Singing Opportunities

Download the latest singing calendar issue – 19.19 (2018-19) compiled by Phil Harrison. It lists opportunities to sing fantastic works with like-minded singers; link provided by chorus member John Morgan.

Spring Music, 27 May to 1 June 2019 

Based in Heptonstall, West Yorkshire, with a new programme and a new Musical Director, Orr Guy. . Rehearsals start Monday 27th May, with three concerts on Tuesday 28th May, Thursday 30th May and Saturday 1st June  The programme is at https://www.penninespringmusic.co.uk/festival-programme/ . There are bursaries for young singers and players. Some parts are already fully subscribed, but there are vacancies for singers in all parts, and string players. See the website www.penninespringmusic.co.uk  and complete the on-line application form. The fee is £100 for the full week, but please don’t pay anything until accepted.

Come and Sing Haydn Sat 1 June 2019 in Leeds

Come and sing Haydn’s  Missa Sancti Nicolai and the motet Insanae et vanae curae in Leeds Cathedral on Saturday 1st June. The singing workshop day is part of the Leeds International Organ Festival; David Pipe will conduct and Caius Lee will accompany. Places can be booked through Eventbrite, which lists full details of the day.

FREE concert in aid of SRSB Tuesday 11 June 2019

Former member Elizabeth Charlesworth is giving a concert with pianist Hugh Finnegan in aid of SRSB on Tue 11 June from 12:30 to 13:30 in the Virgin Money Lounge, Fargate, Sheffield. This is a FREE event, but donations to SRSB are welcome. Please contact Sue or Claire at SRSB if you have any queries Tel: 0114 272 2757 or email: fundraising@srsb.org.uk . For further information please see www.srsb.org.uk

Singers for Armed Man 16 June 2019

Singers are required for a Come and Sing at St Mark’s Broomhill on 16 June at 5.30pm, rehearsal at 1.30pm. Copies available on the day. Part of the Broomhill Festival, this event is a fundraiser for charity Assist https://www.assistsheffield.org.uk/. Tickets £7 for singers, £5 for concert-goers, tea, coffee and biscuits provided. Details at https://stmarkssheffield.co.uk/2019/04/29/come-and-sing/ and https://www.facebook.com/events/2099764896990600/. Please sign up if you can help at https://forms.gle/s7AnGvVRpkriJvwc9

Singing Festival for Men June 21 to 23 2019

Singing Festival for men June 21 to 23 2019 in Ilkley West Yorkshire. £95. Visit www.blokefest.net for details and to book.

Brahms German Requiem on Saturday 13 July 2019.

Sheffield Music Academy will perform Brahms’ Requiem under the baton of Chris Gayford and welcome Sheffield singers to join the choir.Optional weekly rehearsals are at 8:30 to 9.30am on Saturdays from 27th April at Birkdale School’s Heeley Hall, Oakholme Building, Caxton Rd, S10 3ED. Compulsory choir rehearsals 7:30 to 9:30pm on Friday 12th July at Birkdale and 2:00-ish on Saturday 13th July in Sheffield Cathedral.
If you are interested in taking part please email Jess O’Neill, SMA’s general manager, at jess@sheffieldmusicacademy.co.uk and let her know your name & contact details, which part you’d like to sing and whether you have your own score.

Summer School at Uppingham School 3 to 10 August 2019
Details of the week long CSSM summer school can be found in the on line brochure on the CSSM website.  Please note that there is a £50 donation to choir funds if applying for the first time – just write ‘Choral Donation’ and the email details of your choir organiser on the application form.
Bob Chilcott workshop Sat 28 September 2019

Bob Chilcott workshop on Saturday 28 September 2019 in St Olaves Junior School, Queen Anne’s Road, York. Tickets £20 £5 under 18s, students and non-singing guests. More information and booking here