At Blackheath Halls our strong belief is that continued, in-depth access to high level music making has a huge and lasting impact on young people’s lives and will make a real and long-lasting difference to them as they grow older.

The Blackheath Halls Youth Choir comprises of 70 young people aged 8 to 18 with a gift for music from across our local area. The choir have previously teamed up with English Touring Opera and the London Philharmonic Orchestra for performances, as well as regularly performing in Blackheath Halls and other prestigious venues.

The choir is free of charge as part of our commitment to giving all talented young musicians in our local boroughs access to high quality music education. Musical opportunities are also provided outside of choir sessions; recently choir members enjoyed workshops about songwriting and musical theatre.

Young people from our choir gain access to prestigious opportunities as a result of being choir members; most notably, choir members have been taken on by the Royal Opera House Youth Company, the English National Opera Youth Company, the National Youth Choir and one member is now studying voice at Junior Trinity.

The group is split into Junior (Years 3-6) and Senior (Years 7+) choirs and rehearses on Monday afternoons during term time at Blackheath Halls.

For more information about the Blackheath Halls Youth Choir please email Kate Howden [email protected]

Next Performance
Sat 13 May 2023 12pm – Before The Firebird with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Festival Hall

Choir Team
Music Director: Helen Brookes
Choir leaders: Helen Brookes and Jessica Norton
Pianists: Oliver Payne & Ben Newlove

Support Blackheath Halls Youth Choir

It is thanks to our Friends and Patrons of Blackheath Halls members that we are able to continue to offer Blackheath Halls youth for local children of all ages. If you would like to become a Friend or Patron more information is available here.



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Founding Patron: Matthew Rose 
Patron: Nardus Williams

 Friends and Patrons membership donations go directly towards all our community engagement work at Blackheath Halls, including Blackheath Halls Youth Choir.

To become a Friend or Patron and support our incredible Youth Choir, please join below.

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Get in touch

Community Engagement Officer

Kate Howden

[email protected]

020 8305 3894