Photograph of ExColl in Greyfriars Kirk, Edinburgh, Summer 2004

ExColl is made up of former members, men and women, of the Chapel Choirs of Jesus College, Cambridge, England and the present group spans some twenty years’ membership of those choirs. ExColl has sung extensively in cathedrals and has given concerts in many parts of the UK and abroad. The choir is conducted in rotation by former Organ Scholars of Jesus College.

Next Event

Tomb of King Richard III

Choral Evensong

to mark the anniversary of the death of King Richard III

Leicester Cathedral

5.30pm on 22nd August 2015

Music from Herbert Howell’s Requiem and Gloucester Service

Previous Events

“Music in Honour of Our Lady”

A Concert for the Centenary of the Church of the Annunciation

Marble Arch, London

Saturday 7th June 2014 at 7pm

The programme includes a performance of Thomas Tallis’ famous 40-part motet, Spem in alium, together with plainchant and works by Lassus, Palestrina, Rachmaninov, Finzi and Gorecki.

ExColl is also singing at the celebration of the Mass of Pentecost at the Annunciation on Sunday 8th June 2014 at 10.30am.

ExColl 2014 Poster

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Tickets for “Music in Honour of Our Lady” are priced at £20, to include a glass of wine. Tickets are available for sale on the door and can be reserved by emailing . Booking in this way will also reserve you a seat. Please collect your tickets by 6.40pm and take your seats by 6.50pm.


Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden (Motet, BWV 230) - J.S. Bach
Text from Psalm 117

Recorded LIVE at a concert at St. Michael's Parish Church, Stone, Staffordshire on 19th August 2000

A Hymn for St. Cecilia (1960) - Herbert Howells

Recorded LIVE at a concert at St. Michael's Parish Church, Stone, Staffordshire on 19th August 2000


St David's 2002
  Edinburgh 2004

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