Voices is a well-established chamber choir of about 30 mixed voices.
We enjoy singing a wide range of music, both sacred and secular,
spanning five centuries and have performed concerts with other groups
such as, Richmond Shakespeare Society, local schools and Surrey
Brass. Our year is structured into three terms, each with a concert,
usually with seven rehearsals in the weeks before. In addition there
are occasional other activities (charity concerts, supporting local
events, special celebrations) and we also tour from time to time,
in the UK and abroad. More information can be found on the pages
in the About
is special about Concordia Voices?
The members of our choir are committed
to working together to stretch our musical expertise and experience.
It is an opportunity to sing works from outside the standard choral
society repertoire, often a cappella, and to make a make a rewarding
contribution to a small group of singers. We are a small, friendly
choir and new singers are warmly welcome.
If you are interested in joining,
please come along and sing with us at one or two of our Sunday rehearsals.
Knowledge of music and a reasonable level of sight-reading are necessary,
but we don’t expect perfection!
The procedure is that our conductor will ask you to do a brief voice
test once you have found your feet, to ensure that your voice ‘fits’
our small group. Please bring a short piece that you know and enjoy
singing, to your voice test. Following this you will have the opportunity
to join the choir for two rehearsals before deciding whether you
wish to commit to membership.
We normally rehearse for 7 Sundays
before a concert and programmes are technically challenging, so
members are expected to practise between rehearsals.
Rehearsals are held on Sunday evenings from 19.00 until 21.00 in
the Sanctuary of the United Reformed Church, 35 High Street Hampton
Hilll, Middx TW12 1NB.
There are 3 bus routes: R70, R68 and 285 with the closest bus stop
being Holly Road. There is ample parking on the high street.
Through our subscriptions we fund a professional Musical
Director and accompanist. This level of support offers an opportunity
to move individuals and the choir forward to reach new levels of performance.
Singers who join during the year will be asked to pay pro rata for
the remaining terms.
Membership is FREE for under 25’s, full-time students and recipients
of long-term incapacity benefit.
If you have any further questions, or would like to arrange a date
to join the choir in rehearsal, please contact our Secretary.