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choir

[O.Fr.] 1 A group of singers; traditionally the chorus organized to sing in a church. Usually, Roman Catholic, Anglican, and Lutheran choirs are composed of men and boys, but occasionally in these churches and customarily in other Protestant churches men and women form the choir. 2 That division of an organ usually used to accompany the singers, played from the lowest manual on the console. 3 A section of a chorus or orchestra, as the contrasted choirs of polychoral music, or brass choir, woodwind choir. 4 That part of a church reserved for the singers and the officiating clergy in a cathedral or abbey; the same area in a parish church is the chancel: see stallstall,
small division of a larger space, sometimes partly partitioned. The term is used for a booth for display and selling at an exhibition, for a compartment in a stable or kennel, or, in England, for the forward seats in a theater orchestra.
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Choir

That part of a church where the religious service isaccompanied by singing, usually part of the chancel and often separated by an ornamental screen.

choir

choir
That part of a church, between the sanctuary and the nave, usually occupied by a group of singers.

choir

1. an organized group of singers, esp for singing in church services
2. 
a. the part of a cathedral, abbey, or church in front of the altar, lined on both sides with benches, and used by the choir and clergy
b. (as modifier): choir stalls
3. a number of instruments of the same family playing together
4. one of the manuals on an organ controlling a set of soft sweet-toned pipes
5. any of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology
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It follows the choir's success in being named Barnardo's Junior Choir of the Year 2017 against stiff competition from across the country at the Royal Festival Hall in London and winning both the Year 6 and Under choir classes at the Mrs Sunderland Music Festival.
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Alan Clark, a well known musical director in the male voice choir world, will be joining the Steeton Male Voice Choir from Yorkshire, when they visit Coventry to perform.
Nikki Holmes, musical director of Choir of the Year 2012, Longbenton Community College Choir, said: "It's an amazing honour to be St Oswald's Choir of the Year.
Open to all ages and music styles, more than 2,000 choirs and 130,000 singers have taken part since it started in 1984.
The College of the Arts (COTA) Youth Choir claimed Olympic Gold at the World Choir Games that were held in Cincinnati, in the USA earlier this month.
Aside from special blend and intonation effects achievable by relatively small ensembles, choir size is largely driven by dynamic range and overall loudness, often to match a performance space or an orchestral accompaniment.
It's been a bit frustrating over the years as there are four choirs here, but they tend to be very prolific when it comes to putting out press releases.