Since its formation in 2012 Oxford Orpheus has made donations to a number of charities. These include the Barenboim-Said Foundation (2013), the Motor Neurone Disease Research Association (2014, 2015), Oxfordshire Headway (2016, 2017) and this year the Community Outreach programme of ChristChurch Cathedral Choir School.
The concert also saw the inauguration of the Oxford Orpheus Orchestra to accompany the Oxford Orpheus Choir. We had an exciting line up of soloists for the concert who were Anna Jeruc-Kopec (soprano) Clare Presland (mezzo-soprano) Andrew Goodwin (tenor) and Ashley Riches (bass-baritone). All these […]
Research published in the Journal of Applied Arts and Health has found that those singing in a choir report a positive impact on their psychological health. The study of seventy college students discovered that choir rehearsal was associated with reduced anxiety and decreased negative moods […]