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!

Christmas Concert 2016

Eclipse Choir Christmas Concert Picture

Prepare for an uplifting and moving performance including works by Palestrina, Samuel Barber, Louis Prima, Adele, Will Todd and some Christmas numbers!

Join us for some festive joy and a delightful musical experience. 

Our first year as Eclipse Choir

Eclipse Rehearsal with Jim

In May 2015 the Eclipse Choir was formed by Jim Hawkins and his team. It is an audition-based, score-reading choir built of amateur singers ready for a new musical challenge!
Most of our singers are new to reading music and learning from scores and they show great courage and tenacity to learn so quickly. Their achievements are that so far we have put on two sell-out shows, one in Richmond Adult Community College and more recently in St Matthew's Church in Wimbledon. Our amazing audiences have been rightly blown away by what they had achieved in so little time! Read more about our story here...

Listen to Eclipse Choir

 
Recordings from our Spring 2016 Concert in St Matthew's Church in Wimbledon.

Join us

Love singing?

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 thinking about members for the first term of 2017. Please get in touch soon if you'd like to have a go and sing with us. We promise it is not at all intimidating!

Please sign up to our mailing list so you can keep in touch with audition dates and upcoming events.

Choir Dates For Your Diary

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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 over 15 years as a music teacher, choir director, music arranger, composer, producer, performer, and in his mind, remains life-long student of music. He feels that Eclipse Choir will be one of his most exciting projects to date! You can find out more about Jim here.