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Future Concerts

 

US Tour  24th July - 3rd August

Chicago, Cleveland, Niagara and Boston. full details can be found in 2014 Tour section in Boys Choir and Girls Choir.

 

First Concert

Thursday 24th July, 7.30pm

St Mark's Episcopal Church, 393 N Main, Glen Ellyn. Joint concert with Anima Singers



Welcome

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.


Conductor:
Roger Humphrey Tel: 01702 215623
Accompanist:
Rosemary Pennington Tel: 01702-215624
Mobile: 07771 600009    Fax: 01702 215631

P.O. Box 6,
Civic Centre,
Victoria Avenue,
Southend on Sea,
Essex.
SS2 6ER.

Boys' Choir President - Bob Chilcott
Girls' Choir President- Sir David Willcocks, CBE, MC
Boys' and Girls' Choirs Patron- Raymond Gubbay, CBE.
We are a registered charity No: 1118040




You can also Feedback directly by clicking on Contact Us




Visit by internationally acclaimed Philadelphia Boys' Choir


Philsdelphia Boys Choir at WHSB


We thank all the host families who accommodated the Philadelphia Boys' Choir during their short visit to us and appreciate the brilliant performances they gave at Westclifff High School for Boys, and Village Green.


We wish them all the best on the rest of their homeward journey.

Information

 Check our latest posting on our facebook page:  Today's Event


https://www.facebook.com/groups/157333960951467/


Girls Choir    Boys Choir




Twitter  Choirs are now on Twitter


Southend Boys and Girls Choirs have now a moderated twitter page @AngelisChoir - so come on follow us and lets get tweetiing!  just click on the twitter logo.


We also now have a Wordpress Blog   http://southendchoirs.wordpress.com/


OUR SPONSORS


Southend Airport Sponsor


Southend Council




                                                                                                  HIRE THE CHOIR


The Southend Boys’ and Girls’ Choirs are frequently hired to perform at weddings or corporate events. Previous engagements have included singing at dinners and entertaining at corporate functions. 


The choirs also regularly perform at weddings, and have a wide range of repertoire to suit different wedding services and receptions. 


Contact 01702-215624 for more information.




 


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Forthcoming Events


Sunday 20th July, 7.30pm – Holy Trinity Church, Southchurch Boulevard.  US Tour Concert.


 





The Boys and girls choirs are off on our annual summer tour to North America and Canada the first stop is Chicago (The Windy City), Illinois. Check out the countdown in US time to our first concert in a weeks time. 




Choir at Royal Pavilion


The choirs outside the Royal Pavilion, Southend Pier.


 

Join the Choir

SUPPORT THE CHOIRS


       


Support the Choirs – we are grateful to everyone who supports the choirs and attends our concerts.

The choirs run a “100 Club”, which costs just £5 per quarter with regular monthly draws and the chance to win cash prizes.

If you would like to support us in this way please contact Mrs Mhoira Brewer 01702 588700.




APPLICATION FORMS


Application forms for both main and training choirs are available from this website by clicking the links below

Main Choir Boys Application Form

Main Choir Girls Application Form
Training Choir Application Form




     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 will tour from Chicago to Boston, including visiting the great Niagara Falls. The Choirs offer wonderful opportunities to keen young singers from Southend and beyond, and all ages are welcome.

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.




U.S.A/CANADA TOUR


On Wednesday 23rd July, 37 members of the Southend Boys' and Girls' Choir will depart for a 12 day concert tour to US, staying in Chicago, Cleveland, Niagara, Ithaca and Boston.  They will be hosted by local choirs and Churches, and will be performing with some excellent youth choirs, as well as giving their own performances.  Follow our journey on the website, when we will post bulletins and photos.


Click here for full tour dates



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