Profile

The choir is one of the largest male voice choirs in North Wales and is noted for its varied repertoire ranging from Vivaldi to Andrew Lloyd Webber.

The choir has appeared with many notable soloists such as Bryn Terfel, Dennis O'Neill, Rhys Meirion, Gwyn Hughes Jones and performed alongside famous bands including the Grimethorpe Colliery, Black Dyke and Fodens.

Trelawnyd is a small village situated 5 miles inland from Rhyl and Prestatyn.

Manchester - 65mins
Liverpool - 50mins
Chester - 25mins
Llandudno - 35mins
Wrexham - 50mins

Rehearsals

RehearsalsRehearsals are held at the Memorial Hall, Trelawnyd on Tuesday evenings from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.

Visitors and prospective new members are very welcome to attend. Contact the secretary for more information.

 

Ann Atkinson

Ann AtkinsonRenowned for her fine musicianship, Ann Atkinson is widely respected as both conductor and as a freelance singer throughout the UK and abroad.

She became only the sixth musical director when she succeeded Geraint Roberts in January 2015 and the first female director to take charge of the choir.

Ann from Corwen in North Wales gained her B.Ed from the University of Wales to pursue a career in teaching. However in 1990 she decided to study singing at the Royal Academy of Music in London.

In addition to her singing career Ann is the Artistic Director of the North Wales International Music Festival, musical director of Bro Glynd┼Ár Male Voice Choir and a vocal tutor for the William Mathias Music Centre.

From 2002 to 2009 Ann was also musical director of the Froncysyllte Male Voice Choir. During this time they were prize winners at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod and at the Harmonie Festival in Germany. She was able to steer them to superstardom during her tenure, helping them clock up more than a million album sales after signing for Universal Records in 2006.

 

Competitions

The choir has had great success in competition, gaining first prize at the Royal National Eisteddfod of Wales on seven occasions - in 1967, 1973, 1983, 1985, 1992, 1999 and 2007.

Crossing the Irish Sea the choir won first prize at the Eire International Festival in Cork.

In 1981 they came second out of 50 male voice choirs in the prestigious BBC Radio Wales Choir of the year competition, and in December, 2005 were once again runners-up in the BBC Wales Male Voice Choir competition.

The choir has participated in the 1000 voices concerts at the Royal Albert hall and appears frequently on both BBC and ITV television.

They have performed in many parts of Europe and North America providing a wide variety of music styles from traditional folk songs to modern day classics - many arranged for them by their Conductor.

Choir at Mold Eisteddfod

 

Mold Eisteddfod

A delighted Geraint Roberts holds aloft the trophy at the 2007 National Eisteddfod in Mold.

Charities

The choir is justifiably proud of its record in raising, directly and indirectly, many thousands of pounds for local and national charities.

Choir raise £3200

Mayor's Charity Concert
St. Mary's Parish Church, Rhuddlan - March 2015

Mayor's Charity concert - St WinefridesChurch Holywell

Mayor's Charity Concert
St WinefridesChurch Holywell March 2012