Auckland Welsh Choir
Côr Cymreig. A Kiwi choir with a Celtic connection
Join us if you love to sing
We are a community choir providing a welcoming environment to develop, challenge and enjoy ourselves as singers. Under our Music Directors’ guidance we strive for musical and vocal excellence while making friends and helping the community.
Our music draws on a rich range of folk songs with a Celtic flavour, as well as our cornerstone Welsh language repertoire. We usually sing in four part harmony, enjoying also the traditional choral repertoire of sacred and secular songs. At times we perform more challenging larger scale concert works using guest instrumentalists. Besides English and Welsh, we have also sung in Latin, German, French, Italian, Māori, Mandarin, Russian and even Estonian.
Come along to a concert or enquire about attending a rehearsal if you’d like to join our choral family. We have a scholarship available for any interested younger members.
A Fathers Day concert. From the stirring Welsh anthem of Rugby matches to choral favourites and Disney classics, we have music for the whole family—enjoy the music then take Dad to dinner after the show!
Auckland Welsh Choir and guest instrumentalists with Peka Totara Choir and soloists of One Tree Hill College
Conductors: Diana Williams Rhodes & Steven Rapana
Auditorium: parking on campus.
Northbound 421-451 Great South Road Penrose or if driving south you can enter campus at 18 Rockfield Road beside the pedestrian crossing
- $20Door sale
Cymanfa Ganu is a Festival of singing in the Welsh tradition of Christianity. It welcomes all religions and ethnicities and its statement of intent is “Cenwch i’r Arglwydd” (“Sing to the
Lord”). It traditionally takes place in a grand cathedral with hymns sung in Welsh by the congregation in 4-part harmony to the accompaniment of the church organ.
Auckland Welsh Choir was invited to the Cymanfa together with the North Shore Male Choir.
- $20General admission
AWC is back in Cambridge on 3 October!
85 Hamilton Road, Cambridge
Auckland Welsh Choir is committed to the community, as a non-profit organisation we are proud to donate proceeds of our concerts to charity groups which support people in need. Our other main aims are to promote and value Welsh language and music, to maintain a lively, enjoyable and social programme for our members, to strive always for choral excellence, and to challenge ourselves to explore varied repertoire while maintaining our cornerstone of Welsh music.
We have partnered with multiple charities in the past.