Hertfordshire Chorus

Hertfordshire Chorus

At a glance

Causes

  • Arts

Other details

Organisation type: 
Charity
Geographical remit: 
Regional

Objectives

Hertfordshire Chorus, directed by David Temple, is one of the finest large choirs in the country, with 130 members of all ages from across Hertfordshire, surrounding counties and London.

Hertfordshire Chorus aims to offer a high standard of music in a fun and friendly atmosphere, singing a varied repertoire in and around Hertfordshire, including St Albans Cathedral and with appearances in the Royal Albert Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Barbican Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall and Sage Gateshead. 

Hertfordshire Chorus has a fund to commission new music, maintaining and developing choral singing for the future and encouraging young composers. They are particularly proud of the work they do with children and young people, to help encourage the next generation of choral singers and music enthusiasts.

Activities

Put on six choral concerts each year

Commission new work every 2-3 years (if funds allow) from a young composer

Work with charities requiring high quality singing (such as Willow Foundation)

Work with children's and young people's choirs 

Enable local people to participate in high quality singing through outreach. eg Sing Mozart initiative in St Albans Cathedral early 2016

Record new commissions (if funds allow)

Current opportunities

Hertfordshire, AL4 9DJ

This role focuses on fundraising which is essential to the function of the Chorus. The Fundraising Director manages the teams that raise funds and...

Hertfordshire, AL4 9DJ

The Marketing Director ensures that the work and philosophy of the Chorus reaches external audiences and organisations effectively, appealing to...