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Lancashire North NAC
WALK THIS WAY Choir
MD wanted, Walk This Way Choir
The Walk This Way Choir have been in existence for nearly 3 years now and are based in Darwen, Lancashire. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and experienced Musical Director with both knowledge and experience of working with backing tracks and piano accompaniments. Would be a definite advantage to play the piano.
Since its inception, the choir have performed five concerts, plus performances at smaller events e.g. Royal Lancashire Show, Macmillan Coffee Mornings, fundraising for the local hospital and Carols in the Wood for Christmas.
We have a membership of over 70 people, many being members of a choir for the very first time but all having such enthusiasm and enjoyment being part of our wonderful group. We enjoy the friendship and camaraderie which is usual within choirs such as ours, and we enjoy to sing and learn pop, modern, 60's/70's/80's, Movies, West End etc etc plus most other genres. Most of our members are non music readers but thoroughly enjoy rehearsals and learning the art of music, singing, putting harmonies together and being part of a great team. We have a great backroom team and committee who run the choir in the most professional way.
Rehearsals are held on Friday evenings 7.00 – 900 at a local church hall.
We have a website – www.walkthiswaychoir - which may be of interest.
If this vacancy is of interest to you please contact Glenys Colling, Secretary, on 01254 706582 or Colling732@talktalk.net. Closing date is 31st March 2019.
Thames South NAC
SNOWDOWN COLLIERY Male Voice Choir
Musical Director - Snowdown Colliery MVC
SNOWDOWN COLLIERY WELFARE MALE VOICE CHOIR, AYLESHAM, CANTERBURY
Our current musical director, Mr. Michael Lewis, is retiring at the end of 2019 after 22 successful years with the choir. We seek a new MD from January 2020 with the opportunity to work alongside Michael from September.
We seek an enthusiastic individual with a strong musical background who appreciates the unique and exciting genre of the 4 part male voice choir and is keen to bring out the best in us.
Currently we are celebrating our 90th year and have great plans for our 10th decade.
Founded in 1929 by the miners of the Snowdown Colliery, many of whom were from Wales, we are still members of the ‘Welsh Association of Choirs’ with whom we have sung in the Royal Albert Hall as recently as May 2018.
We are a choir of around 50 choristers who hail from Ashford to Thanet, Folkestone to Canterbury. Members are encouraged to read music and practise to maintain a high level of performance. We rehearse at St. Finbarr’s R.C. Church Aylesham on Monday evenings and perform regularly in a range of venues, raising considerable funds for charity. Popular features are annual 2 day tours in the U.K. and exchanges with well-established choral friends abroad.
Our repertoire is varied from Welsh hymns to musicals and we seek an MD who is keen to modernise and broaden it further.
Full details of the choir and its history, role specification, person specification, selection and remuneration are to be found on our website: www.snowdown-choir.co.uk.
All enquiries should be made to The Snowdown Secretary Dr. David Rance: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel. Nos. 01304 840569 or 07515 027912.
Closing date for applications: 31st March 2019