Our next event is our performance
of Handel's Messiah
Saturday 3 November.
The Chorale and children from Rougham, Great Finborough and South Lee
Schools singing Zimbe! during our March 2018 concert.
Stowmarket Chorale, formed in 1901, is an ambitious choir which rehearses in Stowmarket on Wednesday evenings between September and July; we usually give three concerts a year.
Director of Music Our
Director of Music is Tom Appleton. He is a conductor, singer,
educator, workshop leader and presenter who lives in Bury St.
Edmunds. Tom has worked all over the world with choirs, orchestras,
and individuals as diverse as the Monteverdi Choir, the National
Youth Choirs of Great Britain, the London Symphony Orchestra, the
European Union Chamber Orchestra, the Gabrielli Consort, Dame Emma
Kirkby and Ray Davies!
Accompanist William Baldry joined us as accompanist
in 2014 with experience as Assistant Director of Music at St Mary-le-Tower, Ipswich. He has been organ scholar of Royal Holloway College, University of London, and has spent two years as Organ Scholar of Tewkesbury Abbey.
He is an organist and pianist, and we are delighted to
work with him..
delighted to have Terry Waite as our President: he has attended a
number of our
concerts and we look forward to a
long and warm relationship with him, together with our two
supportive Vice Presidents, Graham Bishop-Hunt and Dorothy Fisher.