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Nelson Civic Choir is a community-based choir that is one of the oldest community choirs in the country. 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 a non-audition choir, which means that any singer in the Nelson region is welcomed. You do not have to be able to read music to join Nelson Civic Choir. We use sheet music and rehearse with an accompanist.

Constitution of the Nelson Civic Choir Incorporated

Our Vision

Sing to our hearts content and our audiences delight.

Our Mission

  • Foster and develop a supportive singing environment
  • Aspire to a standard of excellence
  • Develop members singing skills
  • Advance music education

Our Committee Core Values

  • Respect for and valuing each other
  • Being transparent, open and positive in our communication
  • Being empathetic
  • Being fiscally responsible

Our Committee

Chairperson: Anne Tucker
Secretary: Kay Hunter
Treasurer: Mary Bronsteter
Soprano Rep: Ann Childs
Alto Rep & Librarian: Elizabeth Williams
Tenor & Bass Rep: Lindsay Vaughan
Concert Co-ordinator – Rosemary Shaw

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We are a non-audition choir, which means that any singer in the Nelson region is welcomed. You do not have to be able to read music to join Nelson Civic Choir. We use sheet music and rehearse with an accompanist. Learning new musical repertoire and participating in concert performances is an enjoyable and life-enhancing activity for our members and gives pleasure to our audiences.

As a member there are regular concerts, social occasions, workshops and more.

When: We meet every Tuesday at NCMA’s recital room from 6.50pm to 9pm starting with warmups.

Membership Fees: Our annual subscription, which includes the loan of music we are singing, is $180.00 for an adult, and $90.00 for a student. Given the disruption to 2020 with COVID19 the fee for all current paid up members will be $90 from 1 July to 31 December. For all new members, the fee will be $180 for the calendar year.

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