Conscious Competence

Conscious Competence

The usual chorus social after rehearsal back on the 19th November 2013, included a lively discussion on Cottontown’s progress over recent years, the factors that influenced it, and our hopes for BHS 2014 International Convention in Las Vegas in 2014. The coaching...
‘Naked’ choirs on show

‘Naked’ choirs on show

There’s a buzz in the air when it comes to singing. The popularity of choirs of all genres has never been greater and people all over the country are ditching their inhibitions and finding their voice. The current poster boy of choirs is Gareth Malone whose latest...
Press Release Preston 4th of July

Press Release Preston 4th of July

Multi Award Winning Cottontown Chorus struts its stuff A feature packed a cappella concert on the 4th of July St John’s Minster Preston Bolton, 24rd of June 2015: The Cottontown Chorus is a registered charity with the aim of providing a platform for men of all ages...
The Soft Palate

The Soft Palate

Lift, resonance, tall, buzz, float, mask, light – just some of the words our MD and visiting coaches employ to improve our singing. Whilst their outward meaning is obvious, applying them can be tricky. The danger is that we pay them lip service (pun intended) –...
Welcome to Las Vegas 2014 Blog

Welcome to Las Vegas 2014 Blog

Hi everyone! This is our aptly named, Barbershop Harmony Society Las Vegas International Convention 2014 blog. Here we will be posting content that you can follow through our rehearsals and onward to our appearance in Las Vegas 2014. We have already learned today that...