This page last updated: Monday, 10 January 2022


Sing in - The Messiah 13 November
This was an enormous success, and an exhilerating experience for those who participated in St Mary's Priory Church.  All had an excellent view of our conductor up high in the pulpit.  He added interest by making short comments on the background to The Messiah, its production by Handel, and he gave comments on the biblical meanings etc.

We meet by halves to rehearse the Rossini in St Mary's on Thursdays, one half attends live in St Mary's hall at 7 for 7.15 start, the other half hears the rehearsal at home on Zoom.  The following week the two halves change round - and onwards.

Midi - Petite Messe Solonnelle:
However, not our version, but can be helpful.

Safety Guidelines
Attached are guidelines for singers, and also the Choir's Risk Assessment Members are asked to complete a Covid form each week, and bring it with them.

Elijah Workshop
Roger is leading a workshop on Part 2 of Elijha on 29 January 2022 at St Martin's Church in Hereford 10am-1pm.  See the attached note he has written showing great care over the Carona Virus.

Informal concert Thursday 12 August

Only part of the choir and audience.Audience and singers.

Future Concerts
9 April 2022:  Rossini's Petite Messe Solonnelle.

List of past concerts over the last nine years. Link here.

To use Zoom
To set up and use Zoom is very simple. There are also helpful videos such as this one:




Concert held on a November evening

At the end of the Mozart Requiem:




 A Final Rehearsal


Slowing down the music on midis
Valerie has prepared clear instructions for changing the speed of music when using Windows Media Player.

Converting a video to MP3.  Barrie has produced a video explaining how to do it:


Society's choir used surtitles
Surtitles were thrown onto the wall above the pulpit for the audience, unfolding the story of Bach's St John Passion.


Audio clip from a November concert
Recordings were taken of a November concert from the side of the church.  Mendelssohn's Verleih uns Frieden.
A recording from a Summer Concert: I Know My Soul - Parry

Immortal Bach

Sung by the Gwent Bach Choir in St Mary's Priory Church on 4 July 2014.  Immortal Bach by Knut Nystedt.

Vocal Issues
articles and scientific note.

Choir's archive. The Choir's archive is at .


Other local choirs.

Kington Choral Society -

The Crickhowell Choral Society -

The Monmouth Choral Society -

The Unicorn Singers -
The Brecon Singers -

The Synergy Singers- 

The Hereford Choral Society -


The Abergavenny Symphony Orchestra

The Brecon Baroque Festival

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