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.

 
4 - 5 May 2019

Come & Sing VIVALDI. Join the Cherubim Singers under the well-know choral conductor Greg Skidmore in a programme that includes the famous  Gloria, plus scenes from his  opera  La Fida Ninfa, and the first modern performance of a newly re-attributed psalm setting Laetatus Sum –  accompanied on organ / harpsichord, oboe, violin and bassoon. 

There is an  earlybird price of £50 before the end of February. £60 thereafter, £110 for couples. There are a number of solo parts. In the Gloria: 2 Soprano, Mezzo, 2 Alto. In La Fida Ninfa Soprano, Alto, Baritone. Please indicate what you’re interested in and we’ll allot the roles by the end of March. Book at http://cherubimtrust.org/vivaldi/   

 
11 May 2019

Oxford Bach Choir’s next Come and Sing event will be conducted by Brian Kay,  and will be on a jazzy theme this year, working on John Rutter’s Feel the Spirit and George Shearing’s Music to Hear.   This will take place on Saturday 11 May 2019 at St John the Evangelist Church, Iffley Road, Oxford.  This will consist of a day of workshops, with registration from 9.30 am, ending up with a run through performance of the pieces. 

Oxford Bach Choir’s next Come and Sing event will be conducted by Brian Kay,  and will be on a jazzy theme this year, working on John Rutter’s Feel the Spirit and George Shearing’s Music to Hear.   This will take place on Saturday 11 May 2019 at St John the Evangelist Church, Iffley Road, Oxford.  This will consist of a day of workshops, with registration from 9.30 am, ending up with a run through performance of the pieces. 

Brian is much sought after as a conductor, and a Come and Sing day with him is always hugely enjoyable, so we anticipate high demand.  This will be a lively day of music making and early booking is recommended!  For more information and booking see our website - https://www.oxfordbachchoir.org/community/come-and-sing/.   The cost will be £20 (£10 for students) which will include the hire of music. 

 
11 May 2019

Come and Sing Brahms Requiem with Birmingham Choral Union. Why not come and join us for an informal day of singing. Whether you sing regularly, or just fancy trying something new, we would love to see you. Selly Oak Methodist Church, Langleys Road, B29 6HT, 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. Tickets £12.00 (to include score hire). Lunch also available at £6.00 or bring your own packed lunch. Tea/coffee provided. See www.birminghamchoralunion.org.uk to download booking form. Tel. 0121 550 1107 for more information or e-mail birmchoral@hotmail.co.uk.

 
11 May 2019 Come and Sing Gilbert & Sullivan The Gondoliers with Chester Bach Singers at St Mary's Creative Space, Chester 1 p.m. - 5.00 p.m. More details from https://www.facebook.com/events/247477612773200/
 
18 May 2019

Come and Sing HAYDN'S CREATION with Twickenham Choral led by our guest conductor Scott Inglis-Kidger, renowned choral conductor and vocal coach. A wonderful day awaits you on 18th May singing Hadyn's magnificent Creation.   If you've never sung it before, or if you have and would love to sing it again, now is your chance to join a group of experienced singers and spend the day rehearsing it under the baton of Scott Inglis-Kidger, hailed by Classic FM as a "rising star of the choral world".

This workshop will be held 10h - 17h in the recently refurbished St Andrew's Church, Surbiton (5 mins walk from the station, served by fast trains from Waterloo) . Ticket price includes a sandwich & quiche lunch, tea, coffee, and (lots of) cake and biscuits during the breaks. The day will end with an informal public performance for which admission is free. Tickets for singers are £25 and £12.50 for under 25 yrs. Click here for full details or go to our website www.twickenhamchoral.org.uk

 
18 May 2019

Come and Sing Bach's St John Passion 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 www.croydonbachchoir.org/events/come-and-sing-bachs-st-john-passion
and email events@croydonbachchoir.org with any queries.

 
19 May 2019

A40 Choir present a Come and Sing Faure Requiem & Pavane at Holy Trinity Church, Prince Consort Road, South kensington SW7. Rehearsal 4.30 p.m. Concert 7.30 p.m. Tickets Singers £20 (up to 31st April) Audience £15/£8 students under 21. via www.ticketsource.co.uk/a40choir

£5 per adult ticket will be donated to Family Action Charity (Patron: The Queen) Grenfell Community Service, providing long-term emotional and practical support

 
1 June 2019 Come and Sing Haydn Missa Sancti Nicolai and Insanae et vanae curae at Leeds Cathedral, with organist Caius Lee. Workshop 12.30 - 5.30 p.m. Wheeler Hall. Performance 7.30 p.m. Leeds Cathedral. More details https://www.facebook.com/LeedsIOF Places can be booked through Eventbrite, which lists full details of the day: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/come-and-sing-haydn-with-david-pipe-tickets-58591932046 This event is part of the Leeds International Organ Festival.
 
1 June 2019

Come and Sing "The Armed Man" by Karl Jenkins with Cantores Olicanae. At St Margaret's Church, Ilkley, West Yorkshire. With soloists from the Royal Northern College of Music. Rehearsal 2pm-5.30pm; performance 6.30pm, singers £20 (free for full time students) including light refreshments
Please note audience tickets are free of charge. Further information is on our website www.cantoresolicanae.org.uk or by ringing Helen 07960 124484. 

 
8 June 2019

Come and Sing Mendelssohn in Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire Book a date to come and sing music by Felix Mendelssohn - arguably the second most popular choral composer for choirs to sing. Music will include choruses from Elijah, Hymn of Praise and other choral works.
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 acoustically wonderful St Cuthbert's Church, which also boasts a fine organ, in the delightful North Yorkshire town of Pateley Bridge which lies in the AONB of the Nidderdale Valley, just a few miles from the Spa town of Harrogate. 


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-mendelssohn-tickets-56064689997

 
22 June 2019

Come and Sing Vivaldi Gloria with the Prescot Festival Chorus. 3pm-5pm rehearsal & 7pm concert (plus Wednesday 19 June rehearsal, 7pm-9pm). Prescot Parish Church, Prescot, Merseyside, L34 1LA. Singers fee £5 (including score hire). Choral Celebration - in the first half, we sing Vivaldi's Gloria under the talented conductor James Luxton, of Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral. Singers are welcome to stay and hear Liverpool Cathedral Choir perform in the second half. https://prescotfestival.co.uk/2019-prescot-festival-come-sing-vivaldis-gloria/

 
22 June 2019

Come and Sing Choral Classics in Cranleigh. Join Cranleigh Choral Society at their Summer Worksop on Saturday June 22nd in Cranleigh Village Hall, GU6 8AF. The choir will be rehearsing extracts from Byrd’s 4-part mass, Puccini’s Missa di Gloria, Duruffle’s Requiem and Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb. The workshop will run from 2pm until 5pm, conducted by Catherine Beddison, followed by tea and cake before the performance at 6pm.The cost on the day will be £15 to join in the workshop (includes cost of hiring scores). Invite your friends along to listen to the concert for just £6. If you wish to register for the Workshop, please contact secretary@cranleighchoralsociety.org.uk, or ring 01483 268694; details see www.cranleighchoralsociety.org.uk

 
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

 
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 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

 
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