INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS

Diary | Rehearsal Aids | Drinks Rota | Committee

DIARY

2017

Wednesday 24th & 31st May, 7th & 14th June 2017
Summer Singing

Saturday 17th June 2017
Lunchtime concert (performing works from the Summer Singing), Newark Church

Wednesday 6th September 2017
Enrolment and start of the new term

Saturday 11th November 2017
Study Day at QEM (More details to follow)

Saturday 25th November 2017
Creation (Haydn), Joint concert with Mansfield Choral Society, Southwell Minster

Saturday 16th December 2017
Christmas Concert, Bingham Parish Church

2018

Saturday 20th January 2018
Bingham Choral Society Bursary recital public final at Bingham Parish Church

Saturday 10th March 2018 (Provisional)
Singing workshop

Saturday 12th May 2018
Verdi Requiem (Joint concert with Mansfield Choral Society)

2019

Saturday 11th May 2019
Brahms Requiem, Turner – Under the wide sky

 

REHEARSAL AIDS

The following may be used as rehearsal aids for part learning.

  • www.choralia.net
    A website where you can hear synthesised voices singing individual voice parts (it is very easy to download the necessary bit of free software). You can choose which voice part you would like to be highlighted.
  • www.choraline.com
    As a BDCS member you can get a 10% discount from Choraline by using the password BING.
    New telephone number: 01285 644845
  • www.learnchoralmusic.co.uk
    This is John Hooper’s website, where individual parts can be listened to free of charge.
  • www.johnfletchermusic.org
    BDCS subscribes to this website. It has most of the music we are currently rehearsing.

MUSIC FOR THE AUTUMN CONCERT (NOV 2017)

The Creation (Haydn) Novello Old Edition. Cat No. NOV 07 0158 00. 154 pages. ISBN: 9780853605058. Either of the two ‘old’ versions shown below are acceptable, but not the ‘new’ edition (published 1999) which is edited by Michael Pilkington and has a page of music on the (red) cover instead of the treble clef on the front.

 

LINKS TO PERFORMANCES OF THIS TERMS REPERTOIRE ON YOUTUBE:

Vaughan Williams (1/2) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZiMSGq_fOk

Vaughan Williams (2/2) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZ_p5lrZMhw

Parry https://youtu.be/N2FBBb14em8

Durufle  https://youtu.be/XRzPi0CA1rg

NB: Two of them (not the Vaughan Williams) also have the score.

DRINKS ROTA

 

Please would one member of each”team” bring 4 pints of milk. Advice will be given if required. Please arrive about ten minutes before the start of rehearsal. If unable to attend, please arrange a swap. Click on the rota to see a larger version.

BDCS COMMITTEE 2017-2018

Chairman: John Bannister
Vice-Chair: Sally Ashton
Treasurer: Huw Cadwallader
Secretary: Valerie Morgan
Programme Chair: Peter Iley
Librarian: Margot Anderson
Publicity Officer: Judy Unell
Membership Secretary: Janet Chapman
Box Office: Tim Connery
Website: Brad Poulson
Ordinary Members: Beryl Cottrill, Christina Warrington and Janet Iley.

COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES

Minutes 2016 AGM

Minutes January 2017 (1) Redacted for website

Minutes February 2017 (2) Redacted for website

Minutes March 2017 (3) Redacted  for website