A performance of Handel’s Messiah at Christmas in 1968 led to the formation of the choir, and it was from this modest beginning that Bearsden Choir has grown in stature to take its place as one of Scotland’s finest choirs. Currently, the choir has a membership of around 100 and is always keen to recruit new singers.
Under the leadership of Andrew Nunn, the choir offers singers the chance to face new musical challenges, and to tackle innovative and inspiring works, whilst recognising the enduring popularity of the great traditional choral favourites. Members foresee exciting times ahead and they relish the opportunity of conveying audiences on more magical, musical adventures.
Andrew introduces this podcast about our choir:
Concert 1: Saturday 7th November 2015
Haydn Te Deum in C
Monteverdi Beatus Vir
Haydn Nelson Mass
Concert 2: Wednesday 16th December 2015
Christmas programme to be chosen
Concert 3: Saturday 5th March 2016
Rutter Mass of the Children
Concert 4: Weekend of Saturday 14th/Sunday 15th May
Fly Singing Bird, Fly
Sea Pictures (Mezzo soloist and orchestra)
The Music Makers
We are always keen to recruit new members. Have a look through our website and if you feel you’d like to be a part of Bearsden Choir, please do get in touch. You can be assured of a very warm welcome and much fun!
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