Stonehouse Male Voice Choir was formed in
1936, in a local builder's yard, when two or
three joiners began singing during their lunch
With the exception of the war years the
Choir has gone from strength to strength and
is now over 50 strong. Repertoire
The Choir's repertoire is wide
and varied ranging from classical, church
music, music from the shows and light popular
music. Gordon Millar, our Director of Music,
tries to cater for all tastes.
We rehearse from 7:30pm to 9:30pm every
Tuesday night in the Paterson UF church hall,
Stonehouse, from September through to the end of
March or the beginning of April,
with breaks for Christmas etc. The practice
nights offer great comradeship, hard work and
mainly performs at fund raising events for
charities, churches, Guilds and clubs etc.
throughout the Central belt of Scotland and we
normally give about five or six concerts per
season. In addition, we hold our own annual
concert in the Paterson Church, usually held
around the third week in March for two nights,
which is the Thursday and Friday of that week.
We also regularly take part in the annual
Festival of Male Voice Choirs concert in
Hamilton in March and the Christian Aid
Concert held in St. Ninian's at Christmas.