Welcome to a new, fun, fresh and performance-driven choir based in South West London

Eclipse is our Encouraging, Contemporary, Lively, Inspiring Place to Sing!

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Do you love singing and have a passion for music and performing? Do you want to develop your musical ability through use of musical notation, rehearsal and experienced guidance? If you feel amazing after a good sing, and you are ready for your next vocal challenge, then please get in touch. We're now auditioning for new members for the autumn term of 2017, particularly, as always for men! We rehearse two groups on Monday and Thursday evenings in All Saints Church, Kingston Upon Thames. Please get in touch soon if you'd like to have a go, learn about YOUR VOICE and sing with us. We promise it is not at all intimidating!

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Christmas Singing and Recording Workshop

James Hawkins teaches Christmas Workshops, Pop Up Choir and Recording Session, Sun 10th Dec, The National Archives, Kew, onlu £35pp, http://jameshawkinsmusic.com/workshop

Come and join us for a special Christmas themed day of singing and recording with Jim in a brand new, stunning Events Space at The National Archives in Kew, London.

You will have an exhilarating experience singing together and learning under Jim's tuition and a high-end, professional recording environment.

There are two sessions to choose from and during each session we will rehearse, sing and record four different songs over a three-hour period.

Our choir director

Jim Hawkins

jim-highlightsJim is an outstanding choir director. He has an enthusiastic, sensitive but engaging style of teaching and wants to bring out the best in both the choir members and the music being performed. He has worked professionally for nearly 20 years as a music teacher, choir director, music arranger, composer, producer, performer, and in his mind, remains life-long student of music. Eclipse Choir is an important, exciting project for him, where he is committed to creating a spectacular sounding choir of amateur singers. Jim also is an accomplished choral producer and recently led The Missing People Choir on Britain's Got Talent in 2017, and is currently creating a unique album of choral tracks called Choirs With PurposeYou can find out more about Jim here.

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Choir Dates For Your Diary

November 2017

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
  • Eclipse Focus Choir
  • Eclipse Total Choir
  • Eclipse Focus Choir
  • Eclipse Total Choir
  • Eclipse Focus Choir
  • Eclipse Total Choir
  • Eclipse Focus Choir
  • Sectional Rehearsals for Focus Choir - Sopranos
  • Sectional Rehearsals for Altons
  • Eclipse Total Choir
  • Eclipse Focus Choir

Upcoming Events Autumn Winter 2017-18

Term starts on 11th September and we have a range of new and exciting events to look forward to.

On Wednesday 1st November we'll have the second Music With Soul congregation event at All Saints Church in Kingston 7-8pm. This is an OPEN TO ALL non-religious event and a place where people can be mindful, pray and be uplifted by the power of music. Our Total choir and small groups will be singing as will Jim on his own (a rare thing for us to behold!)

10th November - We'll be supporting the talented singer Alistair Griffin at his gig in London St Giles in the Fields.

2nd December - ECLIPSE CHRISTMAS CONCERT, The National Archives, Kew.

19th December - Homestart Christmas Service, St. Annes Church, Wandsworth. Total Choir will perform "O Magnum Mysterium", Focus Choir will perform "The Lamb". More details will follow in due course.

Further ahead - March 2018 and April 2018 we're planning some large gigs in the Capital.