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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

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News

Brass and Voices
Published: 23 Jan 2020


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Vocalise Co-op Donation
Published: 22 Nov 2019

Pete Monk, Chair, and David Brown, Treasurer, from Blackburn People's Choir went to the Co-op yesterday to receive the cheque for Vocalise,our youth choir.  In total we have received over £2011. We hope to invite them in the New Year to come and listen to Vocalise singing. Well done to the Co-op for supporting local causes.


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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


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Events

Thursday 20 February 2020

Vocalise on half-term holiday

Saturday 29th February 2020

Maelstrom and Decibelles to attend the Hazel Grove Musical Festival, Stockport.  Venue: Hazel Grove Methodist Church, Wesley Street, Hazel Grove, Stockport SK7 4JQ.  Time to be confirmed.  Click here for directions. 

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Maelstrom, Decibelles and Vocalise also Darwen Ladies Choir to sing at St Cuthbert’s Church, Earnsdale Rd, Darwen. BB3 1QJ. Click for here directions.  

Start 7.30 pm, meet 6.45 pm.

 

Saturday 28 March 2020

An Evening of Brass and Voices – the National Association of Choirs centenary conference concert, King George’s Hall, Northgate, Blackburn BB2 1AA. 

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

Saturday 9 May 2020

BPC and Vocalise to take part in the Chester Competitive Festival of Performing Arts, The King’s School, Wrexham Rd, Chester CH4 7QL.   Click here for directions. Times to be confirmed.

Thursday 28 May 2020

Vocalise on half-term holiday

Thursday 4 June 2020

Vocalise to open the Community Awards ceremony at King George’s Hall, Northgate, Blackburn BB2 1AA, 6.00 pm. Further details to follow.

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