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West Barnes Singers are very pleased to announce that Max Barley has been appointed as Musical Director from 30 April 2014.
Max is currently Director of Music at St Mary’s Church in Wimbledon Village and Director of Thames Youth Choir at Tiffin School Kingston, amongst other posts.
After being a Chorister at Kings College Cambridge, Max was educated at Uppingham School and then became Organ Scholar at St John’s College Oxford.  He read German, and spent a year studying choral conducting in Germany.
Max’s first rehearsal with us will be on Wednesday 30 April when we will be starting work on our Summer Concert to be held at New Malden Methodist Church on Saturday 5 July,
We are delighted that Max is joining us and he is very excited and positive about his role with us

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Our Next Concert
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Saturday 12 April 2014 at 6.30pm
St Matthew Passion - J. S. Bach

William Petter (Evangelist)
Rainer Grämer (Christus)
Gwendolen Martin (soprano)
Simon Ponsford (counter-tenor)
Alastair Brookshaw (tenor)
Christopher Borrett (bass)

All Saints’ Church, High Street,
Carshalton SM5 3PD

West Barnes Singers are joining forces with Carshalton Choral Society and the Choir of St Peter's Streatham for a performance of the St Matthew Passion, arguably the greatest of all choral works. Written for double choir and double orchestra, it vividly, dramatically and movingly tells the story of the trial and crucifixion of Jesus.

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