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www.aylesburyvaleartscouncil.org.uk

'An independent organisation but receives financial support from Aylesbury Vale District Council ... You can join Aylesbury Vale Arts Council in three ways – as an affiliate organisation (whose main purpose is the arts) as an associate organisation (who has an interest in the arts but whose main purpose is otherwise) or as an individual.'

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www.midbucks.com

‘Was etablished to advance the education of the public in the Arts and in particular the arts of Dance and Drama ... Our festival runs over four weekends in June.’

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www.aylesburychoral.org.uk

‘Founded in 1932 by Charles Pope. With an initial eleven members, the Society concentrated mostly on madrigals and part songs. Today the society has nearly 100 singers, and tackles performances of both the great classical choral repertoire and more modern works with equal enthusiasm and success ... The society performs three concerts a year; Christmas music in December, traditional choral works with orchestra at Easter and a light-hearted programme in the summer.’

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aylesburyband.org

'Made up of enthusiastic amateur players from Aylesbury and the surrounding areas ...The band performs several concerts throughout the year as well as at civic occasions such as the annual "Mayor Making" ceremony in May, and at fêtes and Christmas carol concerts.'

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aylesburyconsortofvoices.com

‘A group of amateur singers of varying ages and professions. The Consort was founded by Charles Pope sometime in the 1950s as an evening class madrigal group and has metamorphosed in recent years into a group that sings just about anything from any period unaccompanied. We are always looking for new members in all voice ranges. A good standard of sight-reading is required and we are an audition only choir.’

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www.aylesburyfestivalchoir.net

Founded 1958: ‘The Choir continues to be supported by high calibre soloists and musicians. That our concerts are known for their high standards of performance and presentation is testament to the vision, commitment and enthusiasm of many people whose varied talents, expertise and hard work behind the scenes have enabled the Choir to flourish throughout its long history‘.

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www.aylesburyopera.org.uk

Formed 1979: ‘We have always produced fully staged operas with orchestra, welcoming singers of all abilities from the local area and further afield. Each October we put on a concert performance in the Aylesbury area of a full opera. Rehearsals then start for the main production which is staged in early March. We audition for principal roles for the forthcoming season in May each year. New chorus members are always welcome and are not required to audition’.

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www.aylesburyorchestra.co.uk

‘Founded in 1949 by Charles Pope, a former teacher at Aylesbury Grammar School, who was a major figure in local music ... We have over 50 players ... who come together to perform, improve their musical ability, and spend time with like minded musicians ... We perform four concerts a year in Aylesbury ... The Charles Pope Memorial Trust is a grant awarding, charitable body, operating in the Aylesbury Vale area for the benefit of music students of all ages.‘

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www.ellesboroughsilverband.co.uk

'We enjoy serving our local community by playing at summer fetes, parades and horticultural shows as well as more formal occasions such as the D-Day and Remembrance services. We have a varied repertoire including marches, hymns, TV/film music and popular classics.'

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vswb.org.uk

‘A thriving wind band playing a wide variety of music to a high standard, based in the Vale of Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire ... The Band aims to continually expand repertoire as well as perform several concerts a year. Band members are friendly and hardworking, coming from all walks of life, with playing abilities ranging from Grade 8 to professional standard. We welcome players of any age who are of this standard; particularly clarinets, trombones, tuba and percussion. If you are interested you would be welcome to come to one of our rehearsals.’

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www.wendoverchoralsociety.co.uk

‘We pride ourselves on being a community group open to all ages and abilities. Our rehearsals are informal and relaxed. We have a lot of fun at the rehearsals, in our social events and in staging our excellent concerts. We perform mostly classical music and it is not necessary to audition to join the choir.

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