what we sing
We sing a range of songs from David Bowie and Joni Mitchell to pop, reggae, Bollywood, folk and classical
We perform at least 3 times a year at local venues in Handsworth and also in the city centre
We have performed in Symphony Hall, the Town Hall and St Mary's Church, Handsworth.
In 2017 we sang at the Fire Service Open Day at Soho House Museum on Friday 24th February, at the Internal Women's Day celebration at the Museum and Art Gallery on 8th March and with the Birmingham Brass Band in July.
We are happy to sing at community events as well as prestigious concerts in the city centre.
Sing with Us
We rehearse at Rookery School, Rookery Road, Handsworth, Birmingham every Thursday in term time at 6pm
Handsworth Community Choir rehearse at Rookery Primary School, Rookery Road, Handsworth every Thursday in term time at 6pm. We are there from 5.30pm for biscuits and a chat before each rehearsal.
We would like to thank the Head Teacher, the site supervisor, Adam and all the staff for letting us use the school.
We have sung:
Joni Mitchell's Both Sides Now
a Simon and Garfunkel Medley
Somebody to Love by Queen
I wish I knew how it would feel to be free by Taylor and Dallas
One with You - a new song by Iain Jackson
If I had a hammer by Pete Seeger
Something inside so strong by Labi Siffre
We also sing seasonal songs at Christmas and have even been known to sing a bit of Disney too.
Handsworth Community Choir