Choir's season includes carols
MOOR Harmony, the community choir based in Cheddar starts it's new term on Thursday, August 29, meeting at Hannah More Cottage on Thursday evenings.
Moor Harmony sing a mix of material, much of it arranged especially for the choir by folk musician and leader of the group Issy Emeney, who is a well known composer and performer on the national folk music scene.
Issy said: "We'll be working on our Christmas set later in the term and, amongst others, we'll be looking at some of the six Old Cheddar Carols dating from around 1890 which are unique to Cheddar, and which one of our choir members rediscovered and gave to me.
"We've come a long way since our first tentative meetings with only a handful of members some four years ago.
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"Most of those are still with us, but numbers have steadily grown and we are considering starting a sister choir to take place during a weekday afternoon."
The choir's administrator is Pam Holbrook who said: "We are so lucky to have Issy lead us, she's a great teacher and an inspiration and encouragement to us all.
"Moor Harmony is full of joy and laughter and we all miss the sessions during the holidays."
New members are always welcome, contact Pam on 01934 710615 or Issy on 01934 741551 for more information.