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Case study: Building stronger community connections with Barnes Concert Band

Andrea Lee, chair of Barnes Concert Band, tells us how connecting with other music groups and organisations within their local community has led to a year of incredible collaborations and exciting performances. They share valuable lessons gained along the way for other groups seeking to deepen their community ties.  

Case study: Organising tours with Birmingham Festival Choral Society

Tim Davis of Birmingham Festival Choral Society tells us how his group go about organising their own tours. 

Tell us a little bit about your group

Birmingham Festival Choral Society is a friendly and enthusiastic SATB choir of around 110 members. We sing a wide variety of the world's best choral music! We perform regularly in Birmingham, sometimes elsewhere in the UK and every three years we organise a tour to Europe.