A FUNDRAISER CONCERT FOR THE LIGHT MUSIC SOCIETY!
The Clitheroe Grand Choir performs a concert of light music to raise funds for the Light Music Society. The programme will include vocal arrangements of popular Light Music Classics including Elizabethan Serenade, Roses of Picardy, Blue Tango, and even the Dam Busters March! The concert will also feature Viennese favourites to put you in a party mood!
We are also proud to be joined by professional mezzo-soprano Vicky Little, who will sing some light music gems as well as joining a few choir numbers!
Light Music CDs, cards and other merchandise will be sold at this event and there will be a host of other information about the society and how to join. There will also be a raffle to raise additional funds for the Light Music Society.
Join The Grand's Choir will be Vicky Little, originally from Blackburn, Lancashire, Victoria studied music at Sheffield University. She was the mezzo-soprano soloist for the Sheffield Cathedral Chamber Choir, where her several oratorio and cantata performances included a performance of Mozart’s Requiem under the direction of Sir David Wilcocks.
Stage performances have included Jenny in Kurt Weill’s ‘The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny’, Donna Elvira in Mozart’s ‘Don Giovanni’ and Olga in Tchaikovsky’s ‘Eugene Onegin’.
Vicky has featured as a mezzo soprano soloist with several regional choral groups, including Wigan Choral Society, Standish Chorale, Manchester Bach Choir, Brixi Singers, and St Helens Choral Society. She features regularly as a guest soloist with other regional music ensembles, her most recent ones include Pemberton Brass Band, Golbourne Brass Band and Ormskirk Music Society. She also sings regularly in a small choir in Preston called the ‘St Georges Occasional Singers’.
Victoria qualified as a teacher of music in 2001 and has held a range of teaching posts in Arts College High Schools and currently holds a teaching post at Penwortham Girls High School in Preston.
Victoria’s musical roots lie in brass playing, and prior to having children, has been involved in performing with local brass bands in concerts and contests, frequently featuring as a both a brass and vocal soloist.