10 days in which Bristol's vocal groups throw open their rehearsal doors in neighbourhoods across the city for everyone to take a peek... Come and join in or just listen in, the choice is yours, but do come!
Teachers - Come and sing with the National Teachers’ Choir for a weekend of inspiring music-making in Bristol. NTC welcomes all kinds of school teacher and music tutor – no audition! 1pm Saturday 8th to 4pm Sunday 9th October 2016 at the Tobacco Factory, with a public performance at 3pm. Fee is £85 including Saturday dinner and Sunday lunch. To find out more and book your place visit www.nationalteacherschoir.org.uk
Every 20 minutes from 11.25am, starting at the M Shed, choirs will serenade you with song – make sure you find them! Have a look at the Song Raid page for full details!
Bristol's foremost youth world music acappella group aged 12 to 22 whose eclectic mix of global styles ranges from Gospel, Eastern European and African to contemporary Western.
Barley Rye community folk choir was formed as an offshoot of Nailsea Folk Club, giving people who attend the club as part of the audience a go at singing in public. We sing mainly folk songs and are open to all who are interested in singing and having a good time.
Partsong is Bristol-based acappella group founded in 1994 that sings an eclectic mix of folk, jazz, classical and popular songs. and regularly performs in Bristol and further afield at both public and private events.
A chance to hear the acclaimed National Teachers’ Choir, as teachers from around the country take to the stage at the Tobacco Factory, Bristol, to sing an uplifting and varied programme of songs, with items for audience participation. All are welcome!
Schola cantorum is an auditioned women's choir, made up of University of Bristol music students. We specialise in medieval and contemporary music.
The Bristol Cabot Choir, one of Bristol's finest performing groups, is a mixed voice choir of around 70 singers. The choir gives three concerts at year at major Bristol venues and supports a different local charity each year.
Redland Green Choir is a non-auditioning community choir that enjoys singing about love in the 1960s, death in Latin, God in Russian and sex in sixteenth-century madrigals in equal measure. It rehearses on a Monday evening during term time, under the young and dynamic director Nicholas Bromilow, at Redland Green School from 7.20—9.30pm .
The mighty Male Voice classics from the Land of the Dragon. Georgian/Bulgarian repertoire to make the very stones weep. Vintage Barbershop cheese (tempered with a small pinch of salt). Also odes to facial hair, garden sheds, reversing round corners....
The Harlequin Singers perform a wide range of choral music to a high standard. Our concerts include music from the 15th century to 21st, classical, contemporary and popular.
Sacred Harp is a four-part a capella singing tradition from the United States. It takes its name from the shape note book that we sing from. We're not a choir: we don't rehearse, and we don't perform.
Extraordinary open-access choir split between 3 branches. (Weekly rehearsals in St Andrews, Redland & Southville). We aim to sing the eclectic mix of a good community choir, but with the ambitious harmony, tone colour and sophistication of a good choral society.
A friendly and vibrant community choir that sings a whole range of songs from folk, shape note, gospel, sacred and world. Meets during term time and led by Sheila Tang. Come and sing with us!
Rising Voices is a weekly singing group for people in recovery from drug or alcohol addiction, their families and carers and those who work or volunteer in treatment services. We are led by experienced local choir leader and singer, Isolde Freeth-Hale. Since forming in November 2014, we have created a unique and transformative space for people to come together to sing, make positive connections with others, feel better, make friends and to be uplifted by the power of song.
Avon Harmony are an all-female a cappella group singing unaccompanied music in 4 parts in a range of genres from pop, to musicals, to barbershop, to jazz. We rehearse on Thursdays in Horfield.