Archive for Concerts

AUTUMN TERM 2017

The new term begins 9th September for Emerald Purley, 11th September for Clock House Choir and 13th September for Osiris.  This term the choirs will be taking part in the Sutton Music Festival and the Beckenham Festival in November. Our Christmas Concert will be at St Marks, Woodcote on Sunday 3rd December at 6pm.

OSIRIS PERFORM WITH SUTTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

On Saturday 24th June 2017, Osiris had an amazing opportunity to perform with Sutton Symphony Orchestra. They gave a fantastic rendition of Rutter’s Gloria and were joined by some former members.

MUSIC WEEK 21-25 August 2017

Emerald Music Week 2017 is taking place 21-25 August 10am – 4pm at Laleham Lea School. It is a fun music activity course designed for young singers and instrumentalists of all standards aged 7-18. Places are filling fast. Email clare@emeraldmusic.org to book a place on the course. The week culminates with a concert on Friday 25 […]

Emerald Easter Concert 2017

The Emerald Easter Concert takes place at St Mark’s Church, Woodcote, Purley at 6pm on Sunday 19th March 2017. Tickets are available on the door at £7 (£5 concessions). The concert will include performances from Clock House Choi, Emerald Chorus, Emerald Chamber Choir, Osiris Ensemble, Flexiband and a selection of soloists. The programme will include […]

EMERALD CHRISTMAS CONCERT 2016

The Osiris Ensemble, Chamber Choir, Emerald Chorus, Clock House Choir, Flexiband and some soloists performed at the Emerald Christmas Concert on Saturday 10th December 2016 St Mark’s Church. The concert was a great success and concluded with a visit from Father Christmas.

SUMMER GARDEN CONCERT

The Summer Garden Concert took place on Sunday 3rd July 2016 3-6pm and we were blessed with fantastic weather. The choirs and flexiband performed followed by some wonderful solos. The huge bouncy castle was a hit with the children and the homemade cakes disappeared very quickly! Next up – Music Week 22-26 August.

YOUNG MUSICIAN’S SHOWCASE

On 7th May 2016, Emerald Chamber Choir performed in the Young Musician’s Showcase at Banstead Arts Festival Along with a variety of extremely talented musicians. They finished the concert with a 12 minute set including a moving rendition of Electricity and a fully acted performance of The Song that Goes Like This from Spamelot.

EMERALD MUSIC SCHOOL

Come along to our Easter Concert on Sunday 20th March, 6pm at St Mark’s Church, Church Road, Woodcote, Purley CR8 3QQ. Four choirs, flexiband and some amazing soloists will perform. Tickets are available at the door from 5.30pm and cost £7 (£5 conc.) under 16s free.

EMERALD CHRISTMAS CONCERT 2015

The Emerald Christmas Concert will be on Sunday 6th December at 6pm at St Mark’s Church, Church Road, Woodcote, Purley CR8 3QQ. Emerald Chorus, Chamber Choir, Clock House Choir, Osiris Ensemble and Flexiband will all be involved in this celebration of Christmas music. Tickets available on the door £7 (£5 conc.) under 16′s free.

MUSIC WEEK 2015

Well, another Music Week is over. We had a wonderful group of enthusiastic musicians ranging from 6 to 18 years old. The week included a ukulele orchestra, a recorder group, three bands, an advanced flute ensemble, three choirs, a song writing course, a solos concert and an end of week concert. We also managed to cram in […]

MUSIC WEEK 2014

Music Week was another resounding success. For a whole week in August, 40 students ranging in age from 4 to 18 arranged music, danced, sang, played instruments in ensembles and improved their music reading skills. There were two concerts and a fantastic party including an ‘Emerald’s Got Talent’ competition where the students could display their […]

WEST SIDE STORY

On 28th June 2014, Osiris Ensemble performed West Side Story Concert Suite no 2 with Sutton Symphony Orchestra. It was a fantastic concert and the choir and soloists sang with style and confidence.   Another amazing opportunity for the choir.

KEW GARDENS FOR ALLIANCE BOOTS

The Emerald Choir were asked to recreate their performance at the Royal Albert Hall for the Alliance Boots CSR Launch at the Princess of Wales Conservatory, Kew Botanical Gardens on 1st October. It was an enjoyable evening and the performance was very well received.

Emerald Christmas Concert

The Emerald Music School Christmas Concert will be on Sunday 15th December at 6pm at St Mark’s Church, Church Road, Woodcote, Purley CR8 3QQ. There will be performances from all the Emerald Choirs including the new Clock House Choir from Beckenham. Tickets available at the door at £7 (£5 concessions and under 12′s free). There […]

OSIRIS 25th ANNIVERSARY CONCERT RECORDING

Osiris 25th Anniversary Concert FREE DOWNLOAD On Sunday 8th September 2013, the Osiris Ensemble celebrated its 25th anniversary with a well attended reunion concert at St Mark’s Church, Purley. Music was rehearsed over two days and the choir’s favourite music was drawn from the archives to create a varied, exciting programme ranging from Bruckner Motets, Lacrymosa  from […]

MUSIC WEEK 2013

Music Week was fantastic again this year. With another very talented bunch of students we explored music from around the world. We even had a Bollywood Dance Workshop with a special performance at the end of week concert. The party was better than ever with an amazing fashion parade of the newspaper outfits. The week […]

OSIRIS SILVER ANNIVERSARY CONCERT

Osiris will be 25 years old in September, so we are celebrating with a reunion concert at St Mark’s Church, Church Road, Woodcote, Purley at 7.30pm on Sunday 8th September. We are in contact with over 100 ex-members and many of them will be returning for an exciting choral reunion, singing music from the past […]

ROYAL ALBERT HALL

On the evening of the 2nd July 2013, 40 Children from the Emerald Music School Choir provided the opening performance at Business in the Community’s Responsible Business Awards at the Royal Albert Hall.  The performance of a special arrangement of ‘Pure Imagination’by David Harvey was a huge success – inspiring and moving and provided the perfect […]

EMERALD MUSIC WEEK CONCERT 2012

Music Week 2012 was a great success – 45 happy people making music together for a whole week. Two hours worth of music was performed at the end of week concert including a special performance from this year’s Summer Sing group. The enthusiasm and feedback for the course has been overwhelming. Dates for next year’s […]