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Belvoir Wassailers 2012


Soloist: Caroline Sharpe
Originally from Loughborough, Caroline studied as a post-graduate at the Birmingham Conservatoire where she won the coveted Mario Lanza Opera Prize in 2009. Her operatic roles include Nero in Monteverdi's Incoronazione di Poppea and Pamina in Mozart's Zauberflote. She is exceptionally active around the county as a performer, teacher, and conductor as well as being one of the Loughborough carillonneurs.


Soloist: Elaine Bishop
Grantham-born Elaine read music at Hull University. A regular of nearly every music society one cares to name locally, she also has worked with Peak Opera and Trent Opera at the international G&S Festival held annually in Buxton. A co-founder of Grantham Youth Theatre Society, Elaine is an experienced teacher and conducts a number of local groups.


Girls Vocal Group: Enchanted
Enchanted were formed in the Summer of 2009 and rehearse once a week to perform a wide range of repertoire from folk songs to musical theatre numbers. They perform regularly in the Loughborough area at concerts and weddings and have won trophies at both the Coalville and Leicester music festivals. Directed by Caroline Sharpe and accompanied by Chris Hill.
Regular Supporting Performers...
www.carolinesharpe.com
www.elainebishop.co.uk
Saturday, 12th May 2012 --- Harby Church
Over £800 raised toward the repair of the Church Roof
Monies raised toward the repair of the Church Roof - the final count is £575 - a great big thanks to all who supported this event.
Saturday, 9th June 2012 --- Knipton Church
Enchanted
Saturday, 30th June 2012 --- Whissendine Village Hall
Wow, what a fantastic close to the current season. The Belvoir Wassailers were joined by Enchanted, Caroline Sharpe, Elaine Bishop, Dominic Pini, Martin Killick, Heather Walker, Amy Dodson, Matthew Pearse and accompanists Chris Hill and Jenny Walker.

Even with free entrance the donations and raffle on the night raised over £530 in aid of the new porch for the village hall.

Thank you to all those who have supported the choir and the various worthy causes during this season - see you in the Autumn!

WASSAIL !!!
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Saturday, 20th October 2012 --- Trinity Methodist Church, Barn Hill, Stamford
Best of British Concert in aid of Evergreen Care Trust
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Sunday, 25th November 2012
Isaac Newton Centre, Grantham
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Saturday, 1st December 2012 --- St Peters Church, Wymondham
Our first formal concert of the festive season was warmly greeted.

Joined by our soloists Caroline Sharpe, Elaine Bishop, and children from the local schools the evening went well and raised £405 in retiring collections.
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Friday, 7th December 2012
Christmas in the pubs, Hose / Bottesford
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Sunday, 9th December 2012
Waltham on the Wolds
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Tuesday, 11th December 2012
Belton Golf Club, Grantham
Friday, 14th December 2012
Denton
A successful and enjoyable evening of traditional and modern Christmas music raising £487 for Dove Cottage.
Thursday, 20th December 2012
Christmas Party, Manners Arms, Knipton
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