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The current College Choral Society comprises all singers in the College choir (currently about 40) augmented by other College pupils and staff. The choir for the annual choral concert (which usually numbers about 140) is made up of the College Choral Society (which includes current and former College parents and other College and ESO friends); concerts are accompanied by the Eastbourne Symphony Orchestra. The Eastbourne College choral concert in various formats has existed since 1871 and has always been a close association between College musicians and those from the town. Performances have taken place in Chichester Cathedral, the Congress Theatre and St Saviour’s Church. The group has been joined at various times by choirs from Cavendish School Eastbourne, Prebendal School Chichester, Chichester University Choir and singers from Junior King’s School Canterbury. In 2012 a choir from St Andrew’s Prep School took part in a performance of Rutter’s Mass for the Children. Other repertoire has included Elgar’s Dream of Gerontius, Orff’s Carmina Burana and Verdi’s Requiem as well as Faure’s Requiem, Haydn’s Creation, Puccini’s Messa di Gloria and Vaughan Williams Five Mystical Songs.

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