Epworth Choir

A member of the Surrey, Woking and Horsell communities

About Epworth Choir

We are a friendly amateur mixed choir of about 80 singers from Woking and the surrounding areas.

The choir regularly performs in Woking and Guildford, engaging professional orchestras and soloists. After over 50 years of performing, Epworth has developed the assured reputation as one of Surrey’s leading choirs. The aim of the Epworth Choir is to raise money for local charities, whilst promoting the enjoyment of choral singing as a pleasurable activity, easily accessible to all.

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Come and Sing TODAY!

We're getting everything ready for our Come and Sing Rutter Requiem today from 10am to 5pm at Trinity Methodist Church in Woking. Tickets £20 still available on the door if you want to join us (more information). Or book online now to hear the finished article at our concert in Guildford on 29th April.

Rutter Requiem and Renaissance Masterpieces

Epworth Choir will be holding a concert featuring Rutter’s Requiem and Renaissance Masterpieces. They will be joined once more by members of the Woking Symphony Orchestra and soloist Augusta Hebbert.

The Epworth Choir, which was established almost 60 years ago, has a long tradition of supporting local charities. For this concert, the choir will be raising funds for Action for Children, who help disadvantaged children through fostering and adoption, and by intervening early to stop neglect and abuse.

The choir’s Music Director, Michael Waldron, said recently “I am sure that music lovers will thoroughly enjoy John Rutter’s beautiful Requiem, and we have chosen a collection of glorious Renaissance pieces for the other half of our programme. We hope to attract a sell-out audience and raise as much money as possible for Action for Children, which does such important work”.
29 Apr 2017 at 7:30pm
Holy Trinity Church
High Street

Come and Sing Rutter's Requiem

In preparation for our Spring concert in Guildford on the 29th April 2017, Epworth Choir is opening its doors and inviting you to join for a day’s workshop on Rutter’s beautiful and accessible Requiem.

Conducted by Michael Waldron and accompanied by Laurence Williams, we will also be joined by critically-acclaimed soprano, Augusta Hebbert. In addition to singing, she will also be leading elements of the workshop working on good singing and vocal technique in an applied setting. The day will culminate with an informal performance of the work in the warm and pleasant surroundings of Trinity Methodist Church.

You are invited to bring your own packed lunch. The cost of enrolling on the workshop includes music hire and various refreshments throughout the day. Our rough running order for the day is:

  • 10:00-11:00 Tea and Registration
  • 11:00-11:15 Introduction and Warm-Up
  • 11:30-13:00 Rehearsal (with short break)
  • 13:00-14:00 Lunch (please bring a packed lunch)
  • 14:00-14:20 A short presentation about Rutter’s Requiem
  • 14:20-15:30 Rehearsal (with short break)
  • 15:30-16:00 Tea and Cake
  • 16:00-17:00 Informal performance
25 Feb 2017 at 11:00am
until 25 Feb 2017 at 5:00pm
Trinity Methodist Church
Brewery Road
GU21 4LH