BMVC donates £1,100 to Alzheimers Cymru

Following BMVC’s very successful 2019 Christmas concert in St. Helen’s Church last December, the ticket sales proceeds has provided the choir with an opportunity to  present Alzheimers Cymru with a donation of £1,100!

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The BMVC annual Recruitment Night was held at the West End club on St. Nicholas Road, Barry on January 14th. This a a great relaxed event to be introduced to the choir.

Upcoming events (so far):

Friday 1st March
Cardiff Airport –  11am – 1pm

Friday 1st March
St. David’s Day event – Barry Yacht Club, 8pm

Thursday 7th March
Concert with the Tenovus Choir, St. Mary’s Church, Holton Rd., Barry, 7pm

Sunday 17th March
Singing at Whetherspoons, Sir Samuel Romilly, Barry, 7:30pm

Saturday 23rd March
Concert with Neyland Ladies Choir, St. Mary’s, Holton Rd, Barry, 7pm

Monday 8th April
Competition tutorial with Rob Elliot, Trinity Rehearsal Hall,

Wednesday 17th April
Concert for Friends & Neighbours Easter Dinner , Beryl Road, Pioneer Hall, 2pm

Saturday 20th April
Friends of Barry Male Voice Social, St. Francis Millennium Hall Barry, 7:30pm

Thursday 2nd – 6th May
BMVC competing in Cornwall Choral Competition

Friday 28th June
BMVC Annual Concert, All Saint’s Church, Barry, 7pm

Saturday 5th October
Gala Concert with Wessex MVC and Côr Ysgol Bro Morgannwg, Llandaf Cathedral, Time TBC

And in 2020 (so far):

Saturday 16th May
Concert with Pontnewydd MVC, Pontnewydd


Further information about choir activities can also be found on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

Also, check out the BMVC YouTube channel for videos of the choir in action.

Does your organisation fancy a bit of choral sparkle at its next event?  If so, contact our Choir Secretary!
“…If anyone asks, I will thoroughly recommend you, as you are brilliant!”


Glamorgan BrewingLifeblood
In 2016 BMVC was approached to provide the backing track to an advertisement being created to promote a local brewery – Glamorgan Brewing Co. – who are based in Llantrisant. The advertisement is targeted specifically at web and social media channels so is not expected to be seen on mainstreamTV – the choir sang a song called ‘O Gymru’
 (Oh Wales!) which is a beautiful Welsh song about a passionate love for Wales.

To see the advertisement, called ‘Lifeblood’, click here to go to site of Gray Hughes, the agency responsible for creating and producing it.


Singing is good for you – health studies show

Please click HERE to a link from a recent article in the Daily Telegraph, that provides more proof, if it was needed, that being an active member of a male voice choir is good for your health and general well-being.

Please click HERE to link to another medical study from Tenovus (published on the Science Daily web site in April 2016) that shows that singing for just one hour causes positive physiological changes in people affected by cancer.

So…got a spare hour?

If you have ever thought about joining a male voice choir, or just wondered what we get up to at rehearsals, please feel free to pop along and meet us. There is no pressure to join, and you’ll even get a cup of tea and a biscuit if you are there at our tea break (usually around 8:30).


Yes, you can… Fund Raise for BMVC!

Would you like to raise money for a worthy cause – such as BMVC – whilst shopping online? If so please click here to see how easy it is using the Easy Fund Raising web site!

 

 

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