We start rehearsals at Sele School, Hertford, SG14 2DG on Tuesday 6th September 2016 in preparation for our performance of Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle on Saturday 5th November 2016.

New members are very welcome to join, whatever your level of experience. You have the opportunity to join Taster Rehearsals free and, if you decide you would like to sing with us, you can do so for a term for a Taster Fee of £20, including music.

HCS is a non-auditioned choir, you can find out more about a typical rehearsal here or contact our Membership Secretary, Trish Goldsmith, on 01992 589730 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   Don’t hesitate to ask any question at all.

We look forward to welcoming you to HCS!

Instead of our usual summer concert, we spent a hot June weekend recording for our latest CD - Their Sound Has Gone Out.

The CD will feature a representative selection of Hertford Choral Society's recent repertoire.  It also includes percussion, Accordion5 and the marvellous organ and piano playing of Peter Jaekel and Sue Graham Smith, and all conducted by our musical director Derek Harrison.

The CD will be ready for sale in the autumn and, priced at £10, will make a super Christmas present for friends and family ... more details will appear nearer the time and you can pre-order via our HCS Shop page here.

April 23rd 2016 was a day to remember for Hertford Choral Society and our many guest participants in a Singing Day held at Presdales' School, Ware.

The registration team relax in the calm after the rush at the registration desk.

The day was expertly led by Benjamin Goodson and Derek Harrison.

Much fun and enjoyment was evident as participants practised,

and then performed, pieces as various as Mamma Mia and Zadok the Priest to a small but enthusiastic audience who came along at the end of the day. 

 

The success of the event was made possible by a generous grant from Hertford Town Council to whom go our very grateful thanks, pictured Mayor of Hertford Linda Radford and Councillor Peter Ruffles.

Our many non-HCS participants said they greatly enjoyed the day and the experience of singing with HCS - just as we enjoyed welcoming them along.

A super day all round - thank you to Presdales School and to everyone involved, including Frances Green and June Crew for the photos.

Saturday 27th February saw Hertford Choral Society in a workshop rehearsal for Dream of Gerontius at Richard Hale School, Hertford.

Photo: Mark Green

We were delighted to have Simon Baggs as our lunchtime speaker providing a fascinating and insightful account of the composing and first performances of the marvellous piece. Simon is also the leader of the orchestra for our concert at All Saints on Saturday 19th March.

Photo: Mark Green

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Come and sing with HCS from September

We will start rehearsing on Tuesday 3rd September, and then every Tuesday at Sele School, Hertford, SG14 2DG for the first concert of our 2019-20 season. It is on Saturday 2nd November 2019 when we will be performing Schubert's Mass in A Flat together with Chilcott's Dances of Time.

New members are very welcome to join, whatever your level of experience. You have the opportunity to join Taster Rehearsals free and, if you decide you would like to sing with us, you can do so for a term for a Taster Fee of £20, including music. HCS is a non-auditioned choir, you can find out more about a typical rehearsal here. If you are interested in coming along and singing with HCS, please contact our Membership Secretary, Trish Goldsmith, on 01992 589730 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   Don’t hesitate to ask any question at all.

We look forward to welcoming you to HCS! Click here for more news from Hertford Choral Society.

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