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The following are a selection of images from our recent concerts.
These give a flavour of the size of the choir and the space it occupies depending on availability of choir members for a particular event.  They also demonstrate the sorts of venues we have sung in and the variations in the informal and formal wear for the Choir depending on the occasion.


        

Autumn Concert, St JAMES THE LESS, TATHAM, October 2017

Tatham Concert October
                    2017

The Choir in their new Blazers for the first time and with their Patron, Lady Shuttleworth (Front Left Centre).
The photo wastaken after the interval with soloists Chas Matthews (Left), Geoff Finney (Second from Left), Pip Riley (Back Row, Left of Centre)
 and with Accompanist Tanya Kolosova (by the keyboard) and Musical Director Derek Walters (White Jacket)
who also performed a keyboard duet.
(Photograph courtesy of Oleg Kolosov)


Summer Concert for Garstang Arts and Music Festival, St THOMAS'S COMMUNITY HALL, GARSTANG, August 2017

Garstang August 2017

At the interval with soloists Chas Matthews (Front Row 2nd from Left), Geoff Finney (Front Row 3rd from Left),
David Owen (Front Row 1st from Right) and with Accompanist Tanya Kolosova and Musical Director Derek Walters (Centre Back Row)
who also performed a keyboard duet.
(Photograph courtesy of Oleg Kolosov)


Christmas Carols and Songs, THE ARNDALE, MORECAMBE, December 2016

Arndale 12.16

In full swing in Christmas 'informal' attire with Tanya Kolosova at the keyboard, lead by Derek Walters.
(photograph courtesy Oleg Kolosov)

 
Christmas Concert, The Gallery, THE STOREY, LANCASTER, December 2016

Storey 12.16

At the Interval with Tanya Kolosova and Derek Walters in front of the Choir in 'formal' attire.
Guest Band, Lancaster City Brass off to the left.
(photograph courtesy John and Jean Metcalfe)


'Festival of Trees' opening Concert, St Oswald's Parish Curch, WARTON, December, 2016

Warton 12.16

With Accompanist, Tetiana Kolosova and Musical Director, Derek Walters back row, centre.
Jack Yates (front row, third from right) was a keyboard soloist.

(photograph courtesy Oleg Kolosov)

Autumn Concert as part of Lancaster Music Festival, LANCASTER LIBRARY, LANCASTER, October 2016

Lancaster Library 10.16

With, in the back row left to right, Gill Allen (Accompanist for Kate Noble), Choir Accompanist Tetiana Kolosova,
Musical Director, Derek Walters, Kate Noble (Soprano soloist), Antonia Allum (Flugelhorn soloist)
(photograph courtesy Oleg Kolosov)

Joint Concert with Lon Dhoo Male Voice Choir, St ANDREW'S CHURCH, DOUGLAS, ISLE OF MAN, May 2016

    IoM
                  Concert with Lon Dhoo 2016

The Combined Male Voice Choirs under Lon Dhoo's Musical Director, Wendy McDowell
(Photograph with thanks to Edwin Creer)


  IoM Concert 2016

Performing in one of our 'solo' slots under Derek's direction
(Photograph with thanks to Edwin Creer)

'Spring Concert', SHIRE HALL, LANCASTER CASTLE, April 2016

Shire Hall, Lancaster Castle 4.16

The Choir gather in the 'Drop Room' prior to the concert with Accompanist, Tetiana Kolosova (centre) and
Musical Director, Derek Walters (to her right).
(Photograph courtesy Oleg Kolosov)

        'Autumn Soiree', LEIGHTON HALL, CARNFORTH, October 2015

Leighton Hall 2015

With (front row from right), violin soloist Martin Yule, Accompanist Tetiana Kolosova, Choir Executive Chairman, Suzie Reynolds
and Musical Director Derek Walters.  Above Martin is soloist Louise Geatch and (to her right) Choir Patron Lady Shutleworth,
Accompanist to the soloists, Gill Allen and (below the horse!) Choir Vice-President, Paul 'Woodie' Woodruff
.
(Photograph courtesy Oleg Kolosov)


         'John Berry' Memorial Concert, TRINITY UNITED REFORMED CHURCH, LANCASTER October 2015

URC 10.15

With (centre back row) Musical Director Derek Walters and Accompanist Tetiana Kolosova (who together performed a keyboard duet)
 and with violin soloist Martin Yule.  Jack Yates (front row fourth from right) was also a keyboard soloist. 
This was the first concert at which the Choir wore its new ties purchased with a contribution from the John Berry estate.
(Photograph courtesy Oleg Kolosov)

          LANCASTER LIBRARY April 2015

Lancaster Library 2015

With (front row) guitar soloist Stefan Rasmussen,
Accompanist Tetiana Kolosova and Musical Director Derek Walters who also performed keyboard duets.
(Photograph courtesy Oleg Kolosov)

          WARTON METHODIST CHURCH March 2015

Warton Concert 3.15

With (front row) guitar soloist Stefan Rasmussen, Accompanist Tetiana Kolosova and
Musical Director Derek Walters.  Jack Yates, immediately above Derek, was a keyboard soloist at the Concert.

(Photograph courtesy Charlotte Meukel)

          CASTLE HEAD CENTRE, GRANGE-OVER-SANDS January 2015

  Castle Head 2015

A selection of Choir members with MD Derek Walters (centre) entertained the delegates at the
National Association of Field Studies Officers Conference


          WW1 MEMORIAL CONCERT, ST MARTIN'S CHAPEL, UNIVERSITY OF CUMBRIA November 2014


WW1
                      Concert 2014
 


Choir in 'number two' attire, wearing poppies and smiling having sung the Benjamin Britten 'Ballad of Heroes' !
In the back row centre left to right: Musical Director Derek Walters, Keyboard Accompanist Gill Allen,
Soloist Jude Glendenning, Piano Accompanist Tetiana Kolosova.


          THE PLATFORM, MORECAMBE April 2014

 
Platform Concert 2014

Prior to the Spring Concert supporting the RNLI at the Platform, Morecambe
with (front centre) Musical Director Derek Walters and Accompanist Tetiana Kolosova.
(Picture copyright N Rasmussen: 2014)

          LEIGHTON HALL October 2013

Leighton Hall October 2013


The Choir (singing at the time!) - in 'number one' attire  - with Musical Director, Derek Walters and Accompanist, Gill Allen.
(Picture copyright N Rasmussen: 2013)



          ARNDALE CENTRE MORECAMBE December 2012

Rndale Centre Morecambe 1212

Singing Carols in 'number three' attire with Musical Director Derek Walters as Santa's Helper (sic) and Accompanist Robert Krug
(Picture copyright Valentine Archer: 2012)



          HALTON PRIMARY SCHOOL CAROLS December 2012

Halton Primary School Carols
                1212

A joint concert with the school.  The children are off stage to the right where Derek Walters is accompanist for the evening.
Chairman Hugh Cutler acts as Conductor.



          LEIGHTON HALL October 2012

Leighton Hall 2012

Front Row from the Left: Soloist Alex Philips, Choir Patron Lady Shuttleworth, Musical Director Derek Walters,
Choir Executive President Mrs Suzie Reynolds and Accompanist/Soloist Robert Krug