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About Maelstrom

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

Maelstrom is our All Male 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 second and fourth Monday of every month 7.00 pm – 9.15 pm.

Wesley Hall Central Methodist Church
Feilden Street

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Maelstrom Goes Live in Cornwall!
Published: 30 Apr 2017

Our fabulous men's group Maelstrom are showing Cornwall a taste of Lancashire.  They are taking part in the Cornwall International Choral Festival and have been streaming live from a performance at Falmouth Maritime Museum.


Listen to the performance here

The Maelstrom boys are off to Cornwall
Published: 26 Apr 2017

After three gruelling months of extra rehearsals Maelstrom are of to the Cornwall International Choral Festival. We have put together a great programme of songs which include "Sing your way home" by Antonin Dvorak which cleverly segues into the "Goin' Home" tune, "Run around Sue" with Jeff doing his impression of Dell Shannon and "Every time we say goodbye" arranged by our good friend David King. We have four concerts. Eden project, Pendennis Castle, Porthleven Methodist Chapel, National Maritime Museum Falmouth and much beer and busking! We will post loads of pics and videos on our Facebook page so watch and wish us luck.



Wednesday 30th May 2018

Extra rehearsal for Maelstrom following Bank Holiday break

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 3.15 pm.

Finale event 7.00, with Honour choir and mass sing, meet 6.15

3rd - 5th November 2018

Maelstrom and Decibelles to attend the North Wales Choral Competition

2nd - 6th May 2019

Maelstrom hoping to attend the Male Voice Choral Festival, Cornwall


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