We sing European classical choral music. This means that most of it is in the Christian tradition but we are not a religious choir. We rehearse and perform in a church because it is a good space to sing in with a piano and organ available. We welcome people of all faiths and beliefs and none. 

We rehearse for an hour and a half each week on Tuesdays during school terms, making for about thirty rehearsals a year, about ten for each concert. This prepares us for staging three concerts a year at St Paul’s Church in Withington, Manchester M20 4AW

So, if you’d like to have a go at choral music ranging from the 16th to the 21st century, just turn up and try it out. We won’t ask you to audition. What matters is that you want to sing and will commit yourself to rehearsals most weeks at 7:30pm on Tuesdays in St Paul’s Church, Wilmslow Road, Withington M20 4AW. 

Have a look at our Join Us section of the website.  Read more about being in the choir in the Our Voices section. 

Clara Rundell took over as Our Musical Director in March 2020.

Richard Brocklehurst is Our Accompanist.

Our History

The choir first formed in 1985 from members of the Friends of the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, although we are no longer associated with the orchestra.

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