WEDNESDAY 12 OCTOBER – MEMORY CLUB, CHANDLERS FORD ****We only need a few singers so if you are free***** if you are free, then come and sing to a small, appreciative, audience. Eastleigh have been singing to this group for many years and Winchester is invited to be part of this event. The songs are chosen by Barbara Britton (Eastleigh) who organises us singing here twice a year. Maureen Gupta (Winchester) was one of the founders of the memory group.
meet at 2pm and sing at 2.15pm for 40 minutes. Tea and coffee will be served afterwards. Dovetail Centre,Chandlers Ford Methodist Church, Winchester Road, Chandlers Ford SO53 2GJ.
WEDNESDAY 23RD NOVEMBER – WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL – SANCTUARY circa 3pm until evening – will post when know more.
FRIDAY 2ND DECEMBER Full rehearsal for Christmas concert at St Paul’s usual choir times 3.30-5pm.
SATURDAY 3RD DECEMBER – CONCERT ST PAUL’S CHURCH. ACTION NEEDED NOW🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶🎶 CHRISTMAS PREPARATION: Look at our list of Christmas songs, if you have an urge for our choir to sing a particular song at our Christmas concert in aid of the Citizens Advice Bureau’s 70th year in Winchester, they are a registered charity and we are raising money to support the great service they offer to Winchester and the whole community, then send me a message by email. I cannot guarantee it will be sung, but the cream of our Christmas songs and requests that get the most votes will certainly make it onto the list. We will be singing a mixture of Christmas songs, a couple of carols and our all year round repertoire. Thanks to everyone that has put in requests, so far – Dona Nobis Pacem, O Holy night, Golden Slumbers, Carol of the Bells, Do you hear what I hear, River, Mary did you know.
Small groups: can you let me know if or what you would like to do.
Musical interlude: there is a grand piano. Anyone want to play?
Anything else? Any ideas, anything you want to do? Again, I cannot guarantee we can fit it in but if it will add something beautiful to our Christmas event then please suggest it. Send me an email.
email@example.com – or any other email address you have – all will reach me.
SUNDAY 11th DECEMBER – EASTLEIGH Singing Christmas carols, songs at a care home – Mandy organising
2 more areas in planning, Eastleigh concert and St John’s Charity.
STUDENTS: Two sound production students from the University of Winchesterb will be involved with us as part of their final year degree project. They will be using various media and recording the choir.
We will unite our two Winchester choirs this term and have one choir 3.30-5pm starting from September. Should Covid increase again we will revert back to two choirs but for now and this term – there will be one choir at 3.30-5pm until the end of the year.
New singing term:
Eastleigh returns on the 13th September.
Winchester returns on the 16th September.
Eastleigh: 13 September-18 October & 8 November-13 December
Winchester: 16 September-21 October & 11 November-16 December
Cost will be £90, same as last term and if you want to come along to both Winchester and Eastleigh just add £10.
There is a two week break in the middle which incorporates school half term
Dates for your diary
Wednesday 12 October – Memory Club, Chandlers Ford
Wednesday 23 November – Space for Sanctuary, in the Cathedral
Saturday 3 December – Christmas Charity Concert at St Paul’s Church in aid of the Citizen’s Advice Bureau 70th birthday celebration. We will be raising funds for the great work that they do.
Date to be confirmed – Christmas singing at St John’s Charity
A concert fundraising for St Andrew’s also to be confirmed
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