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Eisteddfod 2020: 12 – 14 November 2020, Dance : 21 – 22 November

Wiltshire Choir of the Year 2019

The 2019 Choral Festival, including the 2019 Wiltshire Choir of the Year Competition, was held on Thursday 21st November 2019 in St John’s Church, Devizes.

Nine choirs competed and this year the competition was adjudicated by the distinguished musician, Mr Ben Costello.

The winners were :

Wiltshire Junior Choir of the Year :
     St Margaret’s Junior Choristers

Wiltshire Senior Choir of the Year :
     St John’s Church Choir.

The competition was followed by an evening choral festival of adult choirs featuring The Seend Singers, The Philomel Choir, St John’s Church Choir and the Courage Choir.

Our thanks to all participating choirs and congratulations to the winners !

The next Wiltshire Choir of the Year competition will be held on the first day of the 2020 Eisteddfod, Thursday, 12th November 2020.

Choral Festival 2018

The 2018 Choral Festival was held on the first day of the Eisteddfod. 11 Choirs competed.

The winners were :

Wiltshire Junior Choir of the Year :
     St Margaret’s Chamber Choir

Wiltshire Senior Choir of the Year :
     Marlborough Youth Choir

Congratulations to both choirs !

Sponsor

If you are interested in becoming the sponsor for the Wiltshire Choir of the Year then please contact Michael Johnson.


Previous Winners

The first competition took place on 10th May 2014. There were 8 choirs.

The winning choir in 2014 was Christ Church Primary School, Bradford-on-Avon

Conductor: Helen Harris, Accompanist: Victoria Jamieson.

The judges were Philip Springate, Laura Ingram Hill and Michael Johnson (Chairman)


The next competition was in 2016; there were 12 choirs.

The winning choir was St Margaret’s Chamber Choir.

The judges were David Bruce-Payne (Chairman), Sarah Jefferies and Valerie Hoppe.


In 2017 there were 9 choirs and the winners were:
St Mary’s Calne Junior Choir.