Our Patron, Mrs Alexandra Holford DL has sent
this message following the concert on 11 May 2019: Thank
you all so much for giving us such a lovely concert last
night. It really was an evening to remember! It
was the first time we had listened to Rossini's Petite Messe
Solennelle, he certainly makes you sit up and listen. l
what to expect, only knowing his operas, but it really had the wow
The Chapter House Choir in York is running a Come-and-Sing day with Bob Chilcott at St Olave's School, York, on 28 September 2019. £20. Details and booking at Eventbrite .
Free MIDI rehearsal files
for the work in the December 2019 concert (Haydn: The Creation) are
Cyberbass and LearnChoralMusic. (The
LearnChoralMusic files are
clearer but rather harsh in tone.) Alternatively,
you can purchase rehearsal CDs and MP3 downloads from
The Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday 26 October, during the rehearsal.
The next Committee meetings are on
Saturday 14 September, 12noon
Saturday 9 November, 12noon.
If there is a matter you would like discussed, please raise it with a committee member in advance of one of these dates.
dates for the concert on 9 May 2020 are
Please get them into your diary as soon as possible!
a Friend: we are looking
for people with skills or connections in the media and travel
in research, publishing and printing and IT.
Do you know anyone from these, or from other
potentially useful areas,
who might be a friend? If
you or they
would be able to help or advise us please get in touch with one of the
Committee members: Joy
, Jan Sanders, Maureen James ,
Richard Gott, Elizabeth Harbord, Peter
Perkins, Jean Cleadon.
can raise funds for the Chorus at absolutely
no cost to yourself by shopping at your favourite online retailers via Easyfundraising. Just go to this page
on their website and click on
this cause to get
started. A small percentage of the cost of everything you
buy will come to the Chorus. Simples!
is a sales table
at each rehearsal to raise funds. Please bring items such as
books, CDs, ornaments, preserves, plants - but if they don't sell that
week please take them
away as we are unable to store them from week to week.
and Recruitment Group
is being set up. If you would like to be involved, get in
There is also to be a Social
Media Group. Again, please contact
Joy if you want to help.