Due to Music Dept exam recitals, our rehearsal on 3 June is in Lecture Theatre 4A – aka Rm 4011; access via stairs or lifts – in the Mathematics Building (Bldg 54). It's the tall one next to the Turner Sims.
Next rehearsal on 13 May at TS, as usual.
We're squeezing in an additional rehearsal, given that the SU Phil have only just returned from their Easter vacation.
Rehearsals for Verdi Requiem begin on Monday 7 January. Turner Sims, 7.30pm.
Usual time; usual place!
Members and non-members alike are welcome to join us for this, the first in our series of five, free mini-workshops this summer at the Turner Sims Concert Hall on the university campus.
In this first workshop, our musical director, David Gibson, joins forces with the renowned tenor, Lynton Atkinson, to help us explore and liberate our singing voice.
Lynton is one of the country’s finest lyric tenors. He has sung most of the romantic lead roles for the Royal Opera, Glyndebourne and numerous European opera houses. As well as being much in demand as a soloist, he is also one of this nation's leading vocal coaches, specialising in teaching young and inexperienced singers, and is a particular favourite of the choir.
Members and non-members alike are invited to join us for the third in our series of five, free mini-workshops this summer at the Turner Sims Concert Hall on the university campus.
This workshop will be led by singer, storyteller, composer and Natural Voice Practitioner, Fiona Moore. The session will be begin with a physical warm-up, so come prepared to move your body! All material will be taught by ear so there will be no sheet music, so that you can get into the gospel groove. Participants are welcome to swap parts for each song.
Fiona’s teaching style is warm, energizing and uplifting. Please visit her website, www.moorestories.co.uk, to see what else she does!
For details of our forthcoming events, including the other workshops in the series, click on the attachment.
Open to members and non-members, our free workshop, the second in the series, offers a chance to explore the unique English choral tradition that has been developed over many centuries in our Cathedrals and Churches. This workshop will concentrate on selected motets and anthems; music that is by nature, uplifting, spiritual and crafted to the highest level to match the glorious architecture of the buildings for which it was created. (Music provided; no charge.)
There will also be an opportunity to buy some great cakes, as the choir's Sopranos are running a cake sale during the break in aid of choir funds!
David Gibson leads the workshop at the Turner Sims Concert Hall on the University campus.
If you enjoy earlier forms of motet (and madrigals), you might want to put October 11th in your diary! (See details of our annual choral workshop in Future Events.)
Byrd: Sing joyfully
Bruckner: Locus iste
Stanford: Beati quorum via