Like many choirs, we are unable to meet to rehearse or perform at the current time because of Covid-19 restrictions. In the autum term, we have been studying the Brahms requiem combining talks from guest speakers with singing rehearsals via Zoom. The term will finish with singing carols, some new, and some familiar. For our spring term, we will be studying Elgar's Dream of Gerontius. Our ten-week programme commences on Tuesday 12 January 2021 at 8pm via Zoom. Non HGS members are welcome to join us for this term - please see the news section for further details.
Hurst Green Singers is a friendly group of amateur singers. We aim to develop vocal technique, rehearse with a positive and enthusiastic attitude, explore new repertoire and perform to the best of our ability.
We meet every Tuesday evening during term time in St. John's Church, Hurst Green, at 8.00 pm.
We are currently full and cannot take on any new members, but if you are interested in joining us, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or use the contact form on this website. We will include you on our waiting list and there are usually vacancies at the beginning of each term. We are particularly keen to welcome new tenors.
There are no auditions and while there is no requirement to read music, there must be a willingness to learn, sing on pitch, blend with other voices and commit to regular rehearsals.
We usually perform two concerts a year, one in May and the other in December.
The December concert marks the lead–up to Christmas and ends with a selection of carols, some lesser known and often unaccompanied, others old favourites for both choir and audience participation.
The May concert is usually held in the first half of the month and in recent years, as can be seen on the Past Concerts page, we have performed a number of major works by Handel, Rutter, Karl Jenkins, as well as an eclectic mix of other choral works by a wide range of composers. We have recently started to explore works by living composers such as Dan Forrest, Will Todd and Randol Bass.
The choir is also available to sing at weddings and funerals at churches and other venues in the area.
For further information, please contact: email@example.com or use our Contact Form.