Members News Page
This page contains information about rehearsals, in particular
about any late changes to location and timing of rehearsals and, additionally,
the dress requirements for concerts.
Recruitment poster for 2019 - The new poster (pdf) can be downloaded
from here. Feel free to download it
and email to all your friends. The image of the pdf is on our Facebook page.
Autumn Term 2019
Rehearsals will normally be at the Stevenage Music Centre (click on link for
Satellite image). For those using SatNavs to get there the post code is SG2
0HS. The address is Mobbsbury Way and is adjacent to the Timebridge Community
Please note: The point marked "ENTER HERE" is the entry to the Car park.
There's lots of parking there, just leave the car and walk to reception
and there will be someone there who can guide you to the auditorium where we
See you there.......
Rehearsal Dates for Autumn Term 2019
|| 9, 16, 23, 30
|| 7, 14, 21, 28
|| 4, 9**, 11, 13*, 16, 25
|| 2, 9, 11*, 14 (Concert)
Notes: * denotes optional rehearsals - to be confirmed later
** denotes additional rehearsal at Hatfield
For those that want to plan their dates
further ahead then click here (to view the calendar through to July 2020).
Do remember to check these dates on an occasional basis - they are updated
sometimes throughout the year. Update 3 - March Concert date moved, number of rehearsals per term probably incorrect at this point but dates are agreed.
Learning Support resources
Autumn 2019 - Karl Jenkins - Requiem
None needed as Choraline is available for this work.
You can order the CD/Streaming version from them directly
Performance Audio recording
This can be ordered at a cost of £9.99 (plus delivery) from
Currently out of stock at the time of writing but orderable. Amazon are also low on stock but have some -
link is here -
cost is £9.85 plus whatever delivery costs apply.
You can hire the music via us. Hire cost: £5.00
Boosey and Hawkes score - This can be bought at
Amazon.co.uk for £8.48
(plus delivery), Also at
£15.99 (plus £2.50 P and P costs for orders less than £15 otherwise free) with price per unit reduction if you order more copies.
Spotify - Spotify has the same CD as YouTube. The link to it is here.
There's a full recording set of the piece on You Tube;
1) Introit - Play
2) Dies Irae - Play
3) The Snow of yesterday - Play
4) Rex Tremendae - Play
5) Confutatis - Play
6) From Deep in my heart - Play
7) Lacrimosa - Play
8) Now as a spirit - Play
9) Pie Jesu - Play
10) Having seen the Moon - Play
11) Lux Aeterna - Play
12) Farewell - Play
13) In Paradisum - Play
Soundcloud - Soundcloud does have a performance recording - try this link to the home page of the choir that posted it. Requiem.
Cyberbass - Doesn't cover this work
Vocal Guidance Sheets:
Derek Harrison passed over some papers about vocal care and guidance on Monday
2nd February 2015. As some were a little pale (and on an angle - a little bit) I
have re-typeset the text. To view/download the text click here.
Other Local Choir/Music Events :
Events brought to our notice can be found by clicking here. Currently there are NO events there.
An explanatory page about this relatively pain free method of donating funds to
us (when you buy things over the internet) can be seen by clicking here.
Breathing exercises :
Jan has been passed some pointers to YouTube videos about breathing (with
exercises):- 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.
Numbers 1 and 2 are associated and numbers 3-6 form a video in 4 parts.
Choir and MM Newsletters:
These have been removed from the site but is available
on request if needed.
Financial Information about the choir:
This information is available on request via the Society Chairman.
ERRORS ON WEB PAGES ON SITE:
IF you are lucky/unfortunate enough to find an error on any of the pages
of this site then PLEASE let me know. I've made life as simple I can. There is
a link to click on the "Contacts" webpage that will start a mail message to me.
It would help lots if you can make the title of the E-mail the name of the
webpage(s) with the error(s) on it.
Many Thanks...Your friendly
Footnote: The link to reach this page will be on the
main page of the site (index.html) and will be set to red (for typically a
week) as a trigger to show that new information is available here. So please
check the main web page regularly.