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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.
Photograph taken at Rampside church, 30 July 2015
with Musical Director Anthony 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 find it helpful to print out the form here. Alternatively you may email the Secretary - please ensure that all the relevant particulars requested on the form are included.
SAMPLE TRACKS FROM PAST YEARS (slow download)
Lewis Hartsough, arrangement by John Tudor Davies: Gwahoddiad (2015)
Wagner: A Roman War Song (arr. Percy Fletcher), taken from 'Furness Sound' CD (2001)
Thomas Moore: Love Thee Dearest (soloist Sam Strange)
Hon. President: Alf Hadley
Musical Director: Deborah Milledge
Chairman: Keith Newby
Secretary: Bernard Beckett
Treasurer: Ray Dunford
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.
Anthony Milledge, a very experienced Musical Director
was appointed to succeed him, remaining with the choir until his
sad and unexpected death in February 2017. Mrs Deborah Milledge.
was subsequently invited to succeed her husband in the role.
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