Introducing Royston Choral Society
Royston Choral Society (RCS) is a friendly, unauditioned choir of around 60 singers from a wide range of backgrounds and singing abilities united by enjoying singing together to produce memorable concerts.
RCS rehearses on Tuesday evenings 7.45- 9.45 in Royston Parish Church and performs around four times a year in Royston and surrounding villages. New singers are welcome to join RCS by coming along to an open rehearsal.
On 24thSeptember 2016 our Royston Arts Festival choral workshop at The Old Bull Inn, featuring popular choruses from the ’Messiah’ provides an alternative taster session
In 2015-16, our first season with Andrew O’Brien as Musical Director, concerts included Brahms’ ‘A German Requiem’, Stainer’s ‘Crucifixion’ and Purcell’s ‘Dido and Æneas’.
Picture courtesy of Gordon Brown
The picture above shows the choir, our Musical Director Andrew O’Brien, and soloists from Heath Mount School following the highly successful Christmas 'O Holy Night' concert.
We are delighted to have Andrew O’Brien as our Musical Director.
He took Heath Mount School Junior Choir to win BBC School Choir of the Year 2012, and one of his singing pupils won BBC Chorister of the Year 2013.
Just come along to Royston Choral Society’s next free Open Rehearsal on Tuesday 20th September at 8.00 p.m. at Royston Parish Church and join in for the evening. You will not be asked to sing on your own. The ability to read music is helpful but not essential. Being able to blend with others in your voice part is more important.
Membership fees are modest. There is a small charge for refreshments and a popular optional, 100 Club. Members often meet for a drink after choir and get together for a meal a couple of times a year.
For more information about Royston Choral Society, our new musical director and open rehearsals look out for our leaflet in libraries, or contact our Chairman, Heather Howard telephone 01763 249058 or email firstname.lastname@example.org