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One Sound 2023 Announced! 😲

June 11, 2022

On Saturday the 11th of June 2022, we got together with Love Soul Choir & Sound Pop Academy at MAST Mayflower Studios for a mini One Sound afternoon. It was the first time we were all back together since the COVID pandemic. Read More

We’re in the news! 🗞️

May 31, 2022

It’s been a busy few months here at Sing Now Choir and we’re so thankful to HampshireLive for writing a couple of features about us! Check out the first feature titled ”It is more than a choir’: Inclusive and supportive Hampshire community brought together by… Read More

“Gorgeous” says Sophie Ellis-Bextor! 🤩

February 1, 2022

Check out the clip here:  Sophie Ellis-Bextor listens to Sing Now Choir! We have to say a big thank you to our Southampton member, Pat, who works at BBC Radio Solent. Pat got the opportunity to interview Sophie Ellis-Bextor on his radio show broadcast on Tuesday… Read More

Choir Founder Receives Certificate For Contribution To Society 🏅

January 19, 2022

Jack White, Sing Now Choir Founder (local community choir), has been recognised by The British Citizen Award for exceptional contribution to society and being an inspiration to other British citizens. “The choir itself built a community, a self sustaining singing community. It is… Read More

Over £2,000 on toys for Children’s Wards!

January 19, 2022

Imagine spending £2,238.66 on toys for Christmas!? Well, we just did! Instead of ‘Secret Santa’ for 2021, we chose to support our local Children’s Wards instead. We are a proud to be a local community choir and we love giving back. Once we raised the cash in December, we… Read More

Latest COVID-19 Information

January 2, 2022

UPDATED: Friday 1st April 2022 Relaxation of rules & free testing discontinued Although free testing for asymptomatic people has now been discontinued, we still encourage members to test before attending choir if they have spare tests. However, it is no longer mandatory that members test before… Read More

Our first gig in 616 days!

November 24, 2021

  Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, as a local community choir, we’ve had to operate a bit differently. Whether it’s online rehearsals, outdoor rehearsals, distanced rehearsals, freeeeezing cold rehearsals… but no performing! We were so happy once the UK restrictions were eased and we were able to venture back… Read More

Olly Murs heard us singing HIS song! 😲

October 20, 2021

Check out the clip here:  Local community choir gets reaction from Olly Murs! When learning new songs at Sing Now Choir, we can only ever dream of the original artist hearing our version. Today, that dream became a reality, thanks to our Southampton member, Pat, who works for… Read More

A candid chat about the NHS COVID Pass at choir…

July 25, 2021

We have made the NHS COVID Pass a mandatory part of getting back to Sing Now Choir rehearsals and here’s why… Let’s start by explaining that at Sing Now, we have a simple ethos: Singing is for everyone. To wholeheartedly stick to our ethos, we follow these 3 core… Read More

Our Rest Weeks for 2021 & 2022 🏖️

July 20, 2021

We broke the mould when we decided not to stick to a term time schedule like lots of other choirs. We meet most weeks of the year, however, we occasionally break for Rest Weeks. We never stop singing for big summer breaks. Check out more details of our yearly… Read More

Our shiny new website and brand

July 17, 2021

Now that we’re planning our return to indoor sessions, since the COVID-19 pandemic started, this seems like the perfect time to share our new website and branding! Here’s a little bit about our new logo: Our new website has a new, simple to use, interface. Plus,… Read More

Outdoor sessions were a great success! 🌲

July 17, 2021

After a few failed attempts at getting back to singing indoors (due to government COVID-19 restrictions), we decided to go outdoors 🌳. 5 weeks later, we can now plan to move back indoors! Luckily, our Southampton and Basingstoke venues had outdoor spaces for us to make use… Read More

Trial in-person sessions – Postponed

November 1, 2020

We were so close! We were so excited to be trialing in-person rehearsals from November 2020, however following the latest update from the UK government, we are postponing the trial rehearsals. We want to say a big thank you to our members who have supported Sing Now throughout this pandemic. Read More

Trialling in-person rehearsals from November…

October 27, 2020

We’re back singing together, kind of! We’re so pleased to announce that following government ‘performing arts’ guidance, we are now able to restart in-person rehearsals! Since March 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have been singing every week online via Facebook Live sessions. It’s been fun, but not the… Read More

What does COVID-19 mean for choirs?

June 30, 2020

We’ve moved online, but when will we be back in person? We had no idea that Thursday the 12th of March 2020 would be our final physical rehearsal for many months at Sing Now Choir. Since then, we’ve moved our rehearsals online but we’re really (really, reeally, reaalllyy) missing singing… Read More

COVID-19 – Online Membership launched! 🦠

May 29, 2020

Following on from the success of our virtual choir project, The Big Solent Sing, we’ve got some exciting news! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic our physical rehearsals have been paused, but don’t worry, we’ve moved our rehearsals online and you’re invited! Our lives may have been turned upside down in… Read More

Sing Now Choir’s 4th birthday! 🎉

March 19, 2019

It’s our 4th Birthday and we’re celebrating with this moving blog post by Claire Murphy… This week is Sing Now Choir’s fourth birthday and I am sentimental. When I found out that my friend Jack was opening a new community Choir it felt like a lifeline,… Read More

One Sound: Space – Ready for lift-off! 🚀

January 16, 2019

Our biggest concert for 2019… 🤩 Event: One Sound: Space Date: Saturday, May 4th 2019 Location: O2 Guildhall Southampton Ticket: Get yours here We love love love this show so much. It’s our most anticipated show and for 2019, we’re moving to a new… Read More

Sing Now Choir on National TV 📺

January 10, 2019

Hi Mum 👋🏻 …we were on the telly! 🤩 On Wednesday 9th January 2019, Sing Now Choir featured in a documentary on Channel 4; Shut Ins: Britain’s Fattest People. Channel 4’s three-part series Shut-Ins: Britain’s Fattest People explores what life is like for the super-morbidly obese. The show… Read More

How Wonderful Life Is

November 26, 2018

It seems like yesterday that Sing Now Choir, Love Soul Choir and SingForce came together as a family to surprise the John Lewis staff and Christmas shoppers with a ‘Flash Moz’ of their (2017) heart-warming, Christmas campaign song, Golden Slumbers. Astonishingly, that was one whole year ago now, but we… Read More

Basingstoke Choir Launching In June 2018

May 25, 2018

We’re so happy to announce that in June 2018, Basingstoke will be home to a new Sing Now Choir. Since we first launched back in 2015 we’ve loved every minute of our Sing Now journey so far. To put it simply, we’re on a mission to transform the way… Read More

One Sound Tickets On Sale Now

January 16, 2018

It’s January 2018 and tickets are finally on sale for our biggest show of the year: One Sound – America ‘18. It’s a choir collaboration show taking place in April this year. This year as well as Sing Now the show features… Read More

5 Companies That Have Put Singing At The Forefront Of Their Xmas Ads…

December 19, 2017

You don’t need to be a member of Mensa to know that choirs are incredibly popular around the Christmas period. Music in general is popular too as many artists battle it out to achieve the UK Christmas number one each year. However this year, UK retailers have played… Read More

VIDEO: #FlashMoz in John Lewis Southampton

December 15, 2017

 On Sunday 10th December 2017 we teamed up with… Read More

Basingstoke Flashmob – Festival Place 15th Birthday Party

October 16, 2017

Earlier this year, we were approached by Festival Place Shopping Centre in Basingstoke to see if Sing Now Choir could help make their 15th Birthday celebration standout. Festival Place opened on Tuesday, 22 October 2002 and houses over 200 shops including large stores such as Zara,… Read More

Flashmob Video – World Suicide Prevention Day 2017

September 13, 2017

On Sunday 10th September 2017 over 100 of our singers surprised shoppers in Southampton with a Flashmob performance. The purpose of the surprise performance was to raise awareness and funds for our friends at The Red Lipstick Foundation. As a foundation built from personal experience, they are… Read More

One Sound – Our Biggest Performance Yet

March 30, 2016

On Saturday 9th of April 2016, 3 choirs from across the South Coast will be coming together to take part in One Sound. We’re so excited to be involved in the first ever One Sound show! But, what is One Sound? It’s a special collaborative showcase featuring Love Soul Choir,… Read More

Our First Year Anniversary!

March 30, 2016

In March 2016, we celebrated our first year anniversary! Over the past year Sing Now Choir has grown each week and we’re having so much fun. What did we achieve in our first year? In 2015 we were lucky enough to perform at a variety of gigs. Our first performance… Read More