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July 3, 2019

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)

March 14, 2019

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).

March 6, 2019

President Ellis honoured

RSCMNZ President Paul V Ellis has been recognised in the 2019 New Year’s Honours list by The Queen

September 4, 2013

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 [...]
November 4, 2019

November NOTES & March

NOTES for November 2019 and a March ahead for Waikato and Auckland to combine for a March 2020 Choral Weekend. Read the Waikato NewsLetter and the Pamphlet about the March 2020 Choral combination. (NB: click on “Download” and in the bottom left-hand corner of your panel you can watch the progress of the ‘clock’ turning […]

November 4, 2019

March ahead

Auckland and Waikato are to combine in March 2020 for a choral weekend at St Mark’s Remuera, Auckland. Refer to the Pamphlet.

November 4, 2019

NB: & W/E: So RAAI

Waikato NOTES November 2019 for everyone to Note Well (NB) and a March ahead for a Choral Weekend (W/E in March 2020) when Waikato and Auckland branches combine for an inspiring event. Refer to NOTES and the Pamphlet about the Choral Weekend at St Mark’s Remuera, Auckland, to Read All About It (RAAI). These items […]

October 12, 2019

Golden Guru

A leading musician and teacher has reached a remarkable milestone. Don Whelan was feted in October 2019 by the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament (CBS Christchurch NZ) community to celebrate his Golden Anniversary (50 years) as Director of Music. This has meant weekly rehearsals, weekly sung Masses, monthly Masses accompanied by organ and orchestra and […]

October 12, 2019

A New Messiah at Knox

Daniel Cooper, Director of Music for Knox Singers and Seasoning Ensemble, invites patrons to experience a newly arranged Handel’s Messiah. He explains (also refer to the poster below): Are you tired of the same repetitive “auto-pilot” Messiah performances held every year? Want to experience something challenging and enlightening? Then this is the Messiah performance for […]

October 1, 2019

St Mark’s Welcomes

The beautiful Service of Evensong is sung in local Churches and Cathedrals all over the world (usually at the end of a day). It is a time for reflection, tranquility, the beauty of prayer, readings and especially music . This can be based on repertoires from antiquity, the great eras of composition to modern times, […]

September 30, 2019

Blessed with past sounds & today’s talents

From the Archives, we are blessed with sounds from the past. RSCMNZ is also blessed with the vast array of talents and contributions nation-wide made by our volunteers. [In this case, thanks are due to the remarkable Waikato Team of Dr Rachael Griffiths-Hughes (immediate past Chairperson), for digitisation, Dr Ray Harlow (Editor of Notes), for […]

September 26, 2019

Waikato’s July 2019 NOTES

Click on the NOTES heading then the download button and you can read the Waikato July 2019 newsletter. (NB: depending on your setup, there should be a small icon bottom left of your browser: once the download is completed, click on this icon to open and read July 2019 NOTES. Hopefully this will help if […]

July 15, 2019

Mary Magdalene Evensong

St Mark's Remuera is conducting an Evensong Service with Mary Magdalene as the theme Sunday 21 July 2019 commencing 5.00pm. Hymns: Father of lights! One glance of thine (Hereford) Apostle of the Word (Gopsal) Woman, weeping in the garden (Love divine) Introit: Day is dying in the west (words: Mary Lathbury music: William Sherwin) Psalm [...]
July 3, 2019

Service away

St Mark’s (Remuera) Anglican Church Choir was delighted to share in an Evensong Service away from home. On 30 June 2019 at 5.00pm they joined with St Thomas’ Anglican Church Kohimarama Auckland to celebrate their Patronal Day. Esong (PDF) 30 June St ThomasDownload