County Training Choir (CTCh)

The County Training Choir in rehearsal for the Second Generation Concert, Derngate, July 2015

About the Training Choir

Adrian TaylorThe County Training Choir is one of the five choirs of the Music and Performing Arts Trust and rehearses on Wednesday evenings in Room 14 at the Kettering Road Music and Arts Centre from 5:30pm to 7pm The conductor for 2018 to 2019 ​is Adrian Taylor (pictured left).

The Training Choir is a mixed voice choir, with a particular emphasis on introducing part-singing and performance skills in preparation for possible future involvement in the Senior Girls' or County Youth Choirs.

Their annual programme includes a series of concerts around the County including the Second Generation concert in the Derngate and regular appearances at the regional round of the National Festival of Music for Youth.

In 2011 the choir recorded a song by Ben Scott called 'Fostering the Future' as part of Foster Care Fortnight. The finished song is available from itunes, but you can see pictures of the recording session below.

Recording 'Fostering the Future'


Recent letters to members

How to join us

Auditions are held annually in July. See the auditions page for further information.