choir performing

We currently rehearse and perform in St Peter’s Church, Burnley, two major concerts a year (late autumn and spring) as well as a Christmas concert.

If you would like to become a member of the choir, see our join us page. If you would like to come and hear us, see what’s on.

Our music director is Nigel Wilkinson, well known as an inspirational conductor. His musical accomplishments have been widely acclaimed by audiences and musicians alike during the past 35 years.

Nigel was born in Nelson and is a graduate of Manchester University and the Royal Northern College of Music. He has been the music director for both the Burnley Light Opera Society and the Burnley Gilbert & Sullivan Society. He is the founder and director of the East Lancs Sinfonia. He is music director and principal conductor of the Oldham Choral Society.

Paul Greenhaigh

Our rehearsal piano accompanist is Paul Greenhalgh, who was born in Lancashire. A BMus degree from Cardiff University was followed by two post-graduate years at the Welsh College of Music and Drama. Paul appears regularly as recitalist, concerto soloist and accompanist at venues throughout the North West. He is Principal of the Blackburn School of Music and teaches piano at Stonyhurst College in the Ribble Valley.