Vocalise Home

About Vocalise

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

Vocalise is our Youth Choir.

Under the leadership of our musical directors, Matthew Thomas and Jeff Borradaile, we sing an exciting range of songs, all a cappella. No audition!

Our choir is supported by Blackburn People’s Choir and friends and there is no charge for members. We meet every Thursday 5.30pm – 6.30pm.

Vocalise is sponsored by Blackburn with Darwen Arts Council, The John Laing Charitable Trust Fund, and The Young Weavers.

For more information email vocalise@blackburnpeopleschoir.org or call 07834 609846.

Wesley Hall Central Methodist Church
Feilden Street
Blackburn
BB2 1LQ

Contact Us

News

Lancashire Life article featuring Jeff Borradaile
Published: 11 Sep 2019

Article in Lancashire Life featuring the musical director of Blackburn People's Choir.  To read about Jeff Borradaile's choirs please click this news link


read more...
Support for Vocalise
Published: 2 Jun 2019

Vocalise are pleased to announce they have been awarded a grant from Blackburn with Darwen Community Volunteer Services.  This grant is gratefully received and will go towards equiment and running costs in the year ahead. 


read more...
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!

 


read more...

Events

Thursday 24 October 2019

Charity concert with Gathered Voices in aid of SEED (Support for Education in Eating Disorders), New Longton Methodist Church Hall, Chapel Lane, New Longton, PR4 4AA. Click here for directions

Meet 6.30 pm for 7.00 pm start.

NOTE: There will be no rehearsal at Wesley Hall.

Vocalise on half-term holiday, return on 31-Oct-19

Saturday 14th December 2019

Possible town centre sing, with Vocalise morning

Thursday 19th December 2019

Lancashire Sings Christmas (limited numbers to include a few voices from Vocalise) rehearsal and sound check 5.30 pm, BBC Radio Lancashire, Darwen St, Blackburn. On air 7.00 – 8.00 pm.

Last rehearsal for BPC before Christmas

Saturday 21st December 2019

Possible town centre sing, with Vocalise

Thursday 9 January 2020

Return of BPC and Vocalise after Christmas.

Thursday 20 February 2020

Vocalise on half-term holiday

Saturday 28 March 2020

An Evening of Brass and Voices – the National Association of Choirs centenary conference concert, King George’s Hall, BPC and Vocalise with Rossendale, Colne and Nelson choirs and  the 2nd Rossendale Scout Band. 

Afternoon rehearsal 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm, concert starts 7.30 pm. 

Tickets when available from www.kinggeorgeshall.com, £10, accompanied under 16s free. In aid of East Lancashire Hospice.

Thursday 9 April 2020

Vocalise on Easter holiday

Thursday 16 April 2020

Vocalise on Easter holiday

Return 23 April 2020

Thursday 28 May 2020

Vocalise on half-term holiday

Friday 10 July - Sunday 12 July 2020

Involvement in the Clitheroe Festival of Choirs - BPC, Maelstrom, Decibelles and Vocalise

Thursday 16 July 2020

Last rehearsal for Vocalise before summer break

Galleries

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