All you need to know about PGTC

Join the choir

There are currently places available for the Mens section in the choir. We are looking for Baritones, Tenors and Bass singers. We do not hold auditions, we encourage people of all ages and abilities as we do not use sheet music. Email for more information.

Established - 25th February 2010

Choir Type - Pop

Also do - Swing, Musicals, Rock

Cost - £4 per week

Membership - £20 per year

Based at - Burnham Cricket Club

Meet - Every Thursday from 8pm to 10pm

Skill levels - from beginner upwards

Facts about the choir

Pop Goes the Choir are Winners in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018 of The Biggs Cup for Mixed Choirs

at the Maidenhead Festival

Pop Goes The Choir were officiallly invited to sing at the Paralympics in London 2012

Pop Goes The Choir were officiallly invited to sing at the Royal Wedding of Harry and Meghan, at The Long Walk, Windsor 2018


Matthew Ash is a local singer and keen member of the Maidenhead Musical Comedy Society and Maidenhead Operatic Society. After being in a few rock bands as a younger man and spending five years in the Royal Chapel Choir, Matthew is keen to impart his knowledge and enthusiasm for music to all. Matthew is also the Founder of Pop Goes To Africa, a trustee of The Burnham Foundation and is a Former Governor of Lent Rise school on Burnham.

Musical Director

David Kemp is the resident Musical Director at Azure Theatre School and the Artistic Co- coordinator at Millennium Performing Arts, London. He is also the founder of DK proDuKtions, a local, professional theatre company specialising in theatre productions (indoor and out!) and both adult and children’s workshops.