“When I was a painfully shy eleven year old, the music teacher at school made me stand in front of the class and sing on my own. I was struck dumb with terror and couldn’t sing a note. Whereupon she gave me a D- and told me I was rubbish. Henceforth I have almost never sung at all……. I wish … Read More
Following the hugely successful performance of Handel’s Messiah in January, many people have asked to do another project. It is hoped that more people who have never thought of themselves as singers or having the confidence to do something like this will come along and have a go. Click here to read the tributes from members of the chorus who found … Read More
The Kinder Children’s Choirs of the High Peak present Summer Celebration at Buxton Opera House. A wide-ranging concert of choral favourites from this award-winning choir, from Sullivan to Gershwin with excerpts from Sondheim’s Into the Woods – young voices in a wonderful mix of youthful vitality and great harmony. Tickets available from Buxton Opera House web site or box office … Read More
Kinder Children’s Choir are hosting an Introductory Singing Workshop for children aged 7 to 18 who are interested in singing and performing in a choir. If you child would like to learn to sing then bring them along and try us out! More details of this event
Tickets for many of our concerts can now be purchased online and printed at home. No more postage charges!
I am delighted that English Touring Opera have asked us to provide the children’s chorus for their two performances of Puccini’s Tosca in Buxton Opera House. This is an excellent opportunity to join the professionals on stage in a live performance of one of the best known of Puccini’s operas. Tickets are available from Buxton Opera House
We are excited to announce that the choirs have been asked to perform with the prestigious BBC Philharmonic at the Bridgewater Hall on Good Friday in a performance of St Matthew Passion. Tickets are available from the Bridgewater Hall.
Here’s one from the archives… From a BBC programme of the choir singing a carol in Castleton many years ago
Here’s one from the archives! Taken from the ‘Paul O’Grady Presents Outtake TV Show 1 Part 3’ first shown on January 31st 2009
Members of churches in Whaley Bridge set themselves a target to raise £5,000 for an African charity as part of Christian Aid and managed to raise this amount through various fund raising activities before Christmas. The EU has matchfunded the Burkina project, which would turns the Whaley Bridge effort into £25,000! Proceeds from The Kinder Children’s Choir Concert on April … Read More