RSCM CAROLINAS TREBLE FESTIVAl, MARCH 3 & 4, 2018

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St Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Winston-Salem, NC, is pleased to host the fifteenth annual RSCM (Royal School of Church Music) Carolinas Treble Festival, which will be held Saturday & Sunday, March 3 & 4, 2018. The festival guest conductor will be Dr. David Arcus (click here for bio), Director of Music and Organist of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Hillsborough, NC, and the festival organist will be Dr. Mark Ardrey-Graves (click here for bio), St Timothy’s Organist.

Registration

Directors and their children/youth choristers from RSCM-affiliated choirs in North and South Carolina are invited to attend the festival. Cost for the festival is $20 per chorister, and the deadline for registration is January 22, 2018. Registration covers Saturday lunch, Sunday lunch, and snacks. Homestays are available for choristers and directors on Friday and Saturday evenings. Sign up for homestayes when you register:

Register your singer(s) here.

Directors, please email Christin Barnhardt (christin@sttimothys.ws), Director of Music at St Timothy’s and coordinator of the 2018 festival, to express your interest or to ask additional questions.

Tentative Schedule


Registration
Rehearsal
Lunch
Rehearsal
Depart for group outing (location TBA)
 


Rehearsal
Solemn High Mass
Lunch/Rest/Activities at the church
Rehearsal
Choral Evensong

Saturday, March 3
9:30 AM          
10-noon         
noon-1 PM      
1-3 PM            
3 PM
 

Sunday, March 4
10 AM
11 AM  
12:45 PM  
2:30 PM
3:30 PM  

Repertoire

1) Gabriel Fauré / Messe basse - free score on cpdl.org: www2.cpdl.org/wiki/images/4/43/Ws-faur-msb.pdf (choir directors may appoint 1-2 singers from their choirs to prepare the “solos,” to be sung as small ensembles)

2) John Ireland / Ex ore innocentium - Boosey & Hawkes, C.C.S. 111

3) L. J. White / A Prayer of Saint Richard of Chichester - Oxford U. Press, 44P033

4) Malcolm Archer / Responses - RSCM/GIA, G-4187

5) Andrew Walker / Phos hilaron - RSCM/GIA, RS29W 

6) David Hogan / Washington Service (unison) - Schirmer, 4640

Cliff Hill Music, Inc. has kindly agreed to stock music for the festival at a 20% discount. Contact Cliff directly to order music: cliffhillmusic.com or 1-800-819-8772.

Contact Information

ST. TIMOTHY'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH
2575 Parkway Drive
Winston-Salem, NC 27103
336.765.0294
http://www.sttimothysws.org/
Christin Barnhardt, Music Director, christin@sttimothys.ws
We are located in the heart of Ardmore. You must access Parkway Drive off of Knollwood Street to reach the church.

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St Timothy's restored 1898 Hook & Hastings organ
Click here to read more about the organ.