Welcome to the website of St Albans Choral Society.  We are one of the leading amateur choirs in Hertfordshire, singing to a high standard in beautiful concert venues around St Albans and the surrounding area.  Read on to find out more about our choir, our concerts, and how to join or support us. 

Concert news


Our most recent concert was on Saturday 24 June at St Saviour’s Church in St Albans, where we performed John Rutter’s Requiem, Bob Chilcott’s Canticles of Light, and Cecilia McDowall’s piece Ad lucem – A Canticle of Light. 

After a break for the summer, our next concert is at St Albans Cathedral on Saturday 18 November, where we will perform Handel’s Messiah along with Orchestra Nova and four fantastic soloists: Elinor Rolfe Johnson, Rebecca Afonwy-Jones, Christopher Bowen and Alexander Ashworth. Visit our Concerts page for more details.

About our choir

St Albans Choral Society is one of the leading large amateur choirs in Hertfordshire, singing to a high standard in beautiful concert venues. We perform at least four concerts a year, including one in St Albans Abbey, with superb professional soloists and orchestras.  We enjoy the strong leadership of our Music Director George Vass and our accompanist Richard Harvey. If you would like to join us, please get in touch.

“I really like our breadth of repertoire, from great classics to works by current British composers.” Bass


“Coming out to rehearsal every week, you meet people from all walks of life.” Soprano


“The music is challenging and uplifting, and the people are so friendly.” Alto

“I attended rehearsals at several choirs in the area and have to say that your choir won hands down for friendliness and a lovely welcoming approach.”  New Member

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