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Come and Sing Choruses from Bach's Mass in B Minor

Unlock the Majesty of Bach's Mass in B Minor - Join Croydon Bach Choir's invigorating Workshop!

Are you a passionate singer looking for an unforgettable choral experience? We invite you to join the Croydon Bach Choir for an exhilarating workshop as we delve into the magnificent choruses of Bach's Mass in B Minor. Under the expert guidance of our wonderful Music Director, Tim Horton, this full-day event promises a day of exploration, camaraderie and beautiful music-making.

Open to singers of all levels who can follow a score, this workshop will be held at the modern and well-equipped St Matthew's Church on Saturday, May 10th, 2025. With its spacious and light-filled interior, excellent accessibility for the disabled, and ample parking, this venue offers the perfect setting for an immersive musical journey.

Your ticket includes score hire, as well as tea, coffee, cakes, and biscuits to keep your energy levels up throughout the day. Remember to bring along your lunch, so you can refuel as you share stories with fellow participants.

The grand finale will feature a free, informal public performance, showcasing the fruits of your labour in a truly memorable way. While we have hire scores available, you're also welcome to bring your own, even if it's a different edition.

Please note that registration and payment are required in advance to ensure that we can provide you with any additional information in a timely manner. Unfortunately, tickets will not be sold at the door.

Our Come and Sing days are beloved traditions, bringing together music enthusiasts from far and wide for unforgettable experiences. Don't miss your chance to be part of this extraordinary event - reserve your spot today and prepare to immerse yourself in the transcendent world of Bach's Mass in B Minor.

Schedule for the Day

  • 10:00 am to 10:30 am: Arrival and registration
  • 10:30 am to 11:30 am: Rehearsal session 1
  • 11:30 am to 11:50 am: Refreshment break
  • 11:50 am to 12:50 pm: Rehearsal session 2
  • 12:50 pm to 1:50 pm: Lunch break
Come and Sing Choruses from Bach's _Mass in B Minor_
  • 1:50 pm to 2:50 pm: Rehearsal session 3
  • 2:50 pm to 3:10 pm: Refreshment break
  • 3:10 pm to 4:10 pm: Rehearsal session 4
  • 4:10 pm to 4:30 pm: Pre-performance break
  • 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm: Informal performance


St Matthew's Church, Chichester Road, Croydon, CR0 5NQ

Refreshment and Lunch Breaks

Tea, coffee, cakes and biscuits will be provided to all singers during the breaks at no extra charge, but we suggest that you bring your own packed lunch.


Dress will be informal so do wear anything you feel comfortable in.

Ticket Prices

  • £28 for singers (includes score hire)
  • No charge for afternoon audience

Comments about previous Come and Sing days

"Most enjoyable and expertly organised day - everything ran like clockwork. "

"A very warm welcome with lots of friendly faces and a brilliant conductor."

"Endless cups of tea and cake."

"Thanks to everyone for making it such a fun day - really glad to have been part of it."

"The whole day went really well and had a real 'buzz' about it. "

"I was completely charmed by the warm welcome and went home on a real high!"


If, in exceptional circumstances, this event has to be cancelled, booking fees paid will be refunded. No refunds will be made for any other reason.


We endeavour to supply full and accurate information but cannot be held responsible for any circumstances which may necessitate changes to the event.