Mercury Community Choir – Apr 23 Term

Community Choir - photo of a lady in a red dress, looking up singing with her hands on her chest on a red background
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Showing on:
Thu 20 April 2023
Price:
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Venue:
Creative Engagement Space
Age Guidance:
18+

Come sing with us!

Our Community Choir is an evening get-together for adults of all ages with a song in their heart and a spring in their step!

In partnership with Essex Music Service and led by a professional chorus leader the choir will offer participants an opportunity to sing a dynamic and diverse repertoire of songs with regular performances at special events in Colchester, at the Mercury and beyond.

Whether you’re a seasoned singer or just looking to have a great time and make friends through song – our Community Choir welcomes you.

The term is calculated at £8 a session.

Weekly sessions from Thu 20 Apr, 7pm-8.30pm

Jaquie LewisJaquie Lewis – Choir Leader

Jaquie Lewis is an experienced choir leader and has been directing choirs for over 25 years. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in music and and also taught music in the classroom at secondary school level for many years. Jaquie now works for Essex Music Services and enjoys teaching one to one vocal lessons in local secondary schools, delivering vocal workshops and leading several choirs. Her choirs have performed at Disneyland Paris. Jaquie enjoys amateur dramatics and in recent years has played the parts of Deloris in Sister Act and Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes.

She believes that singing in a choir should be accessible to everyone, whether people are accomplished singers or if they have little or no experience. Reading music is not necessary, just a love of singing and being part of a group. Jaquie loves arranging popular songs and adapts parts and harmonies to fit each group that she works with. She has a relaxed, enthusiastic and friendly style and brings out the best in all of the choirs that she works with. She builds confidence and creates a happy, safe and enjoyable singing experience.

Term Dates: 
20th April
27th April
4th May
11th May
18th May
25th May
1st June
8th June
15th June
22nd June
29th June
6th July
13th July
20th July
27th July

Book taster sessions for the first three weeks. 

If you would like to join mid-way through the term, please call our Box Office. 

Accessibility
All of our activities are accessible and inclusive and you are able to inform us of any additional requirements you have when booking or by becoming a member of our Access for All scheme here.

Part Payment Options
Please call to speak to a member of the box office team if you would like to discuss options of a part payment plan

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