Singer tunes in to choirs

Mezzo-soprano Laura Wright has joined the Military Wives Choirs as their first female ambassador. Laura won the 2005 BBC Young Chorister of the Year aged just 15. Since then, she has gone on to write and recor...

Note perfect on inclusivity

As well as being musically inclusive and tri-service, Military Wives Choirs are a welcoming and safe place where everyone is equal. Julia from the Portsmouth Military Wives Choir found the choir community to b...

Constant choirs connect

When you move around frequently and often at short notice, it can be tough settling in and making new friends, but the Military Wives Choirs (MWC) can provide that continuity with a ready-made group who just ge...

VOCAL SUPPORT

With over 70 choirs and more than 2,000 members in military bases across the UK and overseas, the Military Wives Choirs (MWC) is a charity that brings all women in the military community, not just wives, closer...

Canadian choir cohesion

Earlier this year, 19 members of the Middle Wallop Military Wives Choir boarded a plane to Toronto to take part in the 24th annual Canadian International Military Tattoo. Choir member Sophie Huthwaite told Army...

Voices of the future

Nicky Clarke received a richly-deserved MBE in 2014 for her pivotal role in the success of the Military Wives Choir. She spoke to Army&You about how it all began and her vision for the future... What...

Young inspiration

MILITARY, wives and choir. Three simple words, but when you put them together they create something incredible, writes Chloe Livingstone. I was 15 when I started my journey with the Chivenor Military Wives Cho...

Creating choirs

For Army spouse Michelle Alston, one of the saddest things about moving from Yorkshire was leaving her local Military Wives Choir. Faced with a half hour drive to the nearest choir, she decided to start one on ...

Military Wives Choir to sing at First World War Prom

The BBC has announced that the Military Wives Choirs will take centre stage at a special Prom to commemorate the First World War. The concert, which is part of the BBC’s annual Proms series, will take place at ...

Musical chairs

Caroline Rawlins, Vice-chair of Trustees for the Military Wives Choirs Foundation, shares her experience of moving house – and choirs… NO SOONER had I settled in to life at Shrivenham that it was time to pla...