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About Decibelles

A community choir based in Blackburn, Lancashire. We welcome anyone who simply enjoys singing.

Decibelles is our All Female Acapella Group.

Under the leadership of our musical director, Jeff Borradaile, we sing an exciting range of songs, all a cappella. No audition! We perform to a high standard at events throughout the year, and welcome experienced singers to become involved and encourage those who may be new to choral singing. We meet on the first and third Monday of every month 7.00 pm – 9.15 pm.

Wesley Hall Central Methodist Church
Feilden Street
Blackburn
BB2 1LQ

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SUMMER SENSATION!
Published: 8 Jul 2018

HOT HOT HOT!

On one of the hottest nights of the summer our Summer Concert was a sizzler!

Singing to a full house all four choirs gave confident competent performances to a rapt audience. Starting with Maelstrom who crooned and musically caressed the audience into the evening, confidently showcasing a wide range of tempo and styles. Followed by Decibelles whose performance out shone their sparkly outfits  The Rose and Yellow Leaves were particular highlights in a very polished performance.  Next up Vocalise the ever growing Youth choir who never fail to win the hearts of the audience. Ably lead by their sensational conductor Mathew Thomas and accompanied  by ...


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Beautiful Venue, Wonderful Evening
Published: 6 Jul 2018

On hot sunny Saturday evening, Decibelles and Gathered Voices were invited to sing in the wonderful church at Barnacre, near Garstang. Decibelles, in stunning sparkly outfits, sang part of their growing repertoire with great confidence, including two newer songs, Yellow Leaves and The Rose. The audience gave them huge applause appreciating the musical skills.

Gathered Voices from Preston and Morecambe performed their set with huge enthusiasm and enjoyment to the packed church again to huge applause.

The concert finished with all the singers joining together to sing songs common to all the singers.

The choirs were invited to share the ...


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Decibelles sing their way to victory.
Published: 22 Mar 2018

On Saturday 3rd March , despite the snow and ice, Decibelles travelled to Hazel Grove to take part in the prestigious Hazel Grove Musical Festival. We enjoyed listening to the other wonderful choirs in our class then, led by our brilliant director Mr Jeff Borradaile and supported by members of maelstrom and BPC , we sang our way to victory, with a score of 89 (DISTINCTION)

 

The Judge, Mr John Pomphrey, commented:-

“…….this interpretation was so good and the interplay between the parts is excellent.”

“Excellent understanding of the style expected. Ensemble singing is excellent-controlled so well with good ...


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Events

Monday 3rd September 2018

Return of Decibelles after summer break

Wednesday 12th December 2018

Christmas dinner, Foxfields, Langho

Monday 7th January 2019

Return of Decibelles after Christmas break

Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April 2019

Possible attendance at Community Choirs Gathering, Stratford – BPC or groups

Saturday 11th May 2019

Possible attendance at Chester Competitive Festival of Performing Arts – BPC or groups

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