Our goal is to give enjoyment to ourselves and to our audience through quality choral
We have been in existence now for over a hundred years, having been founded by Frederick
Lewellen at Christ Church in 1897, although he is said to have conducted Messiah
as early as 1888!
The choir has been a constant part of the tradition of choral singing in Clacton
ever since, only breaking off during the Wars.
If you would like to be part of this tradition, can sing in tune and could give up
Monday nights to rehearse, you will be made to feel very welcome. We give two concerts
a year, one in the Spring and one in the Autumn with occasional additional performances
at Christmas. Don’t worry if you can’t read music, we’ll teach you the notes and
provide the scores.
We also organise Choral Workshops at least once a year, to which we invite all-comers
(you need to book your place) and in which we study some music during the morning
and afternoon before producing a performance in the early evening.
We have a flexible membership scheme to suit all sorts of availability, although
you will have to reach the required standard to sing in a concert.
So why not join us? Come to a couple of rehearsals to see how you get on. We can
then get you to fill in the application form, offer you the appropriate membership
and you too can become part of a century of music making.
We are grateful to Birkett Long LLP for providing help with printing publicity material.
The Clacton Choral Society is a registered UK charity No 298425