaged. Price includes hired scores in English (Novello Pilkington edition). Registration and coffee from 09.30 for a 10am start. The day will end at 15.30.

Singers are advised to bring a packed lunch.

Tickets are available from www.ticketsource.co.uk/cantemus-chamber-choir

 
11 January 2020 Come and Sing Bach B Minor Mass with the Waverley Singers in Farnham, Surrey. 1030-1630.(Registration 10am). 
Tickets £15 in advance. £18 on the door. Score Hire £2. An opportunity to rehearse the choral sections, led by Conductor Richard Pearce.
https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/waverleysingers/choral-workshop-mass-in-b-minor/e-lvomqm
 
18 January 2020

Come and Sing Mozart’s Coronation Mass with The Royal Leamington Spa Bach Choir, conducted by Christopher Cromar and accompanied by Colin Druce on January 18th 2020 10.00am-4.00pm. Holy Trinity Church, 9 Beauchamp Ave, Leamington Spa, CV32 5RE. Participant bookings are £20 (including score hire). Performance for family and friends at 3.30 with tickets at £5.
Tea, coffee and cakes will be available but please bring a packed lunch. Please visit our website www.rlsbc.org for details of how to book a place

 
18 January 2020

Come and Sing John Rutter's Requiem with The Barnes Choir at St Mary's, Church Road, Barnes SW13 9HL. We will be working from the OUP edition and a copy of the score can be hired for the day. Singers tickets are £20.00 Score hire £2.00. You can register with your debit/credit card at www.barneschoir.org.uk Enquiries to singingday@barneschoir.org.uk

Time Table

  • 9.30 - 10.00 Registration
  • 10.00 - 13.00 Rehearsal with break for tea/coffee at 11.30
  • 13.00 - 14.00 Lunch. Bring your own or try one of Barnes' many eateries
  • 14.00 - 15.30 Rehearsal with break for tea/coffee
  • 16.00 - 16.46 Performance - No dresss code

Please invite family and friends free of charge

 
25 January 2020 Come and Sing Stainer's Crucifixion with Streatham Choral. Streatham Space Project, London SW2 4PA.
  • 09:30 - Morning registration (workshops only and full day)

  • 10:00-13:00 - Music workshops

  • 13:30 - Afternoon registration (come & sing only)

  • 14:00-17:00 - Come & Sing (including an informal performance at 16:30, at which friends and family are welcome)

Join Calum Fraser and Streatham Choral members for a full day of music! Whether you’re a beginner, accomplished musician or somewhere in between, the morning workshops are designed to help develop your vocal and sight-reading skills. The afternoon is a festival of Stainer’s magnificent Crucifixion followed by an informal performance.

Tickets:

    • £10 - Workshops only

    • £10 - Come & Sing only

    • £20 - Full day

Music will be provided subject to a £5 deposit. Tickets available online, or on the door. https://www.streathamchoral.com/coming-up/2020/01/25/come-and-sing  

 
25 January 2020 Come and Sing Carmina Burana (excerpts) with Milton Keynes Chorale. Church of Christ the Cornerstone, Milton Keynes, MK9 2ES. Ticket/Info: £16, £10 (full-time students) available from  www.mkchorale.org.uk  
 
25 January 2019

Come and Sing Durufle’s Requiem with The Festival Chorus. We are London based - Wandsworth. Contact for more details is thefestivalchorusevents@gmail.com Web site www.festivalchorus.co.uk Our Musical Director  is Andrea Brown 

 
1 February 2020

Come & Sing Workshop in Banstead, Surrey 10.30 - 4.00pm. Join St Cecilia Chorus for an informal day of singing music. Learn new music, gain experience singing with a choir and develop your vocal technique. No choir experience necessary but music reading ability is recommended. Banstead Junior School, The Horseshoe, SM7 2BQ.  Tickets £15 (includes music hire, tea and coffee) from http://gldn.gg/e/ComeandSingWorkshop2020 or 07796 348226 More details at stceciliachorus.org.uk

 
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/

 
29 February 2020

Come & Sing – Walton: Belshazzar’s Feast. Wooburn Singers invite you to join them to sing this iconic work with conductor Tom Hammond-Davies & pianist Simon Howat & players from Slough Philharmonic at The Beaconsfield School, Wattleton Road, Beaconsfield, HP9 1SJ. Doors open 09.45 for 10.30 downbeat. £20 ( under 18s £5) includes tea, coffee & music hire
Ploughmen’s lunches available to pre-order (£6). Free performance for family & friends at 5pm. More details & registration forms at www.wooburnsingers.org.uk  or email ComeandSing@wooburnsingers.org.uk

 
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/