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For more details of our special 80th Anniversary concert on 15 Oct 2011 click here)
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Barrow Male Voice Choir, founded in 1931, is the last remaining traditional male voice choir in the area surrounding
Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, an industrial town of over sixty thousand inhabitants in north-west England.
BACK: R Beacock, G Parker, J Hamilton, A Jones, D Gorman, K Butcher, B Foster, F Mellor, K Corlett, T Ducie, K Newby, K Harrison
MIDDLE: M Gregory, R Lowther, D Parratt, G Macgregor, R Smith, E Fell, C Hicks, B Doughty, P Towers, G Burns, T Russell, R Morrison
FRONT: M Petty, D Hughes, A Hadley, R Turner, A Willis, L Stewart, F Silmon, R Gerrard, B Bartlett, K Honeyman, S Strange.
SEATED: M Harrison, A Milledge.
Our choir performs around sixteen concerts a year for charities, church groups and other fund raisers. We are frequently hired to sing at weddings and funerals.
Individuals or organisations wishing to arrange a concert should contact the Choir Secretary in the first instance: they may like to make use of the form here.
SAMPLE TRACKS FROM PAST YEARS (slow download)
Wagner: A Roman War Song (arr. Percy Fletcher), taken from 'Furness Sound' CD (2001)
Thomas Moore: Love Thee Dearest (soloist Sam Strange)
President: Thomas Round
Musical Director: Anthony Milledge
Deputy Conductor: Les Stewart
Chairman: Alf Hadley
Secretary: Dave Parratt
Treasurer: Gerry Moon
Accompanists: Margaret Harrison & Sue Quarmby
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Messages may be forwarded to committee officers if appropriate)
In October 2004, our long standing Musical Director, Mike Petty handed in his baton and
resumed his place in the bass section of the choir. As a mark of our appreciation he was appointed
a life member. We were fortunate enough to acquire the services of Anthony Milledge, a very
experienced Musical Director with a thorough knowledge of choral singing at the highest level.
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