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(older articles can be found in our Archive section)

Like Many choirs throughout the country WMVC cannot sustain it's finances through singing alone, so from time to time it looks towards mixing fundraising with a good old social night!

These take many different forms, below is a little of what they're all about.

4th July 2014

The Choir held the a concert in Worrall Independent Chapel, to co-incide with the "Grand Depart" weekend, with guest Robin Garside. Entry was free, with a retiring collection being taken in aid of Yorkshire Air Ambulance (more details to follow)

14th June 2014

The Choir sang at the wedding of Robert Turner and Lesley Ringland which took place at Christ Church, Stannington at 1:30pm. We sang 3 pieces before the bride arrived ("Yorkshire Mixture, "Eriskay Love Lilt" and "My Luve is like a red, red Rose"). During the service, we helped with the singing of the two hymns ("Love Divine" and "How Great thou art"), before singing 3 further pieces during the signing of the registers ("You raise me up", "The Rose", and "Can't help falling in love with you").

7th June 2014

Spring Concert 2014

Click the picture above to read about the 2014 Spring Concert

19th April 2014

The Choir sang at the wedding of Catherine Ann Hallam and Paul Oldfield, which took place at St Mark's Church, Grenoside at 2pm. We sang 3 pieces before the bride arrived (these were "Yorkshire Mixture", "True Love" and "Gwahoddiad". After the marriage service, we sang 3 more pieces during the signing of the registers (these were "Can't help falling in Love", "My Luve is like a red, red rose" and "You raise me up". A number of people who were at the service told us that they had enjoyed our singing.

17th April 2014

Click here to read the latest Choir Newsletter (This requires Acrobat Reader to be installed on your PC).  To install this,  click on the button below.

5th April 2014

Support Group Spring Fayre 2014

Click the picture above to read about the Support Group Spring Fayre 2014

27th February 2014

The David Clover Competition for Singers 2014 was held earlier this month, and the winners of the two awards donated by the choir were as follows:-

The Michael Peaker Memorial Trophy for Oratorio and Sacred Song aged 18 yrs and under    Judith le Brueilly

The Doug Crossland Memorial Trophy for Best Female Singer    Vanessa Frampton

We hope that both will be able to join us during the next year to perform at one of our concerts.

24th February 2014

2014 AGM

Click the picture above to read about the Presentation at the 2014 Annual General Meeting

Christmas 2013

Chrismas 2013 Season

Click the picture above to read about the 2013 Christmas Season

19th October 2013

Concert at Christ Church, Stocksbridge

Click the picture above to read about the Concert at Christ Church, Stocksbridge

19th October 2013

Support Group Autumn Fayre 2013

Click the picture above to read about the Support Group Autumn Fayre 2013

11th October 2013

The choir took part in a concert at Forge Valley School, held in the Lecture Theatre, commencing at 7:30pm.  The content covered quite a range of musical tastes.  We began the concert by singing 3 pieces including "Llanfair" and "American Trilogy".  The School Rock Band provided the rest of the entertainment in the First Half.  After the interval,  two music students (a guitar soloist,  and female soloist) made their performing debuts,  before the choir concluded the entertainment with another 3 pieces (two of which were the first outing of A Medley from "Oliver", and "What shall we do with a Drunken Sailor"

5th October 2013

Concert at Dronfield

Click the picture above to read about the October Serenade Concert at Dronfield Civic Centre

17th September 2013

Click here to read about the Official Opening of the New Recovery Centre at Catterick Garrison (This requires Acrobat Reader to be installed on your PC).  To install this,  click on the button below.

18th September 2013

Click here to read the latest Choir Newsletter (This requires Acrobat Reader to be installed on your PC).  To install this,  click on the button below.

19th July 2013

On 19th July the funeral of a former member of the Choir, baritone Alwyn Whitham, took place at Grenoside Crematorium.   Choir members joined family and friends and, at the family's request, sang two pieces, "The Rose" and "Gwahoddiad".   Alwyn was a well loved and respected member of the choir over many years and our sympathies go out to his wife, Joan, and the rest of the family.

5th July 2013

Sacred Heart Concert

Click the picture above to read about The Summer Concert at Sacred Heart Catholic Church

29th June 2013

Sacred Heart Concert

Click the picture above to read about The Choir at Forge Valley School's Summer Fayre

17th June 2013

A second recruitment workshop was held - this time at Hillsborough Trinity Church.  This was the second part of our current recruitment drive.  If you missed both of the workshops,  please feel free to attend any choir practice at Worrall - they run from 7:30-9:00 Monday and Friday (excluding Bank Holidays)

3rd June 2013

A recruitment workshop was held at Forge Valley Community School.  This is the first one held as part of our new recruitment drive to enlist new members.  As part of the evening,  the choir learned a new piece of music which we will be using in our next concert.  Another workshop will be held in a fortnight at Hillsborough Trinity Church Hall.

26th May 2013

Wedding at the Botanical Gardens

Click the picture above to read about The Wedding at the Botanical Gardens

27th April 2013

Support Group Spring Fayre 2013

Click the picture above to read about The Support Group Spring Fayre

26th April 2013

Guildford Grange Concert

Click the picture above to read about The Concert at Guildford Grange Care Home

5th April 2013

Click here to read the latest Choir Newsletter (This requires Acrobat Reader to be installed on your PC).  To install this,  click on the button below.

22nd March 2013

The Choir Concert at Guildford Grange Nursing Home due to take place has been cancelled due to the weather.  It has now been re-arranged for 26th April.

 Last updated: Sunday, 22, June, 2014 at 23:20:18