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GLOUCESTER CATHEDRAL CHOIRS

Dates List

Issued for: January 2019

CATHEDRAL CHOIRS Dates List Issued for: January 2019 Contents:  Pages 1 and 3 – normal

Contents:

Pages 1 and 3 normal routine

Pages 4 26 any changes to that routine

The Gloucester Cathedral Choirs Dates List now encompasses information for the resident Cathedral Choirs. It is essential that Clergy, Cathedral staff, Music Department staff, King’s School staff and Chorister parents have the whole picture showing the commitments of the Cathedral Music Department. This Dates List shows the Cathedral Youth Choir, Girl Choristers and the Cathedral Junior Choir in colours to differentiate from Cathedral Choir information. Boy Chorister commitments and Girl Chorister commitments are nominated specifically when necessary.

Gloucester Cathedral Choirs Dates List 1 January 2019 31 December 2019

Cathedral Choir (CC)

Unless otherwise stated:

Probationers attend all rehearsals and services.

Choristers wear school uniform for all choir events.

Rehearsals are in the Song School.

The King’s School car parking information for boy chorister parents is shown below and will be the normal routine unless there is a stated change on a specific date within this document. Parents bring and collect boys from Song School.

Sunday (No parking available in King’s School car park)

9.15am

Boys' Rehearsal

9.30am

Full Rehearsal

10.15am

The Eucharist (ends c.11.30am)

2.00pm

Boys' Rehearsal

2.20pm

Full Rehearsal

3.00pm

Evensong (Ends c. 3.50pm)

Monday

7.45am

King’s School car park open for drop off

8.05am - 9.05am

Boys' Rehearsal

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

7.45am

King’s School car park open for drop off

8.05am

Boys' Rehearsal (Ends: Tue 9.05 (Senior and Junior boys); Wed 9.35 (Junior boys); Friday 9.20 (Junior boys))

4.00pm – 4.30pm 4.30pm - 6.45pm

Choral Scholars’ rehearsal King’s School car park open for boy chorister parents

4.40pm

Boys' Rehearsal

4.50pm

Full Rehearsal

5.30pm

Evensong (ends c. 6.10pm)

Saturday 2.15pm – 3.15pm

Choral Scholars’ rehearsal

3.00pm

King’s School car park open for drop off

3.15pm

Boys’ Rehearsal

3.45pm

Full Rehearsal in the Quire

4.15pm

Break

4.30pm - 6.45pm

King’s School car park open for boy chorister parents

4.30pm

Evensong (ends c. 5.15pm)

5.20pm

Lay Clerks and Choral Scholars rehearsal (30 mins)

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Issued by: Adrian Partington, Director of Music

Queries to: Helen Sims, Music Department Manager. 01452 508212 Helen.Sims@gloucestercathedral.org.uk

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Cathedral Youth Choir (YC)

Monday 4.40pm - 6.10pm

Youth Choir Rehearsal in Quire stalls (please collect music from Song School quietly and do not go into the Song room)

Thursday

4.40pm

Youth Choir Rehearsal in Song School

5.30pm

Youth Choir Evensong (ends c. 6.10pm)

Cathedral Girl Choristers (CGC)

The King’s School car parking information shown below is for the parents of girl choristers attending the King’s School and will be the normal routine unless there is a stated change on a specific date within this document:

Girl Choristers who do not attend King’s School have a Cathedral car pass for the Cathedral Staff car park in Pitt Street for drop off and collection only. Parents bring girls to Song School.

Monday 4.00pm - 4.30pm 4.30pm - 6.45pm 4.30pm 5.15pm

5.30pm-6.10pm Evensong

Theory tuition (Group A) King’s School car park open for KS girl chorister parents Rehearsal, Song School

Thursday 4.00pm - 4.30pm

4.45pm-6.10pm

4.30pm - 6.45pm

Theory tuition (Group B) Rehearsal, Song School King’s School car park open for KS girl chorister parents

Saturday 10.30am 1.30pm 11.15am- 1.00pm

King’s School car park open for KS girl chorister parents Rehearsal, Song School

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Issued by: Adrian Partington, Director of Music

Queries to: Helen Sims, Music Department Manager. 01452 508212 Helen.Sims@gloucestercathedral.org.uk

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Cathedral Junior Choir (CJC)

Parents bring children to Lady Chapel for rehearsals o Saturdays and to the Chapter House on Sundays.

Saturday (Term time only) in Cathedral Lady Chapel

9.15am

CJC Juniors (School year 4 and below)

10.00am

CJC Seniors (School year 5 and above)

10.15am

CJC Juniors depart; CJC Seniors remain

11.00am

CJC Seniors depart

2 nd Sunday of each month except August.

9.45am -10.10am

10.15am

Rehearsal in Chapter House Eucharist (ends 11.30am)

Plus Joint services on: Mothering Sunday + Easter Sunday + Christmas Family Services

Additional information or changes to the above routine will be found in the details shown on the following pages.

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Issued by: Adrian Partington, Director of Music

Queries to: Helen Sims, Music Department Manager. 01452 508212 Helen.Sims@gloucestercathedral.org.uk

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Lent Term 2019

Wednesday

09/01/19

Term starts Normal routine commences for all choirs

4.40-6.10pm Boy chorister rehearsal 4.40pm L/C & C/S rehearsal 5.30pm Evensong L/C & C/S

Thursday

10/01/19

Youth Choir rehearsal and Evensong Girl Choristers rehearsal

Sunday

13/01/19

Free morning for L/C and C/Ss

10.15am Eucharist with boy and girl choristers and the Cathedral Junior Choir

1.30pm Boy choristers rehearse Britten’s Ceremony of Carols 2.20 Full choir Evensong rehearsal (full-time Probationers required) 3.00pm Evensong with Making up of Charles McKee to full chorister 4.15pm Boy choristers sing Britten’s Ceremony of Carols (ends 4.30pm) in the Quire.

Tuesday

15/01/19

11am Music Dept/Cath Marketing meeting AP, RM, JH, RW, MC, HS, NLJ, Cath Marketing team.

1pm King’s School and Cathedral staff Annual meeting, Conference Room King’s School. RM, AP, CT, HS, NLJ, JH, DP.

Wednesday

16/01/19

Normal routine. Rehearsal and Evensong joined by Leslie Philemon Aubrey Bowen. Singing to celebrate his 90th birthday (ex. Gloucester and Llandaff Alto LC)

Saturday

19/01/19

Free day for boy choristers

AP away

2.30pm Girl choristers rehearsal 3.40pm Cathedral Choir adults and girl choristers rehearsal 4.30pm Evensong with Cathedral Choir adults and girl choristers

Friday

25/01/19

CONVERSION OF PAUL 5.30pm Eucharist for the Conversion of Paul (ends 6.30pm) King’s Car Park will be locked at 7pm.

Sunday

27/01/19

08.45am Boys rehearsal 9.00am Full choir rehearsal

The Cornett and Sackbut Ensemble from the RWCMD will perform at the Sung Eucharist

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Issued by: Adrian Partington, Director of Music

Queries to: Helen Sims, Music Department Manager. 01452 508212 Helen.Sims@gloucestercathedral.org.uk

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Evensong with the Installation of the new Archdeacon of Gloucester. The Viol Consort of the RWCMD will perform at Evensong (tbc).

Sunday

03/02/19

CANDLEMAS

Normal morning routine 4.00pm Boy choristers rehearsal 4.15pm Youth Choir rehearsal Chapter House (JH) 4.30pm Full rehearsal (Cathedral Choir and Youth Choir) L/C & C/S no Deputies 6.00pm: Candlemas Carol Service (ends c7.15pm)

Sunday

10/02/19

Free morning for L/C and C/Ss 10.15am Eucharist with boy and girl choristers and the Cathedral Junior Choir

Normal afternoon routine

Wednesday

13/02/19

Half-Term for boy choristers and L/C& C/S commences after Evensongreturn on 24 th Feb

Youth Choir and Girl Choristers end of term return on Monday 25 th February.

7.30 Fundraising Events team Music Tour JH

Thursday

14/02/19

Evensong sung by Visiting Choir Abingdon School

Saturday

23/02/19

6.30pm Silent Film Improvisation, Walt Disney’s Fantasia (1940)

Sunday

24/02/19

End of Half Term break. Normal routine for L/C, C/S and boy choristers.

Monday

25/02/19

Term commences. Normal routine for all choirs.

Friday

01/03/19

9.30am Chorister Voice Trials at 7 Miller’s Green.

Each candidate will be given a 15 minute voice trial. Adrian Partington, Jonathan Hope and Nia Llewelyn Jones in attendance. Registrar, King’s School, informs Helen Sims of all chorister application details. Helen Sims to chat to parents and show people in and out.

Saturday

02/03/19

Normal CJC and Girl Chorister rehearsals

Free day for the Cathedral Choir

1pm 4pm St Cecilia Singers rehearsal 4.30pm St Cecilia Singers (plus former members) sing Evensong, as part of their 70 th Anniversary celebrations.

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Issued by: Adrian Partington, Director of Music

Queries to: Helen Sims, Music Department Manager. 01452 508212 Helen.Sims@gloucestercathedral.org.uk

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5.30pm St Cecilia’s Reception in Chapter House 7.00pm Concert by St Cecilia Singers for their 70 th Anniversary celebrations. Performance of a new commission by Neil Cox.

Sunday

03/03/19

After Evensong: L/C & C/S & O/S meeting with Precentor, Director and Assistant Director in Song School.

Wednesday

06/03/19

ASH WEDNESDAY

L/C and C/S no Deputies

8.20 – 10.00 Extended boys’ rehearsal (during Senior School Eucharist) Normal Evensong rehearsals and Evensong for Cathedral Choir (JH/CT) 4.30pm boys rehearsal 4.40pm Full Choir rehearsal

7.30pm Eucharist and Imposition of Ashes sung by the Cathedral Youth Choir (ends 8.50pm)

Sunday

10/03/19

Free morning for L/C and C/Ss 10.15am Eucharist with boy and girl choristers and the Cathedral Junior Choir Normal afternoon routine, including Civic Service Evensong. 5.00pm-5.30pm Cathedral Choir L/C and C/S (voluntary) sing Compline in the Lady Chapel

Wednesday

13/03/19

Junior Voices Project Concert.

Evening Prayer is said at 4.00pm

3.30pm External Schools arrive for rehearsal (HS) 3.55pm Schools start to get seated on staging (HS) 4.00pm Junior Girl choristers rehearsal in Song School (NJ) 4.10pm Junior Boys rehearsal in Song School (AP) 4.10pm Cathedral Junior Choir arrive for rehearsal with schools, 4.10m Junior Girl Choristers seated on staging (NJ) 4.15pm Schools, CJC, GC rehearse (NJ) 4.20pm Junior boys rehearse with schools 5.30pm Rehearsal 6 LCs & CSs + Junior boys Music: Shephard Magnificat (Gloucester Service) 6.00pm Junior Voices Project Concert. L/C , C/S will be free to leave by 6.15pm, 7pm Junior Boys, Junior Girls, CJC and schools leave.

Saturday

16/03/19

Normal routine for Cathedral Junior Choir and girl choristers

Free day for Cathedral Choir and boy choristers No Evensong EP 4.30pm tbc

7.00pm Gloucester Choral Society Dixit Dominus Handel

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Issued by: Adrian Partington, Director of Music

Queries to: Helen Sims, Music Department Manager. 01452 508212 Helen.Sims@gloucestercathedral.org.uk

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Sunday

17/03/19

Normal routine for Cathedral Choir

4pm Rehearsal for Youth Choir (JH/CT) 5pm Masonic Service Youth Choir (ends 6.15pm)

Monday

18/03/19

Robert Dean singing lessons for L/C & C/S

Tuesday

19/03/19

11.00am Music Dept. mtg. review of policies. RM, AP, JH, NJ, HS, AC

Wednesday

20/03/19

Free day for L/Cs and C/Ss Boy Chorister Football & Girl Chorister Netball (GC King’s pupils only)

11.00-12.00 Rehearsal for CSA school choristers

5.30pm Amalgamated choirs of all participating CSA schools (boy and girl choristers) sing Evensong. Upper voices only.

Sunday

24/03/19

Normal morning routine for Cathedral Choir Probationer Boy Choristers not required for afternoon rehearsal and service. 3pm Evensong incorporating the Declaration of the High Sheriff (ends

c4.15pm)

5.00pm 5.30pm Cathedral L/C & C/S (voluntary) sing Compline in the Quire

Monday

25/03/19

THE ANNUNCIATION

AP away

Girl Choristers normal rehearsal times 5.30pm Eucharist for The Annunciation (ends 6.30pm) King’s Car Park will be locked at 7pm.

Tuesday

26/03/19

AP away

Wednesday

27/03/19

AP away

Sunday

31/03/19

Mothering Sunday

Free morning for L/C & C/S 10.15am Eucharist with boy and girl choristers and the Cathedral Junior Choir. Including Cathedral Junior Choir recital as part of the Eucharist

Normal afternoon routine for all 5.00pm 5.30pm Cathedral L/C & C/S (voluntary) sing Compline

Wednesday

03/04/19

End of term King’s School 12.30pm Boys go home after school. No chorister tea required.

4.40pm Rehearsal and Evensong L/C & C/S only End of term for Cathedral Choir after Evensong

Return Friday 12 th April

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Issued by: Adrian Partington, Director of Music

Queries to: Helen Sims, Music Department Manager. 01452 508212 Helen.Sims@gloucestercathedral.org.uk

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Thursday

04/04/19

Girl Choristers and Youth Choir normal routine 5.30pm Evensong End of term for Girl Choristers and Youth Choir after Evensong End of term for Cathedral Junior Choir

Wednesday

10/04/19

7.30pm Organ Recital Jonathan Hope (Assistant Director Gloucester Cathedral)

Friday

12/04/19

4.30pm Boys rehearsal in Song School (ends 6.15pm) 4.40pm L/Cs and C/Ss Rehearsal 5.30pm Evensong L/Cs and C/Ss

Saturday

13/04/19

No rehearsal for Cathedral Junior Choir or Girl Choristers Free day for Cathedral Choir

Evensong sung by Visiting Choir: Oakville Singers

 

Sunday

14/04/19

PALM SUNDAY (No 2 nd Sunday routine) 8.50am Boy choristers rehearsal 9.00am Full Cathedral Choir, Eucharist 10.15am (ends 11.45am)

L/C & C/S no Deputies

Normal routine for Evensong 5.00pm 5.30pm Cathedral L/C & C/S (voluntary) sing Compline in the Quire

Monday

15/04/19

Holy Week.

AP away

Free day for boy choristers 4.40pm Youth Choir normal rehearsal (JH) 3.45pm Girl Choristers rehearsal (King’s School parking not available) 5.30pm Evensong sung by girl choristers (NJ/CT)

Tuesday

16/04/19

Holy Week. No morning rehearsal 4.00pm Boy choristers rehearsal (AP) (King’s School parking not available) 4.50pm L/C & C/Ss rehearsal (JH) Normal Evensong routine (JH)

Wednesday

17/04/19

Holy Week. No morning rehearsal 4.00pm Boy choristers rehearsal (King’s School parking not available) 4.50pm L/C & C/Ss rehearsal Normal Evensong routine (AP)

Thursday

18/04/19

MAUNDY THURSDAY

AP away

L/C & C/S no Deputies

King’s School parking available for girl choristers attending King’s

School.

10.00

Girl choristers rehearsal (NJ)

10.20

Full Cathedral Choir rehearsal with girl choristers

11.00

Diocesan Eucharist (ends c12.30) (NJ/JH)

(Music: Ireland in C; If ye love me,Tallis; Ubi Caritas, Duruflé)

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Queries to: Helen Sims, Music Department Manager. 01452 508212 Helen.Sims@gloucestercathedral.org.uk

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Parents collect girls at 12.30pm

4.50pm Rehearsal L/C & C/S 5.30pm Evensong: L/C & C/S in Lady Chapel (under own direction)

6.30pm Youth Choir rehearsal 7.30pm Youth Choir Last Supper Eucharist (ends approx. 8.50pm) (JH/CT)

Friday

19/04/19

GOOD FRIDAY

L/C & C/S no Deputies

12.00pm Boys rehearse (King’s School parking not available)

12.15pm Full choir rehearsal 1.30-3.00 The Liturgy of Good Friday No Evensong OR Evening Prayer

Saturday

20/04/19

HOLY SATURDAY

L/C & C/S no Deputies

Cathedral Junior Choir rehearsal in the Lady Chapel normal time 4.30pm Evening Prayer 6.30pm Boy choristers arrive, robe and rehearse in the Song School (King’s School parking not available) 6.45pm Youth Choir arrive, robe and rehearse. 7.15pm L/C & C/S arrive 8.30-9.45pm The Liturgy of Easter Eve (Cath. Choir Adults, Boy Choristers and Youth Choir)

Sunday

21/04/19

EASTER DAY

L/C & C/S no Deputies

9.15am Boy choristers and girl choristers 9.30am Full Cathedral choir 9.45am Cathedral Junior Choir 10.15am Sung Eucharist, full Cathedral choir, boy and girl choristers and the Cathedral Junior Choir (ends c.11.40)

(Music: Stanford in C, Victimae paschal, Byrd) 3.00pm Evensong and procession to the Cloister Garth (ends c. 4.15)

Monday

22/04/19

Choir holiday until Sunday 28 th April (inclusive) Return to choir duties Monday 29 th April (Saturday 27 th Girl Choristers)

 

Trinity Term 2019

Wednesday

24/04/19

Term commences for King’s School.

 

No Cathedral Choirs until Monday 29th April.

Thursday

25/04/19

No girl chorister rehearsal No Youth Choir rehearsal

 

Saturday

27/04/19

No Cathedral Junior Choir rehearsal 2pm-4pm Girl chorister rehearsal

 

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Issued by: Adrian Partington, Director of Music

Queries to: Helen Sims, Music Department Manager. 01452 508212 Helen.Sims@gloucestercathedral.org.uk

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Monday

29/04/19

Boy choristers resume Normal routine Youth Choir rehearsal Cathedral Girl choristers normal rehearsal and Evensong

Tuesday

30/04/19

Mark the Evangelist (transferred from 25 April) 5.30pm Eucharist for Mark the Evangelist (ends 6.30pm)

Saturday

04/05/19

Cathedral Junior Choir first rehearsal of Term. Free day for Cathedral Choir 4.30pm Evening Prayer 7.00pm GCS Concert

Sunday

05/05/19

3.00pm Evensong with Making up of Harvey Windsor-Wilkin to full chorister

Monday

06/05/19

May Day Bank holiday: No school or choir. No Girl Chorister rehearsal No Evensong, EP at 5.30pm 3pm 5pm Youth Choir rehearsal with orchestra for Rutter concert on 9 th May (JH/Events Dept)

Thursday

09/05/19

Year 5 school trip one night residential - depart No Evensong. EP 4.30pm 5pm 6.30pm Youth Choir rehearsal with orchestra 7.30pm Youth Choir and GAM orchestra concert (Rutter: Feel the Spirit) (JH/Events Dept) Choral scholars to assist the Events team with front of house for this concert please.

Friday

10/05/19

Year 5 school trip one night residential - return

Boy and girl choristers trip to Berlin 10 th - 13 th May 2019 Further details to follow. (Adults accompanying: AP, NLJ, The Dean or Precentor, Brett Riches (Safeguarding), Sacha Fullerton (GC chaperone), Anne Haas (King’s Junior School Headteacher)

LCs and CSs sing Evensong 6 adults (Sacha away with Berlin trip)

Saturday

11/05/19

Boy and girl choristers trip to Berlin 10 th - 13 th May 2019

LCs and CSs sing Evensong Full back row service Unaccompanied music. Chris Too poss away Bristol. (Sacha away with Berlin trip)

Sunday

12/05/19

Boy and girl choristers trip to Berlin 10 th - 13 th May 2019

LCs and CSs sing the services (Sacha away with Berlin trip)

Monday

13/05/19

Boy and girl choristers trip to Berlin 10 th - 13 th May 2019

No Evensong Evening Prayer at 5.30pm

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Issued by: Adrian Partington, Director of Music

Queries to: Helen Sims, Music Department Manager. 01452 508212 Helen.Sims@gloucestercathedral.org.uk

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Tuesday

14/05/19

Matthias the Apostle 5.30pm Eucharist for Matthias the Apostle (ends 6.30pm)

Saturday

18/05/19

Girl Choristers normal Saturday morning rehearsal No Three Choirs Festival duties today for Girl Choristers

Three Choirs Festival: Gloucester, Hereford and Worcester Cathedral Choirs rehearsal day in Gloucester. 11.00am boys rehearsal Time tbc L/C & C/S arrive 2.00pm Full rehearsal with Three Cathedral Choirs 5.30pm Evensong

Free day for boys choristers not involved in Three Choirs Festival

Sunday

19/05/19

Free morning for L/C & C/S 10.15am Eucharist with boy and girl choristers and the Cathedral Junior Choir (3 rd Sunday due to Choristerstrip to Berlin)

Normal afternoon routine for all

Wednesday

22/05/19

7.30pm Organ Recital Ben Morris Assistant Director of Music, York Minster

Friday

24/05/19

Half term break for all Choirs commences after Evensong. Return on Sunday 2 nd June 2019

Saturday

25/05/19

No rehearsals for Junior Choir or Girl Choristers

Thursday

30/05/19

ASCENSION DAY Visiting Choir for 7am Service - Christ Church Cheltenham Visiting Choir for Evensong - I Dodici

Saturday

01/06/19

Cathedral Junior Choir outing to sing a lunchtime concert venue tbc

Sunday

02/06/19

Normal routine

4pm: L/Cs, C/Ss, O/S meeting with Director of Music, Precentor and Assistant Director of Music in the Song School.

Monday

03/06/19

King’s Term resumes Normal routine for Youth Choir and Girl Choristers

Robert Dean singing lessons for L/C & C/S

Normal Evensong routine

Saturday

08/06/19

Free day for Cathedral Choir No Evensong due to contemporary worship service EP at 4.30pm

Sunday

09/06/19

PENTECOST

L/C & C/S no Deputies

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Queries to: Helen Sims, Music Department Manager. 01452 508212 Helen.Sims@gloucestercathedral.org.uk

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Normal morning routine (not 2 nd Sunday routine) Baptism & Confirmation Service with the Bishop at the Eucharist

3.00pm Pentecost Evensong with procession (ends 4.15pm)

Saturday

15/06/19

Lay Clerks TCF Massed Chorus rehearsal Free day for boy choristers Visiting Choir for Evensong tbc

Sunday

16/06/19

TRINITY SUNDAY Free morning for L/C & C/S 10.15am Eucharist with boy and girl choristers and the Cathedral Junior Choir (3 rd Sunday due to Pentecost and Confirmation Service)

Cathedral Choir sings in the diocese Venue: St Peter and St Paul Church, Northleach Cathedral Choir depart from Cathedral / home (car shares) 2.30 Arrive 2.40-3.20pm Rehearsal 3.20pm 3.50pm Light refreshments (for choir members only)/ Robe 4pm 5pm Festal Evensong. Retiring collection for Chancel Roof Appeal Northleach Church. 5.10pm Collected from Church by parents/car share

Girl Choristers sing Evensong 2.00pm Girl Choristers rehearsal 3.00pm Evensong

Tuesday

18/06/19

11.00am Music Dept. mtg. review of policies. RM, AP, JH, NJ, HS, AC

5.30pm Evensong with procession to Kyneburga statue tbc or 21 st June

Thursday

20/06/19

CORPUS CHRISTI

5.30pm Eucharist (finishes 6.40pm) (Youth Choir)

Friday

21/06/19

5.30pm Evensong with procession to Kyneburga statue tbc or 18 th June

Saturday

22/06/19

Three Choirs Festival: Gloucester, Hereford and Worcester Cathedral Choirs rehearsal day in Gloucester 11am boys rehearsal 11.15am- 4.00pm Girl Choristers rehearsal Three Choirs Festival provide lunch for Girl and Boy Choristers 2pm full rehearsal 4.30pm Tea provided by Gloucester Chorister parents for Gloucester, Hereford and Worcester choirs and parents attending Evensong 5.30pm Evensong (ends 6.15pm)

Free day for boys not involved in Three Choirs Festival

Sunday

23/06/19

Normal Cathedral Choir routine morning and afternoon rehearsals. 3.00pm Evensong incorporating Royal British Legion Re-dedication Service

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Issued by: Adrian Partington, Director of Music

Queries to: Helen Sims, Music Department Manager. 01452 508212 Helen.Sims@gloucestercathedral.org.uk

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Girl Choristers sing Evensong at St Mary & Corpus Christi Church, Down Hatherley. Parents take over and collect on completion 3pm rehearsal Tea provided by Church personnel in liaison with Mrs Moriarty 5.30pm Evensong (ends 6.15pm)

Wednesday

26/06/19

7.30pm Organ recital by Christopher Too, Organ Scholar Gloucester Cathedral

Friday

28/06/19

Year 6 boys away Isle of Wight trip

Saturday

29/06/19

ST PETER and ST PAUL Apostles Year 6 boys away Isle of Wight trip Girl Choristers normal rehearsal routine 11.15am-1pm

Free day for Cathedral Choir

2pm Youth Choir rehearsal Ordination of Priests 3pm Ordination of Priests (ends 4.50pm) sung by Cathedral Youth Choir

Sunday

30/06/19

Year 6 boys away Isle of Wight trip

Normal morning rehearsals 10.15am Ordination of Deacons (ends 11.45am)

Normal afternoon routine

Monday

01/07/19

Youth Choir normal routine Year 6 boys away Isle of Wight trip

Senior Girl Choristers not required Junior Girl Choristers rehearsal and Evensong

Wednesday

03/07/19

THOMAS THE APOSTLE

Free day for Lay Clerks and Choral Scholars

Junior Voices Project Concert Evening Prayer is said at 4.00pm

3.30pm External Schools arrive for rehearsal (HS) 3.55pm Schools start to get seated on staging (HS) 4.00pm Junior Girl choristers rehearsal in Song School (NJ) 4.10pm Junior Boys rehearsal in Song School (AP) 4.10pm Cathedral Junior Choir arrive for rehearsal with schools, 4.10m Junior Girl Choristers seated on staging (NJ) 4.15pm Schools, CJC, GC rehearse (NJ) 4.20pm Junior boys rehearse with schools 5.30pm Junior boys and Junior Girls rehearsal (Music: 2 songs by Nico Muhly)

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Issued by: Adrian Partington, Director of Music

Queries to: Helen Sims, Music Department Manager. 01452 508212 Helen.Sims@gloucestercathedral.org.uk

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6.00pm Junior Voices Project Concert. 7pm Junior Boys, Junior Girls, CJC and schools leave.

Saturday

06/07/19

Friends Day Normal rehearsal time for CJC Girl Choristers rehearsal ends at 12.45pm

1.00pm CJC Informal concert for Friends Day in the Lady Chapel (15mins) 3.00pm 30 minute concert by Cathedral Choir for Friends Day in the Lady Chapel. 4.30pm Evensong attended by Friends of Gloucester Cathedral

Sunday

7/07/19

End of Choir year, however see entry for 10 th July 2019

Free morning for L/C & C/S 10.15am Eucharist with boy and girl choristers and the Cathedral Junior Choir

All choristers go home for lunch after the Eucharist.

1.45pm Girl Choristers arrive and rehearse 2.00pm Boy Choristers, Youth Choir and Cathedral Junior Choir arrive and rehearse 2.20pm L/C and C/S arrive

2.30pm Full Cathedral Choir, boy and girl choristers, Youth Choir and Cathedral Junior Choir rehearsal.

Parents and family of all Cathedral choirs are welcome to attend the Evensong and the Farewell speeches.

3.00pm Evensong in Nave sung by the Cathedral Choir adults, boy and girl choristers, Cathedral Youth Choir and the Cathedral Junior Choir.

4pm Director of Music and Assistant Director of Music say thank you and farewell to leaving members of the Cathedral Choir, Cathedral Youth Choir and the Cathedral Junior Choir in the Nave. All welcome.

4.45pm Rounders (Youth Choir, Cathedral boy and girl choristers and Junior Choir) on Archdeacon Meadow. Archdeacon Meadow and sports equipment to be booked by chorister tutor.

Everyone please bring a picnic or bring and share items, BBQs are not permitted within Archdeacon Meadow grounds. Parents and family of all Cathedral Choirs are welcome to attend the Evensong, end of year speeches and picnic.

7.00pm Archdeacon Meadow to be cleared.

Tuesday

09/07/19

No Cathedral Choir commitments

No Evensong due to Cheltenham Festival concert

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5.30pm Evening Prayer

 

Wednesday

10/07/19

Senior School Activity day Evening Prayer at 4.00pm No Evensong 4.15pm Lay Clerks, Choral Scholars and boy and girl choristers arrive in Song School 4.30pm Cathedral Choir rehearsal for Martin Randall Travel Ltd concert for their Choral Concert Series Festival 5.00pm Concert (ends 6pm) Private concert. (Fees due) Parents collect choristers.

Thursday

11/07/19

King’s School Term ends. No Girl Chorister or Youth Choir commitments No Evensong Evening Prayer at 4.30pm

Friday

12/07/19

No Evensong 5.30pm Evening Prayer

 

Saturday

27/07/19

Gloucester Three Choirs Festival starts see separate schedule Youth Choir will sing in the Opening Service

Saturday

03/08/19

Three Choirs Festival ends

 

Michaelmas 2019

Sunday

01/09/19

Provisional: Organ Scholar moves into Miller’s Green & Choral Scholars move into scholary, timings by negotiation with Jonathan Hope, Assistant Director of Music (07919 891 188)

Monday

02/09/19

No rehearsals for boy choristers 10am Induction session for new Lay Clerks, Choral and Organ Scholars with Canon Richard Mitchell, Adrian Partington, Emily Shepherd, Jonathan Hope, Nia Llewelyn Jones and Helen Sims in the Music Department office, 12 College Green.

Wednesday

04/09/19

No morning rehearsal for boy choristers 3pm King’s School service for parents and new pupils and parents and pupils moving into Year 7. 3.45-4.30pm King’s School tea in Chapter House.

Thursday

05/09/19

King’s School Term starts. Normal routine commences for all choirs. Girl choristers’ first rehearsal of term

4.30pm 1 st Youth Choir rehearsal of the term in Chapter House.

No Evensong.

5.30pm EP

Friday

06/09/19

No Evensong.

5.30pm EP

Boy choristers rehearsal (ends 6.10pm)

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Saturday

07/09/19

Normal routine 3pm Boy chorister parents’ meeting (Parliament Room).

Sunday

08/09/19

Free morning for L/C & C/S 10.15am Eucharist with boy and girl choristers and the Cathedral Junior Choir

1.45pm Girls rehearsal and join with Evensong. 2.00pm Boys rehearsal 2.20pm Full rehearsal 3.00pm Evensong with admission of new Lay Clerks, Organ and Choral Scholars, boy and girl Choristers. (Practice for this at 1.45pm with Precentor)

After Evensong: The official choir photographs will be taken followed by beginning of year tea party in the Chapter House. Director of Music introduces and welcomes new choir members. Choir adults and their partners, boy Choristers and their parents are invited. Tea organised and provided by boy chorister parents.

Wednesday

11/09/19

Music Patron Scheme event. Social for Patrons, AP, JH, NLJ, Choral Scholars, musical interlude performed by Choral Scholars and Organ Scholar at the Deanery, after Evensong.

7.30pm Organ recital by Adrian Partington, Director of Music Gloucester Cathedral

Thursday

12/09/19

After Evensong: The official Youth Choir photograph will be taken in the Quire

Saturday

14/09/19

Holy Cross Day (No Eucharist) Evensong as normal

Saturday

21/09/19

St Matthew No Eucharist

4.30 Admission of Old Choristers at Evensong

One day one choir event, Sing for Peace.

Boy and girl chorister parents are asked to provide a cup of tea and cake for choristers, parents and old choristers in the Chapter House after Evensong. 7.30pm Old Choristers Dinner

Sunday

22/09/19

Normal routine Eucharist attended by the Freemen of England and Wales following their AGM.

Tue/Wed/Thu

24/25/26

Possible CD recording Bob Chilcott. Christmas Oratorio (as performed in TCF) Lay Clerks, Choral Scholars, Boy and Girl choristers

Sept

To be

confirmed

 

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Saturday

28/09/19

Free day for boy choristers No morning rehearsal for girl choristers

RSCM Festival Evensong with the Cathedral Choir Adults and girl choristers 1.45pm 3.15pm RSCM rehearsal in Chapter House 2.30 Girl chorister rehearsal in Song School

3.15

3.35pm RSCM break

3.35

3.40pm RSCM take seats in Quire

3.45

4.15pm Full rehearsal Quire

4.30pm Evensong with Cathedral Choir adults, girl choristers and RSCM members

Sunday

29/09/19

ST MICHAEL AND ALL ANGELS

9.00 Boys’ Rehearsal, 9.15 Full Choir rehearsal for Orchestral Mass (Music: Mozart missa Brevis, Epistle Sonatas, Ave Verum, Mozart) tbc 10.15 Eucharist (ends c11.45)

Normal afternoon routine

Tuesday

01/10/19

6.30pm-11pm Organ Scholar candidates 2020 rehearsals in Cathedral

Wednesday

02/10/19

Organ Scholar Auditions for 2020-2021 entry 09.30am-12.30pm rehearsal in Cathedral 12.30-13.30pm auditions with children in Chapter House 13.30-16.00pm auditions in Cathedral

Friday

04/10/19

Choral Scholar Auditions for 2020-2021 entry, 10am 7 Miller’s Green

Saturday

05/10/19

4.30pm Admission and Licensing of Readers Eucharist (ends 6.00pm)

Sunday

06/10/19

3pm County Harvest Thanksgiving in place of Evensong (ends c. 4pm) Normal rehearsal times.

After Evensong: Meeting of the Gentlemen of the Choir and Organists in Song School (please give agenda items to Rob Waters I week before).

Monday

07/10/19

Robert Dean singing lessons for L/C and C/S

Wednesday

09/10/19

7.30pm Organ Recital, Peter King, Organist Emeritus, Bath Abbey

Sunday

13/10/19

Free morning for L/C & C/S 10.15am Eucharist with boy and girl choristers and the Cathedral Junior Choir

Cathedral Youth Choir sings in the diocese, venue tbc. 4.00 Arrive (own transport)

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4.15-5.15pm Rehearsal 5.15pm 5.45pm Tea / Robe 6pm 7pm Evensong. Retiring collection for Choir Outreach work. 7.10pm Depart Church (own transport)

Friday

18/10/19

ST LUKE

Danish Men’s and Boys’ Choir (DOM Niels Granvig) join the Cathedral Choir for Evensong - tbc

Half term commences after Evensong

No Cathedral Choir commitments until Saturday 2 nd November

Saturday

02/11/19

ALL SOULS DAY

3.00pm Boys rehearsal 3.15pm Full choir rehearsal 4.30pm Requiem Eucharist (1 st complete performance of Venables Requiem)(ends 5.40pm)

Sunday

03/11/19

ALL SAINTS

Normal routine

Monday

04/11/19

Normal routine for all choirs

Wednesday

06/11/19

6.45pm Pre-recital Reception 7.30pm Organ Recital Robert Quinney, New College, Oxford

Sunday

10/11/19

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY 10.15am Eucharist with Full Cathedral Choir L/C & C/S, boy and girl choristers and the Cathedral Junior Choir

3pm Remembrance Service (ends c.4.10pm) Normal rehearsal times

Sunday

17/11/19

Normal Cathedral Choir routine 3.00pm Evensong with Road Peace service

The Switching on of City Christmas Lights Service 4.15pm Youth Choir Rehearsal 5pm Service (ends c 6.00pm)

Saturday

23/11/19

Cathedral Choir Annual Concert.

No Evensong

EP 4.30pm

3.00pm Boy choristers and girl choristers 3.30pm Full rehearsal 5.00pm-6.00pm Cathedral Choir with boy and girl choristers In place of Evensong, no fee payable. Repertoire Monteverdi Vespers. No fee - Annual Concert for Events Gloucester Cathedral

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Saturday

30/11/19

ST ANDREW No Eucharist. Normal Evensong routine

Sunday

01/12/19

ADVENT SUNDAY

L/C & C/S no

Deputies Normal morning rehearsal and Eucharist 11.30 12.30 Full Choir rehearsal; 4pm Youth Choir;

4.30

Boys;

4.45pm Full Procession rehearsal (to 5.30pm) 6.00pm Advent Carol Service (Cathedral Choir and Youth Choir) (ends

c. 7.10pm)

 

Wednesday

04/12/19

Junior Voices Project Concert. Evening Prayer is said at 4.00pm

 

3.30pm External Schools arrive for rehearsal (HS) 3.55pm Schools start to get seated on staging (HS) 4.00pm Junior Girl choristers rehearsal in Song School (NJ) 4.10pm Junior Boys rehearsal in Song School (AP) 4.10pm Cathedral Junior Choir arrive for rehearsal with schools, 4.10m Junior Girl Choristers seated on staging (NJ) 4.15pm Schools, CJC, GC rehearse (NJ) 4.20pm Junior boys rehearse with schools 5.30pm Rehearsal 6 LCs & CSs + Junior boys 6.00pm Junior Voices Project Concert. L/C , C/S will be free to leave by 6.15pm, 7pm Junior Boys, Junior Girls, CJC and schools leave.

Saturday

07/12/19

Coffee concert fundraising event 11am-12 noon: Quire performance, with coffee in the Chapter House Recitalist: Cathedral boy and girl choristers and Cathedral Junior Choir Coffee and biscuits organised by chorister parents. Ticket money taken by Chorister Parents please.

Sunday

08/12/19

Free morning for L/C & C/S 10.15am Eucharist with boy and girl choristers and the Cathedral Junior Choir 1.30pm Boys rehearse Britten’s Ceremony of Carols

2.20

Full choir Evensong rehearsal

3pm Evensong 4pm Boy Choristers sing Britten’s Ceremony of Carols Normal afternoon routine for all 5.00pm 5.30pm Cathedral L/C & C/S (voluntary) sing Compline Youth Choir Concert (AP/JH) TCB 4.10pm Meet in Cathedral Porch 4.15pm Coach to Cirencester 5.30pm Rehearsal 7.00pm Carol Concert at Cirencester Masonic Hall 10.15pm Arrive back Gloucester Cathedral parents to collect

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Saturday

14/12/19

No commitments for Cathedral Choir or Youth Choir. CJC & Girl Chorister rehearsals, as usual.

Carols on the Hour 10.30am Caring Chorus rehearsal Parliament Room vestry 11am Caring Chorus 12noon Caring Chorus 12.30pm Stuart Singers rehearsal - Chapter House vestry 1pm Stuart Singers 2pm Stuart Singers 2.30pm Saint Cecilia Singers rehearsal Parliament Room vestry 3pm Saint Cecilia Singers 4pm Saint Cecilia Singers

No Evensong

EP 4.30pm

Sunday

15/12/19

Normal afternoon routine for all 5.00pm 5.30pm Cathedral L/C & C/S (voluntary) sing Compline

6.00pm Organ Recital Jonathan Hope, Assistant Director of Music Gloucester Cathedral, Messiaen La Nativité du Seigneur

Tuesday

17/12/19

Normal routine

7pm King’s School Carol Service (ends c.8pm)

Wednesday

18/12/19

Normal routine 7pm King’s School Carol Service (ends c.8pm)

Thursday

19/12/19

King's School Term ends. Boy choristers go home from school. Youth Choir rehearsal No Evensong. Ex Youth Choir members wishing to sing at Midnight Mass must attend this rehearsal. EP 5.30pm

Friday

20/12/19

4.40pm Boy choristers rehearsal

5.30pm Evensong sung by boy choristers

Saturday

21/12/19

Junior Choir rehearses as usual in Lady Chapel and use as Vestry.

King’School parking not available

Girl choristers rehearse from 11.30pm in the Song School (NJ). Boy choristers rehearse from 11.30pm in the Song School (AP). L/C & C/S required from 11.45pm. Youth Choir rehearse at 1.30pm in the Song School

Carols on the Hour 11am Cathedral Junior Choir 12noon Cathedral Choir with boy and girl choristers 1pm Cathedral Choir with boy and girl choristers

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2pm Cathedral Youth Choir 3pm Cathedral Youth Choir 4pm Gloucester Choral Society

 

No Evensong 4.30pm Evening Prayer 5.00pm Saint Cecilia Singers rehearsal

7.00

pm Saint Cecilia Singers concert

Sunday

22/12/19

Free day for the boy choristers 9.15am Rehearsal L/C & C/S 10.15am Eucharist L/C & C/S 2.20pm Rehearsal L/C & C/S 3pm Evensong L/C & C/S

 

5.00pm 5.30pm Cathedral Choir L/C & C/S (voluntary) sing Compline in the Lady Chapel

Monday

23/12/19

0930 Boy choristers rehearsal Song School 0945 Girl choristers rehearsal Song School

 

L/Cs & C/S no Deps 10.0011.30am Full choir Carol Service Dress rehearsal,

2.00pm rehearsal Youth Choir 3.00pm Family Carol Service and Lighting of Christmas trees (ends 4pm) Youth Choir

4.15pm Girl Choristers robe then rehearse in Quire 4.30pm Boys choristers rehearsal in Song School

4.45-5.45pm Full rehearsal

L/Cs & C/S no Deputies

6.00pm Christmas Carol Service (ends c.7.10pm)

Tuesday

24/12/19

2.15pm Cathedral Junior Choir rehearsal 3.00pm Family Carol Service and Lighting of Christmas trees (ends 4pm) (NJ/OS) Cathedral Junior Choir. 4pm 4.30pm OS to dismiss CJC from Nave Altar

4.45pm Girl chorister robe then rehearse in Quire (NJ) 5.00pm Boy choristers rehearsal in Song School

5.15

- 5.45pm Full rehearsal

L/Cs & C/S no Deputies

6.00pm Christmas Carol Service (ends c.7.10pm) (AP/JH)

10.30pm rehearsal Youth Choir 11.15pm Midnight Mass Youth Choir (JH/OS)

 

Wednesday

25/12/19

CHRISTMAS DAY 9.00am Boy and girl choristers rehearsal 9.20am Full rehearsal 10.15am The Eucharist (ends c.11.40am)

L/Cs & C/S no Deputies

Choir holiday begins after the Eucharist return Thursday 9 th January

2020

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