WORKSHOPS 2021 – 2022

South Devon Choir has run three choral workshops so far in its 2021-22 150th Anniversary Season.  The first, Messiah, workshop was held on 6 November 2021 to celebrate the Choir’s ‘official’ birthday.

Simon Dunbavand Choral Conductor
Simon Dunbavand Choral Conductor

The second in the series was led by the talented and inspirational Simon Dunbavand and worked on Gloria  John Rutter at St Matthias Church, Wellswood, Torquay on Saturday 12 February 2022.

The workshop was open to the public, and concluded with a performance to which family and friends were invited.

Paul Drayton
Paul Drayton – Conductor and Composer

The third workshop, run in March, was A Ceremony of Psalms led by the composer, Paul Drayton.

Paul has worked with a diverse range of musical genre and musicians including Duchy Opera, St Austell Community Choir, New College Choir Oxford, John Nettles (in an evening of words and music) and recently from Truro Cathedral and broadcast on Radio Three.

Both works will be performed at our concert on Saturday 21 May at St Matthias Church, Torquay.