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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 [...]
July 7, 2020

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 […]

June 23, 2020

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 […]

June 21, 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 […]

June 6, 2020

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 […]

May 27, 2020

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 […]

May 23, 2020

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 […]

March 17, 2020

Brisbane Cancellation

Advice has been received that the Brisbane Choir School, QueenslandInSpires, scheduled for 4th to 12th July 2020 has been cancelled.

February 21, 2020

Winter is coming

For an experience of wonderment, plan to enrol in the RSCM Australia Brisbane Winter Choir School. In fact there are three courses: Adults, Primary School and Secondary School. They will be centred in the Brisbane Town Hall and St John’s Cathedral. For your diary, the schools will run from Saturday 4 July to Sun 12 […]

February 19, 2020

Auckland & Waikato event changed

Please note the combined Auckland and Waikato Branches’ Sat 7 March 2020 event has been cancelled. But the Organ Recital by Peter Gould on Sun 8 March 2020 starting 2.00pm at St Mark’s Remuera is an occasion not to be missed. Click “Download” (also found on the Auckland and Waikato Branch pages as well 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 […]