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NMPAT Community Choir

Introducing the new Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust’s Community Choir: the first community group run by NMPAT.

NMPAT Community ChoirWelcome to the Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust’s Community Choir: the first community group run by NMPAT, for people who simply love to sing and want to improve their skills, whilst performing a wide range of styles, from choral classics to songs from the shows.

The choir is non-auditioned and welcomes members who do not read music as well as others who do. It is led by Graham Tear and accompanied by Adam Hollingshurst. The choir is open to all those beyond school age and there will be a programme of performances.


If you cannot teach me to fly, teach me to sing"

J. M. Barrie.

Rehearsal details

  • Venue: Malcolm Arnold Academy, Trinity Avenue, Northampton, NN2 6JW
  • Day and time: Tuesday evenings 7:15pm to 9:00pm
  • Director: Graham Tear
  • Accompanist: Adam Hollingshurst

Subscription details

  • £40 per term for a 10 week term payable in advance.
  • Termly payment to be made through the ParentPay Shop.
  • Please bring a copy of your ParentPay receipt to the first rehearsal to collect your music.
  • Please consider Gift Aiding your subscription to increase the value to the charity and reduce the need to increase fees in the future. You can download a Gift Aid declaration form and bring it to the rehearsal.
  • NMPAT Community Choir Gift Aid declaration form (Word 71KB)

I'd like to join - what do I do?

Simply turn up at a rehearsal. We would be delighted to see you.

Rehearsal materials

To Mary by Peter Walters:

Rehearsal dates 2018 to 2019

​Autumn term 2018​Spring 2019​Summer 2019
2 October
15 January
30 April

9 October
22 January
7 May

16 October
29 January
14 May

30 October
5 February
21 May

6 November
12 February
4 June

13 November
26 February
11 June

20 November
5 March
18 June

27 November
12 March
25 June

4 December
19 March
2 July

11 December
26 March
9 July

Concert - 12 December
Concert - 27 March
Concert - to be confirmed
NMPAT receives support from:
NMPAT is a company Limited by Guarantee (Company No. 7738151) and a registered charity (Charity No. 1145643)