Essex & East London
Chair: James Davy
Secretary: Antony Timmins
Awards Administrator: William Brooks
Awards Administrator: John Cox
Regional Coordinator: Andrew Moodie
RSCM singing awards
What's happening in your Area?
Saturday 30th September 2017 (14:30 – 17:30)
St Barnabas, Browning Road, Manor Park
020 8554 9499
Alan Bullard, the editor, will guide us through this new collection which caters for choirs of all sizes, with complete coverage of the Church’s year, giving them readily available easy music for every occasion scored in a realistic way, with a focus on ease of learning and performance.
Saturday 7th October 2017 (14:00 – 17:00)
St Nicholas, Chipping Hill, Witham
Voice for Life (levels white, light & dark blue and bronze). Teaching and practising the set requirements for choristers to master aural and sight reading skills. The event is free and open to choir trainers, choristers and other interested parties. All singers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Further information on RSCM-EEL website.
Saturday 7th October 2017 (09:30 – 12:00)
Chelmsford Cathedral Learning Centre
Cost: £5 including tea/coffee
A morning session looking at hymn tunes, responsorial psalms, Anglican chant, descants and other liturgical items, with discussion, useful tips and practical demonstration. Feedback can be given on items in group discussion if desired.
Saturday 21st October 2017 (10:00 – 17:00)
Brentwood Cathedral, Ingrave Road, Brentwood
Cost: £5 (music)
This year’s Area Choral Festival celebrates the centenary of the Diocese of Brentwood. Music from a bespoke booklet entitled with praise and thanksgiving will touch on themes of thanksgiving and renewal, and it promises to be a wonderful day of fellowship, music and worship.
Saturday 4th November 2017 (10:00 – 12:45)
St Mary, Shenfield
Cost: £7.50, £3 U18s
020 8524 1591
You are invited to bring something to play, a hymn, an anthem, a voluntary etc to receive expert advice and guidance from Richard in an informal and friendly atmosphere. There will be help with pedalling, fingering, registration and all aspects of performance technique and much more besides.
Sunday 10th December 2017 (15:00)
St Mary, Wanstead
A seasonal celebratory workshop for singers and musicians in one of the finest Georgian churches in England, featuring West Gallery music, followed by a Georgian evensong led by the Revd Gordon Giles and the whole event rounded off with mulled wine and mince pies (nearest we can get to cakes and ale!).