Rehearsals in Person

Newport Philharmonic Choir are delighted to be able to welcome back members in person, and at a new rehearsal venue in Christchurch, Newport. Our infection control measures are: the hall doors are kept open for ventilation during the rehearsal, chairs are well spaced, face coverings (on entry and exit only), hand hygiene and signing the

Ty Cerdd Grant

Newport Philharmonic Choir has received an emergency grant from Ty Cerdd to help us restart choir rehearsals and hopefully concerts, when Welsh Government Covid restrictions allow. Ty Cerdd have been working with the Arts Council of Wales and Welsh Government to support community music making, which has been so badly hit by the Pandemic and

Arts Council Grant

Newport Philharmonic Choir has received grant aid from The Arts Council for Wales.  The money is intended to help arts organisations whose income has been massively reduced as a result of the Covid 19 pandemic.   The Arts Council of Wales, have reallocated National Lottery funding from existing budgets to create an urgent response fund

St Woolos Quarterly Article

The St Woolos Quarterly published a lovely article by a cathedral visitor who had enjoyed coming to our Autumn concert: Reflections by a Visitor on a Cathedral Concert ” I was staying a few days with my brother and his family in South Wales. On the Saturday evening they were planning to go to a

Choir President

We were saddened by the death in February of our president, Mr Paul Flynn MP, but felt very privileged to take part in his funeral at Newport Cathedral last month. Paul’s wife, Sam, had asked us to perform “I would be true”, and this is one of the pieces we are performing in our forthcoming