Halesowen Singers Join 350 Voices for Inaugural Concert at Warwick Arts Centre Solihull, UK

May 1, 2024
Published by Dudley CVS

On Saturday 13th April, 58 singers from Halesowen joined over 350 singers from across the UK, along with The People’s Orchestra, for their inaugural concert at Warwick Arts Centre. The Massed choirs of The People’s Show Choirs took to the stage with The People’s Orchestra to perform a selection of songs, including “Sit Down You’re Rockin’ The Boat,” “I See The Light,” and “May It Be” from Lord of the Rings.

The concert was a resounding success, with Halesowen participants expressing their joy and excitement about the experience.

Clare says, “Loved every minute! Thank you for making us incredible!”

Tink says, “What an amazing day, good fun, good friends, amazing singing….as always!”

Nicola said, “Had such a good time today, absolutely love concert days”

Carolyn says, “Really enjoyed my first concert, don’t feel so much of a newbie now!” She went on to say, “Hearing us perform ‘I See The Light’ with the whole choirs and the orchestra gave me goosebumps!”

Chris Weber, leader of Halesowen choir, said after the concert, “Thank you so much for a day of great enjoyment and laughs topped off by an outstanding concert. I’m so proud of you all! You are simply MARVELLOUS!”

Halesowen TPSC can be found rehearsing regularly at The Hasbury Club, 91 Blackberry Lane, Halesowen, B63 4NZ, each Monday evening from 7:45pm to 9:15pm. Visit https://tinyurl.com/327382vk for more information.

2024 is set to be an exciting year for TPSC as the choirs prepare for their first-ever international trip to Krakow, Poland on the 25th of May.
For more information about The People’s Show Choirs and upcoming events, please visit https://tinyurl.com/yfw7arde

Amy Marshall
Tel No. 07541 555835
Charity Number 1151321

About The Peoples Show Choir:
Established in 2019, The People’s Show Choir has quickly risen to become one of the United Kingdom’s premier massed amateur choir networks. With 625 singers from diverse backgrounds and locations across the country, these talented individuals are united by their shared passion for music. They dedicate their time and energy to performing at various events and supporting charitable causes both within their local communities and on a national scale.

Operating under the umbrella of The People’s Orchestra Charity, a non-profit organisation headquartered in West Bromwich, Sandwell, The People’s Show Choir is committed to promoting the joy and benefits of music-making while fostering a strong sense of community and creating opportunities for individuals through musical engagement.

Under the expert guidance of Ula Weber and with the support of a dedicated professional staff team, The People’s Show Choir is composed of diligent and committed singers from various professions, such as nurses, teachers, tradesmen, and civil servants. Singers selflessly devote their time to performing popular tunes at community events, making a positive impact on the lives of others, providing opportunities for local residents, combating unemployment, loneliness, social and financial isolation, and strengthening community bonds.

The People’s Orchestra Charity’s outstanding contributions to the community have been recognised with the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the equivalent of an MBE for voluntary organisations. The charity also received a special citation from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, acknowledging their exceptional efforts during the Covid-19 crisis.
Through their tireless dedication and unwavering commitment to using music as a vehicle for positive change, The People’s Show Choir continues to inspire, unite, and uplift communities across the United Kingdom.

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