April 2019 Review

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Saturday 6th April, 2019 -Parkinson’s UK Concert ‘Splash of Red’ start the concert. ‘Splash of Red’show enthusiasm and energy in their choreography and their faces. The question is – can SMVC match it! A promising start by SMVC following on from our competition win at Bath last month.  Some practice…… …….more practice …… ……makes perfect. Now if we could sing …

Winners – Swindon Male Voice win Best Male Voice Choir at the Mid-Somerset Festival

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On Saturday, 16th March S.M.V.C competed in the Mid-Somerset Festival held at St. Michael’s Church, Bath. Winning the Best Male Voice Choir, singing the two items, ‘It Don’t Mean a Thing’ and ‘Bui Doi’. Our performance scored a ‘distinction’ from the adjudicator. In the ‘Sacred Music’ section we sang, ‘My Lord what a Mornin” and ‘Wade in the Water’. It …

Review of December 2018

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The concert was a sell-out, which created a great atmosphere for Christmas music. SMVC sang some familiar, together with some not so familiar carols. Marlborough Youth Choir reached some higher notes with a selection of their carols. Wroughton Brass Band provide some toe tapping moments.  Soloist, Matilda Wale provides another dimension to the concert. In the second half of the …

Review of November 2018

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Saturday, 17th November – Concert at All Hallows Church, South Cerney with ‘A Splash of Red Women’s Choir’ in aid of the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal. A Splash of Red with SMVC soloist, Paul Franklin. Paul also performed a duet with Simon Grove later in the concert. Even more props than usual for this item,’The Song of the Jolly …

Review of October 2018

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SMVC perform their first song to a full church at St John’s, Swindon SMVC get into character for the pirate song! The newly formed, Marlborough Youth Choir give a polished performance. And finally, words of thanks from the Church vicar who explains that funds received from the event will go towards church repairs. A beautiful venue and a beautiful day. …

Review of September 2018

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Soloists and an audience sing-along provide extra variety. A special presentation to Vicky to show our appreciation for all her work with the choir over several years A amazing venue and a beautiful September’s day.

Saturday, 21st April, 2018 – Parkinson’s UK Concert at Bath Road Methodist Church, Swindon. A joint concert with Thamesdown Ladies Choir.

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SMVC small in number on the night but with their big hearts and voices they made a great sound.SMVC Musical Director, Max Brockman-More leads SMVC in song.Thamesdown Ladies Choir – lead by their Musical Director, Shelley Morgan.Singing a variety of songs.A large audience enjoy the performances of both choirs.No audience can escape the SMVC parrots, who are widely travelled and …