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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 [...]
August 19, 2019

Beauty at St Mark’s

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, […]

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
June 16, 2019

Sing-Along Stainer Tauranga

Saturday 2.00pm to 5.00pm 27 July 2019 at Wesley Methodist Church 100 13th Avenue Tauranga, is an opportunity for singers to rehearse and then perform for an audience 4.00pm.
May 30, 2019

Orchestra to help Organ

Takapuna Methodist Church looks forward to support for its organ refurbishment from patrons attending the Westlake Chamber Orchestra 4.00pm concert on Sunday 30 June 2019. Read more details on the poster. Poster 30 June.pdfDownload
May 26, 2019

NSW Newsclef

Sydney inSpires, the forthcoming Winter Choir School 6 to 14 July 2019 is getting nearer. Read the latest (May 2019) Newsclef which includes references to the Sydney Choir School. Go to the Menu bar, International to download it.
May 26, 2019

New South Wales ahoy!

Sydney inSpires, the forthcoming Winter Choir School 6 to 14 July 2019 is getting nearer. Read the latest (May 2019) Newsclef which includes references to the Sydney Choir School. Newsclef_May_2019_copy final_Download
April 20, 2019

Easter Passion 2019

Stunning, beautiful, spine - tingling and heart-touching performance of Bach's St John Passion. Eight pm on Good Friday 19 April 2019 the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament (CBS) Choir and Orchestra gathered in pin-dropping electric silence on the Altar steps at St Mary's Pro-Cathedral Manchester street Christchurch NZ. The opening wave-like melody line kept the [...]
March 30, 2019

Helping refugees

RSCMNZ Canterbury Branch Affiliate Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament (CBS) Choir and Orchestra under the direction of Don Whelan MNZM ARSCM presented on 10 March 2019 at St Mary's Pro-Cathedral a concert to raise funds for recent refugee arrivals and the Red Cross supporting them. The CBS Orchestra playing Mozart 10 March 2019 The programme's [...]