News Update – May 2010

It is several weeks since we said ‘Au revoir’ to our friends in the Donaghadee Male Voice choir from Northern Ireland. What a weekend! The two concerts they gave, accompanied by our choir on the Friday night and four of our local Male Voice Choirs on the Sunday night, were hugely successful and an opportunity for old friends to get together and share our love of choral music.

The Barnburgh Village Singers gave one of their best performances ever, as well as excelling themselves in the catering department, providing supper on Friday and Sunday luncheon for our guests. We hope to be visiting Northern Ireland again in the not too distant future!

At the end of April, we said a sad ‘farewell’ to our long-time pianist, Jonathan Storer, who has been with us since 2003. Unfortunately, pressures of life and work made it difficult for him to continue enjoying our company! Many thanks Jonathan, for helping us to grow and flourish over the past few years – and best wishes for your future!

Happily, we have managed to find a young man to take over from Jonathan. His name is Michael Towle, and he is very busy getting to know our repertoire, and learning how to be patient with thirty odd feisty ladies! We hope to be ‘back on the road’, and available for concerts and other bookings after our summer break.