Saturday 17th June 2017

Amity sang at the Jersey Academy of Music (JAM) Summer Fayre and Awards afternoon. The event was a great success raising approximately £3000 to go towards future Academy projects

We sang Duncan Miller's piece, A Summer Nocturne, for the second time in public in our first set of music in the Chapel.

Here, Duncan is explaining about the poem, written by Douglas S Johnson in 1994, to the audience

Chapel set (conducted by Elizabeth Farnon)

O let me live -Tomkins

Super Flumina-Palestrina (conducted by John Farnon)

Il est bel et bon- Passereau

Ach weh des leiden -Hassler

In the gloaming -Annie Sullivan arr. John Farnon

A Summer Nocturne-Duncan Miller (conducted by Duncan)

Our second set of music was sung on the terrace

Terrace set (conducted by Elizabeth Farnon)

Chatanooga Choochoo -arr. Alan Simmons

Portrait of my love’ arr. Alan Simmons

Ihr musici frisch auf -Hassler

La! La ! La !- Certon

Love walked in- Gershwin (conducted by Gillian Sawyer)

Somebody talkin’ -trad. spiritual-arr. Stacey Gibbs

Piano accompaniment -Grace Garnier and Alison Stewart

14th December 2017

The choir sang at 16, New Street for the third year in succession and, in a first for the choir, sang live on Channel ITV News!

To download a short clip of Have yourself a Merry Christmas or Sweet Little Jesus, click on the links

The music sung was as follows;

Hail smiling Morn …Reginald  Spofforth ( English composer C19th)

A maiden most gentle arr. Carter

Jesu Thou the virgin born -Holst

Silent Night arr. M. Sargent


Rise up Shepherds …American carol

Wexford carol –Irish carol arr. Wilberg

Dormi Jesu (Virgin’s cradle hymn) Rubbra

Sweet little Jesus boy.. arr. M. Neaum

Christmas Song…Chestnuts Roasting arr. J. Farnon

Have yourself a merry little Xmas..arr. Gailey

O Come all ye faithful

7h December 2017

The choir sang a mixture of seasonal pieces from our repertoire at Stuart Court, an MHA residential home

5th and 6th November 2017

The choir sang in the 2017 Eisteddfod Festival.

On the 5th, in the Town Church, the choir won the Stanley Sackett Memorial Trophy and achieved a Gold Certificate. The choir sang Christus est Stella by Will Todd, Super Flumina Babylonis by Palestrina and A Celtic Prayer by Barry Peters

On the 6th, at the Jersey Opera House, the choir achieved a Silver Certificate in singing in Class 278 for Mixed Voices. The choir sang Water of Tyne by Trad. Arr. by Michael Neaum, Ce Beau Printemps by Mark Sirett and Somebody talkin’ about Jesus by Trad spiritual Arr by Gibbs.

The choir also sang an original composition by one of its own members, A Summer Nocturne by Duncan Miller in Class 175,  for Over 18s.