"The linden, in the fervors of July, hums with a louder concert when the
wind sweeps the broad forest in its summer prime. As when some master-hand exulting sweeps the keys of some great organ, ye give forth the
music of the woodland depths, a hymn of gladness and of thanks.
—- " Among the Trees, William Cullen Bryant
The Brecon Singers was founded as the Brecon Cathedral Singers in 1966 by the then Cathedral’s Director of Music, David Gedge, providing an opportunity for the people of Brecon and surrounding area to sing and perform major choral works and to augment the Cathedral’s choristers. Over these five decades, the choir has performed a broad repertoire of choral music including many of the major sacred works. Performances have taken place in Brecon, around the UK and overseas.
We have an open door policy to new members, young and not so young, who are always welcome – there are no auditions. All we ask for is a love of singing and choral music, enthusiasm and commitment to our rehearsals and performances. We believe in high and stretching musical standards, but we also very much believe in keeping the fun in music making.
Join us if you love to sing! We rehearse on Wednesdays from 7.30pm to 9.30pm in Neuadd Goffa at Christ College, Brecon.