Choirs for Climate

Singing to change the world

Welcome to Choirs for Climate! This page offers resources for any choirs who are passionate about the environment. Get new music for your choir to sing, find causes to support, pick up tips on becoming an eco-friendly choir, and much more.

Upcoming events

A come-and-sing event in Edinburgh, focusing on climate change songs, on Sunday 18th September, 2-4pm, generously funded by the Climate Fringe Festival. Click here for details and to sign up! Music by composers from around the world – join us to sing new songs of warning, protest, solutions and hope. (Music will be available to learn in advance.)

Click here to see past events and earlier additions to the site.

New music

Recently added to the site: songs from the Political Songster; An Australian Song Cycle, by Joe Twist; Hurt Not The Trees – for SATB choir, soloists and cello, by Richard Barnard; Why We Sing and The Rules – both for 2-part choir and piano, by Chris Hutchings.

What’s available at Choirs For Climate?

New music, free – much of the music on this site can be downloaded for free and used by your choir straight away

New music, reasonably priced – a wide variety of environment-themed music for choirs, available from commercial sites

Lists of music for all choir types now available – unison, 2-3 parts and 4+ parts, and a page for music that could be used in church services

Becoming an eco-friendly choir – tips and ideas from all around the world on how to reduce your choir’s carbon footprint

Concerts, events and recordings – listen to music online or in person

Resources and information – guides, essays and talks on music and climate change

Causes and charities to support – a list of groups and causes that you could support with a performance or by campaigning

Get involved – join #ChoirsForClimate as a choir director, singer, composer, lyricist, or in other ways

Organisations – other groups working in the area of music and climate change

Comments are not enabled on this site, but if you’d like to add something or ask for something to be changed, please contact Chris Hutchings.