The St Edward’s Singers is a non-auditioned choir designed specifically for parents, staff, neighbours and friends.
t usually meets on Friday evenings and rehearses in the School Hall for two concerts a year (October and April) – given in the School Hall or Chapel – with a professional orchestra and school choirs. Founded in 2003 by Neville Creed, Director of Cultural Activities, programmes have included Mozart’s Requiem, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Verdi’s Requiem, Walton’s Belshazzar’s Feast, Orff’s Carmina Burana and Handel’s Coronation Anthems. Click here for details of works performed.
The St Edward’s Singers have recently given a highly successful performance of Vierne’s Messe Solennelle and Widor: Messe à Deux Choeurs.
The next concert on 22nd April will be a performance of Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms and Benjamin Britten’s Rejoice in the Lamb, with the School Orchestra playing Malcolm Arnold’s Little Suite No 1.
Rehearsals (all 7.30 pm – 9.00 pm in The Ogston Music School):
Thursday 8th March
Friday 16th March
Thursday 22nd March
Friday 20th April
Sunday 22nd April*
*Please note, the final rehearsal will take place between 2.30 pm and 5.30 pm with the Concert to follow at 7.30 pm, all in the New Hall.