‘I’D love to join a choir – but it’s hopeless, I can’t sing!’ Have you ever said that? If so, then there’s a treat in store for you. By popular demand, St Mary’s Church is throwing its doors wide open for another Choir Open Day. You’ll be very welcome to join with St Mary’s Choir and sing – whatever your ability.
Planned for Saturday 28th April, the rehearsals will begin in church at 10am, accompanied by a Brass Ensemble and the Organ. At 4pm, the day will conclude with a Performance, FREE for anyone to attend.
‘There’s nothing that beats the thrill of performing a major piece’, comments St Mary’s organist Andrew Clarke, ‘It’s partly biological, but there’s also this community thing which is about being with people and singing your heart out.’ We will be singing some terrific choral music: I was Glad (Parry), Zadok the Priest (Handel), The Heavens are Telling (Haydn), Te Deum in B Flat (Stanford), Nunc Dimittis (Burgon), The Old Hundredth (Vaughan Williams) and more …
No charge will be made for the day. Please bring a packed lunch. Soup, hot drinks and light refreshments will be provided in St Mary’s Church Centre during the day. Please also bring your own copies of the music, if you have them, but there will be a few available to borrow on the day, if not.