What We Do
We join together in fun and friendship, but particularly to make music to entertain ourselves and our audience; in the process we raise money for good causes and support various charities.
In the tradition of many male voice choirs our programme contains old, modern and novelty items with show tunes alongside well known and loved religious pieces, all adapted to showcase the talents of our male voices. So, if you want to have the heart strings tugged, the emotions stirred or just tap your feet and smile, this is what we do. Our musical director Terry and our accompanists Lisa and Michael, inspire us to interpret the written words and music in the manner, hopefully, envisaged by the composer.
In 2015 we were invited to the Royal Albert Hall to perform in The Festival of Brass and Voices under the musical direction of Sir William Relton and with the famous Cory and Grimethorpe Brass Bands. This entailed a great deal of hard work in preparing for this prestigious event, but proved to be a most exciting and rewarding experience (it also raised a considerable sum for Cancer Research).
We are very pleased, and excited, to report that we have been invited back for a further Festival to take place in November 2018 and are looking forward to the encore.
We have a breakaway group, referred to as ‘The Saga Louts’ which, despite requests from the musical director, insist on performing. Led by the excellent entertainer, Mick Mullarkey on guitar, and ably supported by John on ukulele, Peter on washboard, Paul on drums (or any litter bin that comes to hand), Ken on tea chest, Dave on tambourine, Stan on maracas and Harry on kazoo. Paul Stone has recently joined our merry band, playing tambourine. An under rehearsed, but enthusiastic, band of performers lends another dimension to entertainment.
On a more serious note, the choir is available to perform at weddings, private and Corporate functions.
Formal concerts are our real love but with a smattering of comedy and laughs along the way.
Carol singing at Ripley Co-op to raise funds for the British Heart Foundation.
Choir section ‘The Sagalouts’ busking in Alfreton for Comic Relief.
One of our recent concerts raised £1000 for a hospital childrens intensive care wing.
Our Next Event
This year we have a brand new venue, and we hope to fill it! Alfreton Male Voice Choir’s Autumn Showcase will be presented at the brand new David Nieper Academy, Grange Street, …
Civic Service Presentation
The choir was delighted to be invited to perform at the Civic Ceremony hosted by the Mayor of Alfreton, Mr John Walker, and the Mayoress Mrs Angela Walker. The ceremony took place …
Rolls-Royce Ladies’ Choir
Looking forward to our October Showcase, we would like to introduce our guests:- The Rolls-Royce Ladies’ Choir Since its formation in 1959 the Rolls-Royce Ladies’ Choir has been providing musical pleasure to …
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