Monday 29th February, 7pm – Palace Theatre, Westcliff. Southend Girls’ Choir and Southend Young Men’s Chorus take part in “Southend Makes Music”.
Sunday 6th March, 4.00pm – Crowstone U.R. Church, Kings Road, Westcliff, SS0 8LH Mothers’ Day Concert with South Essex Youth Symphony Orchestra. Tickets on sale now - £6 (£5 concessions).
Friday 18th March, 7pm - a small group from the choirs will be performing Bach’s St Matthew Passion at St John’s Church, Waterloo, London, with the Morley College and Chamber Choirs.
to the official website for the Southend on Sea Boys' and Girls' Choirs This site showcases the choirs recent achievements, with new updated biographies on the Boys and Girls choirs. Just click on the navigation bar above. A photo and video Gallery captures on film the visits abroad and special events and is linked to popular photo site Flickr and our Facebook pages.
The media area is also where you can sample the choirs recorded work as well as streaming audio and video of their most recent appearances. Our Discography page which will feature the full list of recordings on which the choir have featured. On the media audio download page, listeners can sample a short extract from each recording listed.Take a listen to the Choirs rich musical history. In addition there is a section devoted to forthcoming events and links to other sites of interest. Southend on Sea is twinned with Sopot, Poland, where the choir performed in 2002 and 2005.
Our archive contains Previous Concerts as well as Choir Tours and our Discography.
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Boys' Choir President - Bob Chilcott
– we are delighted to announce that Jonathan Willcocks has agreed to become President of the Southend Girls’ Choir, in succession to his father, Sir David Willcocks, CBE, MC, who was President for many years, and who sadly passed away in September.
Boys' and Girls' Choirs Patron- Raymond Gubbay, CBE.
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Jack Petchey award winners - Niall Windass,Charlotte Cleminson and Angus Easener with The Mayor of Southend, Councillor Chris Walker
Southend Young Men's Chorus perfoming with Rayleigh Brass in "Great War Remembered" Nov 2015 at Beecroft Art Gallery.
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WELCOME TO NEW MEMBERS Southend Boys' and Girls' Choirs always welcome new members,and the start of the term is an ideal time to join.
Both choirs are accepting new members aged 8 upwards. There is no membership or joining fees provided you are accepted, and members will have the chance to sing with the choirs in the Royal Albert Hall and other major venues during the year.
The choirs have concert tours every year, and this year they performed in Rome, singing at St Peter’s Basilica and The Pantheon. Next year the choirs will perform in Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec. The choirs offer wonderful opportunities to keen young singers from Southend and beyond.
The choirs pride themselves with a wide age range of singers, with singers entering the choirs at 8 and stay until university and beyond.Many of our singers have continued their careers as professional singers.
Boys whose voices are changing are invited to join our senior choir – Southend Young Men’s Chorus. This newly formed group offers older boys the opportunity to explore new registers in tenor and bass range. The group works alongside the main upper voices choirs, so offeringthe unique opportunities for the choirs to perform in full 4-part harmony.
Chorus Sirenum is a new ladies' chamber choir consisting of former members of the Southend Girls' Choir. St James Piccadilly was their London debut. Any former SGC members interested in joining, please get in touch. Next performance will take place on Sunday 6th March.
Go to video page to watch "A Christmas Blessing" and "An Earthly Blessing".