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Singing in the City

Take part in choir festivals happening in Manchester.

The "Manchester" Messiah, 27 - 29 November 2015: Choirs and individual singers of all standards will arrive in Manchester on the Friday for a weekend of singing culminating in a performance of Handel's Messiah at Manchester's magnificent architectural masterpiece, The Monastery, with the Gorton Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Juan Ortuno.

The soaring spaces of The Monastery provide a glorious backdrop to this sublime choral music which will send shivers down the spine.

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The Manchester International Gospel Festival, 19 - 21 February 2016:  Open to individual singers and choirs of all standards, whether currently sing Gospel or not - come and join an action-packed weekend of Gospel Singing.

Arrive on the Friday and check in to the hotel. Down for dinner and to meet with the other choirs and singers.

On the Saturday, the workshop at Holy Innocents Church, with Wayne Ellington our Gospel Music Director, draws the choirs together to rehearse a number of songs ready for the Grand Finale on the Sunday. On the Saturday evening there will be a social evening.

On the Sunday after breakfast, the choirs return to Holy Innocents for the final concert where individual singers and choirs will have the opportunity to perform from their own repertoires before the massed choirs will perform the songs from the Saturday workshop.

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