Sophie Sterckx




My choirs are accessible and fun. We enjoy working towards a performance.

Additional information

Sophie leads Corinium Community Choir in Cirencester and Painswick Community Choir in Painswick.

She also runs a weekly singing group in Stonehouse, near Stroud, and MamaSings – a Mother & Baby singing group – at Stroud Maternity Unit for new mums and babies up to 12months.

Sophie runs various other workshops and singing groups throughout the year and composes and arranges songs for choral and small group a cappella.

My choirs

Corinium Community Choir

A vibrant and fun community choir in Cirencester led by Sophie Sterckx. We sing songs from across the globe in 3 – 5 part harmony. No reading music skills needed. We perform 2 or 3 times a year locally and occasionally attend Big Sings in Stroud or Bristol.

Session times

Wednesday Evening 7.30pm-9pm (term time)


MamaSings – Stroud Maternity Mother & Baby Singing

THURSDAY MORNINGS – 2 groups / 2 venues

9.50am-10.50am – at Stroud Maternity Unit (SMU)

FREE for 0-5 month babies & pregnant women as this session is kindly funded by Stroud Hospital’s League Of Friends.

11am-12pm – at Trinity Rooms Community Hub (on Field Road, opposite SMU)

Fee: £5 per session for mothers with 5-12 month old babies.

Gentle lullabies, uplifting songs and simple harmonies. Something to sooth and entertain both mother and baby while meeting other new mums and babies in your local area. Partners welcome.

No booking necessary. These are both drop in sessions for families in the Stroud and nearby surrounding area.

Session times

Thursdays 9.50am-10.50am AND Thursdays 11am-12pm

Painswick Community Choir

We are a small community choir of around 20 singers. We sing songs in harmony from around the world in 3 – 5 part harmony. No music reading skills needed. We perform a couple of times during the year at local community events and occasional Big Sings in Bristol or Stroud.

Session times

Monday evenings 7pm - 8.30pm (in term time)

Stonehouse Singing Group

Stonehouse Singing Group is a lovely and friendly Tuesday morning drop-in session held in Stonehouse. This group is not a performance group. The focus is on learning simple songs in 2-4 part harmony by ear, alongside accessible breath & vocal work to help strengthen and support the singing voice.

Session times

Tuesday mornings 11am - 12.15pm

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