The Dronfield Parish Young Voices
The Dronfield Parish Young Voices is a community choir, open to all children in Years 3-7. We meet on Mondays evenings in Dronfield Civic Hall. This choir started in January 2019 and, prior to COVID, 50+ children from 12 schools were regularly attending. Please click on this link to a leaflet for further details.
The group is led by Debbie Castles and Rob Aldread who are both qualified musicians and experienced in working with children.
In June 2021, we were able to reconvene sessions back in the Civic Hall. Below are some pictures and videos of the group from some of the sessions. As you can see, the children are having a lot of fun!
During the pandemic, we adapted and learned some IT skills to help keep the group together. Below are some of the videos that we made to help celebrate the achievements of the children.
On 15th March 2020 the Young Voices were part of an amazing community event called Lift Your Voices together with the Ladies Voices and the award-winning US singer / songwriter Jenn Bostic. Below are some pictures and videos.
Thank You to Chris Parker Photography for the great pictures in the first gallery.
On 7th December 2019 we had our Christmas Tree Festival concert in Church. Over 200 people attended and it raised £604! Here is a link to the programme and below are some pictures:
Here are some MP3 files of some of the songs from the concert:
In July 2019 we said goodbye to Olivia, our first ever Vocal Coach as she moved to London. Here are some picture from the last few sessions:
On Sat 11th May the Young Voices held their first ever concert in Dronfield Parish Church and over 200 people attended. Here are some pictures:
In April we held a singing workshop in the Church and we had pizza and chips during the break. Everyone had fun. Here are some pictures:
Below are links to the wordsheet that we have been learning this term and also to MP3 files of the songs:
1. The Power In Me
2. A Million Dreams
3. You Will Be Found
4. Rain On Me