Welcome to the home of Surrey Music - The Choirs with Heart!

Surrey Community Music Society consists of three choirs: Elmbridge Choir, Elmbridge Ladies Choir and Surrey Rainbow Choir, and is based in Cobham and Guildford in Surrey, United Kingdom.

Membership of Surrey Music is open to any adult regardless of ethnicity, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation, ability, age, race, religious belief or financial circumstances. 

Joining one of our choirs will not only ignite your own life with passion through the joy of music, but you will also be helping to make a big difference in the community. Our goal is to nurture, protect and grow musical talent and initiatives in Surrey, and to provide help and hope for those less fortunate than ourselves. As well as awarding grants of more than £14,000 for music-related activities and projects in Surrey, we have raised more than £200,000 for other deserving charities through our concerts and perfomances.

We hope you will enjoy these web pages. Please do feel free to browse around and contact us if you have any questions whatsoever about our activities, or if you wish to join one of our sections, we would be pleased to welcome you on board.

After Royal Hospital Concert 17 July 2010

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Saturday 17 July 2010 : 12.00 - 6.00 pm : Musical Picnic, Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability, Putney 

End of term!   No, we don’t have school terms but this year the maestro decided that we all needed a summer break – 3 weeks, but only 3 weeks, and then it’s all go for Christmas! ....


After "Celebrate Surrey" Festival

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Sunday 27 June 2010 3.45 pm Celebrating Surrey Festival, Loseley Park, Guildford

Abridged Version of ‘Till The Rivers Cease To Flow' specially written for Elmbridge Mixed Choir

The positives - it was not cold and it was not raining!

So that is what a festival is like - barriers, booths, check-ins, ID wrist bands, portaloos (so no need for peeing on the compost!) and lots going on simultaneously! In all my ...

Looking back...and looking onwards!

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Elmbridge Music Festival - 2010

mt_lightboxYou know what it's come onto the website to find something, have a look around and end up thinking 'It's been a while since I've updated and blogged!'

The Elmbridge Music Festival last week was a fantastic experience for me, getting to work with both EYM and the Big Band as well as take the Ladies Choir out onto the stage...a busy day! ....

After "Till The Rivers Cease To Flow"

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Friday & Saturday 4 & 5 June 2010 Cleves School, Weybridge ‘Till The Rivers Cease To Flow'

(The show was a muscial drama, specially written for Elmbridge Choir)

Jilly tries her hand at rap....

Creative Communities, 2 year project, Farnham Maltings, Tandridge Leisure, Surrey Arts Partnership, Arts Council funded, articulate, explore where we live
Cliff van Tonder Elmbridge Music, Maggs Latter Elmbridge Council, Richard Conlon Writer, Roshi Nasehi Lisa Woods Sarah Fisher Music

So Surrey 22 what ever did they do? Volunteers for acting parts - you, you and you!
Elmbridge residents real life memories, moments of recall, Uplifting songs, audience smiles, tapping their toes,

After the Hospices Concert

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Saturday 17 April 2010 7.30 pm - Cleves School, Weybridge Charity - Woking and Sam Beare Hospices

Elmbridge Mixed Choir and Elmbridge Big Band

Everything having been efficiently set during the afternoon by Cliff and his helpers, we had more time than usual to get our positions right and run through at least part of most of our numbers. All the tickets had been sold well in advance and the full capacity audience were in for a treat!

After the TESCO concert - 20 Feb 2010

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Jilly's Jottings

Claygate Village Hall - Saturday 20 February 2010, 7.30 p.m. - Charity – Tesco Muscular Dystrophy Campaign

Elmbridge Ladies Choir first half - Elmbridge Choir second half

This was the third time that the Mixed Choir had sung at Claygate Village Hall, having given 2 performances on 9 December 2006 and another 2 on 15 December 2007.  At all these performances we had queues of people clamouring and saying Let Me Be There.   So what went wrong this time – 2 big choirs, only one performance, no queues and no sell-out!