If you enjoy singing in the shower, but don’t feel you could exactly make it on The Voice, then Gabalfa Community Choir could be for you.
Members are of all ages and come from all walks of life. We are all united by one thing, though – a love of singing! The ethos of the choir is simple – it doesn’t matter whether or not you can sing well, or read music, you can still join with us and sing your heart out! There are no auditions and nothing to make a newcomer uncomfortable. We are here to make friends and to enjoy singing.
The health and psychological benefits of singing are well documented, and we love to encourage people who don’t normally sing to come along and experience the camaraderie and companionship that comes with belonging to a group, as well as the sheer joy of singing with others.
Under the direction of our leader, Justine, and accompanied by the incredibly talented Phil, we will be learning a varied repertoire. We perform twice a year, once at Christmas and again at the end of the summer term.
Gabalfa Community Choir was founded in 2010 and members come from all over Cardiff. We rehearse each Friday in St. Marks church hall, Gabalfa, from 7pm to 9pm. Most of the time is spent singing (or laughing!) but we do take time out for a cup of tea (and home-made cake if you’re lucky!)
Membership fees are currently £30 per term and £25 for concessions. If you wish to spread the cost, subs can be paid monthly by standing order at a rate of £7.50 (standard)/£6.25 (concessions) per month.
The membership fee now includes the cost of copyright music. Music we buy in will no longer be made available on loan.
If you are at all interested, why not come along for a taster session any Friday evening. There’s no charge. Come along to St. Mark’s church hall a few minutes before 7pm to say “Hi”. Alternatively, you can email Joy or Paul (via the contact us page) and we can look out for you. If you have any queries, please get in touch.
We hope to see you soon!
|Church Liaison||Jen Tarr|
|Event coordinators||Elaine Campbell-Hopkins
A typical rehearsal