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About Decibelles

A community choir based in Blackburn, Lancashire. We welcome anyone who simply enjoys singing.

Decibelles is our All Female Acapella Group.

Under the leadership of our musical director, Jeff Borradaile, we sing an exciting range of songs, all a cappella. No audition! We perform to a high standard at events throughout the year, and welcome experienced singers to become involved and encourage those who may be new to choral singing. We meet on the first and third Monday of every month 7.00 pm – 9.15 pm.

Wesley Hall Central Methodist Church
Feilden Street
Blackburn
BB2 1LQ

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News

Decibelles sing for their Supper!
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Last Saturday evening, members of Decibelles were treated to a fabulous evening of singing.

A joint concert, showcasing the hard work and joy of singing, was arranged by Kath from Gathered Voices.

Six choirs took part, singing a wide variety of music and styles.

Decibelles performed four songs from their repertoire to much applause.

As usual we had a great time singing led by Jeff.

It was a wonderful evening with great cakes too!

Thank you to everyone for taking part and to all our supporters.

Roll on next year.

Margaret


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Sing with Salford
Published: 28 Sep 2018

A great opportunity to spend a day exploring choral repertoire and singing technique with like-minded singers in a convivial atmosphere.
We will be working on Elgar’s moving and passionate work 'The Music Makers' led by our Music Director Tom Newall.

Fees: £17 per adult, £10 u/19s and students in full-time education
Music is available to hire (£2 payable in advance).

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SUMMER SENSATION!
Published: 8 Jul 2018

HOT HOT HOT!

On one of the hottest nights of the summer our Summer Concert was a sizzler!

Singing to a full house all four choirs gave confident competent performances to a rapt audience. Starting with Maelstrom who crooned and musically caressed the audience into the evening, confidently showcasing a wide range of tempo and styles. Followed by Decibelles whose performance out shone their sparkly outfits  The Rose and Yellow Leaves were particular highlights in a very polished performance.  Next up Vocalise the ever growing Youth choir who never fail to win the hearts of the audience. Ably lead by their sensational conductor Mathew Thomas and accompanied  by ...


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Events

Wednesday 12th December 2018

Christmas dinner, Foxfields, Langho

Wednesday 19th December 2018

Christmas concert In Holy Trinity church, Mount Pleasant, Blackburn, 7.30 pm. BPC, Maelstrom, Decibelles, Vocalise, members of Accrington Pipe Band.  Donations on the door and for refreshments.

Monday 7th January 2019

Return of Decibelles after Christmas break

Saturday 9th March 2019

Concert for Maelstrom and Decibelles at Holy Trinity, 7.30 pm, in support of the Samaritans. To be confirmed.

Monday 15th April 2019

No Decibelles rehearsal - Easter break

Saturday 11th May 2019

Possible attendance at Chester Competitive Festival of Performing Arts – BPC or groups

Galleries

Fountains Abbey
A few select pictures from the choirs visit to Fountains Abbey in support of Ordsall Acapella Singers.
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