Keur heb Hanow is a small choir based in West Cornwall and we are raising funds to record our first CD.
About the project
We need to raise £1,500 to make our first CD.
With your support we aim to make a professional recording. Copies of the CD will then be sold at our concerts and online to cover our travelling expenses and so help us continue performing in public.
Our choir first got together over four years ago with the aim of singing in Cornish just for pleasure. We soon found ourselves performing at local concerts and went on to win the Cornish Carol Class at The Cornwall Music Festival three times in a row.
We frequently perform at community events and last year appeared at Lowender Peran the Cornish based Celtic music and dance festival.
Singing exclusively in Cornish (Kernewek), we are being encouraged to record our repertoire so as to make it accessible to as wide an audience as possible (you can hear some spoken phrases in Cornish at learncornishnow.com).
Cornish Language education officer, poet and Bard of the Cornish Gorsedh Pol Hodge says:
This is a great opportunity to get a professional recording made of Cornish singing. I would urge anyone interested in wonderful music and helping promote a great language to support the choir to raise the funds.