The Pitchpipers started in Havant, Hampshire in 1976 with a few singers in the front room of our founder member, Marilyn Penketh. Since that time the chorus has gone from strength to strength within the Ladies Association of British Barbershop Singers (LABBS).
Our chorus has a great bunch of active members - and there's always room for more.
For the festive season our membership increases as more ladies join us to sing everyones favourite carols, as The Pitchpipers Ladies Christmas Chorus. It's a fun and easy way to give harmony singing a try . We have loads of fun singing in the local area raising money for local causes, it feels good and it does you good - so why not join us? Email us for more details.
You can have a peek at what we do in this video. We filmed our "Diva Day" back in February 2015 when we arranged for singers from all over the south to join together. Karen Penketh was our delightful MD for the day (she co-wrote the music!) and we had superb coaching in performance skills from Theresa Weatherbee ( she's an international coach and judge).
We hope you enjoy 'Barbershop Joe' as much as we did!
We love to 'sing out' at:
If you are organising an event and would like more information about our rates and availability, please email us.
3rd December: Wickham Christmas Fair
9th December: afternoon Cascades for Rowans Hospice: 12.15 1.15 & 2.15 then our evening concert 7.30pm at St Colman's Church, Havant Road, Cosham - proceeds to local charity Medicine for Older People (MOPS)
10th December: Singing at 11am & 12 midday at the Boardwalk, Port Solent and 3pm at Chalton Church
12th December: Friends & Family Christmas Show, St Philips Church Hall, Hawthorn Cres., Cosham 8pm
13th December: Singing in Meridian centre, Havant 8.30pm
16th December: Singing at 2pm in Meridian centre, Havant
16th December: Singing at Springfield Care Home, Havant Road, Emsworth 3pm
17th December: Singing at Fareham shopping centre, 12.00 & 2pm
19th December: Pitchpipers Christmas Dinner at The Chairmakers, Worlds End, Denmead
In you would like to book us for a charity event, birthday, wedding or any type of celebration please email us.
We are offering a FREE 4 WEEK HARMONY SINGING COURSE
- FIND YOUR PLACE IN THE CHOIR -
starting on Tuesday 9th January, 2018 at 7.30pm.Sign up now to avoid disappointment
We welcome visitors to all our rehearsals
Last updated 16th November, 2017
Every Tuesday evening from 7.30pm till 10pm at:
St Philip’s Church Hall,
Email our Musical Director Marilyn Penketh via
or phone her on 02392 460 227
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