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The Rainbows Christmas Celebration 2018

The Rainbows Christmas Celebration 2018

ECMVC joined Sonara for their fourth annual Rainbows Celebration in the magical setting of St Wystan’s Church in Repton, on Friday 14 December. The choirs were joined by children from Repton Primary School who delighted the audience with their singing. The celebration event also included individual items of readings and stories – and the interval […]

A fabulous end to a series of four great concerts

Sunday 4 November and what a fantastic evening of wonderful music, when our new friends from Leigh Orpheus Male Voice Choir visited us whilst on their tour of the East Midlands. A very large audience were treated to individual choir performances and joint items, when around 100 voices produced a very full and rich sound whilst singing […]

ECMVC return to one of the choir’s colliery roots

Eastwood Collieries’ Male Voice Choir was formed almost 100 years ago by a group of men who worked at the local collieries owned by the Barber-Walker Company. Brinsley Colliery was one of these collieries and on Saturday 20 October, it was almost as if the choir had returned home when it performed in Brinsley Parish […]

“A magical evening”

Standing ovations, smiling faces, tears of pride, laughter and wonderful musical performances – ECMVC’s concert in St Luke’s Church, Loscoe, on Friday 12 October, with the Howitt Primary School Choir from Heanor demonstrated just how powerful singing in a choir can be. The church was packed and the audience overflowed into the reception area. The […]

Summer's End - great success!

Summer’s End – great success!

Eastwood Collieries’ Male Voice Choir performed to a packed St Mary’s Church on Saturday 15 September, along with their guests, the Rolls-Royce Ladies Choir. There were very few seats available on the night of the ‘Summer’s End’ concert and the audience were treated to great musical items from shows such as South Pacific, Miss Saigon, […]