INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS

Diary | Rehearsal Aids | Drinks Rota | Committee

DIARY

2017/2018

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

Saturday 11th November 2017
Study Day with Mansfield Choral at QEM. 10:00AM – 3:00PM

Saturday 25th November 2017
Winter Concert: Creation (Haydn), Joint concert with Mansfield Choral Society, 7:30PM Southwell Minster

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

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
Winter 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 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:

Creation: Haydn (performed in English) Click here:

 

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