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Come & Sing Workshops with Fortismere Community Choir
Come & Sing Workshops with Fortismere Community Choir

Sun, 26 May

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Music Concert Hall, Fortismere School

Come & Sing Workshops with Fortismere Community Choir

26th May, 15th June and 13th July - three stand-alone workshops with Cathal Garvey. Come to one, two or all three - singers of all abilities warmly welcomed!

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26 May 2024, 11:30

Music Concert Hall, Fortismere School, Tetherdown, Muswell Hill, London N10 1NE

About The Event

Three stand-alone workshops with Fortismere Community Choir's Musical Director, Cathal Garvey. Singers of all abilities – whether you have sung in choirs before or whether you love singing but are new to choral singing - are invited to join us and enjoy discovering a wide range of pieces. There is no need to be able to read music or know the works before the day.

All music will be provided free on the day. Tea and coffee will be provided in the break (bring your own mug), and there will be another short break for lunch - please bring a packed lunch as there won't be time to run to the local shops!

Sunday 26th May 11.30 am - 4.30 pm (please note this is definitely a Sunday!)

Choruses from Haydn’s The Creation

These will be selected on the day by Cathal from the following:

No.13 The Heavens are Telling  (click here to have a listen)

No.18 The Lord is Great (click here to have a listen)

No.10 Awake the Harp

No.25a Achieved is the Glorious Work

No.27 By Thee with Bliss

(First chorus: Forever Blessed be his Power

Last chorus: Hail, Bounteous Lord)

Saturday, 15th June 10.30 am - 4 pm

Upcoming Concert Repertoire

Britten: Ceremony of Carols (arrangement for SATB)

Borodin: Polovtsian Dances

If there is sufficient interest at the 15th June workshop, there will be the option to attend two or three rehearsals on the following Tuesdays and work up to singing the Borodin Polovtsian Dances with the Fortismere Community Symphony Orchestra in their concert on Saturday, 6th July.

Saturday, 13th July 10.30 am - 4 pm

Songs from the Shows

Working Girl: Let the River Run (listen here)

Carousel: You’ll Never Walk Alone (listen here)

Medley from South Pacific

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