King’s Lynn Festival Chorus welcomes new changes ahead of 41st season

King's Lynn Festival Chorus celebrated their 40th anniversary this year. Picture: King's Lynn Festiv

King's Lynn Festival Chorus celebrated their 40th anniversary this year. Picture: King's Lynn Festival Chorus/Matt Usher - Credit: King's Lynn Festival Chorus/Matt Usher

The King's Lynn Festival Chorus will begin their 41st season with new faces and a new venue.

Ben Horden joins the King's Lynn Festival Chorus as their new accompanist. Picture: COURTESY OF KING

Ben Horden joins the King's Lynn Festival Chorus as their new accompanist. Picture: COURTESY OF KING'S LYNN FESTIVAL CHORUS - Credit: CO King's Lynn Festival Chorus

Ben Horden joins the chorus as their new accompanist, replacing Chris Brown who went on to become head of music at a school in Oxfordshire.

Mr Horden has held a number of positions in churches and cathedrals around the country, working in both ensemble and solo fields.

A chorus spokesman said: 'Ben was the outstanding candidate at his auditions and we are very much looking forward to him working with Tom, our music director, and us.'

The group were recently visited by Stile Antico, one of the world's finest vocal ensembles, who will be conducting a workshop with the Festival Chorus.


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From Monday, September 4, the chorus will be performing weekly rehearsals at Churchill Park School in Winston Churchill Drive.

A spokesman said: 'We are looking forward to our new season's programme continuing our very successful 40th anniversary celebrations last season.'

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