Come and join our One Voice – Multicultural Choir

The choir comes together every Monday at 6pm at University of Cumbria Chapel on Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH

The purpose is simple, to sing in harmony and make friends from all different heritages and backgrounds.

Mel Kinsella

Mel moved to Carlisle over 10 years ago and has made Carlisle City her home along with her husband Mike. She has recently launched her new venture in the city ‘Kinsella HR Solutions’ and is also a Soul and Motown singer at venues around the City and across the County. Mel has always loved to sing and started singing at an early age in church, she has led small groups and choirs on her musical journey. When asked why she was interested in leading this multicultural choir she said ‘I am excited by the idea of bringing voices together from many nationalities from across the City and hope many people will be interested and join us on the 24 January 2023 for auditions’.

Joel Daanyaya

My name is Joel Daanyaya. I was born and raised in Ghana; and Carlisle has been my home since 2018. I am a nurse by background and a lecturer in adult nursing at the University of Cumbria and also a PhD student. I am a singer and multi-instrumentalist and currently serve as a worship leader at Elim Community Church, Carlisle. I am married to Angela and we are blessed with two amazing kids. I have a strong passion for family life and have recently started a YouTube channel on Love, Marriage and Parenting. I love to travel and spending time with my family.