A CHOIR is singing from the rooftops after returning to normal rehearsals following a long, enforced break due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

After 18 months without performances and only meeting virtually, Durham Harmonics choir is back to hold in-person rehearsals.

And now members are looking forward to holding charitable concerts and welcome invitations from local good causes.

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Musical Director, Yzen Eng, said: "Having not sung or rehearsed properly for such a long time, it's been a huge joy to be back making music again and to see all our singers in real life rather than on the internet."

The Durham Harmonics is a unique choir and sings exclusively pop, musical theatre, Great American Songbook and jazz tunes, all in challenging four-part harmony.

The group rehearses at Waddington Street United Reformed Church, Waddington Street, Durham, DH1 4BG on Tuesday evenings from 17.30pm to 9pm.

New singers are always welcome and there is no audition.

Mr Eng said: "Apart from missing singing and rehearsals, we've also really missed performing live over the past 18 months.

"One of the things which we love to do is to help our local community in Durham and the surrounding area by singing at charitable fundraising events.

"So, if any charities or worthy causes are looking for a choir to entertain an audience, please do not hesitate to get in touch."

For further information call 0191-3778660.


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