|ACTIVITIES||The Michelmas Singers are a renowned mixed choir based in Teesside and performing a wide range of music, both unaccompanied and with keyboard or chamber orchestras, specialising in music of the 16th and 20th centuries.
There are 25-30 singers giving 4-8 concerts per year, and their Musical Director is Sam Gardner.
Founded on Michelmas day 1967, they are now in their 51st season. Favourite composers include Monteverdi, Byrd, Tallis, Taverner, Purcell, Poulenc, Parry and Vaughan-Williams, but the choir has a very wide repertoire.
Concerts range from intimate unaccompanied performances of madrigals and part songs through to major and challenging works of the choral repertoire with orchestral accompaniment. The choir is also always keen to perform for charities.
|MEMBERSHIP||Rehearsals are held weekly on Fridays during school terms in St Mary’s Parish Church, Norton, from 7.30 - 9.30 pm. Prospective members should contact email@example.com At present there are vacancies in particular for new altos.
If you are interested then please get in touch. Prospective members simply come along and sing with us for a few weeks,
and then may be asked to do a voice test with our director.
|EVENTS||Fri 19th October 2018 at 7.30 pm in St Peter’s Church, Yarm Road, Stockton-on-Tees
Charity concert with orchestra
Including Faure Requiem, Tavener Song for Athene, and works by Rheinberger and Lobo
In memory of Anna Zissimatou - proceeds to the Holistic Care Centre, James Cook Hospital
Directed by Sam Gardner
Tickets £10 (£3 for under 21s)
|Sat 16th March 2019 at 7.30 pm
Choral concert with orchestra
in conjunction with Tees Valley Youth Chamber Choir