The Stamford Bridge Singers is a community choir founded in 2000 from a choir which originally started as Stamford Bridge Primary School choir in 1989. The singers are from Stamford Bridge, York and the surrounding area. We are of different ages and have different levels of experience in singing. We get together every Thursday evening during school terms to rehearse, and we perform at a variety of events through the year. It is a four part choir – that is there are sopranos, altos, tenors and basses. The upper two parts are normally female voices or boys, and the lower two parts are generally men.
The thing that we all have in common is that we love to sing – and we sing all sorts of music. Many choirs specialise in certain types of music. With the Stamford Bridge Singers we sing a huge range of different types of music. We might be working on a challenging sacred piece one minute, and then singing a popular show tune the next. We’ve sung ancient music, classical works, folk tunes and pop songs. The variety of our music is one of the things we find enjoyable and seems to go well with the audience.
The Stamford Bridge Singers presents an evening of ‘What the Dickens!’
The Stamford Bridge Singers are demonstrating their versatility again.
We plan a fun packed evening for the Children in Need Appeal on 15th November, and hope that the audience will become performers too! We are organising a ‘come and sing’ medley of songs from the show ‘Oliver’. Don’t worry, you won’t have to know the words or even be a fantastic singer, we’ll give you a song sheet and all you have to do is enjoy yourself and sing along! If you fancy joining in, you can come and join us at the rehearsal at 6.pm – if you wish.
Chris Cade will be making a star appearance as Ebenezer Scrooge and at the end of the evening will present prizes for the costume competition/parade. Yes that’s right, you can even dress up as your favourite Dickens character. If you have a song or a poem you’d like to perform on the evening, to complement your ‘Dickensian’ costume, just get in touch, the more the merrier!
Needless to say the evening will be designed to entertain all ages from Grandparents, through to tiny Grandchildren. We will have a variety activities designed to encourage you to donate money to Children in Need: Cake Stall, Second Hand Book Stall, Dickensian Quiz, Raffle and finally a licenced bar and refreshments!
(Admission from 5.30 pm), Official Opening at 6.30pm.
Stamford Bridge Village Hall, 15th November 2019
"Follow the Star"
"Follow the Star" takes you through the journey of the Magi from their homes in the East from where they followed the star to Bethlehem and where with angels and shepherds they worshiped the new-born King.
The music is both familiar and less familiar and there will be readings to help you on your way as, with the Stamford Bridge Singers, their conductor Stuart Nettleship and organist Nicholas Page, you too follow the star.
To buy tickets for the concert in St Mary's Beverley please either click on the poster on the right or ask a choir member.