Date(s) - September 14th 2019
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
The Mayor’s Concert
Hailsham Parish Church
High Street, BN27 1BL
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Join us for this FREE concert at Hailsham Parish Church at which we shall welcome the town’s mayor. The concert will include performances by Hailsham Choral Society, Roger Tipping, Organist at Hailsham Parish Church andprofessional soprano,Abbie Marsden, alsoknownlocally as director of Hailsham Voices.
Hailsham Choral Society will perform a programme of short pieces giving an insight into the breadth of their repertoire. This year the music will include sacred music and songs from opera and musicals.
Roger Tippingis organist of Hailsham Parish Church. The organ, recently installed, is a digital three manual instrument. Roger has studied at both Brighton and Sussex universities and, externally, London College of Music. Highlights for him include playing of services at Canterbury Cathedral and Christ`s Hospital chapel, Horsham.
Abbie Marsden trained as a singer at The Royal Academy of Music. Since graduating in 2000 she has had a busy career in London teaching both singing and piano, as well as working as a professional singer. Abbie has sung with famous artists at The 02 Arena, The Royal Albert Hall and Manchester Arena, as well as having performed on TV shows such as Strictly Come Dancing and The Voice. Abbie moved from London to Hailsham in 2012and will sing a selection of songs from the music theatre repertoire
There will be refreshments available at the end of the concert in aid of the Parish Church and a retiring collection to help support Hailsham Festival.