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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

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

Open Rehearsals in September

Media coverage over recent years has frequently highlighted the physical and mental health benefits of singing, but have you realised that singing within a group can add a whole new dimension to the experience? Benefits such as the thrill of

Portsmouth Music Festival 2016

Surrey Hills Chamber Choir enjoyed a great day’s singing at the Portsmouth Music Festival on Sunday 13th March, 2016. In the Hymn, Gospel, Spiritual or Sacred Song category we sang two contrasting pieces: Zdenek Lukas’ exhilarating Dies Irae, and Will

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

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