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The saturday morning choir

About

We are an amateur choir of about fifty singers – soprano, alto, tenor and bass. We sing a wide range of music, from baroque to Broadway, and we perform in the Reading area several times a year.

We are a non auditioning choir and our termly subscription is only £45

We rehearse on Saturday mornings in our new rehearsal venue The Richards Hall at The Abbey School, Kendrick Road, Reading RG1 5DZ.  We are really excited to have this spacious Covid secure facility where social distancing and other Covid requirements are readily met. We always welcome new singers. You may try us out whenever you like, and your subscription is only payable after your first half term’s membership.

If you are interested please contact either :- David Cottam  drdrcottam@gmail.com 07791764478 or Marjorie Caballero  marjorie.caballero51@gmail.com 07534 275875

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Our thriving choir is always keen to welcome new members. We are a friendly bunch, who love to sing, socialise and generally have a good time. 

Rehearsals

We rehearse on Saturday mornings, from 10:30am to 12.30pm, term time only, in The Richards Hall at the Abbey School Reading RG1 5DZ.

Events

An extremely active choir, we take part in a large number of events throughout the year, both locally and abroad.

Members

Our members area contains all our latest newsletters, member lists, rehearsal schedules, member roles and more.

Musical director

Richard Harker graduated with an MA in Choral Conducting from the Royal Academy of Music, receiving the Thomas Armstrong Prize. He read music at, and was organ scholar of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, where he received the Swinburne Prize.

Richard Harker is also musical director of The Hythe Singers, Hampton Choral Society, Bath Spa University Chamber Choir, the Wallace Singers, APPS Singers and Teatime Opera. He is chorus master for Opera Holland Park, and singing lead at Beechview Academy, High Wycombe.

join our choir
David cottam, chairman

Our thriving choir is always keen to welcome new members. We are a friendly bunch, who love to sing, socialise and generally have a good time. We also enjoy visiting our friends in the French Alps, La Stephanelle, and making Music together. 

So if you think this sounds like the place for you do get in touch.

Registered Charity – 1099030

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