Entries by Viv Jebson

Bits and Pieces

So what’s our latest news…?  We are in a quieter period of no concerts or competitions but having a lot of fun learning new music, some with mind-and body-testing actions!  Our first concert of the year is not until April at Penistone Paramount, alongside Hade Edge Band – the fifth time we will have performed […]

Co-op Members help Penistone Ladies Choir to raise funds

We are delighted that we have been chosen to take part in the Co-op Local Community Fund.  At a time when funds for community groups and charitable organisations are becoming more difficult to access, we’re incredibly grateful for this opportunity to make a real difference in and around Penistone. We are raising funds to help […]

Prague Bound!

We’re off to Prague! It is a few years since our last choir trip abroad which was to Normandy.  It was mooted that it was time for another overseas trip, so when we received an email invitation from the Prague Festival Office to go to one of their choral meetings, we jumped on the idea!  […]

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 […]

Prague??

Prague has been mentioned as a possible trip for us for next year – 2020…If you are thinking of going and want to find out a little more check this link on Facebook out. https://www.facebook.com/pragueadventchoralmeeting/ Or this weblink: www.pragueadvent.cz

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 2020

Carried Over: Blackbird – arr. Deke Sharon Mr Sandman (Eskdale) arr.Ed Lojeski Cantus Eatnemen Vuelie – Frode Fjellheim Song to the Moon (Rusalka) Dvorak arr. Neil Stones The Lord Bless You & Keep you – John Rutter New: Come you not from Newcastle – arr Laura Shur Happy – Pharrell Home Fires – Samuel Sim […]