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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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Choral Evensong is a rich source of some of the greatest choral music around.  St Barnabas Church in Southfields (Merton Road, bus 156) is running a Come-and-Sing Evensong on Saturday 16th July afternoon/evening and is inviting singers to participate.   Further details on the right. Further information
Sonoro's Choral Inspirations project was such a success the first time round, there is now Choral Inspirations 2, where six more existing choral works are mirrored by contemporary reworkings of the same and the whole lot explored in a day's workshop in which you can participate.  For further details and how to book, use the link on the right. Further details and booking information
The Brandenburg Camino is a series of virtual steps on a virtual 'pilgrimage' exploring choral singing with discussions on some choral works, interviews with choral conductors, options to participate in virtual recordings, an online 'El Camino Wine Bar' for socialising and even virtual wone tastings!   Use the link to have a browse. Further information
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 2021/22 season.   See the link to the right for more details. Further information 
If you have older children aged 14-25 with the same aim then there is the newly-launched Wimbledon Youth Choir to consider.  The rehearsals for this are at St Mary's Church, WImbledon Village, on a Sunday afternoon. Music Director is Max Barley. Contact and further details here 
LSO Singing Days is a series of events focusing on some of the classic and iconic choral works led by experienced choral directors.   Venue is LSO St Luke's near Old Street tube/rail stations. Further details and booking information
  London-based organiser of one-day workshops throughout the year in and around Battersea.   During 2020 the group adapted to online/virtual  events.  Further details of these and future 'back to as it was' 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 intended for 2022 are Venice, Avila, Assisi, Lincoln, Manchester, Toledo, Vienna and Transylvania!   Sadly, the week in Odessa has been cancelled.  The music directors include respected musicians like Peter North, David Allinson, Jeremy Jackman, Nigel Perrin, Rory McCleery and David Skinner.  Highly recommended. Further details and booking information
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 2022 this is in Galicia in Spain.   Since 2017 the Music Director has been our own Neil Ferris, with Michael Higgins as accompanist.  Also highly recommended. Further details and booking information
In addition to the Spring and Autumn London-based Brandenburg Choral Festivals, Bob Porter and his crew also offer the Brandenburg Choral Cruise.  After a pandemic pause, this venture is set to return in 2022 with a cruise around northern Spain. Further details
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 2022 are courses based in Monteconero (Italy), Dartmouth, Edinburgh, Lake District and Lucca. Further details and booking information
  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 information
  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 and from 2019 is 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 information

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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