14 February 2020Plainchant Workshop
Plainchant Workshop at St Mary's, Finedon on Saturday 25 April
Led by Dr Iain Simcock from Schola Gregoriana, this workshop will introduce us to a range of plainchant, concluding with music we have learnt in the workshop being sung as part of Compline.
We will start at 2pm, concluding with a service of Compline at 4.30pm (so ending by 5pm).
There is a suggested donation of £10 to help cover the costs of the workshop.
Please email us to confirm you are attending so we have th correct number of copies of the music. Thank you.
19 January 2020Come & Sing Allegri's Miserere
Come & Sing Allegri's Miserere and other pieces on Good Friday at St Mary's, Finedon
On Good Friday (Friday 10th April 2020), we will be holding a Service of Readings, Music and Contemplation at St Mary's, Finedon. Visiting singers are very welcome to join us for this.
Rehearsal begins at 12.30pm with the service at 2.00pm (lasting just over one hour).
Music for the service (copies provided):
Allegri – Miserere mei, Deus
Purcell – Thou knowest, Lord
Tavener – The Lamb
Maurice Duruflé – Ubi Caritas
Hymn 120 – O Sacred head surrounded
Javier Busto – Agnus Dei
Psalm 22 v1-18
G.F. Handel – Behold the Lamb of God from Messiah
Hymn 121 – Sing, my tongue, the glorious battle (Pange lingua)
Please let Jonathan know if you are coming to sing, including which voice part you are. Email link here!
There is no cost involved; donations to church funds welcome.
Dress code is all black, dark suits or cassocks.
19 January 2020Come & Sing Stainer's Crucifixion
Come & Sing Stainer's Crucifixion at St Mary's, Finedon
On Palm Sunday (Sunday 5th April 2020), we will be holding a Come & Sing Stainer's Crucifixion at St Mary's, Finedon. Visiting singers are very welcome to join us for this.
Rehearsal begins at 4.30pm with the 'performance' at 6.00pm (lasting about one hour).
Please let Jonathan know if you are coming to sing, including which voice part you are and whether or not you need a copy of the music. Email link here!
There is no cost involved.
01 January 2020Music Lists
Music Lists - January to April 2020
Our musical offerings for the next few months can now be viewed on our Music Lists page. We have lots of great music to prepare and sing between now and Easter.
Do come and join us if you can, either to sing or to listen.
31 December 2019New Singers Welcome
Come and Sing with us at St Mary's Finedon
You will be very welcome to join the choir of St Mary's, Finedon either as a regular or occasional member of the choir.
Our weekly choir practice is on Fridays from 7pm to approx. 8pm in church. The adult choir and teenagers attend this practice. There is a separate Children's Choir which rehearses after school on Thursdays (details on request).
The choir sings an anthem each Sunday in the 9.30am service. We hold Choral Evensong at 6pm on the first Sunday of most months with a 5pm rehearsal beforehand. Checking our Music Lists page will give you a good idea of the sort of music we sing.
You are very welcome to come along any time to try us out! All voices parts welcome.
Additional services coming up include:
Good Friday at 2pm - A Service of Readings, Music and Contemplation