Blaenavon Male Voice Choir
The Blaenavon Male Voice Choir gives its heart and soul to what is the essence of Welsh Male Voice Choral Singing
Leader / Baton: Mr Gareth Whitcombe BA
Year Choir was Formed: 1910
Rehearsals: Tues and Thur 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Rehearsal Venues: Busy Bees Day Nursery.
Address: Park St, Blaenavon, Pontypool, Gwent NP4 9AA
Music Reading Ability: No
Gender: Male only
Age Range: Any
Payment Frequency weekly
Term: Annual with breaks at most school holiday times
Time Commitment: 2 hour practise twice a week plus attendance at concerts/weddings etc
How Many Active Members: 45
Are Concerts Performed?: Yes
How Many (concerts)?: approx' 20 per year
When, Generally?: During the whole year - the choir performs at concerts / weddings and other functions and have also been filmed on many occassions for television. Competitions are also undertaken.
Free or Ticketed: Both
Are Competitions Entered?: Yes
Regular Musical Collaborators: The choir sings for many charitable organisations.
Joining Process: contact the choir secretary on choir website
Member of any forums?: National Association of Male Choirs
Welsh Association Of Male Choirs
Cymdeithas Corau Meibion Cymru
Who funds the choir?: self financing - patrons donations
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