Welcome to Seaton Choral Society

 

It was great to see lots of new people at our first practice - if you were not able to make it  and would like to then please do come along next week

We are a mixed voice choir of around 30-40 Singers.We are currently hoping to attract more members. We have performed many choral works as our programme history page shows.

We usually perform two concerts a year with the full choral society  - December and May.The December one often having a Christmas theme. 

A small number of the Choral Society usually get together for a performance of lighter music complemented by a Cream Tea in the earlier part of the year.

Our Performances are usually held in the Seaton Gateway.

 

 Future Concerts 

 

 Into the Future... all booked at the Gateway Seaton.

 

10th December 2017 Christmas Concert

5th May 2018  Spring Concert

9th December 2018 Christmas Concert

 

 

 

More about the Choral Society

We are very privileged to have Crispian Steele-Perkins as our president.Crispian gave a concert in Seaton Gateway a few years ago which was very well attended.

Follow the link below to find out more about Crispian.

http://www.crispiansteeleperkins.com/

 

History of the Choral Society

When All Hallows School closed in 1998, together with the choral society associated with it, a small group reformed with the late Sue Cloke as Chairman and organiser of the society.

A little over one year later, the newly formed Seaton Choral Society performed its first Concert, Mendelssohn's great oratorio "Elijah", on the 12th June 1999, at the Seaton Methodist Church, under the baton of Leslie Baker, who served the Society as Musical Director until his retirement in 2011.

The Society was then currently under the enthusiatic baton of Dr Peter Milmer until December 2016 who has given up the task due to other commitments.

From January 2017 we welcome Ian Crew as Musical Director.It is our aim to continue the series of excellent concerts which have been its hallmark since its formation.

 

The ethos of a Choral Society is to learn and sing the the major choral works ( and shorter pieces) that have been composed over the centuries, so that the pleasure of both performing and hearing them live, locally, is preserved.

 

 

Funding

We are a self-funding society relying mainly on the ticket sales from our concerts and our Membership Subscriptions, Occasional concerts are organised with vistiting musicians which have included our President Crispian Steele-Perkins, However we are always open to suggestions for fundraising!.

 

The Society is a Member of Making Music.

 

We meet at: Seaton Methodist Church Scalwell Lane, Seaton EX12 2ST

This link will bring up our Practice Location:

https://binged.it/2mEkC4t

 

Contact us 

If you have any queries or wish to join us please contact us by:

email: seatonchoralsociety@gmail.com or Telephone 07816 047784

 

Our Registered Charity Number is:1076492

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/seatonchoral

 

 

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