Carols raise £660 for Alzheimer’s Society

Thank you for singing carols with us at St Barnabas! The weather might have been cold, but the singing, mulled wine and chocolate kept us warm and thanks to your incredible generosity we raised an amazing £660.00.  This brings our total fund-raising for Alzheimer’s Society in 2021 to £1490.00, an amazing effort considering we didn’t […]

Christmas Tree Festival 2021

Thank you for all your amazing decorations for the GUCC Tree! It was a privilege and a delight to be able to decorate our tree at the 2021 Christmas Tree Festival with all the beautiful decorations that you made.  It was lovely to be a part of the festival and to hear choir members who […]

Why do I have a Zoom Link?

I don’t do Zoom, why do I have a link? Every choir member has been registered for the Zoom meeting which we set up for our regular Thursday rehearsal.  We register everyone because it allows us some control over who attends the meeting. It also means we do not have to work out on a […]

Results of Membership Survey

Thank you to everyone who completed the Membership Survey We had an excellent response to our membership survey which has really helped us to plan a safe return to singing for everyone.  Thank you! We had 68 responses by the deadline of 29th August.  The survey is still accessible so if you haven’t completed the […]

GUCC to perform in Inspire Showcase

Grand Union Community Choir is taking part in the first Online Showcase Evening for choirs of The Inspire Club Members.  Our contribution will be the latest virtual choir video of The Dreamer in Me. A number of choirs from the UK, Ireland and Australia are taking part. The Showcase is being held to raise money […]

Meet the composer – Professor Paul Mealor, watch the video

Watch the video of our evening with Professor Paul Mealor Tuesday 25th May 8.00pm to 9.00pm Royal Composer Professor Paul Mealor is booked to talk about his music on Tuesday 25th May from 8.00 to 9.00pm.   Paul Mealor is now one of the world’s most performed living composers.  His ‘Requiem: The Souls of the […]

Meet the composer – Lin Marsh

Tuesday 11th May 10.30am to 11.30am International Children’s Composer, Lin Marsh, has agreed to meet us for coffee and conversation on Tuesday 11th May from 10.30am to 11.30am.   Lin is a prolific composer and wrote the piece ‘Believe’ and ‘Sing with joy in the morning time’ which some of you will remember.   Lin […]

Shiver me timbers! £830 raised for Alzheimer’s Society

Over 80 pirates and Rupert, the Parrot, were aboard the Good Ship Grand Union Target 500 as Cap’n Debbie led us through Sea Shanties from all over the world. Thank you to everyone who joined us for an Evening of Seas Shanties on Thursday 15th April.  We had over 80 pirates from all over the […]

Lifelong Singing Workshop – New Date Announced!

We are delighted to be finally able to bring you this previously postponed workshop from Jordan Travis. Tuesday 27th April 7.30 to 8.30pm Join this interactive workshop to learn more about how the voice works, what happens to the voice as we age, and the best techniques and practices to keep it healthy and strong, […]

All Aboard for an Evening of Sea Shanties!

Thursday 15th April 7.30pm Come on board the good ship ‘GRAND UNION TARGET 500’ from 7.30pm to 9.00pm on April 15th. Join us to discover your ‘pirate’ name, meet a very special guest, Rupert the parrot and sing a series of sea-shanties led by Captain Debbie, a highly experienced sea shanty singing leader. It’s free […]