Music

Music plays a vibrant part in the life of Christchurch Priory. Find out more about music in services and concerts by exploring the sections below.

For more information not covered here, please contact either vestry for general information on 01202 485804 or the Director of Music, Hugh Morris on 01202 471045 or 07890 288214, or email music@christchurchpriory.org

The Priory Choirs

13 June 2014

The Priory has a long choral tradition. This tradition is continued today with our thriving and expanding music programme. The basic aim of all the choirs is the same: to be able to lead and enhance the worshipping life of this church.

Regular Sunday services are led by the Priory choirs: the boys choir and the girls choir, who each sing together with the dedicated team of volunteer choirmen.

Some Sundays when the main choirs are on holiday are covered by the mixed-voice adult Priory Singers, and the new Priory Chamber Choir sings at other special occasions (see bottom of page).

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Christchurch Priory Music and Arts Festival 2014

19 May 2014

Welcome to Christchurch Priory's major Festival for 2014

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Summer Lunchtime Chamber Concerts 2013

2 August 2013

These will take place on a Thursday Lunchtime throughout August at 12:30pm in the Lady Chapel.  Admission is free and there will be a retiring collection for the Christchurch Priory Music Fund.

 

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Visiting Choirs

17 January 2013

The Priory is delighted to welcome Visiting Choirs to sing at services when our own Choir is on holiday and at other times during the year.

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The Priory Nicholson Pipe Organ

4 January 2013

The Priory is fortunate to possess one of the finest pipe organs in the south of England. With over 4000 pipes and 63 speaking stops, it has the flexibility and power to be able to play a wide variety of music, as well as provide a kaleidoscope of colours for accompanying the choirs.

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Concerts

5 March 2014

The Priory is a popular venue for concerts. The unique atmosphere and spacious acoustic make it an ideal place to enjoy a wide variety of music.

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Priory Music Fund

4 January 2013

For generations music has been sung and played at the Priory. Music enriches worship and it enriches lives. For many, whether they perform it or listen to it, music is a key part of prayer, of contemplation and access to God.

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