Fundraising

Fundraising

Our usual social fundraising events are not possible this autumn but we can help to boost our choir’s funds by clicking on the Amazon Smile box whenever we order from Amazon then choosing to donate to Stone Choral Society. As a charity Stone Choral Society will be donated a small percentage of your purchase from […]
Getting into online rehearsals

Getting into online rehearsals

We have been joining each other weekly from our homes for singing with the help of Harriet’s direction. We have all learned more about technology, about hearing our own voices relatively unaided by other singers. Harriet has introduced us to solfa and the Curwen hand signs to aid us with the solfa method. Whether we […]
Our choir during restrictions

Our choir during restrictions

Harriet held the first online choir singing session on 26th March 2020. It wasn’t the same as our usual rehearsals – no Jenny to play the piano, no coffee break and no sheet music. However there were over 20 of us on the private Stone Choral Society Members Facebook page. Harriet went live, helped us […]
Concert postponed

Concert postponed

Sadly, the concert we had planned for 4th April featuring Will Todd’s Mass in Blue and with soloist Andrea Tweedale has had to be postponed. This is due to the restrictions advised by the government due to the Covid-19 epidemic. We will be able to perform this work at our next concert which we are […]
Zimbe! Come, sing the songs of Africa

Zimbe! Come, sing the songs of Africa

We are looking forward to our daytime workshop on Sunday 16th February featuring many of the songs from Zimbe! See the Events page for more details and how to book your place. https://www.stonechoral.org.uk/event/zimbe-come-sing-the-songs-of-africa/ Harriet will be leading us and Jenny providing the piano accompaniment for these lively songs. All singers welcome!
2020 is here!

2020 is here!

Happy New Year! We have an exciting programme to look forward to this term with Open rehearsals for the Thursdays in January. Come along to try Stone Choral Society out – no obligation and you can see if singing will give you the uplifting experience you need for the new year. Time 7.30pm at Manor […]
It’s time to get ready for Christmas!

It’s time to get ready for Christmas!

We had a marvellous Autumn Concert but it’s over now and we are getting ready for our Christmas Carol concert. Thursday 19th December at Christ Church Stone. 7.30pm. Mince pies and wine will feature as well as plenty of singing both from choir and audience. Something special is in store as we have a new […]
Dates for 2019 – 2020

Dates for 2019 – 2020

Important dates for our members and audience for the forthcoming singing year. Autumn Term 2019 starts 5th September. Dragon Race 4th October AGM 17th October Autumn concert 16th November Rutter Requiem + other choral works Christmas carol concert 19th December Spring Term 2020 starts 9th January Workshop – African Rhythms 16th February Spring concert 4th […]
Autumn Concert

Autumn Concert

Saturday 16th November 7.30pm Christ Church, Stone. The autumn leaves are falling, nights are drawing in and Stone Choral Society’s concert is a heart-warming selection of beautiful music from the church tradition. Come and hear Rutter’s Requiem, works by Brahms, Tchaikovsky, Mendelssohn and other compositions from the European church repertoire. Tickets £10 from Home and […]
Dragon Race

Dragon Race

Friday 4th October 2019, Swynnerton Village Hall, 7 for 7.30pm. We have held this fun social event once before so come along and bring your friends to watch the colourful dragons progress to the finish. Tickets £10, from choir members. Tickets include a home cooked pork bap with trimmings (or salmon if prior notice given), […]