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Other events and opportunities available for members

Listed below are some other events, workshops, etc that may be of interest to members.   Please note that the details and associated documents are as supplied to us and all enquiries about any of the events listed here should be directed to the hosting organisation and not to Wimbledon Choral.

For other concerts that may be of interest to you then please click here for a selection of those that have been sent to us.
 
 
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The Barnes Choir and Epsom Choral Society are looking for extra singers to join them in a performance of Walton's Belshazzar's Feast (and other bits) in the Cadogan Hall in July 2024.  If interested then click on the link to find out more. Further information and how to join
Putney Music is a forum where members and visitors can meet internationally renowned musicians in an informal setting.  Their meetings provide a rare opportunity to learn how great musicians approach their work, and to hear about the private person behind the public image.  They have a full programme for the 2023/24 season.   See the link to the right for more details. Further information 
  London-based organiser of one-day workshops throughout the year in and around Battersea.   Further details of these events can be found via the link on the right.  It has also recently established a Wimbledon-based choir for boys. Further details
Wide choice of courses for singers of mixed experience with a diverse selection of venues and destinations.  The atmosphere is friendly and relaxed, and the weeks/weekends are very well organised.  Amongst the venues for 2024 are Salisbury, Girona, Burgos, Dublin, Vilnius, Assisi, Lincoln, Cambridge, Transylvania, Venice and Bayreuth.  Music directors include respected musicians like Peter North, David Allinson, Jeremy Jackman, Rory McCleery, David Ogden, Patrick Craig, David Skinner and of course Neil Ferris.  Highly recommended. Further details and booking info

Has been running choral courses around Europe since 1998, and in recent years has added photography, guitar and secular music holidays to their programme.   Venues are always in spectacular locations.  For 2024 this is in a spectacular venue near La Mancha in Spain.   Since 2017 the Music Director has been Neil Ferris, with Michael Higgins as accompanist.  Also highly recommended. Further details and booking info
Again for 2024, Bob Porter and his crew are offering the Brandenburg Choral Cruise.  2024's itinerary is a journey through the spectaular Norwegian Fjords on board the Ambassador Ambience, fully refurbished in 2022. Further details
Antico Borgo La Torre Maybe Tuscany is a draw for you, in which case a choral course run by Amy Bebbington in the splendid surroundings of Antico Borgo la Torre just south-east of Florence may appeal.   Dates are 9-15 June 2024.   Further details and booking info 

The Lacock Courses is another organisation that offers singing courses both in the UK and abroad - they are aimed at 'good' singers.  Amongst the offerings in 2024 are courses based in Monteconero (Italy), Granada, Tenby and Lyme Regis. Further details and booking info
  If one of the summer choral holidays abroad doesn't grab you then maybe one closer to home might do.  Run by top choral director Paul Spicer, it's based at the Cistercian Dore Abbey in Herefordshire and features glorious music by British composers like Harris, Tallis, Parry and Byrd. Further details and booking info
  For those who would prefer a choral holiday with a mix of singing in a chamber choir and in a large chorus in the same week then the Chester Choral Week could be for you.  It is the largest single week choral course in the UK.  Since 2019 it has been based at Chester University, having been formerly the Cranleigh Choral Week (Cranleigh School) and the Harrogate Choral Week (Harrogate Ladies College). Further details and booking info
     


Other concerts that may be of interest

Please note that the details and associated documents are as supplied to us and all enquiries about any of the events listed here should be directed to the promoting organisation and not to WCS.

 
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Other local choirs

London is awash with choirs and choral societies, which is fantastic for singers to find the right one to suit their individual preferences.  Here's a list of some of our neighbouring organisations and we wish them all well in our shared endeavours and objectives of bringing and educating the public in the art of singing (choral singing in particular) and the vast repertoire that it commands.

 
Name Website
Academy Choir www.academychoirwimbledon.co.uk
Colliers Wood Chorus www.collierswoodchorus.org.uk 
Eclipse Choir  www.eclipsechoir.com
Festival Chorus www.festivalchorus.co.uk
Hill Singers www.hillsingers.co.uk
Putney Choral Society www.putneychoralsoc.org.uk 
Singology (Wimbledon) www.singologychoir.com/wimbledon
West Barnes Singers  www.westbarnessingers.co.uk 
Wimbledon Chamber Choir www.wimbledonchamberchoir.org.uk
Wimbledon Community Chorus  www.wimbledoncommunitychorus.org.uk
 
 
 
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