Kirkintilloch Male Voice Choir celebrate centenary in style across the globe

Kirkintilloch Male Voice Choir have celebrated their 100th birthday with a virtual concert beamed across the world.

Thursday, 8th April 2021, 2:01 pm
Kirkintilloch Male Voice Choir celebrate their centenary - virtually!

Viewers from North America to Australia throughout the Middle East and Europe tuned in to see and hear the renowned East Dunbartonshire choir mark a century of song.

Sally McLennan, the choir’s musical director, said: “ We realised months ago that because of Covid we would not be able to have a ‘ live’ annual concert.

"So, last year, with Zoom rehearsals we prepared to go virtual.

“We’ve been absolutely delighted with the results. It was – as one of the men said – virtually brilliant.”

The half hour concert is nearing 3,000 views on YouTube and has raised more than £3,000 for Glasgow Childrens Hospital Charity.

A spokesman for the charity said: “KMVC have supported the children for years. We wish them a happy 100th and thank them for all they do.”

The concert was filmed by Baby Grand Productions and highlights scenes from throughout East Dunbartonshire – all set to songs sung by KMVC.

You can watch the concert and see how many places you can spot by clicking on Kirkintilloch Male Voice Choir on YouTube or on the choir’s Facebook Page.