Based in Hersham, Surrey, the Promenade Choirs offer a range of outstanding choral opportunities to residents of Walton-on-Thames and surrounding districts.
The choirs' Musical Director, Christopher Goldsack, set the Promenade Choirs up as a way of making his expertise as a singing teacher and experience as a singer accessible to the younger members of the community. The Youth and Junior Choirs are fun, non-auditioned ensembles, but they work hard and expect to acheive a really high standard. Christopher also runs a chamber choir for adults - this high quality Project Choir comes together for short projects a couple of time a year.
Christopher Goldsack had a distinguished performing career that saw him winning major international singing competitions and taking part in operas and concerts throughout Britain, Europe and on tour around the globe.
Also a qualified classroom physics teacher, Christopher now has fine reputation as a singing teacher, running the Promenade Choirs to bring his expertise to the wider community.
Sadly Covid-19 has made public performances impossible. Undaunted, the Promenade Choirs have made numerous remote recordings.
Three Eva Cassidy songs, arranged by Joanna Forbes
The Promenade Youth Choir in its first live concert since lockdown, on July 4th.
Musical Pie by Jonathan Willcocks
The Promenade Junior Choir singing a wonderfully creative work by Jonathan Willcocks in its first live concert since lockdown, on July 4th.
Christmas Concert 2020
Showing what is possible in a remote recording: An entire 45min seasonally themed concert of remote recordings performed by the Promenade Youth, Junior and Project Choirs, with illustrations by the children of Ashley School and Naomi Vidis.
After more than a year of remote rehearsals, the Promenade Youth and Junior Choirs can are at last allowed to rehearse face-to-face again!
We finally had our forst live concert on July 4th, outdoors at Bell Farm School. Our next concert will be on December 5th in Esher Parish Church.
New members are always welcome.