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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 The South Cumbria Music Festival, Coronation Hall , Ulverston, 24 March 2018,
with Musical Director Deborah Milledge (centre) and Accompanists Sue Quarmby (left) and Margaret Harrison (right).
We are a Registered Charity. No. 1186272
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. The Secretary will also arrange concert tickets for you.
SAMPLE TRACKS FROM 2016
Click on the links below to listen to some of our songs;
The Beatles Medley Arranged by Alan Simmonds
Steal Away A Traditional Spiritual Arranged byDenis R.Cooks
The Bold Gendarmes by Jacques Offenbach
Hon. President: Alf Hadley
Musical Director: Deborah Milledge
Chairman: David Parratt
Secretary: Bernard Beckett
Treasurer: Ray Dunford
Accompanists: Margaret Harrison & Sue Quarmby
Contact Webmasterfor website queries, tickets for concerts and general enquiries.
Messages will be forwarded to committee members.
CHOIR MEMBERS (Sept 2019) include
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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