Entries by Viv Jebson

Penistone Ladies sing in “The Concert Choir”

The Concert Choir is an exciting ad-hoc choral project dreamt up by our own MD Jane Hobson & Daniel Timmins. Thirteen of us from Penistone Ladies Choir signed up to join over 140 others from 28 different Yorkshire choirs, to learn and perform both Vivaldi’s Gloria and Faure’s Requiem. Having signed up a whole year […]

Didn’t we have a “loverly” day….

Saturday 13th April saw us all on a coach to Whitby for the annual Eskdale Music Festival.  We had an early start in Penistone at 9.00am.  Less than two hours later we were at the coast, on a beautiful, clear, sunny but very cold day.  We had a few hours to while away before we […]

Pieces for Mapplewell

All Things Bright & Beautiful – John Rutter Songbird – Christine MacVie Nobody does it better – Kipner/Jennings arr. Jim Morgan Solo Item Mr Sandman – arr. Ed Lojeski Blackbird – arr Deke Sharon Unchained Melody – arr. Mark Brymer INTERVAL ……………………………………………………………………… Love is all around  –  arr. Alan Simmons Song to the Moon(Rusalka) – […]

Voices Yorkshire – we’re signed up!

We have just registered Penistone Ladies Choir as a Voices Yorkshire Choir. From 1858 to 1985, Leeds was host to one of the most successful and renowned choral festivals in the world. But by 1985, the popularity of choral music and choirs had started to wane. However as we go into 2019, choral music and […]

First place in our home town..

We were thrilled to take first prize in the Female Voice Choirs class at the Penistone Competitive Music Festival on Saturday 29 September. And with it we were awarded The Alice Milnes Memorial Trophy. We were up against two other local choirs and sang two contrasting pieces of our choice “Lit’le David Play on yo […]

An honour to sing

On Friday 20th July, we sang at a glorious summer wedding.  We had been asked to sing at the wedding of Charlotte Foster-Ash and Ian Robert Garratt.  Charlotte is the cousin of Sarah, one of our second sopranos.  The wedding was at the majestic Holy Trinity Church in Wentworth, a large church with a spire […]

Programme for 2019

Carried Over: The Olive Tree – Springfield / Lampart arr. Gwyn Arch El Condor Pasa – Paul Simon arr. Milchberg / Robles Nobody Does it Better – Kipner / Jennings arr Jim Morgan All things bright & Beautiful – John Rutter Unchained Melody – arr. Mark Brymer Love is all Around – arr Alan Simmons […]