Performers

Ladybrook Singers

  Biography: Ladybrook Singers is a highly regarded ladies choir from Stockport. They come from a wide range of backgrounds: teachers, nurses and admin but they are united by their love of singing. Established in 1928, the choir soon began achieving success in music festivals. The highlight of those early years was their eight-week tour… Read more »

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The Calgary Girls Choir

Biography: The Calgary Girls Choir was founded in 1995 by Elaine Quilichini in Calgary, Canada. The award-winning and internationally renowned Calgary Girls Choir (CGC) gives girls and young women a voice while meeting the creative challenge of choral music performance. This Kodály-based program builds skills in confidence, teamwork, projection, listening, perseverance, excellence, leadership, and creativity…. Read more »

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Kidderminster Male Choir

  Biography: The Kidderminster choir is celebrating its one hundred and fourteenth year of existence this year. Maybe it is true that they believe that they are one of the oldest continually performing choirs in the UK. Throughout its long history dating back more than a century, since 1904, the choir has entertained audiences not… Read more »

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Hymers College Junior School Choir

  Biography: Hymers College Junior School Choir is from Hull, East Yorkshire, England. The school choir is one of three choirs in the Junior School and consists of children in Year 6, aged 10-11, who voluntarily wish to sing. Their rehearsal is once a week after school. The school has become well known recently in… Read more »

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Hallmark of Harmony

Biography: Hallmark of Harmony is an enthusiastic group of about sixty men who enjoy singing together in the four-part close-harmony barbershop style. The choir was founded in 1978 and the UK at USA Internationals in 1986. Several members from then are still singing with the chorus today. They rehearse in The Jesus Centre in Broomhill… Read more »

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Ensemble Vocal

  Biography: Ensemble Vocal, a mixed chamber choir from Hamburg (Germany), was founded in 1994 and has specialised in contemporary acappella music. They rehearse once a week for two and a half hours plus twice a week for a full weekend. Under their conductor Cornelius Trantow,  Ensemble Vocal has become one of Germany‘s leading chamber… Read more »

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Dance Africa Foundation

  Biography: Dance Africa Foundation, a leading youthful traditional music and dance group based in Ghana, has declared its intention to develop traditional dance by organising training lessons for interested candidates. They rehearse three times a week in Accra New Town in Ghana. The group, since its inception some years back, has thrilled diverse audiences… Read more »

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BTM Next Generation

  Biography: BTM Band: Next Generation is the youth section of the BTM Brass Band, one of the most successful brass bands in the country. “BTM” stands for Bedwas, Trethomas and Machen: three villages nestled together in an old South Wales, United Kingdom, mining community. BTM Band: Next Generation has been in existence for many years – and several of… Read more »

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Kaiser Chiefs

“Kaiser Chiefs have done rather well out of having ideas above our station,” decides Ricky Wilson, reflecting on the multi-platinum pop crusade which began 14 years ago. Kaiser Chiefs, sixth album Stay Together is a spiky, surprisingly romantic affair bursting with the verve, ambition and great tunes that first propelled the band to household name… Read more »

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The Hoosiers

“We came back to it for a very simple reason: we started enjoying writing songs again.” Their description of how The Hoosiers re-formed, and in doing so reconnected with what had made them start a band in the first place, is matter-of-fact, but the expression on their faces as they say this is passionate, conveying… Read more »

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