Friday, 7 July 2017

We have a new Musical Director!

We are delighted to announce the appointment of James Dixon as Musical Director of St Cecilia Chorus.

James is currently music director at St Francis of Assisi, Notting Hill and works with Peterborough Take Note and Brighton Consort chamber choir.

We look forward to James joining us in September to direct us in works by Handel, Bach, Mendelssohn and Schubert for our autumn concert on Saturday 11 November at Christchurch Sutton.

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

The world's most beautiful tunes, Saturday 17 June, 7.30pm

Beautiful music including Blue Skies, Cantique de Jean Racine, Ave Verum Corpus and solos including Saint-Saens' The Swan (Ruth Hallow Cello).

Monday, 27 February 2017

Vacancy for a Conductor/Music Director

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St Cecilia Chorus is looking for a Conductor/Music director.

St Cecilia Chorus is a friendly amateur SATB choir with about 60 singing members based in Banstead, Surrey which can trace its roots back to 1922, and is proud of its connections with the Leith Hill Festival and Ralph Vaughan Williams.

We are looking for someone to start in September 2017 or January 2018 and who can demonstrate:
• inspirational and enthusiastic musical direction – someone who can challenge choir members to produce the highest possible standards, both in rehearsals and performances
• artistic directorship: provide engaging concert programme suggestions within an agreed annual budget, to include a wide range of choral works
• working closely with the Chair and Committee plus other partners
• sourcing and selecting relevant professional soloists and musicians

Sunday, 19 February 2017

Concert of the Finest English Music, Saturday 25 March


Wednesday, 14 December 2016

Saturday 28 January: Come and Sing Workshop - Fire up the Choir!

Thank you to Jeremy Jackman for a lively informal workshop singing Elgar, Bairstow and Irving Berlin.