Tyndale Community Gospel Choir

A singing community centred around Tyndale School but open to all


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A choir for Tyndale School and East Oxford

Hi There - I'm Harry and I'd like to invite you to be involved in an exciting new project I am running for Autumn/Winter 2019.

The Tyndale Community Gospel Choir will start on Monday 16th September, from 7 - 9pm in the main hall at Tyndale School and we will be meeting every Monday evening thereafter culminating with a foot-tapping, hand-clapping Christmas Gospel Concert featuring the Community Choir.

The Christmas Gospel Concert will be held on Saturday 14th December at The Kings Centre in Botley, so please save the date for your diary.

The Gospel Choir is for anybody aged 16 or over and completely open to the wider community and neighbourhood. So, no matter what your background, feel absolutely free to join us for what promises to be a fantastic weekly project and remember to bring your family and friends along too!

All abilities are welcome, whether you've sung in a choir before or just in the shower, it really doesn't matter. So, come along, join in with the fun and lets make a joyful noise!

Hope to see you soon!

Click here to book tickets for our Christmas Gospel Concert on 14th December.

Our Team


    Harry Strachan

    Choir Director

    Harry has spent his entire life singing Gospel Music and has an infectious passion and engaging enthusiasm for seeing others develop their singing ability through attending his choir workshops. Growing up as the son of a Pentecostal Minister, Harry moved from Choristor to Choir Master at a young age and then spent much of his 20s touring as a session vocalist backing artists such as Gladys Knight, Damon Albarn, Chaka Khan, Roger Daltrey and The London Community Gospel Choir. Career highlights included performing in front of Pope John Paul II in Rome and the Queen at the Commonwealth Day celebrations. In his day job, Harry is the Pastoral Leader for Tyndale Community School and is a devoted husband and father to his wife Anne-Marie and their two boys.


      Mark Robertshaw

      Musical Director

      Mark has been playing the piano for almost 35 years Also the son of a minister, Mark started his musical life in a church setting and whilst at university in Oxford, he became infected with a love of Gospel, Blues and Jazz which has become his main passion as a musician ever since. Mark has coordinated and accompanied a number of Gospel choirs and played in a number of function bands over the last 20 years and is looking forward very much to this new project. In his day job Mark is a director of an IT company and in his spare time enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 children dragging them out on long country walks.


        Hannah Robertshaw

        Soprano Section Leader

        Hannah is an experienced singer and musician. Having been awarded music scholarships from an early age at school she proceeded to study music at Liverpool Hope University specialising in popular music and technology. As well as having a refined singing voice, Hannah has a strong classical background and is an accomplished pianist. She is relishing the opportunity to be part of the Tyndale choir as this combines much of her technical training with an enjoyment of Gospel music. In her day job, Hannah is a drug and alcohol worker working with children and teenagers. For relaxation she enjoys a nice cup of tea and peace and quiet after her 2 toddlers have gone to sleep.


          Gordy Munday

          Alto Section Leader

          Gordy is a talented and accomplished singer with a wealth of experience in band, choir and solo settings. She studied performing arts in London where she spent time working with leading vocal and dance coaches David and Carrie Grant. She then trained at the Nexus Institute of Creative Arts with a specialism in vocals. After this she had the opportunity to tour throughout England and Europe as part of an Oxford based band. Utilising her training and experience Gordy has worked as a singing teacher over the last 20 years and has developed a love and passion for music. As such she is very excited to be taking a leading part in this new venture. In her day job, Gordy works for Tyndale Community School as an administrator and in her spare time enjoys spending time with her family and eating good food with good friends.

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          For general enquiries please contact the choir master using the details below.

          Tyndale Community School, William Morris Close Oxford OX4 2JX