Welcome to the Richmondshire Choral Society website

  • Our Home Page

    Our website serves several purposes:

    • It tells you about us if you would like to join us

    • It gives more general information about us

    • It tells you about our concerts upcoming and past

    • At the appropriate times, tickets will be on sale for on-line purchase
    • It has information to help our choir members 
    • It has photographs of the choir

    ​We hope you'll find what you want in it somewhere. If not, please contact us to ask.

    The Poll on the right

    Our polls are just for fun. Nothing is recorded other than the number of people who have made each choice. They will make no difference to the running of the choir!


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  • Poll

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      A coloured scarf or other item with either above
      A uniform dress for all ladies

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  • Choir Notices

    Thinking of Joining us?

    If you want to sing with us, come and join us. Read more about joining the choir, and come to our rehearsals next term which will start on 10 September. Please arrive from 7.00pm to be ready to sing by 7.30pm. On the first night there is registration, subs payment and music collection to see to so allow time for them. (Existing members can save time by paying subs online and having registration forms completed) Or come to our free Open Rehearsal on 15 September.

    Details of music will bein the Choir Members section of the website. 

    Annual General Meeting and Elections

    It is our AGM on 24 September and we shall be electing the Committee for the coming year. If you would like to nominate someone or be nominated, the forms are here if you'd like to complete them in advance. They are small so there are 4 separate forms on one A4 sheet. Please give completed forms to either the Chair (Judy Moorhouse) or the Membership Secretary (Jan Beeton)

    New Conductor

    We are delighted to announce that our new Conductor - his preferred title - is Peter Stallworthy. Peter officially took office on 1 June and commences rehearsals on 10 September for the concert on 8 December. He has met the committee to decide concert programmes and open event music for the next few years .

    We look forward to working with Peter as a choir. More information about him is now on the Who's Who in the Choir page.

    Open Rehearsal

    We've got an Open Rehearsal morning 15 September. Details here.

    Our Next Concert

    Our next concert will be on Saturday 8 December.

    The music will be:

    Vaughan Williams - Toward the Unknown Region
    Lauridsen - Lux Aeterna
    Vaughan Williams - Dona Nobis Pacem

    Thanks to Richmond Town Council

    Thanks to a generous donation from Richmond Town Council we were able to get the safety steps now required at St Mary's. Full story here.



    Other Choirs - looking for something different for Christmas?

    See details of a lovely cantata by one of our members

    General Choral News

    There are links to News letters from British Choirs on the Net in a page in Choir Members' Information



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