Turning On Westbourne

Posted by on Nov 25, 2012 in Blog | Comments Off on Turning On Westbourne

Turning On Westbourne

Yes, Ladies and Gentlemen, we’re delighted to announce that BMVC has been invited to take part in A Magical Westbourne Christmas, organised by the Westbourne Traders on 1st December when they will be switching on the Christmas lights outside the Marks and Spencer store on Seamoor Road. We’ll be hot footing it down Poole Road from our previous engagement that afternoon at Sunrise Living to appear at 3.15pm, so give us a honk as we make our way in crocodile formation down the...

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Special Guest Announced

Posted by on Nov 23, 2012 in News | Comments Off on Special Guest Announced

Special Guest Announced

We’re delighted to confirm that acclaimed soprano, Gaynor Morgan, will be giving solo performances at our much anticipated concert at Sacred Heart Church in aid of its Shine Appeal on 15th December at 7.30pm. Tickets (£5 in advance or £7.50 on the door) can be obtained by contacting a member of the choir, from the Church office (Tel 01202 551013) or online. Gaynor Morgan was born in Cardiff, Wales and studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London where she gained an AGSM in Singing. She then went on to complete the Guildhall postgraduate Opera course under Johanna...

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Supporting the Butterfly Foundation

Posted by on Nov 19, 2012 in Blog | Comments Off on Supporting the Butterfly Foundation

Supporting the Butterfly Foundation

We’re really looking forward to our next performance in aid of the Butterfly Foundation on Sunday 25th November at the Bourne Spring Centre in Springbourne. The event aims to raise awareness of the International Day for the elimination of violence against women. ‘The Butterfly Foundation is a local charity based in Bournemouth. The charity works with individuals, families, children and young people who have suffered domestic violence/abuse. The charity is unique in that it educates and empowers members to aid the healing process through utilising the creative and performing...

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Mob Rule

Posted by on Nov 12, 2012 in Blog | Comments Off on Mob Rule

Mob Rule

We can now come clean about our mysterious gig on 5th November! Our friends at Bournemouth’s Norfolk Royale Hotel arranged for a group of us to hideout in one of their hotel rooms, whilst 4 choristers went undercover as ‘waiters’ serving guests at the Bournemouth Chamber of Trade and Commerce (BCTC) Banter evening. Right on cue, the waiters revealed their true voices in full song whilst the captives upstairs made their way down through the crowds to join them! It was another great opportunity to perform to a local audience and demonstrate the choir’s versatility;...

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Armistice Commemorations

Posted by on Nov 11, 2012 in Blog | Comments Off on Armistice Commemorations

Armistice Commemorations

  We were absolutely blown away by the fantastic reception we received at the Regent Centre, Christchurch on 4th November where we performed as guests of the Christchurch Band of the Royal British Legion. This Armistice concert featured a parade of WWII Veterans and local standards, readings and a patriotic finale of flag waving and singing. It was an absolute pleasure to be involved at such an event with such an enthusiastic audience and we hope to be involved again next...

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