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July 3, 2018

Special singing re-emerges at All Saints Matamata

All Saints choir Matamata leads the Choral Eucharist. On Sunday 1st July All Saints choir led a Choral Eucharist in the church at the 8am service. The ten members of the choir sung a unison setting of the Eucharist by Brother Reginald, consisting of the Gloria, Kyrie, Sanctus & Benedictus, and the Agnus Dei. This [...]
July 2, 2018

Choral Fest curtain raiser

St Mary's Pro-Cathedral is the venue on Sunday 19 August 2018 starting 3.00pm for a curtain raiser choral concert heralding a kalaidescope of Choral Federation activities that follow. Wear Choir Robes if this is your tradition or neat informal. Click the links to read the promotion page, poster and the plan. 19 Aug 18 Choral [...]
July 1, 2018

Waikato Music Sunday

Music Sunday invitation for Waikato choristers. NOTES Editor, Dr Ray Harlow, extends an invitation to all on behalf of the Waikato Branch. This year (a bit later than the rest of the world) the Waikato branch is celebrating Music Sunday by singing Evensong with the St Peter's Cathedral Choir at 5.00p.m. on 22nd July at [...]
July 1, 2018

Church Choirs & Singers

RSCMNZ Auckland Branch invites Church Choirs and any individual singers to celebrate 2018 Music Sunday. This event is held around this time of the year by choristers with support from Clergy all over the world to recognise the place of music in worship and in the lives of everyone. Click on the link for full [...]
June 25, 2018

St Peter’s Patronal celebration at St Peter’s

A warm welcome to all at St Peter's Anglican Church, Takapuna, Auckland, which will be the venue for a combined choir Evensong 5.00pm Sunday 1 July 2018. St Peter's Choir (Director Michael Cox) and St Mark's, Remuera Choir (Director Brian Millar) join for this inspiring Service being on this occasion the Patronal Festival of St [...]
June 19, 2018

Organ excitement in Auckland on Saturdays @ 6.00pm

The Cathedral of St Patrick & St Joseph is pleased to announce it’s 2018 Organ Recital series. Entitled ‘Saturdays @ 6’, the recitals feature three New Zealand organists, performing on the Cathedral’s baroque-style instrument: Nicholas Sutcliffe (30 June), James Tibbles (25 August) Rebecca Lee (22 September). June 30 We start with Wellington-based organist Nicholas Sutcliffe [...]
June 16, 2018

West Australia News

Of special interest in connection with West Australia. Read their June WestNews and about one of their long-serving RSCM members, Deirdre Russell, who has been recognised in the 2018 Queen's 'Birthday' honours. June 2018 WestNews Medal of the Order of Australia Deirdre Russell honoured PDF Other similar Queen's honours have been awarded to RSCM Australia [...]
June 13, 2018

Waikato Music Sunday invitation

Music Sunday is observed worldwide usually on or near mid-year by the whole family of RSCM regions and branches involving millions of members around our globe. Waikato Branch is a bright light in this celebration. Its observation of Music Sunday honours the place of music in worship and recognises the work of Churches and the [...]
June 12, 2018

Chance to join the heavenly team of Organ players

Waikato Branch of the Royal School of Church Music, under the administration of Dave Brookes, extends an invitation to Pianists who have reached Grade VI or better to enter the magical world of organ playing and study using a tried and true course. It is an achievement oriented distance learning course (communications and material by [...]