Welcome

York Musical Society (YMS) is a large and friendly choral society, directed by David Pipe. The choir sings most of its concerts in the wonderful setting of York Minster. It has contributed to the musical life of the city of York since 1876.

We look forward to seeing you at our concerts, annual workshop and other events. We welcome new members and Friends of YMS. For details, see the Get Involved page of this website.

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See the review for our recent concert , Celebrate Christmas, in the News and Reviews section.

 

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OUR NEXT EVENT

PLEASE NOTE THERE IS NO CLOSING DATE FOR THIS –

BOOKING CONTINUES TIL THE DAY ITSELF.  

Choral Workshop led by David Pipe.
Join us for a choral workshop, exploring and learning some of the great choruses from the world of opera, from the familiar to the less well-known, including the Triumphal Chorus’ from Äida, ‘Anvil Chorus’ from Il Trovatore, and the ‘Coronation Chorus’ from Boris Godunow.
Singers of all ages and abilities are welcome. Under18s must be accompanied by their parent or guardian, who must remain present to act as chaperone at all times.

There will be an informal concert for friends and family at 4pm.

Booking fee includes score hire.
We will be using the Adler edition of Famous Opera Choruses (pub. by Schirmer)

Timetable for the day:
9.30 Registration and complimentary refreshments

10.00 Warm up and 1st session

11.30 Break

12.00 2nd session

1.00 Lunch break (bring a packed lunch)

2.00 3rd session

3.30 Break

4.00 Performance

Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

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GET INVOLVED
Support YMS by becoming a singing member, Friend or benefactor.
CONCERT SEASON 2017 / 2018
Next season will include works by Rutter, Copland and Vaughan Williams; a Christmas Concert; a choral workshop; the Bach St Matthew Passion; and a trip to Münster in Germany.

 

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