Canterbury Branch


Chairperson: Paul V Ellis

76 Fisher Avenue
New Zealand 8053

Phone: +64 (0)3 337 3370
Fax: +64 (0)3 337 3642

Acting Secretary: Paul Ellis

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News from Canterbury

Inspirational Music Sunday

RSCMNZ Canterbury Branch presented an inspirational Music Sunday celebration for 2017 at St Mary's Pro-Cathedral, Manchester Street on Sunday 18 June starting 2.00pm with a vibrant congregation of choristers and supporters. This occasion one one of the starting highlights of the week-long Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament (CBS) Arts Festival - refer to the FaceBook...

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ARTS Festival Opens

The CBS Arts Festival 2017, with which RSCMNZ Canterbury is involved - especially Music Sunday 2.00pm 18 June at the Cathedral - held a highly successful opening night at St Mary's Pro-Cathedral, Manchester Street Christchurch on 17 June. Depicted is the choir and orchestra performing a symphony (Schuber's Unfinished), a Mass (John Ritchie's Corpus Christie) and...

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World renowned musician to visit Christchurch

Download the news release about Sir James MacMillan coming to Christchurch late July 2017 to conduct the National Youth Orchestra and also conduct his St Anne's Mass in St Mary's Pro-Cathedral, Manchester Street.

James MacMillan news

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Canterbury Branch Music Sunday 2017

Welcome to all choristers, RSCMNZ members, supporters and friends. It is hoped you can participate in or attend the Christchurch celebration of Music Sunday (it is observed world-wide) at 2.00pm Sunday 18 June 2017 at St Mary's Pro-Cathedral, Manchester Street, to honour the place of music in church life. Hard copies of the complete Music...

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Convivial afterglow

Canterbury Branch 2017 AGM was a delightful event.
On Thursday 11 May, at 6.00pm a goodly number of RSCMNZ Canterbury members gathered at the Cashmere Club for the branch AGM.
Acting Chairman, Paul Ellis (who is also the National President) welcomed those present and a prayer was offered.
Branch Treasurer, Philip Richards, tabled accounts which reflected a pleasing...

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Songs from afar at Knox

Your chance to hear outstanding talents at Knox Church as they present Songs of a Distant Land. Diary Sunday 30 April 2017 2.30pm: read the poster for more details.

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