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The Michelmas Singers are a renowned mixed choir based in Teesside and performing a wide range of music
both unaccompanied and with keyboard or chamber orchestras, specialising in music of the 16th and 20th centuries. 
There are 25-30 singers giving 4-8 concerts per year. Musical Director is Sam Gardner. 

 

Founded on Michelmas day 1967, they are now in their 51st season.  Favourite composers include Monteverdi, Byrd, Tallis, Taverner, Purcell, Poulenc, Parry and Vaughan-Williams, but the choir has a very wide repertoire. Concerts range from intimate unaccompanied performances of madrigals and part songs through to major and challenging works of the choral repertoire with orchestral accompaniment. The choir is also always keen to perform for charities.

 

Web-site
 


http://michsingers.wordpress.com/

Membership
 

Rehearsals are held weekly on Fridays during school terms in St Mary’s Parish Church, Norton, from 7.30 - 9.30 pm.  Prospective members should contact   michsingers@sky.com   At present there are vacancies in particular for new altos
If you are interested then please get in touch. Prospective members simply come along and sing with us for a few weeks,
and then may be asked to do a voice test with our director.


 

 

Events
 

Sat 10th March 2018 at 7.30 pm in Stokesley Methodist Church (note date change)

Le Sacré et profane

Programme of French music featuring Josquin des Prez, Duruflé, Ravel, Debussy and others

Conductor: Sam Gardner

 


Sat 23rd June 2018 at 7.30 pm in Christchurch, Great Ayton

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Conductor: Sam Gardner