Choir Committee 2019-20

The Choir Committee and Voice Representatives for the 2019-20 season:

Chairman Clive Cooper
Deputy Chairman John Ferrari
Minutes Secretary Cathy Brown
Financial Controller David Taylor
Librarian Yvonne Preece
Cathedral Liaison Connie Telford
Concert Manager Vacant
Membership Secretary Becky Ford
Ticket Sales David Willis
Publicity Secretary Lyn Coyle
Social Media Andy Ashton
Rehearsal Liaison Linda Manning
General Committee John Wishlade
General Committee Rob Greaves
Music Director (Ex Officio) Graham Jordan Ellis
Voice Representatives 2019-20  
Soprano 1 Judy Chadwick
Soprano 2 Janet Ridgway
Alto 1 Jennie Richmond
Alto 2 Esther Noot
Tenor Bernard Payne
Bass John Ferrari


Choir Membership Audition

Admission to the choir is by audition; either in September, at the start of the new season, or in January, at the beginning of the second session of the season.

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Notes For Choir Members and Concert Instructions

General notes for choir members regarding rehearsals, required attendance at rehearsals, concert instructions and other matters connected to the choir. A pdf copy can be downloaded here.

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Concert Dress Code

Detailed notes for Choir Members singing in a concert: A pdf copy can be downloaded here.

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Choir AGM 28 May 2019: Director of Music’s Report

Chester Music Society
Director of Music’s Report : 28 May 2019

‘This is the best of me; for the rest, I ate, and drank, and slept, loved and hated, like another: my life was as the vapour and is not; but this I saw and knew; this, if anything of mine, is worth your memory.’

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Choir AGM 28 May 2019: Chairman's Report

Good evening everyone and a very warm welcome to the 73rd Annual General Meeting of Chester Music Society Choir.

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Choir AGM 28 May 2019 - Minutes

The 73rd Annual General Meeting of Chester Music Society Choir was held at the Queen's School, Chester on the 28th May 2019.

For the full minutes: 

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Rehearsal Venues

The details and locations of rehearsal venues used by the choir: Google Map of Choir Rehearsal Venues here..., for locations and directions.

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Chester Cathedral

Choir Concerts are held in Chester Cathedral as are rehearsals on concert day and the final Thursday before a concert.
12 Abbey Square, Chester, CH1 2HU.
Concert entrance St Werburgh Street.The nearest evening parking is available in the Gorse Stacks and Princess Street (Market) car parks.

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