Summer Festival 2017

14th August, 2017
After all the months of hard work, this yearís Summer Festival Concert is over. In the audience at St Maryís church were holidaymakers from overseas and throughout this country as well as members of many Cornish male choirs. From the comments of those who attended it was indeed ... Read More »

Brittany Trip 2017

2nd August, 2017
At the beginning of July, 120 choir members, family and friends embarked on the choirís tour of Brittany. All those who went, agree that this was one of the best trips the choir has undertaken. Leaving Plymouth on the Wednesday night we arrived at Roscoff on Thursday morning and drove straight to.... Read More »

International Success

24th May, 2017
The Eighth Cornwall International Male Choral Festival is now over and was probably one of the best Festivals since it began in 2003. Having now held two choir practices at Paul Church, disbelief and amazement still hang over West Cornwall ten days after the final concert. It has still not sunk in that Mousehole MVC achieved such a remarkable result. For the record, the Choir... Read More »

International Festival Regional Gala Concert

29th April, 2017
This yearís International Music Festival commenced with Mousehole Male Voice Choir hosting three other choirs on Thursday 27th April with a Regional Gala Concert at Chapel Street Methodist Church. Joining Mousehole Male Voice Choir were Marazion Apollo Male Choir, The Melbourne Welsh Male Choir from Australia and the Grass Valley Male Voice Choir from California. This was one of the first concerts of a weekend filled with... Read More »

Opened by HRH The Duke of Kent

12th April, 2017
The Chair and Trustees of the Solomon Browne Hall invited the choir to sing at the official opening of the hall last Monday. The official opening was performed by HRH The Duke of Kent KG who arrived by helicopter and then travelled by car to the harbour front. The Duke of Kent walked up Duck street, where the choir was originally formed in 1909, and was greeted by other dignitaries. Forty members of Mousehole Male Voice Choir were there too, singing an..... Read More »

British Empire Medal for Ken Prouse

10th April, 2017
On a beautiful Sunday afternoon Mousehole Male Voice choir assembled, with friends and family, at St Thomasí church in Heamoor for a very special occasion. One of our second tenors, Ken Prouse, was being presented with his British Empire Medal by the Lord Lieutenant of the county, Colonel Edward Bolitho OBE. Kenís award was in recognition of all his work, over many years, to the.... Read More »

CORNWALL MUSIC FESTIVAL SUCCESS

29th March, 2017
On Friday 17th March the choir competed in Class E2 of the Cornwall Music Festival. This class was for Male Voice Choirs with more than 30 singers. Competing with Mousehole for the Holman Cup was St Stythians Male Voice Choir. Mousehole sang two pieces, Mark Hayes arrangement of 'The Battle of Jericho' and 'Sing Your Way Home' by Joseph M Martin. Singing first was St Stythians, and from their opening piece of music it was very clear that Mousehole were.... Read More »

John Trevorrow Harry

8th March, 2017
It was with much sadness that we announced the death of John Harry who passed away peacefully at The Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro on 15th February. John was the Choir's accompanist for twenty-two years until... Read More »

Christmas Concert 2016

23rd December, 2016
Christmas has a special place in the heart of Mousehole. The famed harbour lights, visited by thousands, complete the festive scene around the... Read More »

Class Winners

16th November, 2016
After three months of hard work the choir entered Camborne Music Festival on Saturday, singing in the Senior class for Male Voice Choirs. We found ourselves in competition with Four Lanes Male Choir and St Stythians Male Voice Choir (the previous years winners), and after a very close contest, the choir won their class and... Read More »

Paul Feast 2016

10th October, 2016
With well over 70 singers - and still increasing year by year - there was a sterling show with melodies old and new of high quality entertainment under the direction of Stephen Lawry with accompanist Annette Turton. The eager audience, many of them 'home for feast' gave them a.... Read More »

Summer Festival 2016

10th August, 2016
MEZZO-SOPRANO star FARYL SMITH wowed the large audience at the annual highlight of the Mousehole Male Voice Choir year. From opera arias to light musical highlights she displayed her... Read More »

Thanksgiving Service at Exeter Cathedral

29th July, 2016
It is fair to say that over the years Mousehole have sung in many wonderful venues and have been invited to countless prestigious events. The BBC, America, the Royal Albert Hall, cathedrals all over the country including York, Wells and Southwark are just a few names and places that... Read More »

Special guest artist Faryl Smith

7th July, 2016
Appearing at the Summer festival (Sunday 7th August at St Mary's Penzance), Faryl sprang to national attention as a 13 year old on ITVís ĎBritainís Got Talentí, when Simon Cowell told her she was...... Read More »

Sierra Nevada Winds Orchestra

28th June, 2016
Last Friday at St. Mary's Church in Penzance, Mousehole Male Voice Choir and the Sierra Nevada Wind Orchestra gave the Golowan Gala Concert to a packed audience. The 40 strong orchestra, under the guidance of Musical Director Dr. Robert Halseth, came over from California with a... Read More »
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