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City of Wolverhampton Choir

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Kicking off our new season with rehearsals for a major concert 

3 Sep 18

We hope all our members and regular audience have had a good summer.

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Not long till the summer concert – with or without summer! 

2 May 18

After a fantastic success with the St John Passion, we are shifting gear completely for our summer concert.

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Palm Sunday Concert – Bach’s St John Passion, 25 March 

5 Mar 18

Our Easter concert is a full-scale performance of Bach’s monumental work “The Passion of Our Lord according to St John”.

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Tenors needed! 

16 Jan 18

Calling all tenors! We need you for our Bach St John Passion Concert.

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New Year, new concert! 

5 Jan 18

After our successful ‘Home for Christmas’ concert, we are back together this coming Monday to start work in earnest on our next performance.

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Kicking off Christmas in song 

19 Dec 17

Our ‘Home for Christmas’ concert was a great success yesterday evening, with a super audience and the choir in good voice.

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Contract meeting 

7 Dec 17

Meeting arranged with Pilar Martin for Tuesday 12 December at 11 am to sign contracts which will start from next payment date, 18 December.

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Home for Christmas – our seasonal concert 

13 Nov 17

We’ll be kicking off the festive season with a concert of favourite Christmas carols and songs, on Monday 18th December.

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You CAN sing! Come and sing with us……. 

5 Sep 17

Do you ever think “I would love to sing in a choir, but my voice isn’t good enough”? Put that thought out of your head straight away.

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A Song for Summer – concert and social, Saturday 1 July 

19 Jun 17

Our upcoming Summer Concert is going to be a delightful mix of old favourites and new surprises.

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Christmas isn’t Christmas without The Messiah! 

19 Nov 16

Handel’s perennial favourite is our Christmas offering this year.

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New Conductor on the block! 

19 Jul 16

As of the Festival of Folk concert on the 2nd of July Daniel Galbreath stepped down from his post as Musical Director for the choir.

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Celebrate summer with a festival of folk songs this Saturday 

27 Jun 16

Saturday 2nd July at 7.30pm at Cranmer Methodist Church (Newhampton Road West).

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9 Apr 16

Tonight’s concert at St John’s in the Square features Vivaldi’s Gloria along with works by Byrd, Holst and Finzi.

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Merry Christmas! 

19 Dec 15

Christmas concert at St John’s in the Square setting the festive season off to a great start.

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Every AGM should be like this! 

9 Nov 15

AGM in the Newhampton pub.

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Shared Heritage Concert 

7 Nov 15

The Choir about to start tonight’s concert .

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8 Sep 15

We are keen to recruit new tenors to thechoir and are offering a subscription free first year to new members (students are already free).

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6 Jun 15

Come and join us for a light-hearted evening of opera choruses that will deliver a wonderfully varied performance.

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Duty Done! 

21 Mar 15

Eleanor Hodkinson along with fellow soloists Chloe Pardoe, Brock Roberts and Andrew Randall delivering a stunning performance of the Nelson Mass supporting the City of Wolverhampton Choir and The Wolverhampton Symphony Orchestra.

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Concert tonight! 

21 Mar 15

The choir with members of the Wolverhampton Symphony Orchestra rehearsing the Nelson Mass.

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Do your duty! 

9 Mar 15

On the 21st of March we will be performing Haydn’s Nelson Mass at St John’s in the Square in Wolverhampton.

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England Expects! 

22 Jan 15

We all hope you had a great Christmas and that the New Year has got off to a good start.

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Christmas approaches… 

5 Dec 14

The weather has definitely taken a turn for the worse of late so perhaps you need a little something to warm the soul and get you in the mood for the festive season! What could be better than a rousing performance by the City of Wolverhampton Choir? …

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Can’t wait for Christmas? 

31 Oct 14

We can’t! The festivities started very early for the choir this year with a carolling performance at Gardenlands on the Bridgnorth Road.

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New season…new international team 

8 Aug 14

We start the new season on 15 Sep 14 with a new Music Director / Accompanist team.

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Wolves in Chichester 

27 Apr 14

As regular visitors to the south coast, and Chichester in particular, it was no hardship to drop in on Will and see how he is getting on at his new post at St Richard’s Cathedral.

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Music Director Vacancy 

7 Apr 14

The City of Wolverhampton Choir are seeking to appoint a musically accomplished individual with experience of choral music as our new Music Director.

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Chichester 1 Wolves 0 

7 Apr 14

Not a result you might expect to see with Wolves riding high at the top of League 1! But, in this case, it refers to an unfortunate change in the choir’s organisation.

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Mozart Requiem 

1 Mar 14

Join us for some magical music on Saturday 29 March at St.

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Merry Christmas Everyone! 

25 Dec 13

Christmas is upon us once more, after a lovely concert on the 21st we hope everyone that joined us was put in just the right mood to have a fantastic Christmas.

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Want to feel good? Then join a choir! (preferably ours ;-) 

11 Dec 13

Recent research by Oxford Brookes University psychologist Nick Stewart suggests that if you want to feel a real sense of wellbeing and happiness then the answer may just lie in singing in a choir.

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AGM update 

26 Nov 13

The choir AGM was held on the 25th November and some points worth mentioning are as follows: Last year had its difficulties and was not the greatest financially but thanks to the support of patrons like John Steele, Keith Portious, Mike Todd and …

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Switch on your Christmas… 

16 Nov 13

The choir will be supporting the Tettenhall Christmas celebrations for the switching on of the lights this year.

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Getting started… 

14 Nov 13

This Monday was the first rehearsal for William Waine, our new Musical Director.

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A new arrival! 

23 Oct 13

We are delighted to announce the appointment of William Waine as the new Musical Director for the choir.

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VACANCY – Musical Director 

23 Sep 13

The City of Wolverhampton Choir are seeking to appoint a musically accomplished individual with experience of choral music as our new Musical Director.

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Farewell Joe Cooper 

17 Sep 13

Work started on Andrew Lloyd-Webber’s Requiem in preparation for our concert on the 2 nd November at The United Reform Church.

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2013 – 2014 

17 Sep 13

A new season kicks off with Lloyd-Webber’s Requiem.

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Songs inspired by Shakespeare 

10 Jun 13

Our concert on Saturday 15th June will include a range of songs inspired by Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets.

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Fantastic young soloists 

3 Apr 13

Apart from the sheer delight of singing Bach’s music, it was wonderful to see so many talented young soloists in our performance of the St.

Christmas delivered! 

31 Dec 12

Thanks to everyone who came to see Messiah on the 22nd of December.

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