Category: 2000's

Peter Vernon

MD 1993 - 2006

Aug 09, 2007

Peter Vernon was our Musical Director from 1993 to 2006. He was a very popular and talented musician. It was a great shock to learn that he had been killed while out cycling on 28 July 2007. If you press "Read More" you will see a copy of his obituary as published in the Burton Mail on 9 August 2007 - the day of his funeral. Also published that day was a picture of him rehearsing with 6 of our members: Meg Moore, Jo Ballington, Paul Taylor,Linda Chidley, Sybil Limbert and Jane Fisher..

 
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Our first visit to Lingen

Aug 28, 2002

In 2002 we were invited by the Lingener Männerquartett to travel Lingen, the German twin town to Burton-upon-Trent, to perform a series of concerts over a weekend in August. On the Saturday morning we also sang a number of songs in the pedestrian area in the centre of Lingen. Several other choirs from around Europe were invited and we had a wonderful multinational music weekend. 

 
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