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NOTICES & DIARY

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2018/2019

Saturday 20th October 2018
Saturday morning extra rehearsal – Times to be confirmed

Saturday 10th November 2018
Saturday morning extra rehearsal – Times to be confirmed

Saturday 17th November 2018
Autumn Concert:
  St Mary’s Radcliffe on Trent

December 15th 2018
Christmas Concert:
Bingham Parish Church

Wednesday 9th January 2019
Start of Spring Term

Saturday 30th March 2019
Saturday morning extra rehearsal – Times to be confirmed

Saturday 11th May 2019
Spring Concert: St Mary’s Radcliffe on Trent

Wednesday 15th May 2019
AGM: Carnarvon School

Wednesday 22nd, 29th May, 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th June, and 3rd July 2019
Summer Singing: Provisional concert date on 6th July 2019

REHEARSAL AIDS

Having trouble with German pronunciation? Click here for slowly spoken Johannes Brahms 

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      Members direct access to Bingham Choral Home Page
    The site holds rehearsal files allowing users to listen to their individual part, with the accompaniment in the background,  either on its own or along with the other parts. The music can be listened to on line or downloaded as an mp3 file which allows user to vary playback speed and slow down fast, intricate parts.Most of the music we will be performing in the next 12 months can be found on the site.For access to the site the Society pays an annual subscription based on the number of registered users (40).Spare places are available. If you are not registered to use the site but would now like to be please contact Bob Middleton either at a rehearsal or by email at bob@mid33.plus.com. I will then register your email address and you will receive an email from the site allowing you to set up direct access using your email address and password of your own choosing.If you are registered but are having trouble logging on or other problems using the site, please let me know. Bob Middleton

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 AUTUMN CONCERT (17th November 2018)

Mass in D Minor:Missa in Augustiis (Nelson Mass)

Publisher SCHOTT (1963)

Editor: H.C. Robbins Landon

There is also a 2012 edition which is compatible with the 1963 version. (ISMN 9790220105142)

 

DRINKS ROTA

Please would one member of each”team” bring 4 pints of milk. Please arrive about 6.45 in order to set everything up before rehearsal starts. If unable to attend, please arrange a swap. Click on the rota to see a larger version.

HELP WITH SETTING UP ON REHEARSAL NIGHTS

September 19th       Edwina Cosgrove, Jess Bleackley

September 26th       Clare Woodward, Barbara Newsome, Dinah Wilcox

October 3rd              Tina Warrington, Chris Castleden

October 10th            Lesley, Derek, Debs

October 17th          Janet & Peter Iley

October 24          Philip Bacon, Jackie Fish

October 31         Richard Joyner, Peter Iley

November 7      Jill Haywood, John Barber, Paul Cosgriff

November 14   David A. King, Linda Hunter, Gill Bailey

November 21   David Slater, Paul Skelton, Christine Frymann, Marion Bonnington

November 28   Terry Scholey

December 5    Clive Evans

December 12th ?

October 20

(Saturday rehearsal from about 9.30)

November 10

(Saturday rehearsal from about 9.30)

 

BDCS COMMITTEE 2018-2019

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

 

COMMITTEE ROLE DESCRIPTIONS

Committee role descriptions click here:

 

COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES

Minutes 2016 AGM

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Minutes 2017AGM

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