The Hythe Singers is a small and enthusiastic group of amateur singers. Normally, we rehearse weekly during term time at The Hythe Centre, Egham Hythe, near Staines, Surrey, UK, and give three concerts a year.
Bring a picnic and join us for our outdoor summer concert at Thorpe Church of England Primary School in the evening of Saturday 10th July. Tickets available from Eventbrite. In September we are also organising a ‘Come and Sing’ of Brahms’ Requiem.
If you are looking for a choir to be part of please contact us. We have vacancies in all parts, but are particularly recruiting for tenors and basses.
We perform a wide and varied repertoire, from arrangements of popular songs to music by classical composers from the 12th to the 21st century. You can hear some of our favourite pieces recorded before and during lockdown on our YouTube channel.
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.
Our musical director, Richard Harker, is also musical director of the Hampton Choral Society, the Wallace Singers, and Teatime Opera. He is a chorus master for Opera Holland Park, and co-founder of the Voices of London Festival. Richard is supported by our assistant musical director, Olivia Shotton, a conductor and singer studying Choral Conducting under Patrick Russill at the Royal Academy of Music. Olivia is also an Assistant Leader with London Youth Choir, and Conducting Scholar with Milton Keynes Chorale.
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