Our MD, Philip Thornley, received a 'Hearts of Salford' Award for over 30 years' service to the Choir. The Award was received from Counc. Bernard Lee, who was Ceremonial Mayor at the time.
Sir Malcolm Sargent Carol Concerts in the old Free Trade Hall, Manchester
One of the earliest performers in the new Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Concerts with the
Band of the Royal Marines
US Airforce Band
Russian Red Army Band
Took part in the first 'Sing With The Hallé' event in the Bridgewater Hall.
We were delighted and honoured a few years ago to be visited by Carl Davis, composer/conductor/arranger, to watch us record 'Money, Money, Money', using the track on his new 'ABBA For Orchestra' CD for accompaniment.
Recordings for the BBC, Manchester
Entered a Sainsbury Choir of the Year Competition
Joint concerts with
Werneth Concert Band
The Dovedale Singers.
Combined Choirs performance of Haydn's 'Creation' at the Royal Northern College of Music
Carol Concerts in the superb John Rylands Library in Manchester