Current News

New research paper examines Covid-19’s impact on UK choral activity

A research paper, which has just been published by the Association of British Choral Directors (abcd), will no doubt be of great interest for all involved in the choral world across the UK.

Volunteer sought to edit our members’ magazine, Vocalise

Following her appointment to our senior management team as Head of Marketing, Katy Cooper is relinquishing her role as Editor of our members’ publication, Vocalise, and we’re now looking for her successor.

Head of Marketing sought for our senior team

We’re in the process of reorganising our voluntary Senior Management Team, and we’re now on the lookout for an enthusiastic person to contribute to the charity’s development in a newly created team role – Head of Marketing.

2019-20 Young Conductors Programme scholars revealed

We’re delighted to confirm the four lucky scholarship recipients for this year’s Young Conductors Programme; they are (from left to right) Gina Baker, Sarah Batten, Tristan Weymes and Clover Willis. 

Meet our new Chair of the Board of Trustees

We’re delighted to confirm that Miles Wallis-Clarke, who has served on SfP’s Board of Trustees since 2016, has now officially taken over as Chair from Stephen Gregson, who stepped down at the AGM in August after several years’ sterling service.

Young Conductors Programme 2019-20: applications now invited

We’ve now opened the application process for scholarship places on our Young Conductors Programme for the 2019-20 academic year, and invite suitably qualified candidates to submit their details for consideration.

Children’s Singing Weeks for 2019: applications now being accepted

Our popular non-residential summer courses for talented young singers aged 9-13 are back! They will run in Walsall (for children in the West Midlands) and Stockport (for those in Greater Manchester) over two separate weeks towards the start of the summer holidays.

Thalia Wild

It was with much sadness that we learnt earlier today of the passing of Thalia Wild, wife of Sing for Pleasure’s second Chairman, Jim Wild, and mother of Jill Wild (now Jill Henderson-Wild), formerly SfP’s Musical Director. Thalia was a remarkably patient and good-natured lady, whose warmth of character touched all who came into contact […]

Singing trip to Siena planned for Spring 2020

We’re thrilled to have secured exclusive use of an historic villa nestling in the hills above the beautiful city of Siena in Italy, from 15-19 April 2020, for a special trip to suit experienced singers.

Vacancy for a voluntary Commercial Lead

We’re currently looking for a Commercial Lead who understands – and empathises with – Sing for Pleasure’s aims and philosophy, and who is keen to contribute to its growth and success in a voluntary capacity.