Sheringham singing workshop hailed a “staggering” success

Music fans rehearsing Mozart's Requiem in D Minor at a 'come and sing' workshop run by Sheringham an

Music fans rehearsing Mozart's Requiem in D Minor at a 'come and sing' workshop run by Sheringham and Cromer Choral Society. Picture; Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

More than a hundred classical music fans turned out to a 'come and sing' workshop culminating in a concert at St Peter's Church, Sheringham, at the weekend.

Music fans rehearsing Mozart's Requiem in D Minor at a 'come and sing' workshop run by Sheringham an

Music fans rehearsing Mozart's Requiem in D Minor at a 'come and sing' workshop run by Sheringham and Cromer Choral Society. Picture; Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

The event saw Sheringham and Cromer Choral Society musical director David Ballard and accompanist Philip Adams spend a day working with people of all ages on a performance of Mozart's Requiem in D minor.

Music fans rehearsing Mozart's Requiem in D Minor at a 'come and sing' workshop run by Sheringham an

Music fans rehearsing Mozart's Requiem in D Minor at a 'come and sing' workshop run by Sheringham and Cromer Choral Society. Picture; Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

Choral society secretary Jo Hurrell, who co-ordinated the workshop and concert, said the response from those taking part had been 'staggering', with organisers having to turn people away from as far afield as Norwich and Cambridge.

Music fans rehearsing Mozart's Requiem in D Minor at a 'come and sing' workshop run by Sheringham an

Music fans rehearsing Mozart's Requiem in D Minor at a 'come and sing' workshop run by Sheringham and Cromer Choral Society. Picture; Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

She added: 'Singing really brings out something special in people and I think it is just wonderful to be part of that lovely creation of sound in a non-threatening atmosphere.'

Music fans rehearsing Mozart's Requiem in D Minor at a 'come and sing' workshop run by Sheringham an

Music fans rehearsing Mozart's Requiem in D Minor at a 'come and sing' workshop run by Sheringham and Cromer Choral Society. Picture; Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

Sheringham and Cromer Choral Society and North Norfolk Sinfonia will be performing Hymns of Praise at St Peter's Church, Sheringham at 7.30pm on November 25. Tickets, priced £12 (£15 on the door) are available from Sheringham Little Theatre box office on 01263 822347.

Music fans rehearsing Mozart's Requiem in D Minor at a 'come and sing' workshop run by Sheringham an

Music fans rehearsing Mozart's Requiem in D Minor at a 'come and sing' workshop run by Sheringham and Cromer Choral Society. Picture; Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

Music fans rehearsing Mozart's Requiem in D Minor at a 'come and sing' workshop run by Sheringham an

Music fans rehearsing Mozart's Requiem in D Minor at a 'come and sing' workshop run by Sheringham and Cromer Choral Society. Picture; Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

Music fans rehearsing Mozart's Requiem in D Minor at a 'come and sing' workshop run by Sheringham an

Music fans rehearsing Mozart's Requiem in D Minor at a 'come and sing' workshop run by Sheringham and Cromer Choral Society. Picture; Karen Bethell - Credit: Archant

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