Davies Ingram B.E.M.
first appeared as a very young piano soloist in Côr
Meibion Pontypridd’s inaugural public concert in Bethany
Baptist Chapel, Cilfynydd, in 1950, shortly after the
choir was re-launched following the war.
the years she has played for many world class singers
including Stuart Burrows, Gillian Humphreys, Beverley
Humphreys and Bryn Terfel.
Meibion Pontypridd holds glamorous gala dinner and
dance to honour 50 years of service by one of its
most valued members
In July 2014 Côr Meibion Pontypridd’s held a special Gala dinner and dance at the Vale Hotel in Miskin to honour Dorothy in recognition for 50 years of dedication and service for the choir.
gala dinner was followed by a speech from David Ogborne,
former music director of Basingstoke Male Choir and a
close associate of Dorothy and Côr Meibion Pontypridd over
several decades. He said: “Pontypridd Male Voice Choir is
envied by so many of us, for the skilled tuition the choir
receives from Dorothy.
said: “Music is unique and hugely enriching and plays a
great part in my life – the interaction between music
director, choristers and their music is about entering
into new experiences and building lasting friendships.
In January 2015, Dorothy Davies-Ingram was honoured with a BEM for her 50 years service to the male voice choir. One of Côr Meibion Pontypridd’s most valued members, Dorothy has been honoured with a British Empire Medal in the 2015 New Year’s Honours List for her half century of service to the male voice choir.
receiving the recognition for her dedication and support
to the choir Dorothy said she was overjoyed when she was
notified of her honour.
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