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Marking the Centenary of the Armistice

6 Nov 2018

Dumfries Choral Society’s Autumn concert falls, very appropriately, on the eve of Armistice Day, as this year’s programme has been chosen to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War in 1918. The choir will be performing two works which represent dramatically different perspectives on the conflict – one looking forward with […]


Margaret Harvie receives her British Empire Medal

4 Jul 2018

Margaret Harvie, our accompanist, received her British Empire Medal for Services to Music from the Lord Lieutenant (Fiona Armstrong) at the Council Chambers last Friday (29 June). Congratulations!


Two members named in the New Year Honours List

11 Jan 2018

Two members of Dumfries Choral Society have been named in the New Year Honours list: Jill Hardy has been awarded MBE for services to The Arts in Dumfries and Galloway and Margaret Harvie has been awarded the British Empire Medal for Services to Music. Our warmest congratulations to them both!


Generous audience at our Christmas concert

10 Jan 2018

  Our generous audience raised £500 for the Food Train at our Christmas Concert. Stephanie Wield was able to attend the concert and accept the cheque on the Food Train’s behalf. Thank you to everyone.


Choral on fine form

10 Jan 2018

We received a great review for our November Concert, recognising not only the Choral’s performance but the fine work of our Musical Director, Ed Taylor, to bring us to this point. Both our accompanists were recognised for their skill and contributions: ‘Margaret Harvie’s delicate, harp-like piano accompaniment rippled along beautifully’ in Faure’s Cantique de Jean […]

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