BOURNEMOUTH MUSIC COMPETITIONS FESTIVAL 2022
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We had another great day out at the Bournemouth Festival this year and we were really happy to have retained the Bright Cup for Choral Singing.

Comments from the adjudicator...

A moving performance - outstanding.

Wow - what a performance!

Amazing use of attack and great range of dynamics.

It is so exciting to hear full part singing brilliantly controlled and balanced.

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NEW MILTON MUSIC FESTIVAL 2022

Pictured here are the "last 24 standing" who represented Vivamente Voices at the New Milton Festival in March. Click HERE for more photos

It was so good to get together with other choirs and sing live.

We were thrilled to bring home two trophies - the Bradbeer Cup for Community Choirs and the Lush Signs trophy for Musical Theatre.

The adjudicator, Joy Robinson, commented on our performances:

"You sang with conviction and a sense of style."

"You have a super dynamic range."

"Great energy and attack."

"You gave an assured performance." 

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BOURNEMOUTH MUSIC COMPETITIONS FESTIVAL 2019

The adjudicator, Sarah Jeffries, commented on our performances of Elton John's Your Song, The Ground by Ola Gjeilo, For Good from Wicked and You Will Be Found from Dear Evan Hansen:

"Beautiful sound"

"Lyrical singing with good clear words"

"Good blended sound - legato phrases"

"An honest and heartfelt performance" 

New Milton Music Festival 2019

We had a lovely day competing at the New Milton Music Festival!  We were delighted to be awarded first place in the Adult Choir class - pictured here with the cut-glass

Bradbeers Trophy.

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Comments from the adjudicator Jane Gregson about our performance of

Ndikhokhele Bawo and Elton John's Your Song:

"A very effective performance of a stirring African song." 

"Beautifully graded dynamics."

"Your singing has a real sincerity - you spoke to us deeply."

"You sang with confidence and the text was clear."

"Your phrasing was musically shaped".

"You 'phrase' so sensitively."

PROUD WINNERS OF THE EGBERT MUDGE CUP at the BOURNEMOUTH MUSIC COMPETITIONS FESTIVAL 2018

 These are some of the comments from the adjudicator Angela Rowley for our renditions of Electricity from Billy Elliot and

You Can't Stop the Beat from Hairspray:

 

"There's a rich texture to your harmony - a well balanced sound"

"Good use of dynamic"

"Thrilling"

"A joyful and energised performance from beginning to end"