Choir hopes to become Berkshire's answer to the Military WivesBy Jonathan Low
October 26, 2012
A chamber choir hoping to be Berkshire’s answer to the Military Wives promoted its charity album at a special concert.
Reading-based Tamesis Chamber Choir performed a selection of songs to more than 100 people at Wellington College from their new CD ‘Remembrance’.
The album was produced to raise funds for ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, which supports veterans, military personnel and their families.
Musical director Louise Rapple said: “The concert went extremely well and there were lot of smiles from the audience.
“The music is sombre and solemn, but beautiful and uplifting at the same time. We’re hoping to be Berkshire’s answer to the Military Wives choir and chose ABF The Soldiers’ Charity because it’s not as well known as other charities.”
Charlie Hodgkinson, who sings in the choir, added: “We had fantastic feedback from the concert and two people bought more than 10 CDs.
“We’ve had support from all over the place and one serviceman in Cyprus ordered a CD to play in a remembrance service there.”
You can buy the CD from www.tamesischamberchoir.co.uk, or from itunes, Tamesis’ next concert ‘An Autumn Feast’ is at Greyfriars Church, Reading, on Saturday, November 17 at 7.30pm.