Think ahead to RSCMNZ Summer School 2018

Now is the time to begin thinking about and preparing for participation in the forthcoming RSCMNZ combined Australia and NZ Summer School 2018.

Dates; 9th -16th January 2018.

Course Director is Andrew Lumsden, Organist & Master of the Choristers, Winchester Cathedral, UK, ably supported by renowned local specialists.

Auckland NZ is the venue and Holy Trinity Cathedral, with its 2 new stunning organs and the beautifully completed Selwyn Chapel, is the hub.

Planning is well underway and because 2018 is the 60th anniversary of Vaughan Williams death, his music and that of contemporaries are featured.

Workshops include:

* Getting the best out of a choir
* Taking care of your voice
* NZ composers of anthems and hymns
* Making the most of whatever resources you have

Other aspects could include:

* Informal forums on Clergy/musician relations
* Choir recruitment and retention
* What keeps you singing in a church choir.
* Tuition in Voice for Life
* Examinations for Voice for Life Awards
* Organ and Singing Master classes.

Time-table includes:

* Two major Sunday services
* Early evening public concert
* Daily worship

Recreational:

* Formal activities
* Informal social times
* A day trip to stunning Waiheke Island

 

 

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