Author: Debbie Walton

Summertime 2018

  On a sultry summer night in Guildford, the Surrey Hills Chamber Choir joined with Impromptu, the award-winning ladies’ choir from Sutton, in a delightful concert with pieces ranging from Renaissance motets to contemporary settings of popular favourites.    This

Surrey Hills Chamber Choir in Vienna: October 2017

One of the great joys of being part of the choir is the chance to travel together. Often this is to competitions, but occasionally we have the opportunity to take part in music festivals. In 2013 we went to Barcelona,

SHYV record with Our Hollow, Our Home

In January 2018, SHYV were thrilled to be asked by the upcoming metal core Southampton band “Our hollow, our home” to sing on one of their songs for their next album.  The band are very popular in Europe where they have

Candlelight Concert 2018 – Review

Once again the beautiful St Nicolas Church in Guildford was the venue for our concert of Carols, festive songs and other music on Sunday December 10th. We followed our usual pattern of having a variety of music, with the seasonal

Manchester Amateur Choral Competition 2018

  The Manchester Amateur Choral Competition 2018 took place on the 10th and 11th February 2018, and the Surrey Hills Chamber Choir took part in a celebratory concert in St Peter’s House chaplaincy on the Saturday Night, and the competition

Christmas Family Concert Review 2017 by Tony Watson

When we arrived at Cranleigh Village Hall for the  Surrey Hills Singing School Christmas concert, we knew we were in for something special.  There was a buzz in the air, and extra chairs were being added to accommodate an even

Retirement of our accompanist, Robert Gillman

Summer Family Concert – Cranleigh Village Hall     Saturday 1st July 2017 Robert Gillman has been a wonderfully skilful, sensitive and patient accompanist for all the Surrey Hills Singing School choirs for a number of years. He has accompanied the Chamber Choir

Together in Music – St Nicolas’ Church, Guildford, 20th May 2017

The Surrey Hills Chamber Choir’s summer concert was a joint venture with Ishani Bhoola’s four piece Waverley Ensemble. Audience and choir got to listen to wonderfully warm and engaging performances of pieces by Corelli, Telemann and Handel, and the choir

Open Rehearsals September 2017

SURREY HILLS SINGING SCHOOL A family of choirs from adult to child, experienced to novice – we have a choir for you! Visit our choirs during our open rehearsals in September   The Surrey Hills Singing School is a family

Surrey Hills Christmas Concerts 2016

Our traditional Family Christmas concert, on Saturday 9th December at Cranleigh Village Hall at 6.30pm, features all the Surrey Hills Choirs.  Our youngest performers, the Training Choir, share the joy of singing with friends with the song “Sing Together” and also