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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 their way to victory.
Published: 22 Mar 2018

On Saturday 3rd March , despite the snow and ice, Decibelles travelled to Hazel Grove to take part in the prestigious Hazel Grove Musical Festival. We enjoyed listening to the other wonderful choirs in our class then, led by our brilliant director Mr Jeff Borradaile and supported by members of maelstrom and BPC , we sang our way to victory, with a score of 89 (DISTINCTION)

 

The Judge, Mr John Pomphrey, commented:-

“…….this interpretation was so good and the interplay between the parts is excellent.”

“Excellent understanding of the style expected. Ensemble singing is excellent-controlled so well with good ...


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Events

Saturday 30th June 2018

Decibelles to sing at the Gathered Voices concert, 7.00 pm, All Saints church hall, Barnacre, Garstang PR3 1GP. Meet 6.15 pm

Directions from Wesley Hall

Friday 6th July 2018

End of year concert for all groups – BPC, Maelstrom, Decibelles and Vocalise, 7.30 pm Wesley Hall

Sunday 15th July 2018

Involvement in the launch of the first Clitheroe Peace Festival for Choirs, a First World War commemorative event. Provisionally:

Possible busking in the morning in Clitheroe, meet 11.00 am.

Grand Theatre concert 4,00pm, for BPC, Maelstrom, Decibelles and Vocalise, meet 2.45 pm.

Finale event 7.00, with Honour choir and mass sing, meet 5.45 pm

Monday 3rd September 2018

Return of Decibelles after summer break

3rd - 5th November 2018

Maelstrom and Decibelles may attend the North Wales Choral Competition.  To be confirmed

Wednesday 12th December 2018

Christmas dinner, Foxfields, Langho

Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April 2019

Possible attendance at Community Choirs Gathering, Stratford – BPC or groups

Saturday 11th May 2019

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

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