Northamptonshire Rock Choir organiser to lead national sing-a-long live on Facebook

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Dave Easter will be running the daily coronavirus lockdown rehearsal next week

The Northamptonshire organiser for the country's most popular contemporary choir will be leading a national online sing-a-long next week.

Rock Choir has been hosting a rehearsal for its 32,000 members and anyone else live on its Facebook page every day since the coronavirus lockdown began to keep Britain singing.

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Dave Easter, who organises the Rock Choirs in Northampton, Daventry, Higham Ferrers, Wellingborough and Market Harborough, will be leading the sing-a-long on Tuesday (April 28).

The set-up for one of the Rock Choir Facebook rehearsalsThe set-up for one of the Rock Choir Facebook rehearsals
The set-up for one of the Rock Choir Facebook rehearsals | other

A Rock Choir spokesman said: "In the last 28 days we have achieved a collective reach of one million households with our daily dose of uplifting singing sessions.

"We are committed to providing this essential daily routine for the entire Covid-19 lockdown."

Rock Choir, which was set up 15 years ago, creates its own unique versions of feel-good and popular contemporary songs offering its members the chance to learn, enjoy and perform with no prior musical or singing experience.

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With rehearsals taking place in over 400 towns across the UK, each choir enjoys a fulfilling social life following the ethos of support and nurturing while using music as a platform for health and well-being.

The lockdown has not deterred the Rock Choir team or its 'Rockies' as they move to a 'virtual Rock Choir world tour' and the daily rehearsals at 3pm on Facebook.

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