Reviews after Christmas 2019 –
Wonderful evening of Christmas and winter music from the Garden City Singers last night, with two musical interludes from St Chris School (Vivaldi Double ‘Cello Concerto and solo guitar Jingle Bell Rock/Santa Baby).
Musical Director Nat Carter was sparkling and informative as she took us through the varied program and strongly encouraged audience participation (well known Carols, Jingle Bells with bells, and Hey Father Christmas with hand jive moves).
The highlight of the evening was the Falalalala Song (containing William Tell, Beethoven 5th, Blue Danube Valse, and 1812 Overture by my calculations).
There was a very inclusive atmosphere and the raffle alone raised over £400. Mince Pies and interval drinks were much appreciated and the decorated Christmas Trees added to the festive occasion.
Bravo and a very merry Christmas Garden City Singers! Mrs JS
We had a wonderful time in the presence of this fabulous choir. My children particularly enjoyed joining in with the songs. Brilliant, fun and impressive bunch – Mrs AA
Yesterday’s concert was great fun. Beautiful singing and some lovely surprises. Always the feel-good factor. Can’t wait for the next one. – Mrs MJ
Beautiful evening surrounded by Christmas trees complete the evening. What can beat a choir, mulled wine, raising money for a great cause?? Highly recommend seeing the choir. Mrs WJ
Brilliant concert this evening by the Garden City Singers; brightened up a wintry evening and raised hundreds of pounds for the local hospice. Mr PC
Great Christmas concert last night. Sue says thanks for the fa la la!! Mr JH
Reviews from 2018
“Thank you all for a GREAT night’s entertainment, we all loved it. And the opening certainly made a few people wonder what on earth was happening. Mission accomplished!”
Mr M, from the Rotary
“…you came and sang for us at our Christmas Fayre in December 2018, and we absolutely loved it, so can you join us again at this year’s Christmas Fayre?” Mrs T from Wilbury Comunity Cafe [Editor notes- And we did go back!]
“So many people have said how much they enjoyed this evening! We would love to have you back again next year please” Mrs W, St Thomas Anniversary concert
“A huge thank you for opening the show, I thought you were fabulous! It was so kind of you all to give of your time for free and because of your generosity, we have managed to raise much needed funds for our charity. It was great to meet you all, please pass on my thanks to all the performers.”
Mrs G, Letchworth November 2017
“Thank you so much for a very enjoyable evening. The choice of songs was great and the choir obviously enjoy their singing. Through your generosity and that of the audience we have raised over £400 for our charity.” Rev A, Letchworth May 2017
“Thank you so much for coming to Benington with your lovely music. Your recital was a delightful “finale” to our Snowdrop Concerts of 2017″ Mrs B from St Peter’s PCC, Benington, Herts 2017
“Thank you to the Garden City Singers for performing at our concert. We thoroughly enjoyed the music and very much hope that you will be able to sing again for us next year.” Mrs W, Letchworth February 2017
“The whole concert was a treat…Your happy faces caused the audience to relate and your joy of singing was projected. I have to say when the men sang the line ‘kissed the face of God’, I was moved.” Mrs N, Arlesey December 2016
“Would you please be so kind as to pass on my sincere thanks to the members of Garden City Singers and of course your choir leader for all their fantastic input to our concert. You were very patient waiting until the end of the concert, but it was a really good way to bring it to its conclusion. We raised over £530.” Mr S, Letchworth April 2016
“Magnificent to listen to and watch the good sense of humour. We hope to see you again soon. We will lookout for you again when we are in the area. Loved every minute. Thanks.” Mr C & Mrs L, Norfolk February 2016