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Tenors and basses wanted!

Great fun was had at Henley Rugby Football ground recently encouraging fans and players alike to consider coming to sing with HCS. Many members of the Tenor and Bass sections have sung in school, university or church choirs and relish the joy of coming back to singing. There are NO AUDITIONS and room for all… Read more »

‘Choir wants us all to Come and Sing’

The Henley Standard  – 24th December 2018 FRESH from the success of its Christmas concerts, Henley Choral Society is inviting music-lovers to come and sing Handel’s Messiah next month. The workshop event takes place on Saturday, January 19, at the Christ Church Centre in Reading Road and everyone is welcome. The choir’s musical director Peter… Read more »

Henley makes sweet music with twin town

The Henley Choral society enjoyed a wonderful reception when they performed a May day concert in Falaise, Henley’s French twin town, last weekend. Sixty members of the choir, led by Musical director, Peter Asprey travelled to Normandy to perform with local Falaise choir, L’Interlude, led by Musical director, Nathalie Royer. There was a packed audience… Read more »

NEW TERM STARTS – Monday 8th January

Happy New Year! Rehearsals start on Monday 8th January at d:two. Junior section – 5.30pm- 6.15pm Senior Choir – 6.15pm – 7pm Choral Society – 7.30pm  -9.30pm

Brace of Choral Spectaculars were worthy of a Victorian Christmas

Read John Burleigh’s review of the Christmas Concerts in the Henley Standard Henley Choral Society Christmas concerts | St Mary’s Church, Henley | Saturday December 9 WHEN one thinks of the great English tradition of choral singing the immediate reaction is usually to dwell on the magnificence of the northern massed choirs of Victorian times… Read more »

Angelic voices to herald the arrival of Christmas

CHRISTMAS will have well and truly arrived when the angelic voices of Henley Choral Society’s singers soar into the rafters of St Mary’s Church Saturday 8th December. At least, that’s the hope of the society’s chair, Susan Edwards, who was speaking ahead of its family Christmas concert at 2pm and traditional Christmas concert at 7pm…. Read more »

TV Music Judge, Ken Burton, encourages singers to let themselves go!

Ken Burton, who has appeared on the BBC’s Choir of the Year and Channel 4’s Gospel Singer of the Year, led a workshop at the d:two Centre in Market Place on Saturday 18th November. Read the full article about the event in the Henley Standard.

HCS Members Workshop Saturday 18th November 9.30pm – 12.30pm with KEN BURTON!

WORKSHOP for HCS members only With Ken Burton, conductor, composer, performer and presenter Well known for his performances in concert halls and television in the UK and around the world.  Especially  one of the judges for Channel 4’s Gospel Singers Of The Year, BBC Songs Of Praise School Choir Of The Year, and was one… Read more »