Area: Bridgend

The Category Bridgend is a subset of South Wales. Look at that broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Organizers, Performers and Venues associated with Bridgend which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.


In contrast, the following Entities do not (currently) have Records in 'Open Concerts and Recitals'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Bridgend Music Service

- Instrumentally Sound Music Academy



Category Bridgend
! Bridgend KEY
VISITS (to the Website)11
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)13

'Formed in August 2009 when a number of like-minded individuals began to visualise the formation of a Male Choir in the Lower Llynfi Valley. Our group of experienced and well respected Choristers came up with some basic philosophies: Keep the choir to a manageable size; Take our music to the community-at-large; Establish ourselves as a quality musical group; Encourage less experienced Choristers to grow in ability and musicality; Share our joy in singing!'


+ Bois Goetre Hen
VISITS (to the Website)344
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)449
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

'The almost 100 strong Bridgend Male Choir has a wide repertoire of classical and folk pieces, traditional Welsh Anthems, and popular songs from the shows. The Choir give regular concerts ... which are always well attended and extremely popular, throughout South Wales and the rest of the UK, as well as internationally.'


+ Bridgend Male Choir
VISITS (to the Website)213
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)435
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

'Formed soon after the opening of the new chapel building in 1990 ... The choir’s forty or so members include chapel members and also other choristers from the Bridgend area. Rehearsals and concerts are usually held at the Tabernacl Chapel, Derwen Road, Bridgend. The choir performs music from a broad repertoire including classical and modern choral works, songs from musicals, folk song arrangements and contemporary pop songs.'

Category Choral Societies
+ Bridgend Tabernacl Choir
VISITS (to the Website)195
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)634

‘Formed in 1998 following a successful performance of the Verdi Requiem on the stage of the National Eisteddfod at Bridgend ... We are a friendly mixed Community Choir with a wide musical repertoire. We travel abroad on choir trips and enjoy many social functions. No auditions or ability to sight-read needed.‘


Category Choral Societies
+ Côr Bro Ogwr
VISITS (to the Website)45
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)94
Forthcoming Concerts and Recitals

‘Founded in May 2013, we play a wide variety of music and perform regularly. In addition to orchestral performances, we have connections with other local groups which often provide further opportunities for members of the orchestra. We require that you are at least of Grade 4 standard before joining us and that you own your own instrument. A short term instrument loan may be available in some cases. We welcome people from all walks of life in the orchestra, including students, adult returners and professional musicians.’

+ Porthcawl Community Orchestra
VISITS (to the Website)245
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)257

Founded 1980: ‘The choir takes great pride in bringing uniquely talented artistes to Porthcawl whilst also upholding the Welsh Tradition of choral singing. We hope that with the support of our valued audiences, patrons and other supporters, we can continue to present these celebrity concerts ... Our repertoire is varied, covering music from shows, opera, traditional male voice numbers, Welsh hymns and modern musical pieces and we adapt our programme to suit the occasion. Singing is good for the soul, as well as lungs and heart, and is an excellent form of stress relief’.

+ Porthcawl Male Choir
VISITS (to the Website)74
VIEWS (of ‘Full’ Record)238

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