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If you’re seriously interested in singing, love a musical challenge and can sight read music (at least a little bit!), Strathclyde University Chamber Choir just might be the choir for you! The Choir has expanded over the years, thanks to the growing popularity of a cappella singing, particularly renaissance and baroque music, and close harmony and new music. And, although a choir of Strathclyde University, we’ve a wonderful mix of people from all walks of life – Students, Alumni, Staff, and singers from outside the University, many of whom travel a long way for their weekly “choral fix”!
Apart from our concert and fundraising activities in and around Glasgow, we make annual cathedral visits (which have included Carlisle, Chester, Durham, Edinburgh and Ripon Cathedrals) to sing the major choral services in place of the regular Cathedral Choir, and have toured the Orkney Islands, Spain, Germany, Poland, Russia (Moscow) and the Middle East (including Jerusalem and Bethlehem). We have also been broadcast and recorded for BBC Radio 2, Radio 3 and Radio 4.
Individual vocal coaching is also offered at rehearsals which take place on Tuesdays, 7.30pm – 9.30pm .
We’re always on the look-out for new talent, so if you’ve sung in a choir before, think we sound like a fun-loving crowd, and like the look of what we’re planning, contact the conductor, Alan Tavener.
Our first concert this year was Candlelit Carols on Wednesday 12th December 2012 in St Aloysius with special guests, the Edinburgh Rennaisance Band. (Carols Poster pdf). Thanks to all who came to hear us, it was a great start to the season. This was followed up by our next performance for a celebration of St Kentigern on the 13th January 2013. A tour to York Minster took place after Easter. We look forward to our next concert, Totus Tuus, on the opening night of the West End Festival.