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Folky Christmas late night shopping at Musicroom Portsmouth

Folky Christmas late night shopping at Musicroom Portsmouth

GregJohnson December 3, 2012 0

On Thursday December 20, Musicroom Portsmouth will be hosting a special, late-night Folky Christmas event featuring local folk bands and singers. Taking place from 5.30pm until 6.30pm, the evening will be led by Southsea

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The Big C Choir in full voice against cancer

The Big C Choir in full voice against cancer

GregJohnson September 24, 2012 5

Across the UK groups are discovering their voices and making new friends as the popularity of choirs continues to grow. For many, singing with others has become something far more than a creative and

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New titles at musicroom

New titles at musicroom

PeterHulley July 4, 2012 0

There’s a constant stream of New Titles coming into musicroom every day, so we thought it would be interesting to showcase the highlights for your perusing pleasure. This week we have everything from a

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Write a cheesy British Cheddar anthem and win a weekend with Alex James

Write a cheesy British Cheddar anthem and win a weekend with Alex James

GregJohnson May 11, 2012 0

A page of cheesy lyrics would usually be the last thing a budding songwriter would wish to come up with, but this week a new national competition was launched seeking to find a lyricist

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Inner Voices: Inner-city kids come together to form first-class choir

Inner Voices: Inner-city kids come together to form first-class choir

GregJohnson May 3, 2012 0

In less than six months, a group of school children have gone from being complete strangers to performing together at some of the country’s top venues. Inner Voices, the name given to the newly-formed choir,

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Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir 3 set to be released this weekend

Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir 3 set to be released this weekend

GregJohnson March 30, 2012 0

Eric Whitacre’s Virtual Choir 3 will go live this weekend on video sites across the internet. An online video premiere will also take place, presented by Eric Whitacre himself, on Monday April 2nd. The

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Musikmesse 2012: Modern sounds for modern choirs in Today’s Choral Classics collection

Musikmesse 2012: Modern sounds for modern choirs in Today’s Choral Classics collection

GregJohnson March 20, 2012 0

A new titles focusing on the best of modern chorus music is to be launched at the Frankfurt Musikmesse 2012. Today’s Choral Classics is a special collection of pieces from the most exciting talents

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Debut album from Military Wives tops the UK chart

Debut album from Military Wives tops the UK chart

GregJohnson March 19, 2012 0

What would be the best present for Mother’s Day? How about a number one album? That’s exactly what the Military Wives choir received this year as their debut album topped the UK albums chart

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You ask, we answer! “Who was the choral composer I Burnell?”

You ask, we answer! “Who was the choral composer I Burnell?”

GregJohnson February 14, 2012 0

Miriam Grossman Menascé headed to the musicroom facebook with a query: “I would like to have some information about the composer I. Burnell. Our chorus is going to sing his passiontide cantata, “For us

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More people flocking to choirs after Military Wives success

More people flocking to choirs after Military Wives success

Musicroom January 3, 2012 0

Gareth Malone and the Military Wives have helped to fuel a boom in British choirs. According to a the National Association of Choirs, thousands of new members have signed up in the last two

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