Music of the Night Choral Foundation
The Music of The Night Choral Foundation was established in 2013. Now in its sixth year the choir are working hard to deliver a series of concerts throughout the year and to deliver a varied program. Always welcoming new members to join us and continue to build the choirs reputation by bringing a new sound to Plymouth and to carry on "making music matter".
the committee 2019/2020
Chairperson – Keith Finch
Secretary – Paula Ingram
Treasurer – Nikki Donovan
Membership - Margaret Thompson
Publicity - Ian Manning
Concert Secretary - Barbara Gallagher
Voice Reps ;
Tenors & Bass - Claire Thyer
Sopranos - Barbara Gallagher
Altos - Annette Marsh
Musical Director – Scott Angell
Accompanist - Claire Anderson
Musical Director Scott Angell came to the Music of the Night Choral Foundation in September 2017. Scott has been heavily involved in music now for over 20 years. He started his musical life as a chorister in both Cornwall and Devon. He received his Devon area singing award back in the early 1990s. He has sung in both Exeter and Truro cathedral and holds 3 fellowships and a licentiate in music.
Scott has received organ tuition from Fiona Chryssides, David Lodge and Jason Smart. Since January 2019 he has been at Tavistock parish church as the Director of Music. In this role he has already conducted the choir at Wells cathedral. Scott is the previous President for the Plymouth and District Organists association. RSCM Devon committee member.
Scott has completed recital work as both an organist and singer, he has sung tenor solos in both the Handel Messiah and Haydn Creation for concerts. He also has played numerous organ recitals in and around the Devon area.
He received choral conducting training by Marcus Alleyne who was also the previous MD for our choir. Scott was the Assistant Director of Music and Chorus Master for the 120 strong Southwest Philharmonia and Chorus.
In his day role he works in a quality management role supporting training within NHS trusts across the UK.
Join the Music of the Night Choral Foundation
It’s true – joining a choir is good for the soul. And Music of the Night Choral Foundation is always on the lookout for new talent who can bring their unique sound and fresh energies to the choir. If you are looking for a new challenge, are a passionate singer, and think you have what it takes, they’d love to hear from you. We rehearse on Tuesday nights from 7.30 till 9.30pm, at Kings Tamerton Community Centre, Newton Avenue, Plymouth, PL5 2BU.