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Sir Sydney’s Sydney Inspiration

“Sydney inSpires”, the Winter Choir School in Sydney New South Wales, Australia, will be a fitting commemoration event of the now named world-wide Royal School of Church Music (RSCM)

Sydney about to start

July’s 2019 RSCM combined Australia/NZ Winter Choir School “SYDNEY inSPIRES” is getting closer and now is the time to register your intentions about participation (for early booking advantages).

On-line membership – annual renewal

As musicians, clergy and leaders, it is now possible for you to join on-line or renew annual membership of the    RSCMNZ     (a registered charity – CC35806). The Society is a world-wide fellowship of all those who believe in the importance of Music as a Ministry, and who wish to enjoy the benefits as […]

Beating the C-19 Bug

RSCMNZ Canterbury Branch Member CBS (Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament) Choir and Orchestra planned a Beethoven Concert for 2.00pm Sunday 16 August 2020 in the Manchester Street Catholic Pro-Cathedral. However along came C-19 Level TWO lockdown. This meant that no more than one hundred people could gather at any public event. With more than a […]

October Choir School 2020

Click the download button immediately below to read the Brochure about the forthcoming Wellington based Choir School open to choristers aged 8 to 16 years. It is open to not only those in Wellington but anywhere in NZ and further afield. Further below is another download button for your Registration Form.

Branch N/Ltr July 2020 & October Choir School

Click the download button immediately below to read the superb RSCM Wellington Branch July 2020 Newsletter. Click the download button immediately below to read the Brochure containing all the information you need about the 6 & 7 October 2020 Residential Choir School being held in St Pauls Cathedral Wellington NZ specially for 8 to 16-year-old […]

Waikato Tribute & AGM

“Come and Sing” is RSCM Waikato Branch’s invitation to members, friends and supporters for attendance at the forthcoming Tribute to Shirley Murray and RSCM Waikato Branch AGM. It is to be held 2.00pm Sunday 26 July 2020 at St Matthew’s Church, Morrinsville starting with the tribute to Shirley Murray. This will be followed in the […]

Early Affiliate Celebrates

Music Sunday is a world-wide RSCM celebration of the Ministry of Music in worship. The annual event marks the partnership of the Church and Musicians. Chairwoman of RSCMNZ Wellington Branch, Rev Alison Stewart, reports that the Branch conducted its observation of it at the Chapel of St Barnabas, Huntly School, Marton.  Sunday 21 June 2020 […]

Music Sunday 2020

. NB: click on the heading of this item to read the whole story World-wide, RSCM regions and branches celebrate Music Sunday annually recognising the Ministry of Music in the life of the Church. It is often held on or near mid-year and Canterbury Branch chose Sunday 21 June 2020 for its event. The welcome […]

Oz/NZ Join in Bubble

NB: click on heading to see full story. RSCM Australia and RSCMNZ made history today when they joined together (10.00am AEST/12Noon NZST Saturday 6 June 2020) in an unique bubble. Fifty-nine representatives from all over Australia with a goodly number of NZers used ZOOM to listen to an inspiring dialogue between The Very Revd. Dr […]

O & S reports to AGM

Bruce Aitken, on behalf of RSCMNZ Otago & Southland branch, presented its annual report at the 7.30am Saturday 23 May 2020 AGM of the Council. This is the body supporting NZ’s 5 self-governing Branches and which functions under Electoral College protocols. Highlights are summarised: A new Dean, The Very Rev’d Dr Tony Curtis, arrived in […]

RSCMNZ Holds AGM

On Saturday 23 May 2020 starting at 7.30am (NZST) The New Zealand regional Royal School of Church Music (RSCMNZ) held its AGM of Councillors forming the ‘National Council’. RSCMNZ is a charity (CC35806) and incorporated society. It functions under Electoral College protocols in accordance with its Constitution and the Collaboration Agreement between RSCM HQ and […]