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Rossendale Ladies Choir

Press Kit

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 (short version)

 

The Rossendale Ladies Choir was formed in 1977 and has won outstanding acclaim both at home and abroad.  Our Musical Director is the very talented Matthew Thomas  and the choir is accompanied by our pianist David Carlston Williams

 

During the life of this successful choir there have been some remarkable choral achievements including successes at the international Eistedfodd in Llangollen, festival winning choirs in the “Festival of Festivals” in Warwick, fundraising concerts in the Albert Hall, London, Christmas events in Manchester Cathedral and many local churches.  With the Rossendale Male Voice Choir, & Black Dyke Band we performed at The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester raising over £30,000 for The Christie Hospital.

(longer version)

 

The Rossendale Ladies Choir was formed in 1977 and has won outstanding acclaim both at home and abroad.  Our Musical Director is the very talented Matthew Thomas and the choir is accompanied by our pianist David Carlston Williams.

 

During the life of this successful choir there have been some remarkable choral achievements including successes at the International Eistedfodd in Llangollen, festival winning choirs in the "Festival of Festivals" in Warwick, fundraising concerts in the Albert Hall London Christmas Concerts in Manchester Cathedral and many local and national churches.  With the Rossendale Male Voice Choir and Black Dyke Band we performed at The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester raising over £30,000 for The Christie Hospital.

 

The choir give concerts on a fee basis and also to raise funds for a variety of charities.  On occasions the choir joins with the Rossendale Male Voice choir and a variety of brass bands, musicians and solo artists to give unique concerts that audiences really enjoy.

 

The repertoire is varied and ranges from music by classical composers to spirituals, folksongs, modern songs, songs from the shows and songs specially arranged for the choir by eminent contemporary musicians such as Michael Neum and Alan Simmons.

 

The choir rehearse every Wednesday from 7.30 to 9.3Opm at St Peter's Church, Haslingden and Membership is made up of ladies of all ages and all walks of life.

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