Britten
Spring Symphony

22 June 2024

Gareth Malone OBE
Patron of Canterbury Choral Society

Singing
is for life

Singing
is for wellbeing

Singing
is for discovery

Singing great works
with great orchestras + soloists
in Canterbury Cathedral

Promoting young singers
with sponsored grants

“Encouraging people from all backgrounds to be excited about high-quality music making and its benefits is so important to me. I am thrilled and honoured to become Patron of Canterbury Choral Society.”

Gareth Malone OBE

BBC South East meets Gareth Malone OBE with Canterbury Choral Society

Brahms Requiem rehearsal and Canterbury Cathedral concert

Canterbury Choral Society is a registered charity, which aims to enrich East Kent with the art and science of music, through concerts, workshops, and other community activities.

Canterbury Choral Society is a registered charity

Our fundamental principles

Our foundational principles are built around an understanding of the benefits of choral music – mental, physical, educational, social. These benefits are universal and should be available to all people. These are the reasons why we sing and why we invite others to join us or support us.

EXCELLENCE THROUGH SINGING

Conveying musical and cultural expertise from older to younger generations, performing with professional orchestras in a world-renowned setting.

Read more…

EQUALITY OF ACCESS

Performing high-quality and challenging music that offers equality of access and aspiration, with special emphasis on children and young people.

Read more…

SUPPORTING COMMUNITY AND PERSONAL WELLBEING

for members and audiences – through the life-enhancing mental, psychological and physical benefits of collective music.

Read more…

CONTRIBUTING FOUNDATION TRAINING

Providing inspiration and musical training to facilitate entry into the UK’s world-leading music industry.

Read more…

PROVIDING REAL-LIFE EXPERIENCE

Providing enriching, real-life experience and encouragement against the growing distractions of screen time.

Read more…

NEW MEMBER ENTRY GRANTS

We are offering up to 10 places with substantially reduced fees for people aged 18-23, as they begin their working life in the region.

Places are subject to audition.

Please contact us for further information: members@canterburychoral.co.uk

Next general audition:
Tuesday 25 June 2024
Find out more