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Special LABBS VIP visits rehearsal

At Wednesday’s rehearsal on 31st July’19 we welcomed Gail Grainger (LABBS Membership Director) and her Husband Charles to our Blendworth venue. A great evening was had by all with warms from Spinnakerettes Nicky and Jane, followed by lots of fabulous singing directed...

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Fantastic coaching weekend with Stuart Sides

On 13th and 14th of July Spinnakerettes were coached by the amazing Stuart Sides. Stuart is a singing teacher and vocal, performance and presentation coach. He is a chorus director and quartet singer with numerous national and international medals and championships....

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Spinnaker host an evening of ‘A cappella’ celebration

On Wednesday 12th June Spinnaker Chorus played host for an evening of a cappella celebration at our rehearsal hall in Blendworth, Horndean. We were joined by members of Arun A Cappella (Bognor Regis) and Cascade- Southdown Ladies Harmony Chorus (Catherington ). The...

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Spinnaker bring Barbershop to Chichester University

Rehearsal night on Wednesday 6th February was a different one for Spinnaker Chorus as we took our a cappella, 4 part, Barbershop harmonies to Chichester University. The purpose of our visit was to provide a Barbershop workshop for students studying various music...

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What the Dickens Christmas show reviews

Saturday 8th December 2018 saw Spinnaker performing in our Christmas show What the Dickens at the beautiful St.Mary’s Church in Portsmouth. The story was written by our talented Chairman, Jill Cook which had a clever Spinnaker twist on the classic story by...

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Spinnaker win LABBS’18 Bronze Medal

The Ladies Association of British Barbershop Singers 2018 (LABBS) Convention took place in Harrogate on 26th-28th October. Twenty five choruses from across the U.K. took to the Convention Centre stage on Saturday. Portsmouth’s Spinnaker Chorus, contestant number 11,...

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