New voices invited to join Broadland Youth Choir

The 2015 EDP Festival of Carols at St Andrew's Hall, Norwich. The Broadland Youth Choir.
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The 2015 EDP Festival of Carols at St Andrew's Hall, Norwich. The Broadland Youth Choir. PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY - Credit: SIMON FINLAY

Young people who enjoy singing are invited to join a well known Norfolk choir.

The Broadland Youth Choir during the sound check for Jesus Christ Superstar at the Theatre Royal. Pi

The Broadland Youth Choir during the sound check for Jesus Christ Superstar at the Theatre Royal. Picture: DENISE BRADLEY - Credit: Copyright: Archant 2015

Broadland Youth Choir, for seven to 18-year-olds, has opportunities for people to join its junior and senior sections.

The group, which rehearses in Salhouse on Fridays, sings at many events each year, including the EDP Festival of Carols at St Andrew's Hall in Norwich every December.

Musical director Carole Tims said it was a great experience for young people, and that new members would have the chance to perform with the choir and the vocal group Blake at Cromer Pier on March 4.

They will also be able to be involved in the recording of two CDs, one of Christmas music and another of Stabat Mater by the

The EDP Festival of Carols at St Andrew's Hall. The Broadland Youth Choir conducted by musical direc

The EDP Festival of Carols at St Andrew's Hall. The Broadland Youth Choir conducted by musical director Carol Tims. Picture by SIMON FINLAY. - Credit: Archant Norfolk

18th century composer Pergolesi.

'There's something about singing in a choir that is very uplifting,' said Mrs Tims.

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'You can get involved in different styles of music and enjoy singing with other people.

'We have also had several people over the years who have gone on to music college or drama college, and singing in the choir is a good step towards that.'

She said choir members have previously also had the chance to enjoy some unique experiences, including performing on the Norwich Theatre Royal stage alongside the professional casts of shows such as Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Jesus Christ Superstar.

Broadland Youth Choir's rehearsals take place on Fridays at the Jubilee Hall in Salhouse.

For more infomration about joining the choir, visit www.broadlandyouthchoir.co.uk or call Mrs Tims on 01603 721912.

Do you have a Norwich arts story? Email arts correspondent Emma Knights at emma.knights@archant.co.uk

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