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Auckland fares well & farewells

Auckland Branch has weathered more storms than most of the rest of RSCMNZ branches. That they are still energising activities is a credit and early next year stirring events are being planned. Watch this space for announcements early in 2021. Meantime catch up with plans by your local church for Advent and Christmas celebrations. A […]

Canterbury chorus

Clusters of choirs gathered on 25 October 2020 (delayed from the usual mid-August date until then by C-19) at The Catholic Pro-Cathedral (St Mary’s) on Manchester Street Christchurch at 3.00pm to present to audience and one another their chosen works for the Annual Choral Festival. The event opened traditionally with the Church Choirs Cluster comprising […]

Wellington Busy

With events such as the October 2020 Choir School for young choristers, farewell to long serving Dianne Halliday, celebrations regarding awards to long serving members, the Annual Branch Dinner, and planning for Advent and Christmas Carol Services, the Wellington Branch has been decidedly active. Read the November 2020 Newsletter partitioned below. It is with sadness […]

Great singing together again

David Brookes, RSCMNZ Waikato Branch Chairman, speaks on behalf of the region’s choristers and members, when he says, “It was wonderful to return to choral singing . . . after such a disruptive year [2020].” On All Souls Day, forty choristers from churches around the Waikato, and including Tauranga & Rotorua presented Choral Evensong commemorating […]

Wonderful Waikato Wee Workshop

Hello again Members and Friends of the Royal School of Church Music (Waikato). Read the invitation from Waikato Branch Chairman, Dave Brookes, and the reminder from the Secretary (Merv Hunt) of this neat little workshop being held in St Andrew’s Anglican Church, Cambridge next Sunday (4 October 2020) starting 1.30pm.

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 […]