Cleveland Philharmonic Choir - the main choir
is a mixed-voice choir which aspires to professional standards and has a good reputation in north-east England.
is fortunate in having John Forsyth MBE as Music Director – a source of non-stop energy, inspiration and fun.
is proud to have as its Honorary President Sir Thomas Allen CBE, the distinguished baritone.
has over 120 members, currently aged from 17 upwards, from Middlesbrough, Stockton, East Cleveland, Hartlepool, Darlington and North Yorkshire.
gives at least three concerts a year, using professional soloists and a good orchestra.
stages concerts throughout the Tees Valley region and beyond.
has weekly term-time rehearsals supported by several Choral Training days each year.
involves children and young people in its performances.
has sung music spanning five centuries of composition, including a world première and a joint commission; it is not afraid of a challenge.
has a mailing list of over 300 and is supported by a ‘Friends of the Choir’ organisation.
gives a warm welcome and lots of help to new members.