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Ad Solem win First Prize in North Wales Choral Festival 2014

Ad Solem, The University of Manchester Chamber Choir won first prize in the recent North Wales Choral Festival 2014 in the Mixed category. 

On 9 November 2014, they battled against 10 other choirs to win the top prize of £500. The prize money will be used for activities organised by the University of Manchester Music Society.

The North Wales Choral Festival which is organised by Conwy County Borough Council, is considered one of the largest choral competitions in Wales. It is now a three day celebration of choral music incorporating school workshops, competitions, concerts and community performances. This year’s festival took place between 8 - 9 November 2014 in Venue Cymru, Llandudno in Wales.

Ad Solem is a student-run auditioned chamber choir based at the University of Manchester as part of the University of Manchester Music Society. The choir enjoys singing an eclectic range of music, regularly performing around the North West of England. Ad Solem have also been on tours including Hungary, Estonia, and Italy. The choir performs in the Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama, which is also where we are based for rehearsals.

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