History of the ChoirRecords show the existence of a Male Choir in Beaufort in 1897 under the baton of John Price, the Postmaster. Although that spans 109 years, it has not been actively continuous due to firstly a break during the years of the depression and then for the Second World War.>
Up to the Second World War the Choirs’ highlight of many achievements was winning the National Eisteddfod of Wales in 1926.
Following the Second World War the Choir was reformed in 1948 with Mr Randall Williams as Musical Director. In the following period up until 1964, the Choir was able to record 18 first prizes, 2 second and 1 third.
Since then, with changing times and the greater ease of travel at home and abroad, a conscious decision was taken to concentrate exclusively on the much rewarding emphasis of concert work. This manifested itself in concerts in very many towns and cities and in prestigious concert halls and cathedrals both home and abroad.
Examples, too many to mention include: The Usher Hall in Edinburgh, The Royal Albert Hall and St Davids Hall and the famous Cologne Philharmonic Hall and many cathedrals including Cologne Cathedral.
Also among the highlights in more recent years has been singing in Royal Kensington Palace representing Wales at a Heads of State Summit meeting and singing for Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales.
An exciting new dimension in more recent times has been undertaking overseas tours to Germany, Holland, Ireland, France and Malta.
Additionally, we have had the pleasurable experience of twinning and hosting Choirs from Germany, Holland, America and Japan.
Over the years the Choir has appeared on television and radio and recorded quite a series of records, tapes and CD’s.