Kirkintilloch Male Voice Choir was founded in 1921. Over the last 90 years KMVC has performed throughout the country raising thousands of pounds for various charities and good causes. In the last year they were involved in raising around £12,000 for charities including the Beatson, Yorkhill, Christian Aid and CHAS.
KMVC have 50 active members at present. The choir will be performing at this year’s Festival as a ‘Pop Up Choir’ and will be singing at various locations in the town from 1pm to 3pm. Last year they sang Flower of Scotland at a ‘Flash Mob Choir’ for the launch of the RBS Rugby 6 Nations. You can view the video on You Tube.
The choir have over the last 18 months raised in excess of £35,000 for charities and good causes and have just recently joined with St Mary’s Parish Church Congregation to record a CD of favourite Hymns to mark the centenary of the present St Mary’s Church building on Cowgate.
If interested in joining or getting more information on the choir access the web page on www.kmvc.co.uk or their Facebook Page or by phoning 0141 776 6058.