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Nelson Civic Choir sing a variety of choral music ranging from the Classics to more contemporary favourites.  We are passionate about singing. We are an un-auditioned choir of all ages. Our hope is that people of all ages will join us.


Concert Programme for 2023

May 13-14  "Mozart - Maglcal, Mystical, Monumental”. This will be at NCMA  September 16-17  “Choral PEACE” at the Cathedral to be followed by a livestream on Thursday 21 September. The concert will feature pieces from Sir Karl Jenkins’ “The Peacemakers” and other selections by Jason    December 1-2 “Joy to the World, a Seasonal Celebration”  - our stupendously popular seasonal…

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Nelson Civic Choir is a non-audition, community-based choir that is one of the oldest in the country. Our aim is to provide high quality performances of major classical choral works as well as many lesser known works. These concerts, in conjunction with orchestral or other accompaniment, add greatly to Nelson’s rich cultural tradition. We would love you to be part of our community.

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About us

We celebrated our 160th anniversary in 2020. In 1988 the choir acquired its present name, reflecting its place in the community. A recent trend, welcomed by the choir, has been the participation of younger singers who have subsequently gone on to further their studies in music. We are proud to offer young people the opportunity to participate in major choral productions, both enhancing their experience and increasing their confidence in performance.

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