Durham

Area officers

Acting Chair: Christine Alder
Secretary: David Harris
Awards Administrator: Joan Johnson
Regional Coordinator: Simon Russell

Contact us

Contact: David Harris
Phone: 0191 374 1659
Email: dharris108@live.co.uk


RSCM singing awards

What's happening in your Area?

Make a Joyful Noise

Saturday 28th April 2018 (10:00 – 15:30)

All Saints & Salutation, Ravensdale Road, Darlington

Cost: £14 (£16 non-members), £10 students. Early bird (by 1 February): £12 (£14 non-members), £8 students

Contact: Dr Craig Cartwright
craig.cartwright@outlook.com
07508 805621

Event for singers and instrumentalists led by Miles Quick (RSCM Head of Congregational and Instrumental Music) and Tim Martin (Musicademy tutor).

Exploring a wide repertoire of music for mixed instrumental groups and voices, how to blend modern and traditional styles, using Iona and Taizé music in different contexts, teaching new repertoire, improvisation, selecting new material, and finding and nurturing new musicians.

Deadline for booking 30 March 2018.

 

RSCM Scottish Voices – Choral Evensong in Durham Cathedral

Saturday 19th May 2018

Durham Cathedral

Cost: No charge but a collection may be taken

Our latest exciting, occasional, cross-border foray takes us to sing choral evensong for the first time in the beautiful and historic Durham Cathedral. Visit our website for further details.

www.rscmscottishvoices.org.uk
Twitter: @RSCMScotVoices
Facebook: Facebook.com/RSCMScottishVoices

Award Exams

Tuesday 22nd May 2018 (18:00 – 19:15)

Holy Trinity Church Washington

Cost: £22 entry fee + £23 for medal and ribbon

Contact: Joan Johnson
mjjmusic4@gmail.com
01388 607710

Bronze Award Exams

Award Exams

Wednesday 30th May 2018 (16:30 – 18:15)

St Peter’s Church Stockton

Cost: £22 entry fee + £23 for medal and ribbon

Contact: Joan Johnson
mjjmusic4@gmail.com
01388 607710

Silver Award Exams

Launching the 2018 Festival – Grant us peace, O God

Thursday 7th June 2018 (19:30 – 21:00)

Sunderland Minster, 309 High Street West, Sunderland

Cost: Free event (Festival Book to be purchased on the night at a cost of £6.00)

Contact: Christine Alder
cm.alder@btinternet.com
0191 529 3215

Explore the music for the festival as a whole choir under the inspiring leadership of Daniel Cook. In this service, we will focus on the word ‘Peace’. We will thank God for the peace of 100 years ago; we will continue to pray and strive for a lasting peace in our world, as well as praying for the “peace that passeth all understanding”.  Music by Madden, Archer, Boyle and Sumsion.

Area Festival Rehearsal – Grant us peace, O God

Thursday 13th September 2018 (19:30 – 21:00)

St Michael & All Angels, Houghton le Spring

Cost: Free event (Festival Book to be purchased at a cost of £6.00)

Contact: Christine Alder
cm.alder@btinternet.com
0191 529 3215

Rehearse the music for this year’s Festival entitled ‘Grant us peace, O God’ under the inspirational and dynamic direction of Daniel Cook (Master of the Choristers and Organist at Durham Cathedral).

Area Festival – Grant us peace, O God

Saturday 13th October 2018 (13:30)

Durham Cathedral

Cost: No charge but festival book will be needed at a cost of £6.00.

Contact: Christine Alder
cm.alder@btinternet.com
0191 529 3215

In this service we will focus on the word ‘Peace’. We will thank God for the peace of 100 years ago, we will continue to pray and strive for a lasting peace in our world, as well as praying for the ‘peace that passeth all understanding’.

A Festival Book will be produced and launched in June 2018.

13:30 arrive, 14:15 rehearsal, 17:15 service.

Festal Evensong in memory and celebration of the life and ministry of Gordon Appleton

Saturday 27th April 2019 (14:15)

Ripon Cathedral, Ripon

Cost: £5

Contact: Andrew Robinson
musician14@hotmail.com
07739 341213

You are invited to sing at a Festal Evensong to celebrate the life and ministry of Gordon Appleton at Ripon Cathedral.

Music – Rose Responses, Sumsion Evening Service in G (SATB) and Bainton And I saw a heaven (music not provided).

Choirs (robed and unrobed), individual singers, present and former members of Northern Cathedral Singers are all welcome. BOOKING ESSENTIAL as places are limited.

14:15 arrive, 14:30 rehearsal, 17:30 service

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