May 29

Celia’s Choir provides sweet music and over £3k for Cancer Charity

Posted by Sal Brown

At a recent rehearsal Peebles choir InChorus was delighted to host the presentation of a cheque, for a sizable amount raised at one of their concerts, to Macmillan Cancer Support. The choir lost a much loved founder member, Celia Hayton, to cancer last year. In her memory, her family and friends organised a…

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Feb 10

No more Winter Blues this January thanks to InChorus

Posted by Sal Brown

By the end of the InChorus ‘Beat the Winter Blues’ concert in Peebles on Saturday night, nobody had the right to have even a trace of the miseries. What a night it was. One comment received was “Best ever InChorus concert!”. It was certainly a night full of entertainment, supplied by InChorus and…

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Jan 20

Fifty Shades of Blue

Posted by Sal Brown

At a recent rehearsal, members of InChorus, donned tops of all varieties, and in all shades of blue, to promote their upcoming concert. They have revealed their plans for the second ‘Beat the Winter Blues’ concert which will take place in Peebles Old Parish Church at 7.30pm on Saturday 28th January. The choir…

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Sep 6

InChorus puts the ‘hum’ in Northumbria

Posted by Sal Brown

Choir’s festival foray across the Border Last weekend Peebles choir InChorus continued with its mission, to take its own brand of contemporary Scottish Borders music to other audiences, by heading to England. This time the destination was just over the border at the Lindisfarne Festival. These Border Reivers did not go to rustle…

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Aug 3

InChorus InDublin InCredible

Posted by Sal Brown

When a choir member asked InChorus if they would consider travelling to Dublin to sing at her son’s wedding, the choir set about arranging a long weekend of music in the Emerald Isle around the event. Colin Macnab from West Linton was marrying Emma Jacob in her home town of Dun Laoghaire, and…

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Jun 6

Making Music in the Meadows

Posted by Sal Brown

After a three months performance break to allow the choir to learn new songs, update others – and make another video for YouTube, InChorus breezed onto the stage at the Meadows Festival in Edinburgh on Sunday (5th June) and wowed everyone. Among their new pieces was the Pointer Sister’s ‘Jump’ which certainly fired…

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Jan 22

Choirs in Sweet Harmony

Posted by Sal Brown

InChorus, the Eddleston Voices and the RingTones were delighted to be able to present cheques for £500 each to both Nomad Beat and Tweed Wheels as a result of donations collected at their ‘Sweet Singing in the Choirs’ concert last month. Representatives of both charities joined members of all the choirs for the…

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Jan 22

January 2016, Performing YMCA for the Village People

Posted by Sal Brown

Featured in The Peeblesshire News: Local choir InChorus recently performed at a charity concert to raise funds for YMCA Scotland. With ‘YMCA’ being the obvious choice for the finale, Angela Preston, fundraising manager at YMCA Scotland, contacted The Village People to ask for copyright permission – and was delighted that it was granted.…

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Aug 30

Happy Hour with InChorus: a review by Kate Turnbull, August 2015

Posted by Sal Brown

Music at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe can be an enlightening affair with acts swinging very much from the sublime to the ridiculous; but I’m thankful to say that ‘Happy Hour with InChorus’, which I had the pleasure of seeing on Thursday 27th August at a Greenside venue, sat very much in the former…

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Jun 20

InChorus InConcert InEden, June 2015

Posted by Sal Brown

Peebles choir, InChorus took part in the Eden Festival, near Moffat, on Sunday. Performing on the main stage there, the choir showcased for the first time the repertoire it has prepared for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August. An extremely appreciative audience listened intently as the choir sang. At the end of the…

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