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incorporating Shrewsbury School Community Choir

We performed Bach's St John Passion on April 22 in Shrewsbury Abbey, in aid of Severn Hospice
and

as the English Haydn Festival Chorus,
Michael Haydn's C minor Requiem 
in Bridgnorth on 11 June


Summer Garden Party!
- please see News Page


THIS SEASON

REHEARSAL SCHEDULE for AUTUMN 2017

- to be announced -    

- see Rehearsals page and Calendar for details


SINGING FOR FUN !
CHORAL PROGRAMME FOR MAY & JUNE 2017
The Committee has worked hard with a number of local musicians, those associated with the School and outside venues to put together a programme of events, primarily for Members not singing in the Haydn Festival on 11th June.
With the intention of singing for fun and the enthusiastic support of Jonathan May, our own Ann Dackevych and John Bowen (who conducted the choir for the High Sheriff's Service) and the venues, we now offer the programme set out in Documents.

Jonathan, Ann and John have been magnificent in coming forward to arrange this programme and we invite you to match their enthusiasm with your own enthusiasm to sing for fun, before the summer break. Please sign up for the events so we can make the programme work. Non-Haydn Members have priority; any spare places for members of the Haydn Chorus will be allocated on a first-come basis . It is essential that we know who will participate by replying with your name, the programme and dates on which you will sing.

As well as the tremendous support and enthusiasm of Jonathan May, Ann Dackevych and John Bowen in its delivery, your Committee has also worked hard behind the scenes coordinating the programme, venues and music.  We are pleased to hear how much you are enjoying the events so far and warmly encourage you to continue to sign up for as many of the remaining events as you can!


Looking ahead, we plan to perform Bach's B minor Mass during Easter-tide 2018.


 

 

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