Au revoir to ‘life and soul of the Choir’

Long-standing Choral Society member Claire Heard (Browne) is moving to Suffolk, and the Choir marked her departure with leaving gifts and a card at a small, socially distanced gathering kindly hosted by her friend and fellow soprano Alison Shipperlee. Claire is...

Rod Cowper wins Choir Golf Day

    Rod Cowper capitalised on his powerful drives and local knowledge to romp home as winner of the 2020 Choir Golf Day with 37 points. The competition took place at Verulam Golf Club on 10 July and was contested by five Choir members and one partner, in...

Singing in Care Homes – with the Mayor

Mayor Janet Smith has joined members of St Albans Choral Society singing with residents at local care home, Grace Muriel House. A group of singers from the Choir led by Ali Burroughes and others visits local care homes fortnightly to lead senior citizens in well-known...

Choir raises £2,664 with singing for charities

The Choral Society raised a grand total of £2,664 for our two adopted charities over the Christmas period, thanks to donations at our Christmas concert, our carol singing at the city station (see photos) and other events. The amount was 30% higher than the previous...

Composers for Christmas!

The Choral Society was fortunate to have three composers in the audience for its 75th Anniversary Christmas concert on Saturday 14 December in Marlborough Road Methodist Church, St Albans. James Francis Brown (right) and Cecilia McDowall (second right) had each...