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New Music Scholarships!


For information about the scholarships click here


For information about sponsoring a scholarship click here


See a video of two of our music scholars performing Pie Jesu by Faure


Young Choristers


For children aged 7-18 that are interested in singing, we have a junior section of the church choir. Please contact Philip Underwood using the details at the bottom of the page


Robed Choir


See a Video of the choir singing the 1st movement of Vivaldi’s Gloria


OPPORTUNITIES FOR SINGERS

IN THE ROBED CHOIR

at the church of

ST BARTHOLOMEW WILMSLOW

PHILIP UNDERWOOD M.MUS. FRCO PGCE

(Organist and Choirmaster)

Come and meet us any Thursday at 8.30pm


WOULD YOU LIKE THE OPPORTUNITY TO PERFORM A

WIDE VARIETY OF CHORAL MUSIC RANGING FROM

THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT DAY

INCLUDING MUSIC IN FOLK

AND POPULAR STYLES?

DO YOU WORK WELL IN A WARM, FRIENDLY

AND WELCOMING ENVIRONMENT?

THEN READ ON:


OUR AIMS:

To provide high quality music for the Sunday Services of Parish Eucharist 10.30am (10am All Age Service on the First Sunday of the Month) and

Evensong 6.30pm. (1st and 3rd Sundays of the month)

To sing at Festival services, affording greater scope for special music, presented at regular intervals.

To sing in Cathedrals.

The choir sings at Weddings by request (each singer receives a fee).


HUMAN RESOURCES:

The choir is open to singers of all ages.

Whilst the ability to read music and play an instrument is helpful it is by no means essential.

Enthusiasm and Commitment are the key attributes required.


LEVEL OF COMMITMENT:

The main rehearsal is held in church on a Thursday Evening from 8.30 – 9.30.  As well as rehearsing the music on the detailed music list published at the start of each term, the choir receives a comprehensive vocal training.


Further rehearsals are held prior to the services as follows:

Sunday 10am for 10.30am (9.45 for 10am 1st Sunday in the month)

Sunday 5.30pm for 6.30pm (1st and 3rd Sundays in the month)

The choir meets throughout the year with the following exceptions:

No Rehearsals During August nor on the Thursday or Sunday after Christmas and Easter


TO FIND OUT MORE:

Contact Philip as follows:

Tel: 0161 456 9037

philip@philipunderwood.co.uk



Philip Underwood Organist and choirmaster

Harry Spain - Organ scholar