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University of Warwick Chorus

Dear <<First Name>>,

It's week 9! Concert week!

For those of you who knew Sue Evans who passed away last weekend, her funeral will be this coming Thursday 5 March at 4 pm at Oakley Wood Crematorium, Bishops Tachbrook, Leamington Spa CV33 9QP
The rehearsal for this term's concert will be at 12:45-2pm
As every termly concert, some of us will be going to the dirty duck between the rehearsal and the concert, feel free to come along!

Just a reminder that concert dress is all black. Also to ensure an orderly and safe entrance/exit from the Butterworth Hall could everyone please remember the following:
  1. Fill section rows from the front - no gaps please. Any empty seats should always be at the back of the sections.
  2. Remember the row you are sitting in and who you are sitting next to. This is to ensure we can file on by row and not in a random fashion.
Your cooperation is much appreciated - thank you.


With just 2 weeks to go we’re excited to provide some more details about our tour with Symphony Orchestra to Croatia. A full programme including concert venues and some fabulous excursions will be available shortly.


Flight details: Saturday 14th. March 2020 - BA flight BA0848 leaves London Heathrow Terminal 3 at 13.20. Arrives Zagreb 16.40.

Friday 20th. March 2020 - BA flight BA0849 leaves Zagreb 16.30. Arrives London Heathrow Terminal 3 at 18.10.

Flight includes one piece of checked baggage and one cabin bag for each passenger at no extra charge. Further information on baggage dimensions can be found on BA website.

Transport to and from Heathrow is available as Glenne has kindly arranged an excellent deal with Brookline Coaches. 
As advised there is a small surcharge since we are a little down on numbers. £3.00.
Please bring to the next Chorus rehearsal. All travellers will receive a paper document with timings and joining instructions

Further to requests the venues for getting onto the coach are:
1) Brookline, Kenilworth depot oat Unit 11, Princes Drive at 7:50am
2) Car park 2 at the University  at 8:10 am
3) Leamington Newbold Terrace opposite Police station at 8:35am
Please inform Glenne which one is your joining venue.
Information for the returning coach will be provided next week


Hotel: We are staying at the Hotel Neboder in Rijeka. Hotel Neboder has 54 rooms, many with a balcony and panoramic view of the city of Rijeka and Kvarner Bay. All rooms are air-conditioned with TV and free Wi-Fi Internet access.


Repertoire:  Haydn Nelson Mass and Beethoven 7th. Symphony. Our conductors will be Lucy Hollins and Mark Wilde.


Currency: Although you may like to take some Croatian Kuna (HRK) we understand the exchange rate may be more advantageous in Croatia.

We are closing monitoring the Coronavirus situation and will be following advice from the Croatian Institute of Public Heath and the UK Foreign Office. Fingers crossed we are still planning to go ahead with the tour as published but of course will inform you of any changes as soon as they are known.

However, if any member of Chorus has visited China or Italy since the beginning of February please let the tour committee know immediately. This information is required by the Croatian authorities. Many thanks.

This Term’s Repertoire 
If you are unable to make this term's concert, could you either hand in the score at the next rehearsal you are able to attend or:
  • bring them in person and give them directly to the office,
  • or leave them in the chorus pigeon hole beside the office.
  • Alternatively, you can mail them into us via the address below.
Our mailing address is :

University of Warwick Chorus
C/o Music Centre Warwick Arts Centre
University of Warwick

United Kingdom

New Members
If you are a new member, this is the link to paying the subscription. If you are a Warwick University student, please email us so we can update our records. The membership is free for Warwick students (this includes phd students).

This is the link to paying the score deposit for new members.

AGM and Exec Elections
  • Our AGM and Exec Elections will be held during our break of the rehearsal in the beginning of Term 3, the exact date is TBC
  • You will be informed of the details for the meeting agenda in due course, but if you have a particular topic you would like to be addressed during the meeting, or any questions, then please send them via email to
  • We will also be electing a new Exec! The Exec are a group of students and non-students who are elected on a yearly basis to organise the running of the Chorus. Briefly, the roles are:
    • PresidentStudent only - Responsible for the day-to-day running of Chorus; Liaises with members, the Music Centre, and the Arts Centre; Organises other members of the exec committee; Is on the tour committee.
    • Vice-President - Student only - Writes the weekly email; Operates as back-up for the President.
    • Treasurer - Student only - Manages Chorus finances; Liaises with the Arts Centre Finance office; Is on the tour committee.
    • Secretary - Setting up and taking down the keyboard during rehearsals; Handles the scores; Takes minutes at meetings.
    • Internal Publicity - Student only - Promotes the society around campus; Is the primary contact and organiser for socials; Updates social media and the website; Organises merchandise.
    • External Publicity - Promotes Chorus outside of the university; Responsible for flyering and advertising our concerts.
    • Events Manager - Organises Chorus members and their movements on concert days; Provides assistance to the tour committee.
  • For more information on the roles and to see who is currently in which position, visit:
  • All roles are open for election and it would be great to see lots of people running! Some roles require less commitment than the others and so we highly recommend that you get involved!
  • If you would like to nominate yourself or ask any questions about what the roles entail, please talk to any of the current exec or email us at

Learning Aids
The learning aids are here!
Learning aid: Alto
Learning aid: Bass
Learning aid: Soprano
Learning aid: Tenor

Should you wish to purchase a Chorus hoodie, you can do so by following this link: Chorus Clothing
If you have any further questions, feel free to send us an email at

The Chorus exec

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