Like, share, follow and subscribe…..

Jun22

Hello everyone,

We wanted to remind all about our social media platforms and to ask for help in following, sharing, liking and subscribing so we can get more wide spread exposure over all social media!  You’re help would be greatly appreciated.

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/SouloftheCityChoir/

Please like our page and share your favourite posts with all your friends!  In fact, get your friends to like us too and share their favourite posts with their friends!

Youtube – https://www.youtube.com/user/SoulOfTheCityChoir

Please all visit our YouTube page and click the big red subscribe button.  Here you will find all our up to date videos from our most recent of gigs!  Please share our page with all your friends and share your favourite videos on Facebook and Twitter!

Twitter – https://twitter.com/SOTC_Choir

Why don’t you head over to Twitter and follow us for up to date choir news and videos!

We also have an Instagram page and that can be found by searching Soul of the City Choir.  Please give our profile a follow and some likes on our videos, even regram some of our videos and share on your Facebook page.

Thank you all for your continued support!

Much love!

And we’re off…….!

Jun15

Hello hello hello.

Sunday marks the beginning of our live performances throughout the city.  We will be taking to the stage at the London to Brighton Bike Ride 2018 in support of the wonderful people cycling to raise money for The British Heart Foundation.  We will be singing on the main stage in the Festival Village on Brighton Beach, near Black Rock, come down and see us sing and cheer on the cyclists from 11.20am!

Tickets for our end of term summer gig on the 15th July have gone on sale, spread the word far and wide and bring your friends and family as we are doing two performances, one in the afternoon and one on the evening!

You can purchase tickets for our afternoon show on this link https://www.wegottickets.com/event/441515 YAY!

And this link is for our evening show  https://www.wegottickets.com/event/442961 WOOP!

For now though we hope to see as many of you all on Sunday!

 

Come see us sing (in various locations!)

Jun07

Hi all,

We wanted to take this week to let you know of upcoming events and, of course, our end of term gig!  We have the pleasure of performing on a few occasions throughout the next couple of months, so come and see us at all the locations below!

17th June – London to Brighton Bike Ride – Main Stage

14th July – Patchfest – Main Stage

15th July – The Old Market, Brighton – Our summer gig – afternoon show 5.30pm and evening show 8pm

We also have the wonderful Mara Simpson supporting us at our summer gig.

Click the link to purchase tickets to our afternoon gig:        https://www.wegottickets.com/event/441515

At every gig we support local charities that are doing a fantastic job throughout the city and this term it is the Brighton and Hove Food Partnership, a non-profit organisation, they do various projects throughout the city including dementia gardening, social isolation, cookery courses, food banks and the City’s Community Kitchen, a very worthy charity.  At our gig there will be bucket shaking for you to donate whatever you can, thank you!

We can’t wait to sing for you!

 

 

A few important things about singing.

May24

I think it is always good to take stock of how good it is to freely sing away till our hearts are content, nothing better!!  However, being part of a choir is not just singing on our own but rather singing collectively with other people and in our case it’s 150 strong; and so there are a few things that are important when it comes to singing in general but more importantly within a choir.

The link below highlights a few important points for us all to ponder over.

http://mediatech.edu/6-important-things-about-singing/

We have just passed week 6 and sounding incredible, gearing up for our summer gig and a few other things in the pipeline.  Keep an eye out for announcements in the coming weeks.

We are also pleased to announce that the wonderful Mara Simpson will be supporting us at our summer gig, how exciting!  Tickets will be on sale on 5th June!

 

Rock ‘n’ Roll!

May17

Well our last Choir Extra gig proved to be as brilliant as we thought it would be!  Reef were fantastic and we loved every minute of performing with them, I think we’re all still on a high from it!

Although there was only a small number of us due to venue logistics, we missed the 150 voice sound wall, we still packed a punch and we can’t wait for the next Choir Extra adventure!

A massive thank you to the brilliant Reef for inviting us to perform together!!

Keep and eye and an ear out for upcoming announcements of where we will be performing and how to get tickets!

Rehearsals for our Summer Gig are coming along great, we’re sounding so great and stronger than ever and we can’t wait to perform again at The Old Market!

Reef Extra!

May10

The summer term’s new songs are taking shape beautifully with a stunning arrangement from an old classic that is sounding incredible; it’s going to sound amazing at the gig!  As will all the other songs that we have in store.  We will give some clues in the coming months as to what to expect!

Aside form our main choir we also have Choir Extra where we rub shoulders and sing along side other wonderful singers.  With this Choir Extra escapade we are singing along side the rock-tastic Reef on their sell out gig on Friday 11th May at the Concorde 2 – we simply cannot wait !

Put your hands on, put your hands on, put your hands on, put your…………

Extra Extra, read all about it!

May04

Last Monday we had the greatest honour of singing, not only at the Komedia in Brighton but alongside the wonderfully talented Mara Simspon and her band. The place was packed out and we all sung our hearts out together. It was a very special Night! Mara had the experience recorded and so we will share the footage when we get it.

There is more Choir Extra coming up so keep your eyes peeled for announcements soon!

We’re going into week three of the new summer term of both the regular choir and the brand new afternoon choir.  Both are shaping up to be amazing!

The sun is starting to shine, there’s leaves on the trees and we’re back doing what we love the most- singing; our summer concerts are going to be great!

We’re Back!

Apr24

Last week saw the return of the choir after our Easter break, all fresh and wide eyed; ready for the new term!

Last week  also saw the start of our new Wednesday afternoon Choir in Hanover.  It was great to see so many people turn up and enjoy singing together for the first time!   There are still a few spaces left and so sign up here! http://soulofthecitychoir.com/?portfolio=join

Lots of exciting things ahead, great summer songs, the new afternoon Choir and a few Choir Extra surprises coming up, we will keep you posted!!

In the meantime, last terms Choir Extra culminates this Monday, 30th April at the Komedia in Brighton where we will be supporting and singing alongside the super talented Mara Simpson and her full band on her first leg of her British tour!

There are a limited amount of tickets left and so click the link below to get some tickets!

https://www.komedia.co.uk/brighton/music/mara-simpson-w-soul-city-choir/

It’s showtime!

Mar22

So after many weeks of pain, sweat and tear(drop), we have finally arrived at our Gigs this Sunday at 5pm and later at 7.30pm.

We will be filling the nave and isles of St Martin’s Church, Brighton with songs from Massive Attack, Coldplay, Imagine dragons, Reef, Bob Marley, Bill Withers and McFadden & Whitehead.

It’s going to be a choral extravaganza that we all hope you will come and enjoy with us.

Our Evening gig is now sold out but we still have some tickets left for the 5pm show and so if you want tickets contact us through Facebook on this link!

https://www.facebook.com/SouloftheCityChoir/?ref=bookmarks 

 

Exciting news…..

Mar17

We have exciting news to share with you!

Following on from the massive success of Soul of the City Choir, we are branching out and offering the chance for people to join a new afternoon choir in the Hanover area of Brighton.

Why not come along and enjoy a free taster, complete beginners, shower singers and professionals all welcome. We’re looking for Mums and Dads who’s kids have gone to school and have the afternoon off, students who have no lecture on a Wednesday, shift workers, who can spare a few hours or anybody that’s lost for what to do on a Wednesday afternoon.

We sing pop, soul and gospel classics from Massive Attack to Rag ‘n’ Bone Man, Stevie Wonder to Hozier and much more!

There are no auditions to join the choir, we believe everyone can sing, just come along and have fun.

When: Wednesdays 1pm – 2.30pm – starting 18th April – 11th July

Where: Hanover Community Centre – Southover St, Brighton

One free taster session within these dates – 18th and 25th April and 2nd May.  We recommend coming to the first one if you can!

To book a free taster or for more info contact: soulofthecitychoir@live.com 

Click the link below for our YouTube Channel to give you a taster of what to expect.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2ZZp-KVhyWPFPpxp_rgI_A?view_as=subscriber

 

 

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