“Sing we for Pleasure - for One and All”
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Christmas was kicked off in style this weekend for the choir as the gentlemen sang in three concerts.
Firstly Four Lanes Male Choir sang at the MS Merlin Centre Christmas fayre which raised £5500, a great amount of effort and work goes into things like this and Four Lanes choir were very honoured to sing at this event, well done to Ellie and all the other volunteers.
The Choir then sang for the Four Lanes pensioners dinner great time was had by all and the audience was very appreciative of the choir.
A very heart warming evening was had at Wesley chapel, Camborne on Sunday evening, Four Lane Male Choir joined Camborne Ladies for a Christmas Concert, the chapel looked resplendant in it decorations and both choirs sang very well. Cheryl Rosevear was the soloist for the evening who was on magnificent form, a joy to listen to her sing O'Holy night which was superb.
During Four Lanes Male Choir Remberance Concert Sunday 12th Novermber in Four Lanes Chapel, certificates were awarded to four members of the choir who have accumilated 165 years service to the choir between them.
Firstly John Gilbert was presented with a 40 year certificate from the Cornish fed of MVC's.
Jim Venner was awarded a 40 year certificate from Four Lanes choir which makes him a life member,
Terry Parrell was presented with a 25 year certificate from the choir. and lastly Tom Reed was presented with 60 year certificate from Four Lanes choir which is a marvellous achievement with over 3000 practices and 1500 concerts to his name.
Frank Curnow, Four Lanes Male Choir Chairman present the certificates and said, "we are very privileged to have men like this in our choir, well done to them all".
The choir have recently returned from a trip to Lancashire where the choir were hosted by Blackpool mvc and Haydock mvc.
On the Friday the choir travelled to Poulton were members of Blackpool mvc treated the choir and its supporters to a meal of Lancashire hot pot followed by apple pie and cream. A very appreciative audience were treated to an excellent concert with both choirs joining together for a tremendous finale.
On the Saturday the choir travelled to St Helens were we joined with Haydock mvc to sing in the town hall.
Both choirs sang paticularly well as did all the soloist, once again the choirs joined forces to bring the audience to their feet.
On the trip home we stopped at Taunton Dean services were what they call a flashmob took place we were joined by a number of other choirs who were also on the way home and Trelawney rang out through the service station.
Four lanes male choir hit all the right notes on a recent trip to Taunton Deane Services on the M5.
Cornwall based Four Lanes Male Voice Choir were on their way back after singing in Lancashire when they stopped at the service station.
The choir had hoped to find a cathedral to sing at unaccompanied but were unable so they seized the day and started singing at the next best place - the service station.
Choir secretary, Ashley Hosking, said: "We had hoped to find a cathedral - but we had no luck so we decided why not?
"At the time we pulled up at the station we were one of eight choir filled coaches.
"When we started singing some members joined in but when we sang one of the songs there were almost 200 of us all singing and standing - it was a great moment."
The choir which has been running for 72 years has 54 members aged 18 and upwards and regularly performs at concerts and events.