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Next event: 23 - 27 April 2019 Tour to Somerset. Details
Charnwood Voices, formerly Shepshed Singers, is an auditioned SATB choir of some 45 voices based in Charnwood, Leicestershire. Founded in 1977, the choir has gained a well-deserved reputation
for performing neglected and unfamiliar music as well as better
known and popular pieces, both sacred and secular.
weekly throughout most of the year and aim to achieve a high standard
in both performance and presentation. Most of our work is a capella
although we do also perform larger works with an orchestra. Past
performances have included Handel’s Joshua, Hovhaness’
Magnificat, Duruflé's Requiem, Michna’s St Wenceslas
Mass, Britten’s St Nicolas, Karl Jenkins’ Requiem and
Mendelssohn’s Elijah. In October 2106 the choir performed Mozart’s C minor Mass and works by Vaughan Williams. Every two years we go on tour, either
to continental Europe or in Britain; our most recent tour was to Tuscany in April 2017 (see Tours). We can be heard here singing in Lucca Cathedral. As a choir we
have competed in music festivals and, in addition to our own concerts,
we are available for weddings, Christmas functions, and social or
Our Musical Director is
Nicholas Scott-Burt, who has conducted the choir since September 2015.
For details of our rates and availability please contact the
Secretary or for tickets contact the Ticket Officer.
On money matters please email our
Treasurer. To enquire about joining Charnwood Voices or for any other matter please email our
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