Secretary: David Harris
Awards Administrator: Joan Johnson
Regional Coordinator: Simon Russell
Contact: David Harris
Phone: 0191 374 1659
RSCM singing awards
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Saturday 14th April 2018 (10:00 – 12:30)
St Giles Church, Durham
Cost: Under 18 free, adult £5
This event will cover the requirements for the RSCM Bronze and Silver Award exams.
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
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.
Saturday 19th May 2018
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.
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)
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.
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)
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).
Saturday 13th October 2018 (13:30)
Cost: No charge but festival book will be needed at a cost of £6.00.
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.