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KEMS
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Welcome to KEMS

Who we are
We’re a music society comprising four sections: Macclesfield Singers (a large mixed-voice choir); Macclesfield Symphony Orchestra; Macclesfield  Concert Band; and Macclesfield Contemporary Ensemble. Our friendly members, who cover a wide age range, have one thing in common: they  take making music very seriously, always striving for the best possible performances while enjoying themselves immensely.
KEMS COMMITTEE
Chair
Lynne Spedding

Treasurer
Paul Spedding

Secretary
Richard Moss

Singers
Annette Butler
Rita Dawson
Steve Kleiser
Lynne Spedding
Paul Spedding
Moira Taylor

Orchestra
Katy Bradley
David Budgett
Wanda Johnson
Rob Shaw
Tim Ward

Band
Lorna Green
Richard Moss
Laura Simpson
Gillian Sly
 
Contemporaryy
Lorna Green
Tim Ward
Calling all Students!
KEMS is particularly keen to attract student members. If you are a full-time student, membership of KEMS is FREE.  Pease e-mail our Chair Lynne Spedding  or our Treasurer Paul Spedding if you would like to know more.
We are, of course, hoping and expecting that normal concerts will resume in the autumn.  Click HERE for details of our first concert of the 2021-22 season on Saturday, 13th November.
13 November 2021
MACCLESFIELD SINGERS/SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
St Michael’s Church
BEETHOVEN Overture: Leonore No 3
RUTTER Feel the Spirit
BEETHOVEN Ode to Joy
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Sheherezade
11 December 2021
MACCLESFIELD SINGERS/ SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
St Michael’s Church
MALCOLM ARNOLD Suite: The Holly and the Ivy
TCHAIKOVSKY Suite: The Sleeping Beauty
CAROLS for audience
Christmas choral favourites
19 February 2022
MACCLESFIELD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
St Michael’s Church
WEBER Overture: Oberon
TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto (soloist: Benedict Holland)
BRAHMS Symphony No 1
20 February 2022
MACCLESFIELD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Congleton Town Hall at 4.00 pm
WEBER Overture: Oberon
TCHAIKOVSKY Violin Concerto (soloist: Benedict Holland)
BRAHMS Symphony No 1
26 March 2022
MACCLESFIELD SINGERS/SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
HAYDN The Creation
7 May 2022
MACCLESFIELD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
St Michael’s Church
SCHUMANN Overture: Manfred
MOZART Bassoon Concerto (soloist: Jon Jones)
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No 6
18 June 2022
MACCLESFIELD SINGERS
St Michael’s Church
Programme To be announced
 
Webmaster: Roger Dowling (roger.dowling@kems.org.uk)  
Last updated: 16th March 2021
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