We came a creditable 2nd in a strong field of five choirs, in a late night decision at Cardigan. 


On American Independance day the 60 strong Dunvant Choir travelling west through Wales' vibrant coutryside on a beautiful summers day.

 

Jonathan Rogers led the choir with Hywel Evans accompanying with the two contrasting items "Gwinllan a rhodwyd i'm gofal" Caradog Williams and "American Trilogy" Alwyn Humphreys, concluded the five choir competition to much applause.

 

As midnight approached, the adjudication panel of Eric Jones and Meinir Richards gave the following decision:

1/ Ar ol Tri,...


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The choir celebrate "American Independence Day" in their selection of "American Trilogy" adapted by A. Humphreys as one of their selections for the Cardigan Eisteddfod (Gwyl Fawr Aberteifi) tomorrow 4th July 2015.

Their other selection will be the Caradog Williams arrangement of Saunders Lewis text "Gwinllan a roddwyd im Gofal", Two contrasting items, I'm sure you'd agree.

Best wishes to Jonathan, Hywel and the choir for the competition and in recognition of our many American supporters.

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The recent supplement in the Evening Post where Mark Rees interviews Connie regarding her progression through to a successful professional career.

 

 

 

 

 

It probably was so restricted by space that it failed to include the fact that the Principality Building Society’s “Welsh Musical Theatre Young Singer of the Year” competition organised by the local Dunvant Male Choir, was the safety net that saved her completely falling out of the Musical Theatre genre.

Connie had been working...

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Our 36th Annual Patrons Concert will take place at the Brangwyn Hall, Swansea on Friday 25th September 2015.

We are delighted to announce our two guest artistes for the concert.

 

Helen Jarmany (Mezzo-Soprano) has a rich repertoire and has worked nationally and internationally for WNO, ENO, Glyndebourne, Opera North and and the Northern England Chorale. She's currently with the Welsh National Opera in Cardiff and we are delighted to welcome her to the Brangwyn Hall, Swansea.


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We congratulate the following individuals, connected or known by the choir, who have been recognised in the 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours.

 

Sir Karl Jenkins, Composer, Vice-President of the Choir.

 

Tony Small BEM, Retired Music Teacher, founder conductor of Penclawdd Brass Band and a longstanding friend of the choir.

 

Sir Gareth Edwards, Retired Rugby International, Sports Commentator, After Dinner speaker and a (secret)  choir admirer.

 

Jonathan Davies OBE, Retired Rugby International, Sports Commentator, After Dinner speaker and the President of...

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