Earls Barton Music Choir
Registration, Rehearsals, Concerts and AGM January to June 2020
The information and dates below relate to the V.E Day 75th Anniversary events in Earls Barton in May and a Peacetime and Friendship Concert (not the finalised name) in June. I also include Registration and our AGM dates. There are no rehearsals at February half-term, two weeks at Easter and the late May Whitsun half term. No rehearsal either week beginning 11th May. Please register electronically if you can and there will also be an opportunity to pay online, pay by card on the night, pay by cheque or pay with cash!
All rehearsals and performances at Methodist Chapel and from 7.30pm until 9.30pm unless stated. There will be extra rehearsals for soloists and small ensembles. No auditions for Main Chorus but there will be for anyone hoping for solo etc.
Tuesday 28th Registration 7pm – 8pm Oak room
Tuesday 4th Rehearsal 1 Main Chapel
Wednesday 12th Rehearsal 2 Main Chapel
Half Term – no rehearsal
Tuesday 25th Rehearsal 3 Main Chapel
Thursday 5th Rehearsal 4 Main Chapel
Wednesday 11th Rehearsal 5 Main Chapel
Tuesday 17th Rehearsal 6 Main Chapel
Thursday 26th Rehearsal 7 Main Chapel
Thursday 2nd Rehearsal 8 Main Chapel
Easter School Holidays – no rehearsals
Tuesday 21st Rehearsal 9 Main Chapel
Thursday 30th Rehearsal 10 Main Chapel
Tuesday 5th Rehearsal 11 Main Chapel (or outside
Friday 8th or Saturday 9th V.E Day Concert The Square (outside)
No rehearsal week beginning 11th May
EBM Annual General Meeting: Monday 18th May – 7pm, Saxon Tavern, The Square, E.B
Tuesday 19th Rehearsal 12 Main Chapel
Whitsun Half term holiday – no rehearsal
Sunday 31st Band rehearsal with soloists and small ensembles – 2pm – 5pm Oak Rm
Thursday 4th Rehearsal 13 Main Chapel
Wednesday 10th Rehearsal 14 Main Chapel 7pm start
Tuesday 16th Rehearsal 15 Band, chorus and soloists Main Chapel 7pm start
Friday 19th Concert Tutti Main Chapel 7pm start
You may think there is a surfeit of rehearsals but the concert in June will have new and unused material not performed in May. The plan in May is to perform outside, The Square will be closed to traffic for us to perform – yes, just like Glastonbury and Latitude Festivals!
Music for V.E Day concert will be drawn from:
Don’t sit under the Apple Tree, A nightingale sang in B, Accentuate the positive, Is you is or is you ain’t my Baby? Sentimental Journey, White Cliffs of Dover, Obey your Air Raid Warden, Chattanooga Choo Choo or Pennsylvania 65000, Hey Mr Miller, Jeepers Creepers, Lullaby of Broadway, Take the A train and other stuff not decided upon as yet.
Music for Peacetime/Friendship songs (June) will be drawn from:
Blowin’ in the wind, I’d like to teach the World to sing, You’ve got a friend, Lean on me, Imagine, Heal the World, Pipes of Peace, All you need is love, One love, Little help from my friends and so much more !!!
Thanks to the music team for coming up with the music. Enjoy Christmas and the New Year then come back for a new dose of performing!