Welcome to
Barnt Green Choral Society

New Season Starts 7:45pm Monday 5th September 2016


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Barnt Green is a pleasant village close to the south west border of the City of Birmingham in the West Midlands of the United Kingdom, yet firmly in the County of Worcestershire.
The Choral Society was founded in 1951 and sprang from the choir of the local Women's Institute. It is a mixed voice choir with a current membership of about 55 singing members. It is a registered charity. Rehearsals, from September to June, are held on Monday evenings, 7.45pm - 9.45pm (with a coffee break) in the Parish Centre, Sandhills Road, Barnt Green.
The Society gives three concerts per year, in local venues, with professional soloists and accompaniment.
Subscription, at present 80 per year, is payable in September, or in two instalments (September and January).
Student members pay no subscription.
Prospective new members, who are very welcome to "test the water" at a rehearsal or two, are invited to contact the Secretary, Jonathan Treml, at: the secretary@barntgreenchoralsociety.org.uk, any member of the Society or email me, Chris Hackney, at: chrishackney@barntgreenchoralsociety.org.uk. There are no auditions.
For those who do not sing, but wish to support the Society, there is the "Friends of Barnt Green Choral Society", which is open to anyone making an annual donation, minimum 10, to the Society. "Friends" are offered reduced price concert tickets (1 reduction) and are invited to social functions. For further information contact me, Chris Hackney, or the Secretary: Jonathan Treml.
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This site is maintained by Chris Hackney, chrishackney@barntgreenchoralsociety.org.uk All written material is Chris Hackney or Barnt Green Choral Society.(1995 - 2016). Photographs Albert Whurr: 1995, 1998, 2001 Sue Nash: 1999, 2001 John Bishop: 2000, Mike Wilkie: 2006-2010, Colin Butterworth: 2012, Pete Lopeman: 2015, Graphics Margaret Maybee (2003 - 2013), Hasslefree Clipart inc. (2002 - 2004), Jupiterimages.com. (2002 - 2016).