About Cantabile Choirs

Cantabile Youth Choir

 

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Cantabile Youth Choir is a highly successful and friendly choir – comprising 18 girls. The choir affords a high level of musical training to all members both within choir rehearsals and group tuition sessions or private lessons. The choir demands a high level of commitment, due to its heavy rehearsal and performance schedule. Performance opportunities include competitions both nationally and internationally, concerts, recordings and private bookings.2011-07-14_0041

Achievements.

2014 – ‘Choir of the Year’ Youth Category Finalists.

2014 – North Wales Choral Festival – Youth Choir Champions.

2011 – Appearance at Llangollen International Eisteddfod.

2011 – Worcester Music and Drama Festival – Honours Achievement.

2008 – Jersey International Choral Festival – Chamber Choir Winners.Jersey Chamber choir winners 2008 resized for web

2008 – Appearance at Llangollen International Eisteddfod – Placed 6th in the World.

Also –  numerous wins at Local Music Festivals always with Honours or Outstanding from 2010 to 2015.

Individual Member Achievements:

2014 – Annie George – Birmingham Conservatoire.

2014 – Amy van Walsum – Birmingham Conservatoire ( on scholarship).

2014 – Sam Marston – Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (on scholarship).

2014 – Sarah Featherston – BIMM.AnnieSamAmy resized for web

2013 – Georgia Hadley – Cardiff University (Music).

2012 – Hannah Bache – Surrey University (Music).

2011 – Emma Mockett – Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

2010 – Kimberley Jones – Royal Welsh College of Music + 2nd Place in the Llangollen International Eisteddfod Solo Class.

2009 – Matthew Buswell – Royal College of Music (on scholarship).

2009 – Alice Gildea – Royal Northern College of Music.

2006 – Clare Patullo – Leeds College of Music.

2006 – Lauraen Bonner (Samuels) -Guildford – Now leading lady in the West End.

2005 – Jessica Sanders – Birmingham Conservatoire.

 

 

 

             Cantabile Junior Choir

The Junior Choir is in its 5th year. The choir ranges in age from 8-13 yrs. and comprises both boys and girls. The choir perform at all Cantabile Youth Choir concerts and tour with the Youth Choir (if they wish to).  The Junior Choir performs to a high standard and is indeed successful in its own right. Members from the Junior Choir move into the Youth Choir (girls only) when they are vocally ready. Boys move into the Ensemble (again) when they are vocally ready. Highlights include:-

2014 – Singing in the Bruges and Ghent Cathedrals in Belgium.DSC01543

2014 – Recording for the new CD ‘Holy Night’.

2012 – Being part of the Aspirations’ CD recording.

2011 – Placed 5th at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod.

2011 – 1st with Honours – Worcester Music and Drama Festival.

5th in the World – Junior Choir Class -Llangollen 2011

 

 

 

 

 Cantabile Youth Ensemble

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The Youth Ensemble ranges in age from 14 – 21 yrs. and has both male and female members.  They perform intricate material to a very high level and truly compliment the Youth Choir in their concerts and on tour. The Ensemble is only in their 2nd year of existence but have already received high praise and a standing ovation at the Lichfield Festival 2014. They also contributed  3 tracks on the new CD ‘Holy Night’.