Association Of British Choral Directors

North West Honour Choir 2013

Saturday 8th June 2013

Do you love to sing?

Have you been in the Honour Choir before or are you in Year 5, 6, 7 or 8?

Join the NORTH WEST HONOUR CHOIR 2013
Work with Bob Chilcott and sing with other children who love to sing.

There will be three workshops to be led by Bob Chilcott as training days for the choir. The first two on Saturday February 9th and Sunday April 28th will be held at Longsands Community Primary School, Fulwood, Preston with easy access from the M6 Junction 31A.
The third workshop and concert on June 8th will be at Fulwood Methodist Church PR2 8EA
The concert at 7.30 pm is to be shared with the Preston Cecilian Choral Society a mixed voice adult choir. It will be open to the public. The children will perform in each half of the concert.

Singers:
If you have been a member of the Honour Choir before OR are in Year 5, 6, 7 or 8 from September, 2012, you can apply.
All you need is to love to sing. You should be able to sing in tune and be fairly good at holding your part when the music divides into several parts. You may or may not already be in a choir but you must be keen to try and willing to spend time learning the music. You will need to have the recommendation of a teacher either from school or your private music teacher. Good manners will be expected so that we can all enjoy the music.

Please be sure to ask a parent or teacher to help you fill in the application form, available by clicking here.
Honour Choir applicants will be required to pay a participation fee of £36.00, payable to ABCD. This will go towards workshop costs and is not refundable.

Places are limited so please apply promptly and no later than the end of December 2012

By prior arrangement with the Honour Choir Administrator, teachers are welcome to observe the workshops at a cost of £10 per day.
Cheques payable to ABCD should be sent to Mavis Fletcher, 6 Sunnyhill, Fulwood, Preston. PR2 9BF. Or pay abcd by Mastercard or Visa by telephoning Len Fletcher on 01772 704834.

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