Come and Sing Saturday 7 October 2017

Mid Wessex Singers are celebrating the great composer Monteverdi in his 450th anniversary year as part of an open Come and Sing Day on Saturday 7 October 2017 at Long Sutton Village Hall. The day, led by Musical Director, Graham Coatman is aimed to suit a range of musical tastes and abilities and will involve familiarisation with pieces not only by Monteverdi but also Mozart and Morten Lauridsen adding to singers’ repertoires.

 

For further details see below, download the attached flyer or e-mail midwessexsingerschoir@gmail.com. To book download the attached Application Form and return to Mid Wessex Singers by 1 October 2017.

 

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MWS Workshop 7Oct17 Application Form

Free Taster Session with our Musical Director

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The Mid Wessex Singers would like to invite anyone interested in developing their singing technique to a taster session. Their first rehearsal back after summer is open to all. Running on Tuesday 5 September 8 pm to 9pm at West Street Church Hall, Somerton TA11 7PR.

Friendly and welcoming, the choir is excited to announce a new appointment in Graham Coatman as Musical Director. Steph Taylor, Chair of Mid Wessex Singers says: “We had a singing session with him in May and everyone was impressed with his energy, enthusiasm and professionalism. He has some good ideas to help us develop both individually as singers and as a choir as a whole.”

Come along on 5 September at 8pm to see how Graham can help your singing develop and have some fun too!

For further information please contact Steph Taylor on 01963 240794 or steph.taylor@othoni.myzen.co.uk

Mid Wessex Singers on BBC Radio Somerset and Bristol

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Mid Wessex Singers with BBC Radio Somerset presenters, James and Andy, on Sunday 2 April 2017. The choir featured as the grand finale to the programme ‘Clueless’ and sang the presenters out with a rendition of ‘When all the Saints go Marching In’.  It was a really fun morning for us all.

MID WESSEX SINGERS PERFORM HANDEL’S MESSIAH

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Christmas Concert 2016

The Mid Wessex Singers’ Christmas Concert is on Saturday 10 December 2016, starting at 7.30 pm. in St Michael’s Church, Somerton.

We will be performing choral pieces from Handel’s Messiah as well as other seasonal music, readings and carols.

Tickets are £10 for adults, £5 for under 18s and can be obtained from Cobbs Wholefoods in Brunel Shopping Centre, Somerton or reserved by phone with Jane Rose on 01458 274139.

Concert 7 May 2016

CONCERT IN THE MERRY MONTH OF MAY

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Spring Concert 2016

Mid Wessex Singers’ Spring Concert 2016 is on Saturday 7 May at St Mary’s Church, Huish Episcopi, Langport, starting at 7.30 p.m. It will celebrate the meeting of cultures between a traditional English choir and an American Musical Director and will feature both English and American folk songs.

 

Christmas Concert 12 December 2015

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First rehearsal for Christmas concert 7.45 p.m. Tuesday 8 September 2015

Mid Wessex Singers will begin rehearsing for their Christmas concert at 7.45 p.m. following their AGM on Tuesday 8 September at the Methodist Church Hall, West Street, Somerton, followed by regular rehearsals at 7.30 p.m. every Tuesday evening.   New members are welcome.

In the first half of the concert the choir will be performing choral pieces from parts 1-3 of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio, arranged for choir (SATB) and organ. The second half of the concert will comprise a selection of carols and seasonal readings.