Posts Tagged ‘Rock Choir’

Malvern Observer: Toyah Willcox Joins Choirs In Special Performance

August 2nd, 2014

malvernob14aA famous face known to millions across the country joined members of Great Malvern Rock Choir in performing a grand concert at one of the nation’s finest settings.

Singer and actress Toyah Willcox joined the Malvern group and other Rock Choirs across the West Midlands for two very special performances on Saturday, July 19 at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall.

Audience members were treated to Toyah’s classic hit ‘Mystery’ as well as Rock Choir’s performance of uplifting songs such as ‘Livin On A Prayer’, ‘Proud’ and ‘True Colours’.

• Continue reading at the Malvern Observer.

Toyah & Rock Choir @ Birmingham Symphony Hall

July 26th, 2014

Another recording of Toyah with Rock Choir, at Birmingham Symphony Hall last weekend… A little less “Somewhere in the distance…” than the previous one. (Thanks to Janine)

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Stourbridge News: Stourbridge Choir Members Join Toyah

July 23rd, 2014

stnews14bStourbridge choir members join Toyah at fundraising concert

Stourbridge Rock Choir members joined forces with punk legend Toyah Willcox at a concert in Birmingham.

Singers from the town group formed part of the Midlands Rock Choir who took to the stage for a fundraising concert at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall on Saturday July 19.

Choir leader, Christa Hugo, who runs weekly Rock Choir sessions in Stourbridge, was thrilled with her choir members’ performance.

• Continue reading at Stourbridge News.

Toyah & Rock Choir @ Birmingham Symphony Hall

July 20th, 2014

Toyah performing at yesterday’s Rock Choir event in Birmingham Symphony Hall. ‘It’s A Mystery’, ‘Angel In You’ and ‘Sensational’. Sounding great with the choir.

Rock Choir @ Birmingham Symphony Hall

July 19th, 2014

rockchoir14bRock Choir 2014 takes place today and this evening at Birmingham Symphony Hall.

Toyah has been tweeting about the event over the last couple of days.

RockChoir Choir sounds absolutely mega. Sensational, Angel In You, Mystery….WOW, i cant wait“, “Just rehearsed Rock Choir B’ham Symphony hall. Moved me to tears. Crimson Queen songs are Sensational“.

• Browse all of Dreamscape’s Rock Choir related news here.

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Stourbridge News: Stourbridge Rock Choir & Toyah

July 17th, 2014

stnews14aStourbridge Rock Choir set to rub shoulders with singing star Toyah Willcox

Members of Stourbridge Rock Choir will be rubbing shoulders with singing star Toyah Willcox this Saturday (July 19) at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall.

They will be forming part of the Midlands Rock Choir who will be giving a concert at the Birmingham venue starting at 8pm.

• Continue reading at Stourbridge News.

Birmingham Mail: Toyah Rocks On At Symphony Hall

July 3rd, 2014

bmail14eToyah Willcox is joining the Midland members of Rock Choir for two performances at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall.

Toyah Willcox is taking to the stage in her home city – along with a 1,000-strong choir.

The actress and singer, who grew up in Kings Heath, is joining the Midland members of Rock Choir for two performances at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall. She is taking on the gig after making friends with Caroline Redman Lusher, the founder of Rock Choir which featured on the ITV series The Choir That Rocks.

The pair were introduced by Simon Darlow, chairman of BASCA – the British Association of Songwriters, Composers and Authors. All three of them have written a new song which will be unveiled at the Symphony Hall gigs.

• Continue reading at the Birmingham Mail.

BBC Midlands Today: Toyah Rock Choir Interview

July 3rd, 2014

Toyah appeared on BBC Midlands Today last week, talking about being part of Rock Choir.

Worcester Observer: Toyah Is Ready To Rock!

July 2nd, 2014

worcob14aA city choir has hit the right note after recruiting an 80s music icon ahead of one of its biggest ever shows.

Toyah Willcox will get on stage with Worcester Rock Choir at a roof-raising concert on Saturday, July 19 in the spectacular surroundings of Birmingham Symphony Hall.

The choir will be performing a number of Toyah’s hits at the event, which will include a collection for the Teenage Cancer Trust as members were inspired by teenager Stephen Sutton who died last month after raising millions for the cause.

• Continue reading at the Worcester Observer.

Rock Choir & Toyah: Rehearsing For Symphony Hall

June 26th, 2014

Great photo of Toyah’s first rehearsal with the Rock Choir on Tuesday. She performs with them on 19th July at Symphony Hall, Birmingham. This will include a version of ‘Sensational’. View the full photo at Toyah’s Official Twitter or Instagram. Click on the photo to visit the Rock Choir website. (Photo © Toyah Willcox Ltd)


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Worcester News: Punk Icon Toyah Willcox To Join Rock Choir

June 19th, 2014

worcsnews13bPunk icon Toyah Willcox will become an honorary member of the UK’s largest contemporary choir next week.

The actress and singer will visit a Rock Choir session at Pitmaston Primary School, Malvern Road, Worcester, on Tuesday, June 24 at 8pm ahead of joining the choir for a special performance at the Birmingham Symphony Hall on Saturday, July 19.

The Birmingham show will be used to raise funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust after the choir was inspired by the multi-million charity efforts of Stephen Sutton.

• Continue reading at Worcester News. Toyah also tweeted earlier: “Learning Rock Choir arrangement of Sensational 4 B’ham Symphony Hall 19th july. pure joy. Had Wild nite @ Pinewood Studios“.