Holy Trinity Church Choir is now recruiting

The choir of Holy Trinity Church, Ilfracombe has welcomed female choristers for the first time in more than a century.

History was made on Sunday when Edwina Cooper joined the tenor line and seven-year-old Ilana Vernon took her place among the boys in the treble line.

Until that point, the choir had been an all-male affair, but new choirmaster Nathan Vernon is anxious to recruit from both sexes in future.

He aims to find 10 new girls and boys in September to join the existing choirboys.

And he is also keen to recruit new adult members into the four-part choir.

Female and male altos, tenors and basses interested in joining should contact him on 01271 863971 or 07812 373008. Some experience of reading vocal music is desirable.

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