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Katie Allen – BBC Young Chorister of the Year Finalist 2013

February 1, 2014

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Congratulations to Katie Allen who reached the finals of the BBC Radio 2 Young Chorister of the Year – for the second time! Katie was one of eight finalists (four girls and four boys) who performed at St Martin in the Fields on Monday 28th October in front of a packed house and a line-up of […]

Evensong at Chichester Cathedral – Monday 27th May 2013

July 4, 2013

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Arriving later than planned due to Traction Engines heading for the Surrey County Show, we made it to the refectory just in time to glimpse some of the famous Chichester Peregrines, whose progress we had been following on the web. As we ate lunch, the male (Tiercel) flew out from the nest into the tower […]

Decani triumph in the Annual Choir Rounders Championship 2013!

July 4, 2013

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For the first time in years, Grovelands Park was bathed in sunshine for the annual Choir Picnic and Rounders Championship, organised by Kat Gourd. Members of the choir, supported by Mums and Dads, split (roughly) according to stalls, with Decani captained by choral scholar Sophie Hammer and Cantoris captained by our bass scholar, Mitchell Lloyd. […]

Evensong at Winchester Cathedral – Saturday 6th April 2013

April 20, 2013

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“If a man would live again the musical history of a thousand years, let him sit in the choir of a cathedral and listen.” George Dyson, ‘Of Organs and Organists’, 1952 Given the meteorological maxim associated with the shrine of St Swithin, perhaps it was not surprising that our trip to Winchester – our first […]

Party Time – Welcoming our new Director of Music!

April 20, 2013

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Thank you to our “Secret Millionaire” and Congratulations to Richard and Kate Everyone in the choir would like to say a big thank you to the anonymous donor who generously met the costs of the welcome party for our new Director of Music, Richard Brain. We assembled in the reception room at Church House after […]

An operatic finale to Holy Week at Christ Church Southgate!

April 5, 2013

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Richard worked the choir hard over Easter, offering some new and challenging – and some not so new (but still challenging!) music to conclude Holy Week. We were delighted to be joined once again on Easter Sunday by Liz Partridge, David Theodore and their orchestra to accompany our performance of Mozart’s “Coronation” Mass. The selection […]

Goodbye Harvey! Hard working DoM leaves Christ Church after three successful years!

January 31, 2013

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Despite the snow and ice, it was wonderful to see so many people in church on 20th January to say goodbye to Harvey Brink, our Director of Music for the past three years. We sang some wonderful music, including Stanford’s Te Deum in B Flat as a communion motet and, at Evensong the expansive St Paul’s […]