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The ‘Phil’, as the choir is affectionately known, plays a significant part in the rich musical fabric of York. The choir loves to sing, and the passion, commitment, and continuity that has sustained since it was founded in 1925 is very much in evidence today. The story of the choir has been beautifully documented in the book Sound Fellows by choir member Colin Hockridge currently available from Amazon, click here to purchase.

Whether your taste is for contemporary or classical, west-end or opera, folk song or spiritual, the wide repertoire will offer entertainment and pleasure. The choir has won competitions and audience acclaim in European venues and in the UK, from the Royal Albert Hall to Village Halls, from Castle Howard to the Castle Museum and from York Minster to a Dales Chapel. If you would like to hear some of our music click here to purchase a copy of of our best known CD, Let All Men Sing.

The strength and success of the choir goes beyond the concert platform, and is heightened by the depth of friendship that exists between members, families, friends and sponsors.

We hope you enjoy your visit to our website and we look forward to seeing you soon at one of our many concerts or welcoming you to join us as either a singing member or as a friend.


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