cape town youth choir



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a little about us..

The Cape Town Youth Choir was founded in 1997 with the name Pro Cantu (meaning “for singing”). When we moved from Durbanville (a suburb of Cape Town) to the city center in 2011 we changed our name to “Cape Town Youth Choir”.

We’ve toured South Africa, Europe, Asia and the US, we’ve won gold in competitions and we’ve sung in fantastic venues! We love singing simple folks songs as well as challenging modern pieces. Our members are younger than 30 and (usually) older than 16 and come from all walks of life.

 Read our full story here…..

Calon Lan

Recorded live in Bishops Chapel, Rondebosch in Cape Town, at the end of 2013.

Calon Lan is a well known Welsh hymn: 

“I don’t ask for a luxurious life,
the world’s gold or its fine pearls,
I ask for a happy heart,
an honest heart, a pure heart…”


Performed live in the Hugo Lambrechts Auditorium in Cape Town, August 2013.

Soloists: Kate and Hlumelo

Sheet music can be purchased from


Recorded live in St George’s Cathedral, Cape Town, 21 August 2011

Soloist: Astrid Joseph

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