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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
Blackburn
BB2 1LQ

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News

Christmas Concert
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Our Christmas concert takes place on Wednesday 19th December at Holy Trinity Church.  A rare opportunity to see all 4 of our choirs performing on the same night.  We will also joined by the Accrington Pipe Band.  What better way to head into Christmas?  

Grab your blankets and santa hats for a fantastic night of singing!

 


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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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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


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Events

Wednesday 19th December 2018

Christmas concert In Holy Trinity church, Mount Pleasant, Blackburn, BB1 5BN, start 7.30 pm, helpers meet 6.15 pm, others meet 6.45 pm

BPC, Maelstrom, Decibelles, Vocalise, members of Accrington Pipe Band. 

Donations on the door and for refreshments.

Saturday 2nd March 2019

Decibelles and Maelstrom to attend Hazel Grove Musical Festival, Hazel Grove Methodist Church, Wesley St, Hazel Grove, Stockport SK7 4JQ. Times to be confirmed.

Directions from Wesley Hall

Saturday 9th March 2019

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

Monday 22nd April 2019

No Maelstrom rehearsal - Easter break

2nd - 6th May 2019

Maelstrom hoping to attend the Male Voice Choral Festival, Cornwall

Galleries

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