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Next event: Saturday 22nd October 2016 at Emmanuel Church, Loughborough
From 1st September 2016 Shepshed Singers will be known as Charnwood Voices. It was felt a change was needed to reflect the wider geographical area represented by singers and regular performance venues. The change has been approved by the Charities Commission.
Please keep a look out for the new name, facebook page and website address over the summer!
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We are an auditioned SATB choir of some 45 voices based near Loughborough. Founded in 1977, the choir has gained a well-deserved reputation
for performing neglected and unfamiliar music as well as better
known and popular pieces, both sacred and secular.
weekly throughout most of the year and aim to achieve a high standard
in both performance and presentation. Most of our work is a capella
although we do also perform larger works with an orchestra. Past
performances have included Handel’s Joshua, Hovhaness’
Magnificat, Duruflé's Requiem, Michna’s St Wenceslas
Mass, Britten’s St Nicolas, Karl Jenkins’ Requiem and
Mendelssohn’s Elijah. Every two years we go on tour, either
to continental Europe or in Britain; the most recent tour abroad
was to Budapest in 2013 (see Tours).
We had a successful tour to Cornwall in April 2015. As a choir we
have competed in music festivals and, in addition to our own concerts,
we are available for weddings, Christmas functions, and social or
Our Musical Director is
Nicholas Scott-Burt, who has conducted the Singers since September
For details of our rates and availability please contact the
Secretary or for tickets contact the Ticket Officer.
On money matters please email our
Treasurer. To enquire about joining the Singers or for any other matter please email our
Chair. The choir's Safeguarding Policy is