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Feel the fear and sing out

“It’s July 1964 and the British top 50 is fair bursting at the seams with bands and singers who would later change my life in some great and some terrible ways. But it’s not The Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, John Lee Hooker or even The Beatles who would have the greatest direct impact on my future.
That honour belongs to a tune just nudging in to the […]

Open rehearsal with the Glasgow School of Art Choir

The Glasgow School of Art Choir will be holding its annual open rehearsal on Tuesday 20 September 2016: if you love singing, why not come along to find out if the GSA Choir is right for you? The event is designed to give people a chance to sing with the ensemble, and we hope some […]

The GSA Choir announces world première recording in the Mackintosh Library

The Glasgow School of Art Choir will be recording a brand new choral work, written about the Mackintosh Building, in the Mackintosh Library in June 2016. The piece, entitled “Light Through Tall Windows” was written as a response to the fire which partially damaged the Mackintosh Building in 2014, and is a collaboration between two […]

Live performance with “A New International”

The Glasgow School of Art Choir is delighted to announce that we have been invited to perform alongside Glasgow-based band, “A New International” as their special guests during their upcoming live performance on Friday 6 May 2016.

The performance, which will take place at St Luke’s, Glasgow, will also feature an 8-piece string section in addition […]

“Hold Fast, Stand Sure, I scream a revolution” exhibition preview

The preview viewing of “Hold Fast, Stand Sure, I scream a revolution”, the lastest artwork by artist, Serena Korda, will be held on Thursday 7 April 2016 from 5:00 – 8:00pm in the Reid Gallery at The Glasgow School of Art.

Korda’s latest work being shown as part of the Glasgow International Festival 2016 and comprises a sonic […]

The GSA Choir awarded charitable status by Scottish Charity Regulator

On 16 March 2016 the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) awarded charitable status to the Glasgow School of Art Choir and entered the organisation in the Scottish Charity Register as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO), No: SC046420.

By awarding the ensemble charitable status the OSCR has acknowledged the public benefit provided through our activities and performances, […]

The MacMillan/Mackintosh project website launched

The MacMillan/Mackintosh project website officially launched online on 12 February 2016. The website features full details about the project and the commission, biographies of all those involved, interviews, videos and more. The site also contains the MacMillan/Mackintosh blog which will be written predominantly by Musical Director, Jamie Sansbury, but will also feature writing by guest authors […]

Creative Scotland supports GSA Choir commission from Sir James MacMillan, CBE

The Glasgow School of Art Choir is delighted to announce that Creative Scotland has awarded part-funding to enable it to commission Sir James MacMillan, CBE, to compose a new choral work which will be premiered by the ensemble at the re-opening of the Mackintosh Building.

Creative Scotland has awarded National Lottery funding of £4,000 which, together […]

GSA Choir merchandise range launched

November 2015 saw the launch  of the official range of GSA Choir merchandise. In addition to the limited edition, commemorative score for “Making It New”- which was commissioned by the choir and premièred at the official opening of the Reid Building at The Glasgow School of Art- the range now contains a souvenir GSA Choir […]

The Glasgow School of Art Choir Christmas cards released

This year, for the first time, the Glasgow School of Art Choir is producing a series of Christmas cards. These cards will help raise funds for an exciting, upcoming project- to be announced very soon- and feature artwork by three students of The Glasgow School of Art. There are three designs in total and these […]