Apr 15

Peeblesshire choir members sing together online

Posted by Lorna Turnbull

Report by Isabelle Truscott – Peeblesshire News 10-04-2020 A Peeblesshire choir group has been singing online to conquer virus restrictions. InChorus members resumed rehearsals in a virtual setting after being devastated by news they could no longer meet up. During their video reunion, the singers continued as usual – chatting to one another,…

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Mar 14

Musical Director Wanted

Posted by Lorna Turnbull

It is with enormous regret that InChorus announces the departure later this year of their M.D. Ondrej Soukup. Over past months he has become very dear to us. Ondrej is leaving to study for a Masters Degree in Conducting at the prestigious Royal College of Music in London. We are genuinely delighted for…

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Feb 12

Choir hits the right notes for good causes

Posted by Lorna Turnbull

Christmas is the time, more perhaps than at any other time, to think about those less fortunate than ourselves. Peebles choir InChorus is very aware of this, and during this Festive Season, they, once again, decided to collect for a charity which assists the homeless. Paul Sewell, the choir’s Events Lead, told us,…

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Nov 20

Czech out InChorus’s new Musical Director

Posted by Sal Brown

InChorus is delighted to introduce Ondrej Soukup who has taken over as the choir’s Musical Director. Choir Manager, Cath Shepheard, told us, “We thought it might take some time to find someone to replace our former M.D. but as soon as the InChorus members met Ondrej they recognised his potential in being able…

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Nov 20

Director Aly bows out with a song….or two!

Posted by Sal Brown

It is with enormous regret that members of InChorus bid farewell this week to their much loved Musical Director of five years, Aly Skidmore. Aly has moved away from the area, and thus brings to an end this wonderful and most rewarding era in the life of InChorus. Aly joined the choir as…

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Jun 20

Tweed Valley Motown Rescue | an InChorus & Tweed Valley Mountain Rescue Collaboration

Posted by Sal Brown

InChorus makes no secret of the fact that it loves to assist charities, especially local ones, so it is with great pleasure they announce their collaboration with Tweed Valley Mountain Rescue Team. The result is a light-hearted video featuring members of both groups aimed at raising funds for the voluntary rescue organisation. The…

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Mar 19

Meet Singu, the InChorus Mascot!

Posted by Sal Brown

Hello! I’m Singu. When I arrived from the South Pole some time ago, I was adopted by the late Celia Hayton, a much- loved alto and founder member of InChorus. After a fight to beat cancer, during which time she continued to sing with the choir, ‘Mum’ passed away in 2016. As InChorus…

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Feb 8

InChorus InCelebration InBarcelona

Posted by Sal Brown

InChorus’ 10th Birthday Trip “It was the icing on the birthday cake” was the unanimous comment from InChoristers following their trip to Barcelona which completed their 10th birthday celebrations. The choir has just returned from an exciting long weekend of performances and appearances in the city. The choir’s programme of main events began…

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Nov 15

Voices raised to celebrate a decade of singing

Posted by Sal Brown

As Peebles choir InChorus prepares to celebrate its 10th birthday, Chief Reporter David Knox looks at the story of a community choir that has captured the hearts of audiences around the world. It all began with an advertisement in the Peeblesshire News almost a decade ago. Andrew Russel, realising that contemporary choirs could…

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Aug 23

Happy Birthday to us – InChorus turns Ten!

Posted by Sal Brown

The weekend of 1st September 2018 InChorus will be 10 years old, and in celebration, will  perform between 10am and 10pm at 10 locations throughout Peebles from a repertoire of 10 of the choir’s favourite songs. For full details of locations and where we’ll be keep an eye out on our Facebook page.

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