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8 Jan     Rehearsals start for Mendelssohn Hymn of Praise, Hear my prayer

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11Jan  Committee meeting, venue tba

12 Feb  No rehearsal – Glos schools half-term

19 Feb Started on Rutter Gloria for Xmas:

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2, 9 April  No rehearsal – Easter holidays

7 May  Bank holiday rehearsal at Holy Trinity (Cascades car park)

11 May (Fri) Final rehearsal in Abbey, 7.15 for seating on staging

12 May  Orchestral rehearsal in Abbey, 13.30. Concert 7.15

14 May  End-of-year party, Chance St

4 June  Committee meeting at Barbara’s

10 Sep  Restart for Rutter, Britten and Williams


Homework for next week…

Prep. for Hymn of Praise Hear my prayer Gloria


Rehearsal record

Date Hymn of praise Hear my prayer Rutter Gloria
22nd Jan.
  • All men, all things [B] to Praise thou the Lord (No. 2 1/2)
  • I waited for the Lord
  • Ye nations offer to the Lord [D] to [The end]
  • [bar 34] to [bar 130]
  • [bar 137] to [bar 145]
15th Jan.
  • All men, all things [C] onwards
  • All ye that cried to the lord
  • Ye nations offer to the Lord [D] onwards
  • [bar 173] to [end]
 8th Jan.
  •  All men, all things
  • All ye that cried unto the Lord
  •   [bar 173] to [end]

More Singing and Listening opportunities ..

23-25 Mar  CBC Bach weekend, Cheltenham  Details

24 Mar  Concert Saint-Saens and Brahms, Holy Trinity Stroud  Details

24 Mar  Concert Lux Aeterna by Cantores in Leckhampton  Details

30 Mar  Concert by Philomusica at StP and StP, Upton

31 Mar  Comesing Faure Requiem for Syrian refugees, Cirencester  Details

7 April  Join in Sue Ryder concert, Christchurch Cheltenham  Details

11 April  Organ recital at Upton on Severn  Details

14 Apr  ComeSing Parry and other English with GCS, Gloucester

21 Apr  Come and Sing Messiah, Bristol  Details

28 Apr  Concert Vivaldi Gloria by Hanley Voices at St P and P, Upton

28 Apr  Concert Jenkins Peacemakers etc by CCS, Cheltenham  Details

28 May  Upton choir festival at St P and P, Upton

7 June  Organ recital by JH at St P and P, Upton

16 June  ComeSing Mozart Requiem at Broadway Arts Festival  Details

14 July  Comesing CheltMusFestival Berlioz Requiem in Glos cathedral  Details  Booking

30 Sep  ComeSing Chilcott Butterfly’s Son with Cantilena/Stephen at Cheltenham, Rehearsals from July

6 Oct ComeSing Vivaldi Gloria etc at St P and P, Upton

Contact Details

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Music Library

We have a lot of printed music and a few books. These are available for members to borrow for a small contribution to Society funds; fancy getting together your own a cappella group? The list of music is here.


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Useful websites

Gerontius – has details of concerts to attend