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Members News Page

This page contains information about rehearsals, in particular about any late changes to location and timing of rehearsals and, additionally, the dress requirements for concerts.

Recruitment poster for 2019 - The new poster (pdf) can be downloaded from here. Feel free to download it and email to all your friends. The image of the pdf is on our Facebook page.

Autumn Term 2019

Rehearsals will normally be at the Stevenage Music Centre (click on link for Satellite image). For those using SatNavs to get there the post code is SG2 0HS. The address is Mobbsbury Way and is adjacent to the Timebridge Community Centre.

Please note: The point marked "ENTER HERE" is the entry to the Car park. There's lots of parking there, just leave the car and walk to reception and there will be someone there who can guide you to the auditorium where we rehearse.
See you there.......

Rehearsal Dates for Autumn Term 2019

 Sep.     9, 16, 23, 30  
 Oct.     7, 14, 21  
 Nov.     4, 9**, 11, 16 (Concert), 18, 25
 Dec.     2, 9, 11, 12(Concert - Moggerhanger), 14 (Concert)  

Notes: * denotes optional rehearsals - to be confirmed later
           ** denotes additional rehearsal at Hatfield

Concert Dress: Black tops and skirts/trousers for the ladies and black trousers and open neck black shirts for the gents. Make sure you're going to be warm.

2019/2020 Calendar:

For those that want to plan their dates further ahead then click here (to view the calendar through to July 2020).
Do remember to check these dates on an occasional basis - they are updated sometimes throughout the year. Update 6 - 12 Dec Mogerhanger concert added, number of rehearsals per term probably incorrect at this point but dates are agreed.

Learning Support resources
Autumn 2019 - Joy to the world - XMAS Concert

Home Brew

All the non-audience carols have audio files available. Details will be emailed out soon.


NO support on Choraline for these works.

Performance Audio recording

Not applicable

Sheet Music

You can hire the music via us. Hire cost: £3.00 (total), i.e. £2 for the Faber and £1 for Carols for Choirs 1 (OUP).

Online Sources:

None for these carols

YouTube - Not applicable.

Soundcloud - Soundcloud does not have performance recordings easily traceable.

Cyberbass - Doesn't cover these works.

Vocal Guidance Sheets:

Derek Harrison passed over some papers about vocal care and guidance on Monday 2nd February 2015. As some were a little pale (and on an angle - a little bit) I have re-typeset the text. To view/download the text click here.

Other Local Choir/Music Events :

Events brought to our notice can be found by clicking here. These comprise adverts from other local choirs and also other music organisations we share advertising with on a reciprocal basis. The first of these organisations is Benslow Music Trust.
Currently there is ONE event there.

Easyfunding :

An explanatory page about this relatively pain free method of donating funds to us (when you buy things over the internet) can be seen by clicking here.

Breathing exercises :

Jan has been passed some pointers to YouTube videos about breathing (with exercises):- 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.
Numbers 1 and 2 are associated and numbers 3-6 form a video in 4 parts.

Choir and MM Newsletters:

These have been removed from the site but is available on request if needed.
Financial Information about the choir:
This information is available on request via the Society Chairman.


IF you are lucky/unfortunate enough to find an error on any of the pages of this site then PLEASE let me know. I've made life as simple I can. There is a link to click on the "Contacts" webpage that will start a mail message to me. It would help lots if you can make the title of the E-mail the name of the webpage(s) with the error(s) on it.
Many Thanks...Your friendly webmaster.

Footnote: The link to reach this page will be on the main page of the site (index.html) and will be set to red (for typically a week) as a trigger to show that new information is available here. So please check the main web page regularly.