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Birthday Choral Evensong

On Saturday 31st May 2014 we celebrated five years as a choir by singing Choral Evensong in Paisley Abbey joined by RSCM Young Scottish Voices (the first time they juniors have sung with our adult choir, but not the last!) and members of our sister choirs from England, RSCM Voices North, RSCM Voices South and…

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Dunblane (short) report

The service of Evening Prayer at Dunblane Cathedral on Saturday 5th March went very well, and the whole day, directed by Richard Walmsley and accompanied by Matthew Beetschen, was enjoyable not only musically but socially too, as we went to the Tappit Hen pub across from the Cathedral afterwards. Our next meeting is on Saturday…

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Paisley report

On Saturday RSCM Scottish Voices visited Thomas Coats Memorial Baptist Church in Paisley (TCM) where at their request we sang Choral Evensong and were made to feel very welcome indeed by their organist Matthew Edwards and various members of the church who kindly provided us with tea and biscuits whenever we stopped singing for more…

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Forfar

Our most recent meeting was a very successful one at St John’s Episcopal Church in Forfar on 11th September.  That date resonates round the world in its better known format of 9/11, so music was specially chosen by Frikki to commemorate the 9th anniversary of the events of 2001. Unfortunately at very short notice Richard…

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Holy Trinity Kilmarnock

Another meeting, another stride forward! Unfortunately at the last minute our exceptionally talented Musical Director, Frikki Walker, wasn’t able to rearrange his regular Saturday morning teaching commitments at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (RSAMD) so wasn’t able to join us exactly as planned, however fortunately our exceptionally talented Organist, Richard Walmsley, stepped…

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Glasgow, February 2010

The next event for RSCM Scottish Voices is a full Choral Evensong on the first Saturday in Lent, which is 20th February 2010, in St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral, 300 Great Western Road, Glasgow at 4pm. The music list is: Introit: Salvator Mundi – John Blow (1649-1708)Responses: Thomas Tomkins (1572-1656)Canticles: Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis in e…

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Haddington report

The choir continues to develop and grow in corporate ability, as yesterday’s service in Haddington showed. There were a lot of call offs, partly due to the weather and partly for other reasons, so a smaller choir than usual, consisting of nine sopranos, three altos, four tenors, and six basses, turned up at the incredibly…

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Edinburgh, November 2009

Although the photo, taken by gordonrasmith, is from our summer residential weekend back in August, our most recent service took place last Saturday, 28th November, at 4pm in St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral in Edinburgh, when we sang Choral Evensong. The music list was: Introit: Hear my Prayer – Henry PurcellResponses: John SandersPsalms: 137 & 138Canticles:…

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