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THIS SEASON

MONDAY 27 FEBRUARY

Floreat Choir Rehearsal for High Sheriff's Service: 
Please be ready to start at 6.30pm

We will have access to Maidment from 6.15 pm onwards. Music has already been sent, or will be available on the night. Please arrive and be ready to sing by 6.30 when Tom Taylor will introduce Dr Derry Bertenshaw and Tony Pinel. Remember to bring your copies of Handel's Coronation Anthems!
Also please note Thursday 2nd March. St Mary’s Church. Starting 8pm.

Main Choir Rehearsal St John Passion at 7.15
(Please stay out of the auditorium until the Floreat Choir has finished.)
This will concentrate on the sections not done on 20/2. JFM is producing a rehearsal schedule up to the performance


We will perform Bach's St John Passion on April 22 in Shrewsbury Abbey
- Tickets available from Ticketsource (but you will pay a booking fee), Theatre Severn and OMH Boxoffice, The Abbey, and Salop Sheet Music, and from Tom Taylor at rehearsals.

~ and, further ahead still, follow this up with his B minor Mass during Easter-tide 2018.
 
We anticipate another engagement as the English Haydn Festival Chorus, singing Michael Haydn's C minor Requiem (by invitation and/or audition) in Bridgnorth on 11 June 2017 and, possibly, a light summer concert later that month

St John Passion rehearsals commenced on 9th January

 

Welcome to the Shrewsbury School Community Choir web site

We are a friendly, non-auditioning choir aiming to perform a wide range of classical and contemporary choral works to a high standard:

  • we are able to use unrivalled reheasal and performance facilities;
  • we are led by the charismatic and highly experienced John Moore, Director of Music at Shrewsbury School;
  • we are supported by the Shrewsbury School Music Department and Orchestra;
  • we also perform with the Shrewsbury Symphony Orchestra;
  • we give at least four concerts each year, including:
    • under the Shropshire Charity Concerts banner, Handel's Messiah on 23 December in Shrewsbury Abbey to raise money for local and national good causes;
    • at a major National Festival with world class musicians

The Choir was formed in 1982 and is now some 120 strong.

Please see further information on the About Us page

Singers who would like to join are invited to contact us by clicking here or the Contact Us tab at the top