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Nearby: Cirencester

cirencesterorganfestival.co.uk

’The best organ music, a world-class, international programme, a historic setting ... not to be missed.’ Held Late April. ALERT Website not accessible at Review.

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www.thefrms.co.uk/affprogs/ciren.htm

Evening meetings usually held fortnightly from September to June: 'In addition, a programme of coach outings to concerts and musical events is run during the season with members benefiting from group booking terms and no parking problems. Visitors and members' guests are always welcome at Society meetings, and concert outings numbers permitting'.

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www.asplashofred.org.uk

'We are an amateur ladies’ choir formed in October 2009, by Claire Lee, a teacher at Fairford Primary School. She gathered together a group of parents, teachers, friends and governors to sing at a concert to raise money for charity. We enjoyed ourselves so much we didn’t want to stop singing and have carried on since then ... We perform at concerts, community events and weddings.’

Category:Cirencester
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www.akvillagechoir.org.uk

'The choir was originally formed in the early 90's ... (and) typically features around 50 voices and about 20 of those are original members. The choir‘s raison d‘être is to provide a friendly, enjoyable experience for all the members and a variety within the programmes so that every one feels there is something specifically for them, but with the overriding emphasis still on enjoyment.'

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bj-bigband.org.uk

Established 2009: ‘Based in Christian Malford, Wiltshire, consisting of players who have a wealth of experience playing in other musical groups from saxophone ensemble, through miltary bands and rock combos to symphony orchestra. We are a swing band with Saxes, Trumpets, Trombones and Rhythm section, which is the same formation as Count Basie, Duke Ellington or Glenn Miller, not to mention more recent bands such as the Jools Holland's Rhythm and Blues Orchestra, playing a variety of jazz and swing style music in the big band style’.

Category:Big Bands
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www.chedworthsilverband.co.uk

‘Founded in 1905 in the village of Chedworth, Gloucestershire ... We support ourselves by playing at local fetes, concerts and other events. Our repertoire includes classical arrangements, compositions for brass band by "giants" such as William Rimmer, and Derek Broadbent, musicals, marches and arrangements of recent popular songs. We are not a contest band and do not take part in competitions.’

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chedworthsingers.co.uk

‘Based in the Cotswolds just north of Cirencester, The Chedworth Singers is an informal but enthusiastic group who enjoy the pleasure of singing in all its forms.  We first met in 1996 and over the years have presented a concert every May as well as contributing to various events and occasions, such as Christmas celebrations. We have between 30-35 members (SATB) who come from the village of Chedworth and the surrounding area ... New members are always very welcome and can join without an audition – an enjoyment of singing is all that is necessary!’

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www.cirencester-choral-soc.org.uk

‘We are a thriving and friendly society of around 120 members performing autumn and spring concerts each year, supplemented by biennial charity Christmas concerts and summer choral workshops ... With the support of professional soloists and orchestras, we perform unjustifiably neglected works as well as the more popular favourites from the choral repertoire and our concerts are well reviewed. By keeping our ticket prices affordable and membership rates competitive, we attract good audiences and maintain a high membership level, thus making an important contribution to the cultural life of our town.’

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coriniumplayers.com

‘Established in Cirencester in 1999 by Sandra Dukes, to create an opportunity for classical guitarists to develop their musical skills and perform as an ensemble. The Ensemble today comprises a junior, intermediate and senior section who also combine into a unique Guitar Orchestra. They have also ... an adult group which is proving very popular with guitarists of all standards coming from all over the county.’

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cosproductions.org

COS Productions (formerly Cirencester Operatic Society) has been producing quality shows since 1952. Two fully staged shows are produced each year, with talented performers and a top class orchestra.’

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Also indexedCirencester Operatic Society
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www.fairford.org/choralsociety/

Arose out of a ‘Palm Sunday Choir’ formed in 1995 which developed into the Choral Society in 2006: ‘Our aim is to perform choral music of many different types from the 15th Century to the 21st, to as high a standard as possible. To help us in this we engage soloists and accompanists who are professionals singing and playing in some of the finest choirs in Britain ... Our aim is not only to encourage high standards but to be a welcoming and friendly society ... Performances normally take place around Easter and in the Autumn and there are between 10 and 12 weeks of rehearsal for each’.

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