All posts by: cantynotes

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October 15, 2019

Invitation to 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, […]

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 […]

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

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)

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.