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Summer term 2020
Next term, starting on Tuesday 21 April, we start rehearsing Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast by Samuel Coleridge Taylor, based on Longfellow’s poem, and a cycle of spirituals by John Rutter.
If you’d like to join the choir please see the membership page.
Please note the concert itself is on Friday 3 July.
Our latest survey
Every few years we survey our members to see how they feel about key issues. Here is the latest survey, conducted in autumn 2019. Headington Singers Members Survey 2019. FINAL report. pdf
2019 – 2020 calendar
|Spring term 2020|
|Tuesday 7 January||Back on song (note: no half term)|
|Thursday 19 March||Final rehearsal at All Saints|
|Friday 20 March||Concert at All Saints|
|Summer term 2020|
|Tuesday 21 April||Back on song (note: no half term)|
|Thursday 2 July||Final rehearsal at All Saints|
|Friday 3 July||Concert at All Saints|
|Autumn term 2020|
|Tuesday 8 September||Back on song|
|Tuesday 27 October||Half term, no rehearsal|
|Thursday 3 December TBC||Final rehearsal at All Saints|
|Friday 4 December TBC||Concert at All Saints|
Summer concert 2018
Who would have though we’d bring the house down with a jazz piece?! Our performance of Will Todd’s exhilarating Mass in Blue turned out to be a triumph as the happy faces show …
With thanks to Paul Smith for the photos.
How to find us
We rehearse in the music block at Headington School, Headington Road, OX3 7TD. You can click here to see a bird’s eye view of the school: the music block is next to the tennis courts.
Enter through the gates on Headley Way. Then, if you’re on foot, go straight ahead and go behind the main buildings – the music block is the last building you come to, past the dining room. Turn left just before the building to get to the entrance.
If you’re coming by car, turn left from the Headley Way gates and drive round the front of the school, heading towards the tennis courts where there is plenty of parking.
Paying your subs
The termly subscription is £40 (£35 if you are not wage-earning for any reason and £15 for registered students). This includes the hire of your scores. We don’t want anyone to be deterred by the cost – so please speak to the Treasurer if you need to.
You can now pay your subs online. Please make payment to Headington Singers Projects, sort code 30-93-93, account number 01472806. Include your surname and forename as in this example: JonesJim
Singing in the community
Recently we’ve been putting on a short programme of carols and songs to entertain the residents of local care homes and retirement housing. Over 20 choir members have signed up for this sub-choir. This year we’ll start adding songs from the 1940s – 1960s, songs from the shows and other musical offerings to our repertoire.
If you’re interested in joining in please get in touch with Tim Devenport – email@example.com – 07748 353 428.
Your privacy matters to us and we’ve now formulated a privacy statement in line with the new (2018) regulations, the GDPR. You can see it here.
Contact numbers for the bewildered
Tim Devenport – 07748 353 428
Carolyn Gulliver – 01865 751 215 or 07766 862 286
Please let Tim know if you will be arriving late for a rehearsal so that someone is on the door to let you in.
… and not forgetting ‘our’ pub!
Do join us at the Britannia (corner of Lime Walk) after rehearsals – there is always a group of regulars and new drinkers are most welcome! After concerts we invade the Butchers Arms in Wilberforce Street.