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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 […]

Choir School 2020 and ahead

Please visit the Wellington Page of this website to read about the inspirational Choir School held Wellington during October 2020 and to get an idea of how future schools could be. Clicking the download button immediately below gives you an example of a Brochure about any forthcoming Wellington based Choir School open to choristers aged […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]