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UK Registered Charity Number 1090818

Patrons: Cecilia McDowall,
Councillor John Ashmore

Web page created by Neil Hawes
Web page updated by Brian Gillies
Last update 13/08/18

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About the choir

The Hythe Singers is a small and enthusiastic group of amateur singers. We rehearse weekly at The Hythe Centre, Egham Hythe, near Staines, Surrey, UK, and give three concerts a year.

We perform a wide and varied repertoire, from arrangements of popular songs to music by classical composers from the 12th to the 21st century.

In recent years, the choir has performed and commissioned a number of works by young contemporary composers, mostly for unaccompanied voices.

In rehearsals we work hard, paying attention to detail and developing our vocal technique. But we also have fun. We want everyone to enjoy the experience of singing together whilst achieving a high standard.

Upcoming Events

EventVenueDate
Joint Concert with Hampton Choral Society St Johns, Smith Square Sun 18th Nov '18
Winter '18 Concert - The Last Sunbeam St Mary's Church, Thorpe Sat 1st Dec '18
Carols at the Compasses The Compasses PH Wed 12th Dec '18
9 Lessons and Carols St Mary's Church, Thorpe Sun 16th Dec '18
Spring '19 Concert - Rachmaninoff's Vespers St Mary's Church, Thorpe (TBC) Sat 30th Mar '19
Summer '19 Concert - A Night at the Movies The Jurgens Centre, Englefield Green Sat 6th Jul '19
Winter '19 Concert - Duruflé's Requiem and others St Mary's Church, Thorpe (TBC) Sat 30th Nov '19
Carols at the Compasses The Compasses PH (TBC) Wed 18th Dec '19
9 Lessons and Carols St Mary's Church, Thorpe Sat 15th Dec '19
Spring '20 Concert - 7 Last Words St Mary's Church, Thorpe (TBC) Sat 28th Mar '20
Summer '20 Concert - Music of the Spheres The Jurgens Centre, Englefield Green (TBC) Sat 4th Jul '20
Winter '20 Concert - Martin Mass, Howells' Requiem St Mary's Church, Thorpe (TBC) Nov/Dec '20
Carols at the Compasses The Compasses PH (TBC) Dec '20
Spring '21 Concert - St Mathew's Passion TBA Mar/Apr '21
Summer '21 Concert - Espania! The Jurgens Centre, Englefield Green (TBC) Jun/Jul '21

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Be a Friend of the Hythe Singers
and receive two complimentary tickets for our concerts.
Click here for a leaflet including an application form.
Interested in joining?

The Hythe Singers rehearse on Wednesday evenings for ten or eleven weeks during each school term - from 7.15pm to 9.50pm in the Hythe Centre on Thorpe Road, Egham Hythe, TW18 3HD (click here for location map). We currently have vacancies in the soprano, tenor and bass sections. The alto section is full at the moment but anyone interested would be able to join our waiting list.

The ability to sight sing is an advantage but not essential and we do try to provide audio rehearsal material to assist members to practise at home.

If you would like to sing in a choir where you can really influence the sound then why not try us out? Potential new members are welcome to join us for a couple of sessions at no cost. The musical director may require them to perform a song of their choice to allow him to assess their voice before joining.

Please click here to send an email if you are interested, or come along to one of our rehearsals.

Extracts from previous concerts

The Hythe Singers - 5th December 2015

The Hythe Singers - Christmas 2015