A member of the audience at a concert, with Dame Emma Kirkby
On the following pages you’ll find information and photographs concerning our musical activities in Hampshire, and further afield. You will also find out about our regular rehearsal times and any upcoming concert dates. Drop in and join us!
For more than twenty years, the Hampshire County Youth Choir has provided a wonderful vehicle for choral singing. Now, as part of the developments within the Hampshire Music Service, a leading and award-winning music service in the UK, we are now offering extended membership and progressive development for singers from 5 to 19. We are always happy to welcome new members to our choirs, and new audience members to our concerts! Many hundreds of young people between the ages of 5 and 21 already have benefitted from their participation in these choirs!
There are no pass or fail auditions for membership of these County Ensemble.
Membership of the Hampshire County Youth Choirs is open to any young person who is:
If you would like to join one of our choirs, send us a message on our Contact page, email our Director on firstname.lastname@example.org, or telephone the Hampshire Music service on 023 8065 2037.
We regularly give concerts throughout Hampshire, and have also thrilled audiences further afield in England, mainland Europe and on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. If you would like to come and hear us, check out the details for our next performances. You will be very warmly welcomed!
This wonderful new album - O Magnum Mysterium - is on sale NOW!
Please order your copy/copies through the Friends of the Hampshire County Youth Choir via Kate Jones at email@example.com or via Keith Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Just over one year ago, HCYC Main Choir had an amazing trip to Vancouver Island! There are great photos to share, and many happy memories of amazing experiences with great concerts and audiences to talk about... For those of you who missed this one, we are really looking forward to seeing you all to work on our next year's programme, and to strengthen the total group again.
Watch this space for future plans!
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Please check this website regularly to check if rehearsals and concerts have been cancelled due to poor weather conditions. If there is no such cancellation listed here, all practices and performances will go ahead as planned.
Royal Albert Hall Concert
Extra 30 minute practices, for RAH singers only, will be held from 6.45 to 7.15pm on the following Friday evenings:
Foundation Choir HCYFC
5.15 - 6.30pm with
Kerry Kenward and
5.15 - 6.45pm with
Martin Riddy and
7 - 9pm with
Amy Williamson and
7 - 9.30pm with
Keith Clark and
Friday September 25th
9.30 - 10pm with
Amy Williamson and
If you are considering applying for one of the places available in one of the Hampshire County Youth Choirs, please read the Joining Information on our Membership Application page.
REMEMBER there is NO pass/fail audition!
You can also complete an Membership Application form and email it or send it to us.
If you are interested in joining our choir then look into what you need to do to become a member on our Contact Page, or just send us a message at email@example.com and we will get back to you very soon!