Events Newsletter – Autumn 2011

I used to produce a paper newsletter featuring the dates for forthcoming piano exams and concerts along with other important information however this has now been superseded by the e-newsletter facility on the blog to which all of my students should be subscribed . It also gives me the opportunity to draw your attention […]

NES – Conducting the 31st season

The Neston Ecumenical Singers commence their 31st season on Monday (5th September). The best thing about being their Musical Director is getting to choose the music and this season I am particularly looking forward to the fun and the challenge of Will Todd’s Mass in Blue! We plan to perform this […]

Snowflakes (SATB Christmas Carol with piano accompaniment) by Graeme Hopson

Having worked with this carol for 12 weeks, I have grown to really like it as have members of my choir, the Neston Ecumenical Singers. The words are by the American, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The composition came about late in 2008 as a result of an annual competition organised by The Longfellow […]

Neston Ecumenical Singers Events: 2009-2010

The Neston Ecumenical Singers will be helping the congregation of St. Michael’s, Shotwick celebrate their new sound system and hymnbooks this Friday (2nd October) with a ‘Hymns of Praise’ service featuring the congregation’s favourite hymns along with two popular anthems, Bruckner’s Locus Iste and Fauré’s Cantique de Jean Racine accompanied on […]

Fauré Requiem, Songs of Praise and Rutter Mass of the Children

Forthcoming choral events this month include: An evening of French Favourites with Chester Cathedral Choir – Saturday 4th April 1930. Tickets are priced at £10 (children £5) and are available from the cathedral box office on 01244 500959 or on the door.  Baritone solos in the Fauré Requiem will be sung […]

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