In January 1957, Norman Williams was asked to take over the musical direction of Felling Male Voice Choir.
He had supported the renowned Tom Mearis for 4 years prior to his death. He had also conducted the Tanfield Lea Epworth Methodist Choir for 10 years. This choir had won the Mixed Choir Class at many tournaments.
A new chapter of success was about to begin for Felling Male Voice Choir.