Concert Day Instructions December 8th 2018 Rehearsal and Concert Notes NOTE – Parking is NOT available at St Mary’s Please therefore use the car parks in town.
DRESS CODE: Ladies: Long black skirt or trousers (no jeans please), black shoes, black top with covered shoulders and ¾ or full length sleeves Gentlemen: Black suit, black shoes, white shirt and black bow tie.
Note: We will be using black folders this time. Please let Helen Green know before concert day if you don’t have one
DETAILS OF CONCERT DAY 2pm Singers arrive at St Mary’s Church in Aylesbury. (St. Mary's Square, Aylesbury HP20 2JJ)
By 2:20pm Find a place on stage as for the concert. Parts will be indicated on each seat. Please do not rearrange these cards! (J) This is important, to ensure a good balance of sound.
Chris and I will check before the start of the rehearsal that everyone can see Jeff. If you can’t see, please let us know at that point. Please be flexible in terms of where you sit, so that everyone can see, whilst retaining a good balance and layout of voice parts.
2:20pm Practice filing on and off stage
2:25pm Warm-up with Jeff
2:30pm Start of rehearsal. There will be a break during the rehearsal, but no drinks will be provided – please bring your own drinks if you need them.
5:15pm Rehearsal ends
Singers can stay in the venue between the end of the rehearsal and the concert, and can eat their sandwiches there if they wish. Please do not leave any litter afterwards
6:50pm Singers arrive back at St Mary’s
7:10pm Warm up with Chris. We will let you know on the day where this warm-up will take place
7:20pm Singers file onto the stage. Please stand quietly until Chris gives the signal to sit.
7:30pm Concert begins. All STAND when Jeff gives the signal.
During the Please listen for Chris at the end of the interval to indicate when we will go back on. Interval stage. We will NOT be filing back on stage. Once back on stage, please sit QUIETLY and wait for Jeff to return. All STAND when Jeff gives the signal.
9:30pm At end of concert, please deposit your music in the boxes provided. We will let you know on the day where these boxes will be.
PLEASE ALSO REMEMBER TO HELP RETURN CHURCH TO NORMAL AS PER THE TASK ROTA
Tues 4th rehearsals start
Tues 11th Open Rehearsal + Soprano raffle
Tues 18th AGM
Tues 9th Alto raffle
Tues 13th Bass & Tenor raffle
Sunday 2nd Mayor’s Carol Service?
Tues 4th Table-top sale
Sat 8th CONCERT
-------------------------------------- DATES FOR 2019: January Tues 8th Rehearsals begin
March Sat 30th SPRING CONCERT
June Sat 22nd SUMMER CONCERT
December Sat 7th AUTUMN CONCERT
DATES FOR 2020: March Sat 28th SPRING CONCERT
Subscriptions Subscriptions are £130 for both Autumn and Spring terms in advance, or £70 per term if paid termly. Summer term subs are additional and to be confirmed, depending upon programme.
Town Mayor's Carol Service - Sunday 3rd December
Thanks to those who took part in the Town Mayor's Carol Service on Sunday 3rd December 2017.
Coming in 2018/2019
Winter 2018: Respighi - Lauda per la Natività del Signore Chris Williams - Tsunami Requiem Spring 2019: Haydn - Missa Sancti Nicolai Mozart - Mass in C Minor
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