Greetings from the Chapter House Choir!
Greetings! We hope you enjoyed our concerts earlier this season. There is still plenty to look forward to, with our Sounds of Summer concert on Saturday 22 June 2019 in St Chad’s Church York, and our Music for a Summer’s Night concert Saturday 29 June 2019 in St Mary’s Church Thirsk! Both concerts start at 7:30 pm. Tickets for Sounds of Summer are a mere £5 each!
Sounds of Summer
Saturday 22 June 2019, 7:30 pm
St Chad’s Church, York
Director: Benjamin Morris
Join us in the first of two new venues for the choir as we perform a variety of summery choral classics evoking gardens, flowers, birds and warm weather! The programme will include Vaughan Williams’ Three Shakespeare Songs and songs by Elgar, Stanford, Gershwin, Chilcott and others.
All tickets – £5! Tickets will be available shortly.
Music for a Summer’s Night
Saturday 29 June 2019, 7:30 pm
St Mary’s Church, Thirsk
Director: Benjamin Morris
In our second new venue the Chapter House Choir will perform a selection of summery choral classics in Thirsk. This charity concert will be in aid of St Mary’s Church Thirsk, the Multiple Sclerosis Society, and the Chapter House Choir.
Tickets will be available shortly.
Latest News from the Chapter House Choir….
The Chapter House Choir has been delighting audiences for over 50 years with a diverse mixture of a cappella and accompanied choral music from across the centuries and around the globe. Building on a highly successful first year with our Musical Director, Benjamin Morris, the 2018–2019 season offers a wide range of programmes, from contemplative to lighter, popular works.
We look forward to welcoming you to our concerts!
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We are recruiting…
The Chapter House Choir always welcomes interest from singers in all voice parts to apply to join the choir. There are specific vacancies for tenors at this time.
There is also a limited number of choral bursaries (one per voice part) available to promising young choral singers aged 18 to 25 in full time education.
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Chapter House Youth Choir
The Chapter House Choir is committed to inspiring the next generation of choral singers and to mark our 50th anniversary year in 2016 we launched a new Youth Choir for talented singers aged 13-19. The young singers performed alongside The King’s Singers and The Chapter House Choir in York Minster in their first concert! Other recent events include concerts in York and Ripon Cathedral, and evensong in Durham Cathedral.
Most recently, the Youth Choir gave a live broadcast of the BBC Radio 4LW Daily Service on Thursday June 28th and performed in October’s Nineteen Eighteen concert in the Chapter House of York Minster. The most recent event was Evensong in Selby Abbey on Sunday 24th March. Find out more on the Youth Choir’s web page by clicking on the button below!
The Youth Choir is currently recruiting new members. If you know any singers aged 13-19 who would like to audition, please get in touch by visiting our Youth Choir web page and use the Contact button to arrange an audition to join.