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Get to know Bournemouth Male Voice Choir

Bournemouth Male Voice Choir ​are a group of men, from all walks of life with a mutual love of music and a desire to perform songs to the best of our ability. We perform regularly through the year on behalf of charities, for community groups and also at private functions.

Meet BMVC Musical Team

Bmvc Mark Burstow Musical Director

Mark Burstow

Musical Director




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Mark Burstow
Musical Director

Mark has almost 30 years experience of conducting choirs, being the youngest Male choir Director when he led the Harlandic MVC at the age of 19, and has now been with BMVC for over half of that time. With experience as a conductor of all kinds of choral groups; choral societies, chamber choirs, musical theatre groups and, of course, men’s choirs. He has arranged and edited a wide range of music for choirs of all types and sizes. Mark has worked on developing the repertoire of the choir, introducing music from every conceivable genre to the choir’s concerts.
Bmvc Rob Dishington Accompanist

Rob Dishington

Accompanist




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Rob Dishington
Accompanist

Rob has been accompanist for the choir for around 18 months, and is an accomplished musician with a very light touch. Music plays a big part in Rob’s life since he teaches music at Claysmore School. He is also a member of an excellent mixed voice quartet, Vox Serenata.

We are a diverse group of men, all ages, all abilities – trying very hard to do our best to promote choral singing. We take what we do seriously but never, ever take ourselves too seriously.

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A massive thank you to Bournemouth Male Voice Choir who have raised an astonishing £12,500 by hosting a Gala Charity Concert at The Lighthouse Theatre in Poole in April 2019.

Karen SmithFundraising Manager

I am writing to thank you so, so much for the amazing weekend of fundraising concerts you provided for us last weekend.I am especially grateful as this has been a brilliant fundraiser for my year £3,200 for our charities – Amazing.

Sheila King President Nailsworth Rotary
Come sing with us

Enjoy a merry sing song in the bath? Find yourself accompanying the radio whilst on the road? Love the experience of singing along with others at the football?

For an informal chat please contact us. We look forward to singing with you.

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News from the Choir

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This is what
we do

BMVC singing at the Gala concert in the Lighthouse Poole 2019, following a Male Voice Choir competition to raise funds for Bournemouth Hospital Charity

This is why
we do it

A massive thank you to Bournemouth Male Voice Choir who have raised an astonishing £12,500 by hosting a Gala Charity Concert at The Lighthouse Theatre in Poole

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Sometimes we have
to do this

This is some of the choir in a virtual choir video singing Lullabye by Billy Joel during Covid lockdown