Otago & Southland Branch

Contacts

Chairperson: George Chittenden

c/- St Paul’s Cathedral
The Octagon
Dunedin 9016

Phone: +64 (0)3 477 2336
Cell: (0)21 170 9213
Email: otagosouthlandchair@rscmnz.org.nz

Secretary/Treasurer: Mark Hughes

c/- All Saints (Anglican) Church
PO Box 6431
Dunedin North 9059

Phone: +64 (0)3 455 2870 Res;
+64 (0)3 479 8206 Bus
Email: otagosouthlandsecretary@rscmnz.org.nz

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News from Otago

An iconic opportunity for organist





St Paul's Anglican Cathedral majestically sited in the Octagon, Dunedin, NZ, is one of the iconic churches on the worldwide list. Holding the appointment of Organist/Choirmaster is equally prestigious. Here is an outline of the position.

Ad St Paul's Dunedin Organist 23 April 2018

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New Bishops for Dunedin

In recent months Dunedin is blessed with the appointments of Bishops for both the Catholic and Anglican communities.
Appointment of Bishop-Elect Father Michael Dooley, Currently Vicar General, was announced by Pope Francis in February 2018.

Click the link to read his story.



Father Michael Dooley new Bishop Dunedin...

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Easter simultaneously joyful and then a touch of sadness



Family talents and these of dear friends contributed in Christchurch, Auckland, UK and elsewhere to Easter 2018 events. Christchurch's Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament (CBS) Choir and Orchestra observed Easter 2018 with numerous events. On Good Friday 30 March 8.00pm they presented St John Passion...

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An Easter event in Dunedin



DAVID BURCHELL, conductor
CLAIRE BARTON, mezzo-soprano
BENJAMIN MADDEN, tenor
MALCOLM LEITCH, bass
DOUGLAS MEWS, organ
CITY CHOIR DUNEDIN
DSO string ensemble

City Choir is pleased to present music to celebrate the hope and renewal that is the promise of Easter.
Bach’s "Erfreut euch, ihr Herzen" (Rejoice, your hearts) is a cantata composed for the...

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Dunedin's new Anglican Bishop

    Otago & Southland Branch
welcomed in September 2017 Dunedin's new Anglican Bishop, The Right Reverend Dr Steven Benford.

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Otago's Colin Gibson honoured

Each year Royal School of Church Music UK Headquarters takes opportunity to honour members, friends and supporters for the outstanding contributions they have made, often for decades.
Recently, Colin Gibson or the Otago & Southland Branch, has been awarded an HonRSCM. In any one year there are only four of these world-wide.

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