WESSEX CHORUS

FOR THE JOY OF GIVING THROUGH MUSIC

 

We are looking forward to our Summer season with the prospect of concerts and fun.

We rehearse every Thursday evening from 7.00 to 8.30 in the Immanuel URC Church - 120 Southbourne Rd, Bournemouth, BH6 3QJ

 

Wessex Chorus community choir is a non-profit organisation based in Bournemouth.

We raise funds for our nominated charities through our joyful singing. 

For 2022 we welcome FOUR charities:

Music Therapy; Moordown Day Centre; Dorset Children's Foundation; and Hope for Food.

We look forward to singing joyfully for them.

 


LATEST NEWS

JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS

Saturday 4th June

A wonderful Jubilee celebration of singing, socialising and sunshine at Highcliffe Castle. Our performance was very well received ending on a high with the National Anthem ...

MYLES' MASTERCLASS

Saturday 7th May

A wonderful masterclass with Myles Tyrrell. 

We learned tongue twisters, breathing, relaxation, ensemble and interval singing, as well as help with some of our more tricky pieces...

AGM

Thursday 17th February

In our well attended AGM we welcomed the choir back to full strength after Covid. We decided on four new charities for the forthcoming years rather than just two...


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INTERESTED IN JOINING?

We are always looking for new members. No audition is necessary; we welcome all voices and abilities.

We rehearse every Thursday evening from 7.00 to 8.30 in the Immanuel URC Church - 120 Southbourne Rd, Bournemouth, BH6 3QJ

 


OUR CHARITIES

We started in 2008 with our very first charity. For 2022 we welcome four charities: Music Therapy; Moordown Day Centre; Dorset Children's Foundation; and Hope for Food. We look forward to singing joyfully for them. 100% of our ticket sales and collections go towards our charities...

OUR CHOIR

Wessex Chorus choir singing outside the Bournemouth Pavilion.

We are a very friendly choir and our membership has grown to over 50 active members. We have a varied social calendar  ranging from a fun fish ‘n chip supper to a skittles evening and a Christmas Social. New members are welcome - there's no audition - just turn up and join in ...

OUR MUSIC DIRECTOR

Martin, Music Director of the Wessex Chorus conducting the choir.

2018 is our 10th Anniversary year. We’re looking forward to many celebrations of our joyful singing, fundraising, friendship and fun. Thanks go to our Music Director, the wonderful Martin Arthur, for 10 years of hard work, dedication, laughter and chocolates! ...

OUR PATRON

Gaynor Keeble - patron of Wessex Chorus.

For our 10th year we are pleased to welcome the talented Gaynor Keeble as our patron. A singer of distinction she has performed with many of the leading Opera houses. Recently we were fortunate to have her take a masterclass with us. What a memorable experience ...


10th Anniversary Celebrations - 4th August 2018 

Gala Birthday and amazing things happen!

 

We celebrated our 10th Birthday in style and raised our target of £2,500 for our local charities. 


CONTACT US

Wessex Community Chorus

Email: media@wessexchorus.org.uk

 

Postal Address:

Wessex Chorus,

c/o Accountancy.coop Ltd

56 Dorchester Road,

Lytchett Minster

Poole, Dorset, BH16 6JE

 

Phone: 01202 912870

JOIN US

Rehearsal times:

Thursday evenings from 7.00 to 8.30.

Doors open at 6.45

 

All welcome, no audition necessary.

FIND US

Rehearsal Hall:

Immanuel URC Church

120 Southbourne Rd

Southbourne, Bournemouth, BH6 3QJ

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