The Ariosa Singers is an independent youth choir open to all young singers. Rehearsals are at the Llwynderw hall, Fairwood Road, West Cross Swansea SA3 5JP, 2pm-4pm on Sundays. The hall is at the back of Holy Cross Church, next to Mayals Primary School.
New members always welcome. No weekly fee.
Call 01792 406062
Mumbles Voices community choir and Ariosa Singers youth choir at the Christmas concert 29 Dec 2019.
We raised £655 for Maggie's. Thank you to everyone who attended and donated to the charity
This concert at Holy Cross Church, West Cross, Swansea raised £500 through a retiring collection and donations for the local charity
FAITH IN FAMILIES.
We raised £737 at our Easter Concert 2019 which was be sent to
MS Society Cymru, Cardiff.
We raised £400 at this concert on Dec 29th 2018 which was shared between Maggie's
and St Peter's Church.
Our Informal Afternoon Concert at St Peter's Church Newton Nov 4th 2018 raised £220 for the Hostel for the Homeless on The Strand, Swansea
Our Sacred Concert on 17 March 2018
raised £450 for Shelter Cymru
Our Concert on Saturday 18 November 2018 at Holy Cross Church, West Cross, Swansea raised £500 for Diabetes Research UK and £500 for Holy Cross Church
CONCERT TOUR TO EDINBURGH
30 JULY - 3 AUGUST 2017
St Cuthbert's Parish Church, Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh, our first concert with a magnificent 4 manual organ
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The Mozart Coronation Mass concert at Holy Cross Church, Swansea on 20 April 2017 raised a profit of £1000 which will be split 50:50 between Maggie's Swansea Cancer Care and Holy Cross Church. Thanks to all who sang and played to make the concert such an overwhelming success.
|Dr Pat Steane receives a cheque for £500 from Isla, our youngest chorister, on behalf of Maggie's Cancer Care Swansea
|Bob Wigley, parish treasurer, receives a cheque for £500 presnted by Jim Watkins, a founder member of Mumbles Voices community choir
Christmas concert 2017 at St Peter's Newton Swansea, 'Carol of the Bells'
Penny Ryan is presented with the Royal School of Church Music's Certificate of Special Service at a ceremony in York Minster 2017. She is seen here with Chairman of the RSCM Lord Gill, and Director of the RSCM Andrew Reid
The Ariosa Singers are an independent youth choir based in Swansea . They are directed by Penny Ryan OBE FRSA
The singers have a wide repertoire of classical and lighter music as well as modern arrangements and commissioned works. Their European concert tours have taken them to Dublin 2006, Prague 2007, Paris 2008, Barcelona 2009, Tuscany 2010, Venice 2011, Rome 2012, and Catalonia 2013. In 2016 they returned to Dublin ( photo above) and in 2017 Edinburgh, Scotland.
Natalya Romaniw is Singing Patron of the Ariosa Singers. Natalya won the Gold Medal at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London in 2011 and the prestigious Kathleen Ferrier Award in 2012. She went to Houston Opera, USA on its Young Artists Programme. Back in the UK now, she is in demand as an opera singer, recently taking leading roles with Garsington Opera and Holland Park Opera.
Joint Patrons: Sir Karl Jenkins CBE
and Lady Carol Barratt Jenkins Hon RCM GRSM ARCM
President Edwina Hart MBE