February 4, 2019

one Day Singing Wokshop with Gitika Partington

I have arranged for Gitika Partington to come up from London to do a one day singing workshop for us. It will be at Accrington Library in their Lecture Hall ( where we had Sing for Water rehearsals) on Saturday March 16th 10.30am – 4pm. Gitika is a singer, songwriter, composer, arranger, music producer, choral director and educator with a wonderful and long standing reputation. She has published  several books of arrangements, some of which we have done with Secret Singers and others I have marked wistfully with ‘one day’! …

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January 7, 2019

The Spring Term Starts!

So here we are, Christmas and New Year all over til next time, the decorations packed away. What now? Choir restarts! All classes restart this week and I have prepared some new songs for us to share. It is a great time for new members to start too as we will all be learning together. We are registered to  participate in the street Choirs festival in Manchester in July and will make a start on some songs ready for that, there will be more to follow so we will get …

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October 8, 2018

Secret Singers at Hebden Bridge Choir Festival

Here we are at Wainsgate Chapel above Hebden BridgeIt was a lovely day listening to the other choirs and doing our own peformance too. Such variety. There were Zarebi who sing Georgian songs with their haunting harmony, Bradford Women Singers with their strong messages and beautiful voices, the hilarious yodelling group and PICante the women’s choir from Germany who sang wonderful songs from around the world. We had singers from the Read, Nelson, Todmorden, and East Lancs Carers Chorus groups coming together to create the day’s choir and we had …

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August 10, 2018

The New Term for Secret Singers Community Choirs

We will start classes again on Tuesday 11th September for Read and Marple, Wednesday 12th for Todmorden and Thursday 13th for Carers Chorus and Nelson. It will be a great time for new starters or rejoiners to come along I hope that all my wonderful singing friends are having a good summer break, I certainly am. I am now starting to do the preparation for the new term. We have a couple of events coming up and so initially we will be doing songs relating to those. On  Sunday October …

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June 8, 2018

Lancashire Day at Pendle Heritage Centre

What a lovely time we had singing at Lancashire Day at Pendle Heritage Centre last Sunday! We mustered 41 singers in the end and they came from the Read, Nelson and Todmorden groups and there was also a contingent from the Carers Chorus. We made such a joyous sound, I am so proud.

May 1, 2018

May Break and following Performance at Pushing Up Daisies Festival, Todmorden

Just a note to say that there are no classes on for the first 2 weeks of May. This week is the run up to our daughter’s wedding and next week I will be lying down somewhere! 🙂 All classes restart for a new 6 week block in week beginning 15th May. New members are very welcome , as always I have sorted out the program for the next block and new songs are in the members area along with those we will be performing at Todmorden’s Pushing Up Daisies …

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March 28, 2018

Classes over Easter

Secret Singers classes are on as usual over the Easter period. The only change is that the Nelson class will be held at the Pavilion Cafe in Victoria Park, Carr Rd Nelson. This is just for Maundy Thursday as Christ Church is being used for church services that evening. New members are always welcome.  

February 26, 2018

Facebook

Well everyone, I finally bitten the bullet and created a facebook page for us. I hope that this will help us spread the word even further. You can find us by searching Secret Singers Community Choir. Please feel free to like the page and leave comments and pictures to show the world what a great time we have.

January 29, 2018

Secret Singers do Rock, Pop and Soul!

At Secret Singers we do ROCK POP and SOUL in our own special way Songs with rhythms and harmonies to ROCK your world POP songs of many eras right back to songs now thought of as FOLK SOUL– lyrics to touch your soul and friendship to touch your heart