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For children aged 7-
OPPORTUNITIES FOR SINGERS
IN THE ROBED CHOIR
at the church of
ST BARTHOLOMEW WILMSLOW
PHILIP UNDERWOOD M.MUS. FRCO PGCE
(Organist and Choirmaster)
Come and meet us any Thursday at 8.30pm
WOULD YOU LIKE THE OPPORTUNITY TO PERFORM A
WIDE VARIETY OF CHORAL MUSIC RANGING FROM
THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT DAY
INCLUDING MUSIC IN FOLK
AND POPULAR STYLES?
DO YOU WORK WELL IN A WARM, FRIENDLY
AND WELCOMING ENVIRONMENT?
THEN READ ON:
To provide high quality music for the Sunday Services of Parish Eucharist 10.30am (10am All Age Service on the First Sunday of the Month) and
Evensong 6.30pm. (1st and 3rd Sundays of the month)
To sing at Festival services, affording greater scope for special music, presented at regular intervals.
To sing in Cathedrals.
The choir sings at Weddings by request (each singer receives a fee).
The choir is open to singers of all ages.
Whilst the ability to read music and play an instrument is helpful it is by no means essential.
Enthusiasm and Commitment are the key attributes required.
LEVEL OF COMMITMENT:
The main rehearsal is held in church on a Thursday Evening from 8.30 – 9.30. As well as rehearsing the music on the detailed music list published at the start of each term, the choir receives a comprehensive vocal training.
Further rehearsals are held prior to the services as follows:
Sunday 10am for 10.30am (9.45 for 10am 1st Sunday in the month)
Sunday 5.30pm for 6.30pm (1st and 3rd Sundays in the month)
The choir meets throughout the year with the following exceptions:
No Rehearsals During August nor on the Thursday or Sunday after Christmas and Easter
TO FIND OUT MORE:
Contact Philip as follows:
Tel: 0161 456 9037
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