Author: John Steynor

Christmas Candlelit Concert 2015

Sunday 6th December 2015 at Nicholas church, Guildford Over the last few years, the Surrey Hills Christmas concerts have become a firm, annual favourite with both singers and audience alike. This year was no exception. The candlelit Sunday concert began


When the Big Day Out committee approached the Surrey Hills Singing School for a choir to perform at the evening event, we knew it was the perfect platform for our young performers. An outdoor stage, microphones, sound engineers, compère, a

Two Capacity Christmas Concerts

The two Surrey Hills Christmas Concerts delighted audiences in Cranleigh and Guildford. On Saturday 6th December in Cranleigh Baptist Church, the audience was treated to wonderful performances from all Surrey Hills Choirs, from the youngest to the most experienced. As

Surrey Hills Singers – Choir of the year 2014 Auditions

  The Anvil, BASINGSTOKE, APRIL 2014   Two accounts of the day by choir member. Well never let it be said that The Surrey Hills Singers can’t accept a challenge! When we agreed that it would be good to set

Christmas Concerts 2013

Over the years the Surrey Hills Christmas concert has become a firm fixture in the diary of our local residents. The mix of delightful children’s choirs alongside the excellence of the adult choirs is the perfect recipe to celebrate Christmas.

SHCC Summer Concert 2013

SHCC were delighted to welcome a large and enthusiastic audience to their annual summer concert at St Nicolas Church, Guildford on Saturday 22nd June. After the choir’s amazing run and ultimate crowning as Adult Choir of the Year in the

Surrey Hills Summer Family Concert 2013

July saw the start of the hot weather and the doors were kept wide open to cool the full Cranleigh Village Hall on Saturday 6th July. Three of the Surrey Hills choirs performed at this concert – the Surrey Hills

Choiroke 2013

SHYV were extremely excited to be invited to perform at the Choiroke festival again this year. Last year held at Dorking Halls, this year the festival was held in Sussex at The Hawth, Crawley, on Saturday 23rd March. Other choirs

The Surrey Hills Christmas Concert 2012

Selling tickets wasn’t the problem – it was holding back the hordes! Tickets for families and friends sold before we’d even got the posters up, and after the Surrey Hills Chamber Choir win in the adult category of the Choir

Choir of the Year 2012: the Grand Final

The Grand Final of Choir of the Year took place in Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall on 28th October 2012. The event was recorded for later broadcast on both BBC Radio 3 and TV channel BBC Four, with compères Tim