CALDICOT Male Voice Choir (CMVC) is continuing to recruit new members to its ranks and in 2013 and 2014 it recruited 24 new members and another five in 2015.

In that time a few older members have retired, others have moved away to work and just a few decided that the choir was no longer for them. Nevertheless, the membership eligible to sing in concerts is now a remarkable 86, the oldest being a spring chicken of 93 years, Bill Nash, and the youngest members being twenty one year old Craig Howells and nineteen year olds Liam Evans and Sam Atkins.

Remarkably four of those joining this year have passed their voice tests, and on August 1st at the small village church of St Peter’s in Oakford, Devon, they made their début appearance with 50 other experienced choristers in front of a full church of over 120 to support the PSPA charity.  This must have been a nerve-racking and daunting experience for baritones Sam Atkins and Liam Evans, nineteen year olds from Undy, Harry Giblin and second tenor Rob Baldwin (ages undisclosed) but they came through it with flying colours and in tune.

The choir is always pleased to meet potential new members. Visit a practice night at the Choir Hall in Mill Lane, Caldicot on any Monday or Thursday evening.  Visit our web site at www.caldicot for more details.