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The Choir

Clyst Valley Choral Society is a friendly choir of mixed voices. Our current membership stands at 35, drawn mainly from Exeter, Exmouth and the surrounding villages in the Clyst Valley.


The season runs from September to May with a break over Christmas. Rehearsals are held from 7.30pm until 9.15pm on Thursday evenings at Clyst St. Mary Church, near Exeter.


We perform two concerts each year, in November and in the Spring, as well as a Christmas concert for charity.


Under our conductor, Paul Stock, we sing music from the standard choral repertoire and challenging new works.


Enthusiastic singers are always welcome . Auditions are not required. If you would like to join us on a Thursday evening you would be very welcome. For further information please visit the 'Contact us' page.


Subscriptions are £40 per term

Choir photo
Paul Stock
Paul Stock - Musical Director

Paul Stock has been Musical Director for Clyst Valley Choral Society since September 1997.

Paul is a teacher, conductor, musical director, accompanist and organist. He began his musical training in Yeovil on piano and organ with Brian Rogers and Chris Denman.

Whilst studying music at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, he was awarded the Arthur Bachelor Scholarship for Musical Performance. Paul spent a fourth year at UEA after his BA (Hons) degree to gain Qualified Teacher Status.


In 1996 he began his teaching career at Exmouth Community College where he is now Head of Music. In this role he has contributed widely to the musical life of the College. He is also the College's Assistant Timetabler. 


In addition to his teaching commitments Paul has undertaken other musical activities in and around Exmouth including private teaching, musical direction and accompanying.

He is also Director of Music  at Holy Trinity Church, Exmouth, a Governor at The Beacon School, Exmouth and Lay Chair of Aylesbeare Deanery Synod. 





New members welcome. 

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