Listen to an organ recital by our very own Brian Moles on 4th March

Brian is giving a recital on the J.W. Walker & Sons pipe organ of St Mary’s, Portsea, which will premiere on The Organ Project’s  YouTube channel at 19.30 on 4th March. This recital will use the New English Hymnal as a starting point. See here for more details.

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Spring online rehearsals start Monday 11 January

Do join us from 7.20 for a 7.30 start for our online Monday rehearsals, from 11th January onwards. If you are new to Zoom meetings, or just need a refresher on settings etc, see: Notes for Online Rehearsals

We will be rehearsing a number of new pieces, by Faure, Taverner, Cleobury, Grieg and Sixten. 

Teach tracks and scores are available here, but you will need a password to access them. It is the same one as used for the AGM and committee minutes. Susan will be re-circulating it shortly.

If possible, please print the scores and sing with pencil in hand, as you do on any other Monday. If you cannot print them, they will appear on screen for you but the usefulness of this will depend on the size and definition of your screen.

Please support this if you can. We believe that we can’t just wait until things go back to ‘normal’ and that this is important in maintaining the spirit of our historic and wonderful choir. Also, its great to have this to help break up the monotony of yet another lockdown, especially in deepest, darkest winter, and Andrew does make it great fun.

And now, finally, here is the important part. Details on how to join the meeting are in  Susan’s emails. Not repeated here to prevent us from being trolled.

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Diary dates (rehearsals, concerts, etc), updated 7 Nov 2020

Rehearsals in the URC are currently suspended until we are notified that it is safe to recommence, so we are currently rehearsing online by means of weekly Zoom meetings, 7.30 Mondays.

Regrettably, it is not possible to say when we will be able to recommence rehearsals together, let alone stage a concert, so our planned (deferred) performance of the St John Passion will not now take place in 2021.

More news when we have a clear view of the way forward.

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