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Choir AGM Minutes 8th January 2020

The AGM to review activities during 2019 was held on 8th January 2020.

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Recruiting Now!

The Cavendish Singers are recruiting new members. There are no auditions but whilst not essential it helps if you can read music.

We have a wide repertoire, ranging from light music to sacred works by classical composers.

We meet on Wednesday evenings (see the Rehearsals and Location page). For further information please see the 'contact us' page.

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Music for the next few weeks

The choir has now been issued with copies of the music on which we will be focussing for the next few weeks.

Come Gentle Spring from Haydn's "The Seasons"

See What Love and How lovely are the Messengers from Mendelssohn's Oratorio "St Paul"

Panis Angelicus by Cesar Franck

A four part arrangement of Ave Maria attr. Giulio Caccini

Beati Quorum Via by C.V.Stanford

Salve Regina by Francis Poulenc.

All this music is provided at no cost, so come along and learn something new !

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First Meeting 2020

Our first meeting of the year will be on Wednesday 8th January at 7.15pm at the usual venue.

All members of the choir are reminded to bring the sheets of music and the booklets that were used for the Christmas series of concerts. Before you hand them in, please check to see if you have written the title on the outside page of a folded pair. This helps greatly in sorting and storing the music.

Subscriptions are now due for 2020. You can pay in one lump sum of £60 either in cash notes or through the Faster Payments Banking System to Sort Code 20-26-20 Account 7024 4449. (Cheques for £60 will also be accepted on the evening of Wednesday 8th January only.)

A system of paying six £10 instalments is also available. Please ask to check for the dates on which the instalments should be paid.

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Christmas 2019 events

We had three enjoyable events during December.

Our performances started with a very successful Christmas Music Evening on 13th December. Nearly 100 people came to enjoy music, mince pies and wine. We had soloists, trios, small groups and the full choir. There are some photographs of the occasion you can look at in the public resources area.

The following day we gathered at Manchester Central Library for our annual public carol performance. Some of the music from the previous night and some old favourites were on the bill. About 40 people were in the audience for this event.

On Saturday 21st December, Natalie led a determined band of 20 choir members to brave the elements outside Didsbury Oxfam Shop to entertain the passing public with carols, generating a goodly sum in donations for the shop.

Happy Christmas All !

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Next Meeting

The choir is now on a Christmas break after a busy festive season. We will meet again on Wednesday 8th January at 7.15pm. The meeting will start with our Annual General Meeting. We will continue by looking ahead to the music in our 2020 programme.

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Christmas Music Concert

There will be a Cafe style Concert of Christmas Music, including carols you can sing along to, on Friday 13th December 2019 at Didsbury Baptist Church at 7.30pm.

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Change of Rehearsal Date

There will not be a rehearsal on 30th October 2019. Instead the choir will be meeting at the usual venue and time on 23rd October 2019.

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Saturday 8th June 2019

Didsbury Baptist Church 7.30pm

This will be our main concert for the year and will include solos and choruses from Haydn's Creation.

There will be no admission fee for this concert, and the evening will last about 2 hours.

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Christmas Songs

Manchester Central Library 10.45am

Saturday, 15th December 2018

This year we are delighted to have been invited once again to give a free public performance at the Central Library.

Our Christmas songs this year will be a mixture of old traditional favourites and some newer less well known carols. This performance will last 45 mins.

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