September 18, 2016

I joined jazz choir about a year ago after my Grannie came to a rehearsal and told me how great it was. I came along to see what it was like, not expecting to actually become a member! On my first rehearsal,  I instantly felt welcomed into the group as everyone was so...

September 11, 2016

I joined GJC last October and can’t believe that nearly a year has whizzed by  - and what a great year! 

I had previously sung with In Accord, a Ladies A Capella choir, for 11 years and learnt a great deal about close harmony singing. However, things had become a b...

June 12, 2016

As a family we have always sang and danced,well me and the girls!

Mainly in the kitchen, loud as you like,quite often in pj' I'm sure all families must.
But..... as for joining a choir the thought had never been even close to crossing my mind!

However when Pho...

May 15, 2016

When you wake up one morning and think ' I know I'll get a load of strangers together, of all different ages and abilities, in one room, for a whole day and teach them 5 songs in 2-5 part harmony' you'd think something in my brain would say no...


I am so glad it didn't...

May 15, 2016


The last time I did any type of singing was before Margaret Thatcher became Prime Minister (apart from those inappropriate out-of-tune diva impressions in the car when you're on your own - surely I'm not the only one?) but several decades later, here I am singing my h...

May 4, 2016



I've always loved singing. I've been part of choirs for most of my life and over college was part of a band in a live music club, however for the last few years singing has taken a big back seat (other than the obsessive singing to myself in the car-nothing better th...

April 24, 2016

 I have been singing in many different choirs and entertainment groups since I was 12 (over 60 years!).

But the jazz choir is the first group of mixed voices, male and female, that I have sung with.


I heard the choir last summer at a WI Garden Party and wanted to join...

April 20, 2016

What an honour to be accepted by the choir and I really find it an uplifting joy to sing with you all.

I guess I am here because a door opened in my life and I stepped through it. Having been told at school I could not sing nor draw for that matter, I have spent my who...

March 22, 2016



“Join the choir” Phoebe said. “It’ll be fun” Phoebe said. 

… “Ive been a drummer for rock bands for 8 years, what'll the guys think?” I said… (to myself)


Turns out it wouldn't even matter what ‘the guys’ would think about it, because joining the Jazz Choir was one of...

March 17, 2016

I have always loved music & singing & had sung in choirs throughout my school years in South Africa, but haven’t done so since then. Joining a choir had been on my New Year’s resolutions list for a number of years, but I just never got around to it (same as most New Ye...

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