Photo taken at the Charity Carol Concert in support of Save the Children
on 13th December 2014
(Left to right) Diane McPherson Emery (Save the Children Volunteer), Councillor David Rodgers (Cleveland Ward), Councillor Lynne Murray (Cleveland Ward), Bob Worley (ECS member), Councillor Tej Ram Bagha (Mayor), Clayton Ricketts (Regional Fundraising Manager, Save the Children), Jonathan Williams (ECS Conductor), Christopher Wickenden (Programme Sponsor), Janeen Quentin (ECS Member and Save the Children Volunteer), Shane Beadle (ECS Chairman).
We are an amateur choir, performing with world-class orchestras and soloists in Ealing, as well as Central London and occasionally abroad.
We are delighted to announce that our Charity Carol Concert on the 13th December 2014 in support of Save the Children raised a massive £5500!
At present, Save the Children teams are on the ground in West Africa responding to the Ebola outbreak. They are running treatment centres for patients, supporting children and raising awareness of how to prevent infection. Back at home in the UK, the Save the Children 'Born to Read' campaign will provide 7,000 more reading helpers for 23,000 pupils in schools in deprived areas across the country. These are just two examples of the life-changing work this charity does and the type of projects that will benefit from the money raised from this concert.
Thank you to everyone, especially our wonderful supporters and sponsors (Haven Funeral Services, Waitrose, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Tesco and The Co-operative Food ) and volunteers who helped raise this sum.On Monday 15th December 2014, we sang carols for staff, patients and their families at Meadow House Hospice, Ealing Hospital. If you would like to support Meadow House you can text a donation with Just Giving. Your text should start MEHS21£ and should include the amount you want to give. An example would be: MEHS21£10 This would mean that they would receive £10 from you. The number to text your donation to is 70070.
Our Spring term starts on Monday the 5th January 2015, when we will begin rehearsals for Mozart's Requiem to be performed at the Cadogan Hall on the 7th March 2015.We rehearse on Mondays at 7.30pm at Ealing Green Church Hall. If you enjoy singing, why not come along? We welcome all singers with a commitment to learning and performing works to a high standard. To find out more about joining our choir click here or call our membership secretary on 07932 460388.We welcome singers of all ages (our current members range from their 20s to 80s), however, we offer the following help to our younger singers:-
If you are aged between 16 to 23, we are able to offer free membership. To find out more click here.
If you are under 30 years, we offer a 60% reduced membership subscription. To find out more click here.Also, we are currently offering a 50% reduced membership subscription for new tenors and basses joining us!
Season's Greetings to all our supporters!