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Voices Choir
Singing in Harmony
South Downs Singers
Eden Blue Rock and Pop Choir
Phoenix Choir
Jubilate Community Choir
Seaside Harmonies
Eastbourne Choral Society
Rock Choir
Archway Choir
Sovereign Polyphony

arrow-971322_960_720Voices Choir– NO Auditions. No need to read music. No previous experience necessary. At VOICES choir, they sing to have fun! Their repertoire is varied, from Pop and Rock, to Gershwin and songs from the musicals, they just love to sing. Two concerts a year raise thousands of pounds for charities.
Every Wednesday in Eastbourne 7 – 9 pm at Christ The King Church, Princes Road.
Every Thursday 12.30 – 2.00 (day) and 7 – 9 (evening)
at Pevensey Bay Baptist Church.
Contact Diana Terry for prices. t: 01323 766994, e: voiceschoir@hotmail.com

Singing in Harmony– a mixed group of male and female voices. The harmony songs require some pleasant practice but there is no need to read music although sheet music is available (£5-6 per year). Because there are no auditions or concerts, the meetings are low in stress, and their friendly setting makes the most of everyone’s voice whether established singers, or newcomers wishing to gain experience in singing in harmony. Recent songs included Linden Lea and the Requiem set to Elgar’s “Nimrod”. 1st & 3rd Monday of month at 3-4pm. Venue Old Town Community Hall, 1 Central avenue t: 01323 439 889 or 07583 962864

arrow-971322_960_720South Downs Singers – the choir, currently numbering fifty singers, is open to any member of the community who has a love of music and a desire to sing. No auditions are held and members are not required to be able to read music. A wide variety of music is sung in a sociable setting. Contact Brenda Hicks ( secretary) t : 01323 506154 www.southdownssingers.co.uk

Eden Blue Rock and Pop Choir – the choir sings old favourites and popular current songs in the style of rock, pop, blues and gospel. Lyrics are provided to all members. No previous choir or singing experience is required – just lots of passion and enthusiasm. The choirs perform on a regular basis, so a commitment to learning your parts both during and outside of the choir is essential! Time: Tuesday 8pm-9.30pm Cost: £6 per session due termly in advance
t: 01323 639883, e: info@edenblue.co.uk w: www.edenblue.co.uk

Phoenix Choir – formed in 2002 from the uniting of two choirs, Cantamus and Heritage Singers. It performs several concerts a year, including two large programmes of sacred and secular choral music with an orchestra and excellent professional soloists. Subscriptions: £100 per annum. The choir rehearses on Wednesday evenings 7.30 – 9.30pm at All Saints’ Church Hall, Grange Rd, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4HE.
The choir is a registered charity and supports local charities through carol singing in the Arndale Centre, local hotels and other venues. W: www.phoenixchoir-eastbourne.co.uk
T: 01323 506921

arrow-971322_960_720Jubilate Community Choir – Although originally envisaged as a hospice choir, after some consideration they realized that there are many people within the community who might enjoy the benefits of a weekly professionally led singing session, whose sole purpose is to sing for joy! Like laughter, play, sunshine and exercise, singing helps underpin and maintain well-being and happiness. Whether you are bereaved, sad, lonely or indeed absolutely ‘cock a hoop’, but love to sing, they would love you to join them. Mondays at 7.30, All Saints Church Hall, Grange Rd, Eastbourne.
t: 07525 188637 or 01435 868638 w: www.robertpoultonfoundation.org.uk

 – Seaside Harmonies daytime community choir for people of all ages. No auditions. Fridays 11.15 – 12.45. £3.50 per session at The Venton Centre, Junction Rd, BN21 3QY t: 01323 638474
E: info@ageconcerneastbourne.co.uk w: www. ageconcerneastbourne.org.uk

Eastbourne Choral Society – exists to promote the enjoyment and appreciation of choral music and to encourage both members of the choir and audiences to further their knowledge of choral works. Rehearsals are once a week in school term time on Tuesday evenings 7.30 – 9.30 at All Saints Church Hall, Grange Road. Eastbourne. The choir performs three major concerts a year and takes part in other musical events in the town. At present their membership numbers approximately 90.

Choir members are available to sing at weddings, funerals and informal events. Each year they sing carols to raise money for local charities. T: 01323 733928
W: www.eastbournechoralsociety.org.uk/contact_us.htm

Rock Choir – has 350 different choirs nationwide. No auditions, everyone is welcome. In Eastbourne it takes place at St Elisabeth’s Church centre, 268 Victoria Drive, BN20 8QX on wednesdays 10.30-12pm w: www.rockchoir.com

Archway Choir – no audition, no need to read music – you just need a desire to be part of something very, very special. Tuesdays 7.30-9pm at Community Wise, Ocklynge Road, Eastbourne, BN21 1PY

T: 01323 897590, e: info@thearchwaygroup.com

arrow-971322_960_720Sovereign Polyphony – committed, confident, caring singers aged 21- 66 on application who enjoy harmony singing embrace music of many genres accompanied & a cappella . Auditions required. Usually some places become available each year. Membership is subject to a four consecutive week trial. The ability to read & understand music is required. Adaptability in vocal parts, a good range, blending tone and enjoyment in singing is essential. Members must intend to attend weekly rehearsals. Rehearsals are at the Eastbourne Blind Society BN22 8DA. Terms are end of August to Christmas & late January to end of May.
E: time4music@uwclub.net t: 01323 72951
W: www.sovereignpolyphony.com/voices-in-harmony

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