Welcome to Saffron Walden Choral Society
We are a forward-looking and ambitious choir with an enviable reputation, working with professional orchestras and soloists to produce concerts of outstanding quality.
The choir's repertoire extends from renaissance works to those by living composers, including works by our patron, John Rutter, and our inspirational musical director, Janet Wheeler.
We are a very friendly society whose members really enjoy themselves in rehearsal, performance and socially. Numbering around 100, our singers have a broad age-range and come from a wide geographical area covering Essex, Hertfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Suffolk.
In rehearsals we work hard, focussing not only on the music in hand but also on voice production and technique. The choir is always looking for new talent and potential and welcomes new members.
“The SWCS Carmina Burana was a most enjoyable concert of the highest standard of music making. The orchestra, hall and especially the choral...View more