Can’t sing, won’t sing

10 reasons why people don’t join choirs 1. “I’m too embarrassed and frightened to sing in front of others” This is understandable if someone has not sung in the company of others for a long time. I try always to point out that everyone else probably feels the same and […]

Children in Need 2018

This is the second year we have organised an event for Children In Need. We had a musical evening with four local primary schools: St Michael’s, Lacey Gardens, Kidgate and Greenwich House.    

Concert at St. Swithin’s Church, Bicker

Concert St Swithin’s Church Bicker 26 Oct 2018 We are a dynamic, friendly and welcoming group of men who share a passion of singing. Led by our Musical Director Graham Burrell, we sing not only male voice choir favourites but also modern and more challenging music. Our repertoire has recently […]

Six Facts

6 facts about singing to help first-time singers At my monthly singing session recently someone came up to me at the end to say she was worried about not having enough breath for the long phrases. photo by Tsahi Levent-Levi It turned out she was new to singing (it was only […]

Are you ready?

Are Young Musician Competitions a good thing or a bad thing? New research suggests that what separates the winners and the also-rans in music competitions is as much down to their visual impact as it is to the sound they make. The idea that competition judges make decisions based more […]

Feedback from Fred

Extracts from Fred Goodwin’s critique of our annual concert last Saturday. Fred has had a lifetime in music and is the retired organist and choir master of St James’s Church, Louth. Fred is also a composer and arranger of choral music and has written some pieces for us: LOUTH MALE […]

Summer Concert

We are pleased to announce details of our Summer Concert, to be held in St. James’s Church Louth, on Saturday 23rd June at 7.30pm. It should be a very entertaining night as we will be joined by Louth’s Zero Degrees Chorus. Zero Degrees Chorus are Louth’s all female A Capella […]

Beware the wrath of the organist

Beware the wrath of the church organist – musical revenge is sweet They are the stalwart pillars of the community whose week-in, week-out dedication has kept the country’s choral traditions alive for generations. But, if new research is be believed, behind the quiet exterior the humble church organist is not […]

Children in Need

We held our first concert for Children In Need in St James’, Louth, with three local primaries, Kidgate, St. Michael’s and Lacey Gardens. What a fantastic night. We had 13 guitarists and then singers from Kidgate, singing and Samba from St. Michaels, and singers from Lacey Gardens. We did some […]

Young Musician 2017

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Kira first competed in 2014 as an intermediate and came 3rd, she came second in the Seniors in 2016 and last night won the Seniors section and was crowned overall winner of the YMY competition to receive the Brian Wood Trophy. […]