Robin Hood Youth Choir

We are happy to announce the launch of a choir group! Robin Hood Youth Choir will be held in partnership with Nottingham Cathedral Music, and is scheduled to start in January 2019.

The first rehearsal will take place on Wednesday 16th January!

Robin Hood Youth Choir

The group will sing a wide range of repertoire. There are no auditions and everyone is welcome! The first two weeks will be taster sessions so you can come see if it is the right fit for you. And the best news is - it's free! Join us to meet some great new people and sing together.

For: 8 - 18 year olds (may be split into two groups later on)

Time: Wednesdays, 4.30pm - 5.30pm (during term time)

Location: St Barnabas Cathedral Hall (off Wellington Circus)

Conductors: Ellie Martin & Alex Patterson

Ellie Martin

Ellie studied Vocal Performance at Trinity College of Music, and graduated in 2010 with First Class Honours.She has extensive experience as a singing teacher and vocal animateur, and has been the Vocal Coordinator for Bird College Music Service in the London Borough of Bexley. In this role, she directed a range of choirs and also conducted a massed choir of over 1,000 in the Royal Festival Hall on many occasions.

At present, Ellie is the Youth Choir Director at Nottingham Cathedral and Musical Director for Mansfield Choral Society. She also conducts several community adult choirs for Music for Everyone, and is one of the conductors for their Junior Voices choir.

Alex Patterson

Alex Patterson is a Northern Irish-born composer and conductor based in Nottingham. Alex studied at the University of Nottingham and later at Birmingham Conservatoire specialising in composition and opera. He has since developed a wealth of experience as a choral animateur, particularly for community and youth music-making, and leads singing workshops across the East Midlands with people of all ages and abilities.

Between his various conducting duties and also working for Arts Council England, Alex is a freelance composer. He has written a wealth of choral music which has been performed all over the world, broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and published by Banks Music Publications.

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