This page last updated: Thursday, 21 October 2021



In St Mary's Priory Church Hall every Thursday divided into two choirs, the first meeting at 6.30 until 7.30, while the second choir meets 8 to 9pm. See safety details below, written for the safety of all.
Members are asked to complete a Covid form each week, and bring it with them.

Safety Guidelines
Attached are guidelines for singers, and also the Choir's Risk Assessment.

Informal concert Thursday 12 August

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

 Those who worked hard for the concert gave a super performance to an audience of those who had not attended the rehearsals.  All thoroughly enjoyed the concert of work that had been rehearsed under difficult conditions in recent months.

The Messiah - Winter concert 13 November

Dependent on Corona
13 November:  The Messiah.
About Easter time 2022:  Rossini's Petite Messe Solonnelle.

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



Faure Requiem - Bring & Sing

Dore Abbey 6 November at 5pm.  Singers £10. Pre-booking essential. email


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


The Choir's Facebook page:  Gwent Bach Society




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 the 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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