For many years we have involved a local junior school in planning our Christmas Concerts. This provides young singers with a super opportunity to work with an adult choir, and benefits us by providing the joyful experience of working with children’s voices in the festive season. Recent partnerships are listed below:

2020   No concert because of C-19
2019   Hertford St Andrew C of E Primary School
http://www.hertfordstandrew.herts.sch.uk
2018   Morgans Junior School Choir
http://http://morgans.herts.sch.uk
2017   Abel Smith School Choir
http://http://abelsmith.herts.sch.uk
2016   St Joseph's In the Park School Choir
http://www.stjosephsinthepark.com
2015   Mill Mead Primary School Choir
http://www.millmead.herts.sch.uk
2014   Duncombe School Choir
http://www.duncombe-school.co.uk
2013   The Bax Choir, Heath Mount School
http://www.heathmount.org
2012   The Bengeo School Choir
http://www.bengeo.herts.sch.uk
2011   Choir of Hertingfordbury Cowper Primary School
http://www.hertingfordbury.herts.sch.uk
2010   Mill Mead Primary School Choir
http://www.millmead.herts.sch.uk
2009   Morgans Primary School Choir
http://www.morgans.herts.sch.uk
2008   Bengeo School Chamber Choir
http://www.bengeo.herts.sch.uk
2007   Simon Balle Saxidentals
http://www.simonballe.herts.sch.uk
2006   Mill Mead Primary School Choir
http://www.millmead.herts.sch.uk
2004   St Andrew CE Primary School Choir
http://www.hertfordstandrew.herts.sch.uk
2002   Duncombe School Choir
http://www.duncombe-school.co.uk

 

Each year it has been the tradition for HCS to engage with 2 charities; usually one local and one national.  These charities are chosen from nominations made by HCS members and often represent causes close to their hearts for one reason or another.

The charities supported recently include:

Year   Local Charity   National Charity
2020   St John Ambulance
https://www.sja.org.uk
  St John Ambulance
https://www.sja.org.uk
2019   Keech Hospice Care
http://www.keech.org.uk
  Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience
http://sitran.org
2018   Isabel Hospice
http://www.isabelhospice.org.uk
  Parkinson's UK
http://www.parkinsons.org.uk
2017   Herts Musical Memories
http://www.hertsmusicalmemories.org.uk
  CORAM – The Thomas Coram Foundation for Children
http://www.coram.org.uk
2016  

Demand
http://www.demand.org.uk

  Motor Neurone Disease Association
http://www.mnda.org
2015   Hertfordshire Charity for Deprived Children
http://mgtact0.wix.com/herts-charity-child
  The Stroke Association
https://www.stroke.org.uk/
2014   Carers in Hertfordshire
http://www.carersinherts.org.uk/
  The Brain Tumour Charity
https://www.thebraintumourcharity.org
2013   Hertford Street Pastors
http://streetpastors.org/locations/hertford-ware/
  Mind
http://www.mind.org.uk
2012   Hertford and District Talking Newspaper
http://www.tnf.org.uk/local-tn/find-a-local-talking-newspaper/hertford-district-talking-newspaper.aspx
  The Mara Rianda Charitable Trust
http://mararianda.com
2011   Ancient Charities of Hertford
http://opencharities.org/charities/207390
  Parkinson’s UK
http://www.parkinsons.org.uk
2010   Marie Curie Nurses in Hertfordshire
https://www.mariecurie.org.uk
  Calibre
http://www.calibre.org.uk
2009   The Willow Foundation
https://www.willowfoundation.org.uk
  Music for Peaceful Minds
http://musicforpeacefulminds.blogspot.co.uk/p/music-therapy.html
2008   East Herts Citizens Advice Bureau
https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk
  Jessie’s Fund
http://www.jessiesfund.org.uk
2007   Parkinson’s Disease Society Harlow
http://www.parkinsons.org.uk/local-support-groups/regions/harlow-branch
  Cystic Fibrosis Society
http://www.cysticfibrosis.org.uk
2005   Nicola Hunt Trust Fund for Young Musicians
http://opencharities.org/charities/1118953
  Alzheimer's Society
https://www.alzheimers.org.uk
2004   Hertford Speakability Group
http://www.stroke.org.uk/finding-support/hertford-speakability-group
  Childline
http://www.childline.org.uk
2003   Parkinson’s Disease Society Harlow and District Branch
http://www.parkinsons.org.uk/local-support-groups/regions/harlow-branch
  AYME (Association of Young People with ME)
http://www.meassociation.org.uk/tag/association-of-young-people-with-me/
2001   CHIP (Children's Integrated Playscheme)
http://chipsplay.org
  British Red Cross Afghan Crisis Appeal
http://www.redcross.org.uk

We see ourselves as Hertford’s town choir and, in consequence, value and benefit from partnerships and associations with a number of organisations with whom we have shared or aligned interests, or with whom we can work to achieve some greater benefit.

Highlighted below are some of our present partnerships and associations;  we are always open to new approaches and ideas.  Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to talk to us about partnership.

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Hertford Choral Society was unable to rehearse and perform for this concert planned for 27th March 2021 due to Covid-19 restrictions. However, the opportunity to illustrate the works that would have been performed was opened to members of both Hertford Art Society and the choir. These resulting pieces indicate the music inspiring their artwork.



Hertford Choral Society performed Verdi Requiem on 30th March 2019, pictures from Hertford Art Society:

Hertford Choral Society had to cancel its planned performance of Bach's St Matthew Passion on 4th April 2020 because of Covid-19 restrictions, but were pleased to have the pictures inspired by the work from Hertford Art Society:

Hertford Choral Society performed Bernstein Chichester Psalms and Rutter Requiem on 24th March 2018, pictures from Hertford Art Society:

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