Check here for rehearsal dates, upcoming performances, and details of events open to non-BAYC members including Holiday Camps. If you have any questions, please email us with your query.
Junior Choir 5:30pm-6:30pm
Senior Choir 6:30pm-8:00pm
Advanced Choir 7:30pm-9:00pm
Spring Term 2020:
6th, 13th, 20th, 27th January
3rd, 10th February
(no rehearsal on 17th February, for half-term)
2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th March
(no rehearsals 6th and 13th April, for Easter break)
Summer Term 2020:
20th, 27th April
4th, 11th, 18th May
(no rehearsal 25th May, for half-term)
1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th June
6th, 13th July
(NB 22nd June is our Summer Concert rather than a usual rehearsal).
1) ALL SINGERS: Sunday 3rd May 10am-1pm (in preparation for the KVU Singers Concert on 10th May)
2) ONLY THOSE SINGERS ATTENDING THE POP FESTIVAL: Sunday 7th June 10am-11:30am
Upcoming Concerts / Events
Vocal Workshop with Sondelle Whitaker
Saturday 14th March 2020 (Dixons Cottingley Academy)
Advanced: 1pm - 3:45pm
Seniors: 2pm - 3:45pm
FREE for all members of Advanced and Senior choirs.
Professional singer, vocal coach and musical director Sondelle Whitaker will lead a set of workshops for Advanced and Senior choir members. A brilliant opportunity not to be missed!
Joint Concert with KVU Singers
Sunday 10th May 2020, 2:30pm
(Christ Church, Skipton)
Junior, Senior and Advanced choirs will perform two sets as the invited guest choir at KVU Singers' spring concert in Skipton. Tickets will be available nearer the time.
West Yorkshire Choirs Pop Festival
Saturday 13th June 2020
(Ossett Town Hall)
Excellent opportunity to develop skills as a contemporary pop choir, open to Senior and Advanced Choir members, and any 10-11 year olds in Junior Choir. Spaces are still available BUT are very limited so please email BAYC as soon as possible if you want to secure a place. For adults (18+) the event is £15. For under 18s it is £7.50. There are photos and videos of last year's event here: https://fanfaremusic.com/wy-choirs-pop-festival
BAYC Summer Concert
22nd June 2020 (early evening, exact times TBC)
(Dixons Cottingley Academy, Main Hall)
A full concert featuring all our choirs. Tickets in advance via Eventbrite (link will be available nearer the time).
Cottingley Fun Day
11th July 2020 (12:30 onwards, exact times TBC)
(Cottingley - exact venue TBC)
Details to be confirmed. A relaxed event for all the family.
BAYC Summer Camp
Tuesday 25th, Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th August 2020
(times and costs TBC, open to BAYC and non-BAYC members, aged 6-16)
(St Michael and All Angel's Church, Cottingley Community Centre)
Three days of singing, workshops, games and vocal coaching, ending with a performance for family and friends on the last day. Last year's camp was such a success that we've decided to make this an annual event. Guest vocal coaches TBC. All 6-16 year olds welcome.
Baildon Farmers Market
Saturday 26th September 2020, 10:15am onwards (times TBC)
(Baildon Village Centre Car Park, in front of the Library)
Please meet at 10:15, to perform at 10:30am. Full details to be confirmed.
Children In Need Concert
Sunday 11th October 2020, afternoon and early evening (times TBC)
(Bingley Arts Centre)
Full details to be confirmed. Tickets will be available nearer the time, with all proceeds going to Children In Need.
Bingley Christmas Fayre / Lights Switch-On
Saturday 28th November 2020, 2pm
(Bingley Town Square, Main Street)
A 30-45 minute set of festive repertoire from our Junior, Senior and Advanced singers.
Friday 11th December 2020 (times TBC)
(An exciting venue to be announced soon!)
Full details to be confirmed. Our biggest and most exciting concert yet!