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At our AGM which was held via Zoom on Tuesday 7 September 2021 it was announced that there are several vacancies on the Committee. Details of the vacancies will be confirmed in due course but, in the meantime, job descriptions for each Committee post can be found here.
Rehearsals for 2021-22 Season
In-person rehearsals are now taking place at 7.45 pm each Tuesday in the Upper Hall, Holy Trinity Church, 1 North Malvern Road, Malvern WR14 4LR. Numbers are being restricted for the time being and details of how to book a place will be sent out before each rehearsal. For members not attending in person, rehearsals will be live-streamed via Zoom with log-on details again being sent out in advance. See Virtual Rehearsals below for tips on getting the most out of Zoom rehearsals.
In addition to the risk assessment below, we are making the risk assessment prepared by the venue available here for your information.
We will be rehearsing Karl Jenkins' The Armed Man and Rory Boyle's Cantemus Igitur. You can find links to audio rehearsal files for each work on the Practice Files webpage. You may also find YouTube videos of performances of the works useful. There are links on the Useful Recordings webpage. Click on the appropriate green button at the top and bottom of this page.
Details of which movements we will be rehearsing each week will be given on the Rehearsal Schedule webpage. Click on the green button at the top and bottom of this page.
We have completed a risk assessment covering in-person rehearsals in line with the latest guidelines and we would urge all members to read it, whether you will be attending rehearsals or not. Please click on the link below:
Covid-secure Rehearsals Risk Assessment
The July Newsletter is now out. You can find it and previous newsletters by clicking this link Newsletters.
If you haven't yet joined any virtual rehearsals, or even if you have, and you're wondering what it's all about, you might find this explanation amusing - and recognisable!
It's finally here! The finished video is now available for you to download. Click here and follow the instructions to see what we've achieved.
The rehearsal starts at 07.45 pm but the link will be open from 7.15 pm. You will be sent a link to join the rehearsal but you may find the following points useful:
Following the success of our virtual coffee morning on 18 June, it was agreed that we should hold more such events. Details of each event will be sent to members and watch this page for more information.
If you're interested in participating in these events but would like some technical help, please contact our Chairman, Kevin Ilsley, who will be happy to point you in the right direction. His contact details are on the Contact Us webpage.
Click here to catch up with the Newsletters from our Chairman and Committee. They give details of planned events including the format for virtual rehearsals starting in September.
Reluctantly, the Committee have decided to suspend all rehearsals until further notice as well as cancelliing the Gala Concert in June. Our 2020-21 season will be regarded as a celebratory one with both the Gala Concert and St Matthew Passion being rescheduled, dates and venues to be confirmed. The season may also include an additional concert and another Come and Sing event.