WELCOME TO CRESCENDO

DERBY'S COMMUNITY CHOIR

 

Looking for a friendly choir in Derby to sing with?

 

Want to have fun learning new music and great harmonies? 

 

Then Crescendo choir is for you.

 

WHERE AND WHEN WE SING

We meet each Wednesday at the Fraser Hall, Leylands Retirement Village, Broadway,
Derby DE22 1AY

 

Rehearsals are from 7.30pm - 9.30pm

and the 2 hours is broken up by a cuppa somewhere in the middle!

 

 

JOIN US

We are always looking for new voices to sing with us.

Feel free to contact us to arrange a taster session.

Click here to send us a message!

DIARY DATES

Tuesday 9th August

Concert "Holiday at Home"

Broadway Church at 2pm

Saturday 13th August    

Concert at Leylands 2pm

         Summer break            -

No rehearsals on 24th and 31st August

Tuesday 6th December  

Concert for Derby Parkinson's Group 

at Aston Court Hotel 2pm TBC

Image by Karen Chew

We’ve started to build our new collection of songs.

 

So far we've made a start on:

Angels, You Raise Me Up, Kissed and Missed, California Dreamin’.

 

The next few months will see us gradually learning more great unforgettable,

love to sing songs. 

New Songs

These will include:

My Heart Will Go On - from Titanic

At the Hop – 50’s rock n roll

Both Sides Now – Joni Mitchell recently released by Emilia Jones

I Say a Little Prayer – Aretha Franklin

Perfect – Ed Sheeran

Fields of Gold -Sting

A Tribute to Queen                                         

Bad Day - Daniel Powder                               

Unchained Melody    - The Righteous Brothers 

Africa – Toto

Footloose

I Will Always Love Whitney

Look at the World – John Rutter

Latest news

Crescendo, Derby's Community Choir has raised an amazing £2,200 for local Derby based charity Annabel’s Angels at our Repton concert on May 7th 2022.

Originally the concert was due to take place on 21 March 2020 – two days before lockdown. Little did we know it would be two years before the concert could finally take place!

On 7 May 2022, we celebrated performing together at the magnificent Pears Hall at Repton School watched by over 200 family and friends were entertained by a full repertoire of songs from the shows, standards and three outstanding solos, demonstrating a varied range of voices and interests.

​Musical Director Robin Fugill said “A thoroughly entertaining evening of memorable songs, sung memorably by a great choir.”

Thank you to everyone who made the concert possible (you know who you are!) helped on the night, baked cakes, donated raffle prizes, performed and came to listen and gave so generously.

From the only Christmas performance we managed thanks to Covid!

To all the wonderful choir. I cannot thank you enough for your kindness in making our Christmas Fair one to remember...can I     book you for next Christmas?

Musical Director Robin Fugill presents the cheque for £2,200 to Annabel's Angels. This local charity raises funds and provides support for families living with cancer in Derby. 

Rachel Hayward, Chair of the charity and a member of the choir said “Our grant scheme is funded through fundraising events and public donations which was all but wiped out by the restrictions over the last 2 years.  This funding has come just at the right moment, and we will be able to support at least 10 families.  We are so thankful to the choir for agreeing to perform and waiting those 2 long years to showcase their amazing voices”.

For more information on Annabel’s Angels https://www.annabelsangels.co.uk/