The Adult Choir

Ross Parish Church has a long tradition of good music making. Its choir is highly regarded by the congregation, the local community and throughout the diocese with a well earned reputation. The adult choir is a group of about 20 singers who maintain the bulk of the musical services at St Mary’s.  In recognition of…

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The Youth Choir & Quavers

These two choirs are a brand new venture for autumn 2021. If you’re a young person (aged 4 or older) who enjoys singing, perhaps a bit of drama thrown in, we invite you to be a part of it. We’re starting with rehearsals at 4pm (arrive from 3.15) on Thursdays (finishing at 5 pm). But…

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The Organ

The three manual, romantic, organ at St Mary’s was built in 1921 by Hele and Co. of Plymouth. It was originally built with pneumatic action and incorporated sliderless chests, popular at the time. The action was partially electrified with solid-state switching in the 1980s. A major rebuild of the organ was undertaken in 2011. The…

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Recordings

In addition the the recordings and video on this page you find live streamed services on our YouTube Channel Some recent recordings by the choir Most have been recorded in services, are otherwise unedited, and come warts and all with various liturgical (and other) noises off! Archive recordings Commercial recordings We’ve made a few CD…

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Choral Scholarships

An opportunity exists for promising young singers of any voice (treble, soprano, alto, tenor or bass), to apply for a choral scholarship. Two scholarships are available, each to the value of £480 per annum.  They are awarded at the discretion of the Director of Music to choristers between the ages of 11 and 18 who…

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