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Here, you will find an overview of all participating choirs in 2018.
Subject to modifications.


Altländer Shanty-Chor

Kontakt:
Altländer Shanty-Chor e. V.
Uwe Richters
Lühe 68a
21635 Jork
eMail:
info (at) aschor.de
www.aschor.de

Altländer Shanty-Chor

  • Founded in: 1981
  • 1. Chairman: Uwe Richters
  • 2. Chairman: Günter Gröbel
  • Musical Director: Michael Bunge
  • Members: 58
  • Instruments: accordion, guitar, Bass, Percussion, Tin Whistle, Low Whistle

The repertoire consists of well-known seasongs as well as compositions made by the choir and related to the local region. The major part, however, are work songs for several voices presented in their original language.


De Piipegaeltsje Sjongers

Kontakt:
De Piipegaeltsje Sjongers
Joke v/d Zwaag
The Netherlands
eMail: joke.vander.zwaag(at)kpnplanet.nl
www.piipegaeltsje-sjongers.nl

De Piipegaeltsje Sjongers

  • Founded in: 1994
  • Musical Director: Tom de Boer

De Piipegaeltsje Sjongers sing shanties and seasongs, performed with full enthusiasm.


Shanty-Chor Eilshausen Die Binnenschiffer

Kontakt:
Shanty-Chor Eilshausen
"Die Binnenschiffer"
Friedel Stockhecke
Siekstraße 12
32120 Hiddenhausen
Phone: 0 52 23 8 49 65
www.shanty-chor-binnenschiffer.de

Shanty-Chor Eilshausen "Die Binnenschiffer"

  • Founded in: 1993
  • Musical Director: Hermann Bergmeier
  • Chairman: Friedel Stockhecke

Shanties, seasongs, maritime songs and operetta melodies with maritime character are arranged for the choir and belong to its repertoire.


Shanty-Chor Die Emsmöwen e.V. Rheda-Wiedenbrück

Kontakt:
Shanty-Chor "Die Emsmöwen" e.V. Rheda-Wiedenbrück
Walrawenweg 17
33378 Rheda-Wiedenbrück
Phone: 0 52 42 9 80 96 74
eMail:
shanty-chor (at) emsmoewen.de
www.emsmoewen.de

Shanty-Chor "Die Emsmöwen" e.V. Rheda-Wiedenbrück

  • Founded in: 1983
  • Members: 45
  • 1. Chairman: Dieter Wollenweber
  • Instruments: accordion, guitar, harmonica, Bass

The choir has a repertoire of more than 200 songs of which about one third is taken care of during rehearsals.


Heidjer-Shanty-Chor Buchholz

Kontakt:
Heidjer-Shanty-Chor Buchholz
Tiedemannsweg 11B
21244 Buchholz in der Nordheide
Phone: 0 41 87 68 06
eMail: uwe.holtorf (at) t-online.de
www.heidjer-shanty-chor.de

Heidjer-Shanty-Chor Buchholz

  • Founded in: 2007
  • Chairman: Uwe Holtorf
  • Members: 30

During one of the monthly meetings of the Segelkameradschaft Buchholz e.V. (SKB)in March 2007 Uwe Holtorf proposed to found a shanty-choir, consisting of members of the SKB, but also open to everyone. In the meantime the Heidjer-Shanty-Choir has become an independent men's choir, having its roots in the SKB. The sail in the logo shows the origin.


Sealfood

Kontakt:
Sealfood
Jan Weber
27432 Alfstedt
eMail:
sealfood (at) ewe.net
www.sealfood-shantys.de

Sealfood

  • Founded in: 1982
  • Chairman: Gerd Meyn
  • Musical Director: Klaus Scharffenorth
  • Members: 12

German, English, Low German, from sentimental to rocking, tradition to modern, well-known to originally composed - always wholeheartedly and full-throated!


Seemanns-Chor Elbe 1 Cuxhaven e. V.

Kontakt:
Seemanns-Chor "Elbe 1" Cuxhaven e. V.
Marinebahn 37
27478 Cuxhaven
Phone: 0 47 23 71 38 84
www.seemanns-chor-elbe1.de

Seemanns-Chor "Elbe 1" Cuxhaven e. V.

  • Founded in: 1998
  • Musical Director: Kurt Kniesche

Shanties and seasongs have always fascinated people. Songs about the sea, foreign countries and harbors, of hard work and adventures - but also of nostalgia, desire and love: the Seemanns-Choir "Elbe 1" aims at preservation and care of the maritime treasury of songs.


Seemanns-Chor Nürnberg e. V.

Kontakt:
Seemanns-Chor Nürnberg e. V.
Klaus-Peter Peters
Kirchenstr. 34
90530 Wendelstein
Phone: 0 20 33 98 04 50
eMail:
egon.smcn (at) t-online.de
www.seemannschor-nuernberg.de

Seemanns-Chor Nürnberg e. V.

  • Founded in: 1979
  • 1. Chairman: Klaus-Peter Peters

Arised from the Marine Choir of the M.K. Treue e.V. of 1890 the Seemanns-Choir Nuremberg was founded in January 1979 and is one of the oldest maritime choirs in the region of Nuremberg. The choir reflects on 39 years of successful performance of traditional, maritime songs and had a very special concert with the URAL Cossacks Choir in the Stadthalle Fürth.


Shanty-Chor Celle von 1997 e.V.

Kontakt:
Shanty-Chor Celle von 1997 e.V.
Helmut Baumgartner
Sandförth 84
29336 Nienhagen
Phone:0 51 44 5 65 91
eMail: info (at) shantychor-celle.de
www.shantychor-celle.de

Shanty-Chor Celle von 1997 e.V.

  • Founded in: 1997
  • Chairman: Helmut Baumgartner
  • Musical Director: Dr. Joachim Matzel
  • Members: 45

The choir has a repertoire of more than 100 shanties including seasongs in English and German as well as Low German and a complete christmas set. Well-known not only in Celle the choir sings of the coast, the wind and the sea.


Shanty-Chor Cuxhaven

Kontakt:
Shanty-Chor Cuxhaven e.V.
Kapitän-Alexander-Str. 34
27472 Cuxhaven
Phone: 0 47 21 73 19 54
eMail:
info (at) shanty-chor-cuxhaven.de
www.shanty-chor-cuxhaven.de

Shanty-Chor Cuxhaven

  • Chairman: Dr. Jan A. Bühner
  • Musical Director: Udo Brozio
  • Founded in: 1968
  • Members: 25
  • Instruments: accordion, guitar, bass, rhythm instruments
  • Unforgotten Shows: Kurhaus Interlaken, Dom Regensburg, Dom Truro (GB)
  • LPs / CDs: 20 seit 1974

Shanty-Chor Oldenburg e.V.

Kontakt:
Shanty-Chor Oldenburg e.V.
Heiner Sülau
Etzhorner Weg 51A
26125 Oldenburg
eMail:
shantybaas (at) shanty-chor-oldenburg.de
www.shanty-chor-oldenburg.de

Shanty-Chor Oldenburg e.V.

  • Chairman: Heinz Meyer von Thun
  • Musical Director: Alexander Goretzki
  • Founded in: 1974
  • Members: 23

An average of 23 singers, accompanied by accordeon, guitar, bass, harmonica and banjo but also a capella songs offers a wide range of maritime music and songs for several voices. The maritime work songs of the sailors are a major part of the repertoire as well as popular seasongs.


Shanty-Chor Paloma Neumünster e. V.

Kontakt:
Shanty-Chor Paloma Neumünster e. V.
Peter Reich
Op de Koppel 11
24539 Neumünster
Phone: 0 43 21 7 77 44
eMail:
reich-nms (at) t-online.de
www.shantychor-paloma.de

Shanty-Chor Paloma Neumünster e. V.

  • Chairman: Peter Reich
  • Musical Director: Hans Georg Wolos
  • Founded in: 2005
  • Members: 36

The repertoire of the Shanty-Chor Paloma offers established, well-known seasongs as well as a wide range of contemporary maritime songs.


Shantykoor Skomjend Wiid Bolsward

Kontakt:
Shantykoor Skomjend Wiid Bolsward
Wieko Hekkema
Niederlande
Phone: +31 (0)5 15 57 98 98
eMail:
wwiekel (at) kpnmail.nl
www.shantykoorskomjendwiid.nl

Shantykoor Skomjend Wiid Bolsward

  • Chairman: Wieko Hekkema
  • Founded in: 1993
  • Members: 32
  • Instruments: accordion, guitar, transverse flute, Cajun

Seasongs in Dutch, English and German are the main repertoire, but the choir also likes to sing some Frisian songs.


Stowaway

Kontakt:
Stowaway
Jan Huttinga
The Netherlands
Phone: +31 (0)5 96 62 44 37
eMail:
jan_huttinga (at) online.nl
www.stowaway.nl

Stowaway

Jan Huttinga, Willy Boon and Jaap Tholen from Appingedam form a trio, that mainly performs harmonic songs. However, they also have songs in their repertoire accompanied by guitar. Having released 4 CDs, Stowaway enriches the Dutch shanty scene with their interesting program.


The Forebitter Men

Kontakt:
The Forebitter Men
Douwe Huizinga
Prins Clausplein 32
NL 8935 DB Leeuwarden
The Netherlands
Phone: +31 (0)6 13 59 98 45
eMail:
theforebittermen (at) kpnmail.nl
www.theforebittermen.nl

The Forebitter Men

The Forebitter Men form an enthusiastic group mainly singing real shantys and seasongs, but also (Irish) folk songs. Easy and full of passion the present their repertoire - a capella and accompanied by accordeon, tin whistle or Bodhran, an Irish drum.