Aberdeen Bach Choir

Appointment of Musical Director

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Paul Tierney as Musical Director. Paul's acquaintance with Aberdeen Bach Choir stretches back to 2006, when he was the winner of the Ellie Pirie Scholarship for 2006-7.

Annual General Meeting

The 2022 Annual General Meeting will be held by Zoom online on Tuesday 23 August 2022. We would welcome nominations for the post of Treasurer (which could be a shared post) and for an Ordinary Member of the Management Committee.

Rehearsals Autumn Term 2022-23

Choir rehearsals under our new Musical Director Paul Tierney will recommence after our summer break on Tuesday 30th August 2022 at High Hilton Parish Church. Rehearsals take place on Tuesdays from 7:30 to 9:30pm (Aug-Dec & Jan-Apr), and they include a short tea/coffee break. We look forward to welcoming new members to sing with us - see How to Join.


Welcome to Aberdeen Bach Choir’s website. We are a friendly, non-auditioning, mixed-voice choir, open to anyone aged 15 or over. Established for over 65 years, we have become one of the city’s most respected amateur choirs, performing a wide range of sacred choral music, with an emphasis on the works of J.S. Bach. We usually perform two concerts each year in St. Machar’s Cathedral, in April and December, with professional soloists and musicians.

Please follow the links on our website to find out more about the choir, our concerts and how you can join us as a singer.

Angela Slater, Chair
Angela Slater, Chair

December 2021 Video Recording

In place of our normal public December concert in St Machar's Cathedral, Aberdeen Bach Choir, accompanied by Christopher Cromar on the organ and conducted by Peter Parfitt, performed a short programme of works in the Cathedral, published on YouTube:

I was glad - Parry
Ave verum corpus - Mozart
How lovely are Thy dwellings (German Requiem) - Brahms
Ach Herr, lass dein lieb Engelein (St John Passion) - J.S. Bach



Aberdeen Bach Choir
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