July 14, 2015

End of term and Big Summer Sing

Dear Secret Singers, this is the last week of singing for this term. I know that some people won’t be able to make it to the Big Summer Sing so this week’s class will be their ‘end of term party’ If there is something that you would particularly like to sing again this week then please let me know. Below is a list of all the songs we have worked on since January- I think it is quite impressive! So come along to this week’s class and have a good …

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June 27, 2015

Secret Singers Choir performance at the Classic Car show Towneley Park Burnley

Our Secret Singers Choir, made up of members from all 4 groups will perform at The Classic Car Show at Towneley Park Burnley on Sunday 28th June at 2.45pm. We will be performing songs  which we learned for Sing for Water North along with a few others from this term’s repertoire. We hope to be able to collect a little more money to swell the Sing for Water  North total The choir will assemble in at dedicated marquee next to the police and St John’s ambulance tents at 2.00pm for …

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June 5, 2015

Secret Singers go to Sing for Water North 2015

Sing for Water North 2015 will take place on this Sunday 7th June and our last rehearsal is over so Secret Singers are all ready to go!(except for a little last minute cramming for the words, I expect :)) Over 40 choirs will be represented in the 300 odd singers so I am sure that it will be a marvellous uplifting experience for both singers and audience.The performance will start at 2pm so all we need now is for lots of people to come on down to Albert Square and help us …

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April 15, 2015

Our Next Adventures!!

The new term starts up next week (week beginning 20th April) and we have 4 events before we break for summer in mid July Firstly, those who wish to will be performing a joint concert with the Arden Angels, girls choir, at Christ Church, Carr Rd, Nelson on Saturday 16th May. Any proceeds from the event will go towards maintaining the fabric of the church (which is where the Nelson group meet).I very pleasing number of singers are already signed up to participate, though more are welcome. The second event is …

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March 31, 2015

Easter Break

All the groups will be having a little break for Easter and the closed dates are below. Read and Marple are closed on7th and 14th and resuming on 21stApril Todmorden is open on 1st April, closed on 8th and 15th and resumes on 22nd April Nelson is closed on 2nd (Maundy Thursday), 9th and 16th and resumes on 23rd I look forward to seeing you all then.  

February 15, 2015

Dates for your Diary

There are several events planned for this season and you are welcome to any or all of them. 7th March Saturday- The Three Valley Choir in Todmorden is hosting a workshop day with the wonderful Una May. Tickets may still be available and I know several Secret Singers are planning to go to that. 22nd March Sunday- Jules Gibb is coming to Accrington Library to do a workshop on the songs for Sing for Water. If you sign up for SfWN then it will be included in your sign up …

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December 29, 2014

New Term Start Dates

Preparations for the new songs for this term are well under-way and all that is now required is YOU! (and your friends, relations, dog-walker, hairdresser, solicitor, gardener, orthopaedic surgeon, etc) Classes all begin in the week Beginning 12th Jan 2015 at the usual times and places (see  classes) Tues 13th- Read and Marple Wed 14th – Todmorden Thursday 15th – Neslon I can’t wait to share these songs with you. See you there

December 29, 2014

Happy New Year Dear Singers!

What a great evening we had at Burnley Rugby Club  on 18th Dec. I thought this new venue for our BIG SING worked really well. It is a good room, with no distractions, plenty of car parking space and a separate area for our glorious buffet! The coming together of singers from all the groups was wonderful and our amalgamated choir made a truly joyous sound. Thanks to everyone who came and if you missed this one there will be another in July. See you in class

December 7, 2014

An extra reason to come to the BIG SING

The Big Sing is nearly here! The 18th December is not far away and I am sure it will be a super evening. Everyone who comes along will get a Secret Singers bag as a Christmas present from me but if you want to get some as stocking fillers for friends and family then I also have some for sale at £2.50 See you soon! (sorry that it is sideways- I can’t turn it around!!)

November 5, 2014

The CHRISTMAS BIG SING

I have now booked a venue for our CHRISTMAS BIG SING It will take place on Thursday 18th December 7.30-11pm at Burnley Rugby Club (part of Belvedere and Caldervale Sports Club) Address: Holden Road, Reedley, Burnley, Lancashire, BB10 2LE Telephone: 01282 424337 Directions: M65 J12, Right to Brierfield, Through two sets of traffic lights,   Holden Road on left approx. 1/4 mile (Immediate left after the Oaks Hotel) It is not positioned quite so conveniently as Rosegrove Working men’s Club but there won’t be any competition from Karaoke and hopefully …

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