Performers: Saturday

Côr Gobaith

Biography: Inspired by Social Forum Cymru which took place in Aberystwyth in 2006, Susie Ennals started Côr Gobaith to sing for peace, justice and environmental sustainability. Susie has done  a fine job and the choir went from strength to musical strength under her direction. They sing in Welsh and English. Always conceived as an activist… Read more »

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Reine Männersache Zellhausen

Biography: The choir ensemble “Reine Männersache Zellhausen” was formed in 2014 by thirty active singers from two traditional male choirs from Germany. This is no coincidence, since the singers of the choirs “Harmonie Zellhausen” and “Liederkranz Zellhausen” are both known in the region for their outstanding choral work. Over the decades they have been awarded… Read more »

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Sai Mayur Bharatanatyam Dance School

Biography: Usha Rao, Bharatanatyam, a dance artist and teacher, leads Sai Mayur Bharatanatyam Dance School. She received her dance training in Bharatanatyam (Mysore style) in India. Sai Mayur Dance School was founded in 2013. Now there are around 40-45 students, which includes adults, and conducts classes on the weekend in Chester. The students have successfully… Read more »

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Brythoniaid Male Voice Choir

Biography: In June 1964 with fifteen members Meirion Jones formed the male voice choir, and due to the encouragement received  commenced to attract new members. From the outset, competing was an integral part of the Choirs activities. Their first competition was at the Llanffestiniog jubilee Eisteddfod in 1965. Following success at this Eisteddfod it was… Read more »

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KorRey

Biography: Kór Reyðarfjarðarkirkju (the choir of Reyðarfjörður church) is a fully functioning church choir based in a village in the east of Iceland. The choir has expanded somewhat into concert territory and when performing outside of a religious context they  has begun to use the name KorRey. The choir sing folk music, african music, pop… Read more »

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Girls Choir of Musamari Choral School

 Biography: The Girls Choir of Musamari Choral School was founded in 1995 by their current conductor Tiina Mee. She works as director of Musamari Choral School and Musamari Music School for Children and conducts girl´s, children´s and young children´s choirs. The choir has taken part in several music projects, Song Celebrations, festivals and competitions in… Read more »

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Macclesfield Male Voice Choir

Biography: The Macclesfield Male Voice Choir was established in 1955. The atmosphere, camaraderie and fellowship within the choir are unparalleled and there is a very warm welcome for any male wishing to join the choir, provided they have a love and enthusiasm for singing. They are a non-profit making organisation and provide support to local… Read more »

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Afterglow

  Biography: Initially formed as part of a school-outreach program with the Quintessential Vocal Ensemble Choir in Newfoundland in 2009, Afterglow developed a love of 6 part acappella music and began searching for new and challenging musical experiences. They are great friends and love to sing diverse kinds of music, including pop, spiritual, renaissance and… Read more »

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Lleisiau Clywedog

Biography: Lleisiau Clywedog Ladies Choir was formed in 1996 and most of the founding members still sing with the choir today.  They enjoy learning a wide repertoire of songs and hope that this enjoyment is passed on during their concerts. The choir takes part in a number of concerts each year supporting local and national… Read more »

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John’s Boy’s

Biography: Johns’ Boys Male Chorus was formed in early 2016 to sing in a ‘Noson Lawen’ to celebrate the lives of two local choral conductors, the late John Glyn Williams and the late John Tudor Davies, both of whom were from the village of Rhosllannerchrugog. Both men were heavily involved with the male voice scene… Read more »

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