Voices for Hospices

Saturday 19th October 2019

Rehearsal: please arrive at 11.45 for a 12 noon rehearsal (see below for more timings), Concert: 3.30pm both in Harrow School Speech Room

Dress Code: All black with red scarves for ladies and red bow ties/ties/braces for gents. Scarves available to order from Cate Jaquest (Alto) during rehearsals.

Choir Repertoire: You’ve Got a Friend in Me, Time after Time, Ain’t no Mountain

Group Items: Lullaby Suo Gan, Skye Boat Song, The Minstrel, The Lass of Richmond Hill, Auld Lang Syne,

lunch available to buy at Spire Cafe at St Mary’s Church on top of the hill during our break (see below for timings) or at many other eateries around - or bring your own.

Tickets: All choir members need to buy a ticket to take part in this event. These are priced at £10 until the end of September, £12.50 after that. Please purchase your ticket from Vicky or Wyn at rehearsals during September. This money goes directly to St Lukes Hospice to raise valuable funds for their work.

Audience tickets are £12.50. please book these as soon as possible online at www.stlukes-hospice.org/vfh


Individual choir rehearsals

These will be on the Speech Room Stage

Please arrive in plenty of time so that we don’t get behind on the schedule!

11:45 Harrow Philharmonic

12:00 West Harrow Choir

12:15 Harrow Community Gospel Choir

12:30 Stanmore Choral Society

12:45 Harrow Harmony

13:00 Harrow Apollo Male Choir

13:15 More than Just a Choir

13:30 Tonic Choir

Rehearsal for everyone together

Between 14:00 and 14:15 singers should make their way to their allocated

seats in the overall SATB format (seating plan tbc).

(15 minutes allowed at 14:15 to adjust the layout based on actual numbers on

the day.)

14:30 Full rehearsal of the pieces that we sing together

15:10 Full rehearsal ends, choirs get a break (may be earlier at 15:00)

Individual performances

15:15 Audience admitted

15:30 Singers return to seats. First choir (Tonic) to stage

(The timings below give each choir 8 minutes performance, with a few

minutes for chageovers.)

15:40 Tonic Choir

15:52 West Harrow Community Choir

16:04 Stanmore Choral Society

16:16 Harrow Apollo Male Choir

16:28 Harrow Philharmonic Choir

16:40 More Than Just A Choir

16:52 Harrow Harmony

17:04 Harrow Community Gospel Choir

Final section

17:20 A few words from St Luke’s

17:30 All choirs singing together

17:50 Event Ends

Peter Hinkley Trust Concert

Saturday 2nd November 2019

Rehearsal:5.30pm-6.15pm max, Concert: 7.00pm - 8.30pmat St Mary’s Church, Harrow on the Hill. Refreshments (tea and coffee) available in church hall between rehearsal and concert.

Dress Code: All black with red accessories (as above)

Choir Repertoire: as Voices for Hospices solo items. (Updated 11/10)

End of term Concert

Monday 9th December 2019

Rehearsal: set up from 7.30pm, vocal warm up from 8.00pm, Concert at 8.30pm, all in main hall, upstairs at St Peter’s Church, West Harrow. Shortish concert of this term’s music for friends and family with mulled wine and mince pies available afterwards. Retiring collection for local charity. (updated 1/10)

Dress Code: All black with red accessories (as above)

Repertoire: This term’s music