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Woven Chords is a mixed community choir based in Stamford. We sing unaccompanied harmony songs (A capella) from across the globe. Celebrating the richness and variety of the human voice, Woven Chordsí singing gives expression to songs from many different cultural traditions.

We are a very friendly and informal choir, open to anyone over 16 years of age, men and women. We follow the ethos of the Natural Voice Network. We do not hold auditions and no previous experience or the need to read music is necessary as all songs are taught by ear. If you can speak - then you can sing! The emphasis is on enjoyment and creating a rich accurate sound.

We sing every Thursday in the Ballroom at the Stamford Arts Centre. Two or three times a year, we give a performance of a selection of our repertoire and we always donate a portion of our income to charity.

Summer Concert

Woven Chords is a special group of people with a large membership, many of whom have been there since the early days of the choir some 21 years ago. We welcome new members and there is a free two week trial period, with no commitment.

Our next event will be our Summer Concert at Bourne Baptist Church
on Saturday 7th July 2018.

See Future Concerts and Events page.

Summer Term:
12th April to 12th July 2018 (13 weeks)
Note: There will be a session on 31st May (in lieu of previously cancelled session).

Thursdays at 7:30 - 9:30pm

Woven Chords Christmas Concert, Friday 8th December 2017

Xmas Concert

Christmas well and truly got under way at Stamford Arts Centre on Friday evening with the annual concert by local natural voice choir, Woven Chords.

The choir have a new musical director this year in Bourne- based Emmanuel Omuederiaye and he brought a freshness and energy to proceedings as well as four self penned songs and new arrangements to familiar carols.

The first half contained songs from Nigeria, Cuba and Catalonia as well as well loved seasonal favourites, with the audience joining in on Ding Dong Merrily on High. After the interval a further song from Nigeria was complemented by one from Sweden and a number of well known carols. These followed a favourite song of this choir - Happy Together made famous all those years ago by The Turtles.

A first concert with a new leader is always a time for a little trepidation for choir members but their quality under Emmanuel's leadership shone through and they visibly relaxed as the concert progressed and their hard work in preparation was seen to be paying dividends.

I'm sure that the choir will continue to go from strength to strength as they get fully to grips with a new style and begin to incorporate new material into their already large repertoire.

Their new season of rehearsals get under way in the new year and begin at 7.30pm on Thursday January 4th in Stamford Arts Centre ballroom. New members are most welcome and previous experience is not required, neither is an audition. Their philosophy is, "If you can speak, you can sing" and so if you are looking to make friends and develop a new or existing skill you will be made most welcome.

Choir Newsletter

The year 2017 has been a year of change, with the choir now having a new leader. Read about this and other happenings over the year in our newsletter.

Newsletter for Autumn 2016 to Summer 2017

Be sure to check out the Workshops link for details of the next workshop.