“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 […]
18th November 2017 The Rolling Hills Chorus celebrates 25 years of a cappella singing in 2017. Edinburgh’s premier male choir held a special commemoration today incorporating a Masterclass in the afternoon with quartet Finest Hour then a gala event in the evening.
30th August 2017 What can we say? An encore on the first night, a standing ovation and encore on the second night and packed to the gunnels on our final night. Thank you so much to the audience at our three shows in the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe. The title of the show was Monks to Boybands, […]