INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS

Notices & Diary | Rehearsal Aids | Drinks Rota | Committee

NOTICES & DIARY

Music for Carol Concert, Bingham, December 16th 2017

O come, O come Emmanuel (orange p.120 – chorus harmonies v5 only )

In the Bleak Midwinter ( Darke – BDCS stock )

Ding Dong Merrily ( green p. 28 )

Once in Royal (orange p.148 – v. 1,2,3 6. )

Coventry Carol (green p. 83)

Swann Xmas Candle (BDCS stock)

Carnarvon – two songs

Of the Father’s Heart (orange p.128 – v.1,2,3 all full +v6. )

Shepherd’s Pipe Carol (orange p. 39)

Organ solo

Good King Wenceslas (green p. 34)

Sussex Carol (green p. 96)

O Little One Sweet (green p. 87)

O Little Town (green p. 92)

Carnarvon – two songs

Hark the Herald (green p. 39)

Sir Christemas (orange p. 114)

The Twelve Days of Xmas (orange p. 134)

OR

Merry Xmas ( Turner )

O Come all ye Faithful (green p. 88 v.1,2,5,6. )

 

2017/2018

Saturday 16th December 2017
Christmas Concert:  With Carnarvon Childrens Choir, Bingham Brass. Bingham Parish Church

Wednesday 3rd January 2018
Start of new term

Saturday 20th January 2018
Bingham Choral Society Bursary & Prize: Recital public final at Bingham Parish Church

Saturday 10th March 2018 (Provisional)
Singing workshop with Marcus Farnsworth, Minster School, Southwell.

Saturday 24th March 2018
Study Day with Mansfield Choral at QEM. 10:00AM – 3:00PM

Wednesday 4th April 2018
Easter Break – No rehearsal

Saturday 21st April 2018
Study Day with Mansfield Choral at QEM. 10:00AM – 3:00PM

Saturday 12th May 2018
Spring Concert: Verdi Requiem, Joint concert with Mansfield Choral Society. 7:30PM Southwell Minster

Wednesday 16th May 2018
Annual General Meeting, Carnarvon School. 7:30PM

Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Summer singing starts: Rehearsal dates 23rd May, 6th June, 13th June, 20th June, 27th June, and 4th July.

Wednesday 30th May 2018
No rehearsal

Saturday 7th July 2018
Summer Concert:
 Byron Festival Concert

 

2018/2019

Saturday 17th November 2018
Autumn Concert:
Radcliffe on Trent

December 2018 (Date to be agreed)
Christmas Concert:
Bingham Parish Church

Saturday 11th May 2019
Spring Concert: Radcliffe on Trent

 

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.

 

Extract from the ‘Music for Market’ lunchtime concert series at Newark. BDCS male voices make the most of having the tune (for once)!

MUSIC FOR THE SPRING CONCERT (12th May 2018)

Ricordi version of Verdi Requiem. Pub.1956. ISMN number  M570020102

 

 

LINKS TO PERFORMANCES OF THIS TERMS REPERTOIRE ON YOUTUBE:

To follow.

 

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

Minutes 2017AGM

Minutes May 2017 (4) Redacted for website

Minutes July 2017 (1) Redacted for website

Minutes September 2017 (2) Redacted for website