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Here you can find the minutes of the most recent Choir Committee Meeting

 

Minutes of Committee Meeting of Cardiff Polyphonic Choir

Date: 11/02/19

Present:  Sian Jenkins, Liz Ferrand, Heather Jones, Tim Down, Iain Reid, Gilly Body, Kath Knowles

Apologies: None

Concerts

St Augustine’s – 16th March 2019

All arrangements in place. The rehearsal on the previous Thursday (14th) would be held in St Augustine’s NOT at Howells. Normal start time of 7pm but this rehearsal may go on a bit later (until 9.30pm)

Action

 

 

 

Brandenburg Festival – London concert 23rd March 2019

Bus to leave Cardiff at 9.30am. Will leave London on the Sunday at 3pm.

Rehearsal in the church (St Katharine Cree) at 4pm on Saturday. Choristers to be reminded of the need to pay for their hotel rooms ASAP.

 

 

 

Saturday Rehearsal – 8th June 2019

An all day rehearsal at Minny Street Chapel, to work on Elijah. 10am -1pm and 2pm – 4pm.

Summer concert – 13th July 2019

St German’s booked for summer concert. Final details of programme to be confirmed. Party in the church hall afterwards.

Berlin Collaboration October 2019

Ardwyn and Llandaff Choral on board. Iain and Gilly to finalise a financial projection for the whole project to share with the Berlin orchestra. It was decided that travel arrangements would be up to choristers to arrange, as with the Lund tour, as choristers may wish to extend their stay in Germany beyond the weekend of the concert. Suitable hotel accommodation to be researched – more details to follow.

Concert Dress – For the March concerts, dress would be all black – long floor length dresses/skirts/trousers and black long sleeved tops for sopranos and altos. DJs and black shirts for tenors & basses. No ties or scarves – possibly some form of daffodil corsage may be created.
Choir membership (LOA, leavers, new members)

Leavers:

LOA – Rod Britton, Nia Evans, Anna Davies, Marilyn & Alan Thomas, Kate Thorogood, Carys Williams

New members – David Hawkins

Website/Publicity

The members’ area was continuing to cause problems. It needs to be password protected, but access once the password was created was still a problem. There are photos from the Vespers concert on the website, on the blog (click on the ‘more’ dropdown)

 

Dates for your diary                       

Spring concert  St Augustine’s                        Saturday 16th March 2019

Brandenburg concert London                         Saturday 23rd March 2019

All day rehearsal Minny Street                       Saturday 8th June 2019

Summer Concert                                                Saturday 13th July 2019

Rehearsal days with Berlin orchestra            Sat/Sun 5th/6th October 2019

Concert Hoddinott Hall                                    Thursday 10th October 2019

Concert St David’s Cathedral                           Saturday 12th October 2019

Concert Berlin                                                     Sunday 27th October 2019

 

Term Dates:

Last rehearsal of this term: 11th April

First rehearsal back after Easter: 2nd May

Last rehearsal of the summer term: 18th July

First rehearsal back in the autumn: 5th September

 

Date of next meeting – Thursday 21st March 5.15, Maltsters

 

 

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