choirman

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choirman

(ˈkwaɪəmən)
n, pl -men
(Music, other) a man who is a singer in a choir
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Fifty-seven choirmen and their supporters headed for the Lake District to sing at the Theatre By The Lake.
CATHEDRAL choirmen have posed for a charity calendar.
James Saunders similarly shows us how individual English cathedral choirmen moonlighted as freelance teachers and singers in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century towns.
Also interesting is James Saunders' well-written essay on "Music and Moonlighting: the Cathedral Choirmen of Early Modern England, 1558-1649," which gives a full and amusing picture of the highly varied outside jobs of post-Reformation choirmen, who supplemented their meager emoluments and filled the time left free by the reduced schedule of liturgical song with activities ranging from non-musical church tasks to keeping pigs and even keeping ale-houses.
Two of the present choirmen, tenors Geoff and David Cross, are founder members and most are drawn from other male voice choirs, Bolsterstone, Skelmanthorpe, Honley and Millhouse.
The talented youngsters and the choirmen will present a programme of traditional Christmas fare and songs from the shows in a show at Holmfirth Civic Hall next Friday, December 7 (7.