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Glynne Jones Tribute Concert

Flash back to May 31st 2001. A tribute to the late Glynne Jones, MBE. who for 38 years steered Pendyrus to international fame, taking his beloved Pendyrus Male Choir to heights unimaginable by it’s founder members at their inaugural meeting of May 24th 1924.  

Fabulous Annual Pendyrus Gala Concert tonight at Tylorstown Sports Centre.

The packed audience response from last night’s concert was overwhelming, ending with a standing ovation to the 93-strong Pendyrus Choir, Treorchy school choir and our amazing soloists Shân Cothi, Rhys Meirion, Aled Wyn Davies and Sydney Richards. Particular thanks go to the hard work of Bill Richards, Robert Williams, Cyril Jones and many others for […]

Pendyrus 2017 Gala Concert – Fri 4th May

We are often told that the Welsh choral tradition is in decline but in the Rhondda Valley, historically one it’s strongholds, they will have none of it. The Rhondda can still boast five male choirs, and by far the largest and the one with the longest unbroken tradition is the famous Pendyrus choir in the […]

A truly memorable feast of music!

A truly memorable feast of music! Pendyrus Male Choir, the celebrated performers from Tylorstown in the Rhondda Fach, last visited Llanidloes in 1959. Remarkably, when they returned this weekend several choristers were making the return trip. The concert in the China Street Chapel involved an unusual formation: the tenors occupied the end of one upper […]

“We are Pendyrus!”

There seems to be much talk of male voice choral singing being in decline at the moment – the gentlemen of Pendyrus Male Choir are here to dispel that statement. As the largest of the five male choirs in the Rhondda Valley alone, they travelled from their Tylorstown base to rural mid-Wales to give a sell-out concert at China Street Chapel, Llanidloes for the Rotary Club.  The […]

Pendyrus ‘400’ Club Draw

The results of the JUNE ‘400’ Club Draw have been drawn and published and prizes of nearly £900 with a 1st prize of £500 and 2nd prize of £200 and many more have just been won. There are some numbers unallocated and spare so if you would like to be in with a chance of […]

History of Male Choirs in Wales

Pendyrus and Dowlais Male Choir feature heavily in this excellent programme on the history of male choirs in Wales. Commentary by Professor Gareth Williams, author of recently released “Do You Hear The People Sing” http://www.s4c.cymru/clic/c_level2.shtml… Canu’r Cymoedd | Watch S4C http://www.s4c.cymru/clic/c_level2.shtml?programme_id=63257675 www.s4c.cymru

Do you hear the people sing ?

New book by Pendyrus Chorister, Gareth Williams ‘Do You Hear the People Sing?  The Male Voice Choirs of Wales’ was launched with the Pendyrus Male Choir in attendance, at the Heritage Park Hotel, Trehafod on Monday, 7th of December and is available from all good bookshops and online retailers. Please click on link below for […]

Pendyrus to be heard all over the World

We were delighted to receive the new Official WRU Welsh National Anthem recording today. We recorded this a couple of months ago with the Cory Band, Côr Meibion Pontarddulais Male Choir, Cor Meibion Tâf and CAPMC. This recording will be used all over the world when Wales are playing their away games. A fabulous recording […]