We had a wonderful response from the audiences at our first two Fringe shows last weekend – a few tears for “Eriskay Love Lilt” and rousing cheers for our signature song “My Homeland”. Final two shows this weekend – 7:30 on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th August. Hope to see you there! For details and […]
A busy day for a small group from the Chorus on Make Music Day, and a chance to preview some of the songs from our Fringe Show in August. After kicking off proceedings in the Music Library, we had the pleasure of entertaining an appreciative audience at the Story Telling Centre. In between, while warming […]
“High up where the air is rare, wild horses ride. It’s beautiful, let’s go over the Wild Mountainside.” 40 members of the Chorus enjoyed a weekend retreat in the sunshine on 11/12 May at Lundin Links in Fife, preparing for our Fringe Shows in August. On Saturday, we enjoyed inspiring coaching from our Musical Director […]
On Friday 14 April, 21 members of the Chorus, led by our Chorus Director Rosalind Johnson, travelled up to Auchterarder in Perthshire to perform for the Inner Wheel’s Charity Event in aid of Stroke Clubs and Jessie’s Fund. 160 members and friends of the Inner Wheel were entertained by songs ranging from “When I’m Sixty […]
9th April 2019 Oh what a special rehearsal night, tonight in Edinburgh with Guest Chorus Coach and Arranger David Sangster. David helped us put the ‘WOW’ factor into his own arrangement of ‘Wild Mountain Thyme / Wild Mountainside’ – just one of the songs in our forthcoming Fringe Show, ‘Distilled In Scotland – 100% Harmony’.
We are delighted to announce that the Rolling Hills Chorus will be kicking off the “Make Music Day” Summer Solstice celebrations at Edinburgh’s Central Music Library, on Friday 21st June. We’ll be starting the festivities at 12 noon, mid-day on midsummer’s day! For more on the day’s events – see the Make Music Day website.
On Saturday, 23rd February, the Chorus enjoyed a great day’s coaching from Sean Bui, Director of The Royal Harmonics and The Knights of Harmony. We worked on two Scottish songs, The Skye Boat Song and My Homeland, both of which will figure in our Fringe Show in August. Everyone had a fantastic time, learned a […]
The final night of our six week ‘Learn to Sing in Harmony’ Course took place on Tuesday, 19th February with 20 men being awarded their Certificate of Completion. The Course ended with a superb rendition of ‘(I’m Gonna be) 500 Miles’ by a 54 man Chorus – a great sound! As a reward for all […]
22nd January 2019 In the interval of our rehearsal tonight, the Chorus celebrated Burns Night in style with the assistance of our Pie Kings, David Kyles and David McKerrow. Haggis pies, generously provided by a local supplier, were washed down with liberal supplies of Irn Bru.
8th January 2019 After the Festive break, the Chorus started back today with a busy Open Night, introducing the Chorus and its music, and previewing the start of its ‘Learn to Sing in Harmony’ course. It was great to be back singing on the risers, and it was especially thrilling to be joined by 24 […]