Who we are

The Oriel Singers are a mixed voice choir with a membership of over 30 voices. Founded in 1977, the choir continues to attract members from a wide variety of backgrounds who, above all, enjoy singing together.

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Reputation

The Choir enjoys a respected reputation for their musicianship throughout the Northwest. They have sung in several of the Cathedrals in the area but are equally at home performing secular music in a variety of venues around the region.

There are plans for a short tour to Rome as well as well as local and international music festivals and competitions.

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Rehearsal

When and Where XHTML & CSS. Repertoire for concerts is designed to be appealing to both singers and audiences and can range from Bach to the Beatles or Gibbons to Gershwin—with everything in between! The Choir rehearses on Tuesday evenings from19:15 to 21:00, usually from September to July. Rehearsals take place at Our Lady & St Nicholas Parish Church, Pier Head near the Liverpool waterfront. Rehearsals are led by the Musical Director, Liam Owens. Rehearsals are enjoyable and focused and include voice coaching, musical interpretation and choral performance.

Auditions

Oriel Singers do not usually undergo auditions. However, members usually have basic sight-reading skills and enjoy singing in a wide range of choral styles. The choir sings at a variety of functions and frequently perform in fund raising concerts. For further information, please visit our Future and Previous Engagements pages.

Membership

Membership, however, is not confined to music making and members also enjoy meeting together socially after a rehearsal or concert. The Oriel Singers take pride in being a welcoming and talented amateur choir. For more information on the Oriel Singers, please call in to a Tuesday night rehearsal or contact the choir via orielsingers@hotmail.com or by phoning 07811570765