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8th Rehearsal SCS 16/17 Season

8th Rehearsal SCS 16/17 Season

Slightly warmer than the week before, we would be tackling the 3 hardest works of our first concert of the season, Rememberance Day. Lay a Garland - the signature piece on the program - written by Robert Pearsall in the 1800s, lots of moving parts between the sections at times. Beautiful when it comes together. … Continue reading 8th Rehearsal SCS 16/17 Season


7th Rehearsal SCS 16/17 Season

We began with O Canada - and as James stated this would be the only time we would rehearse it and also it should be memorized, oh and add the new words.  No problems.  It is the Diane Loomer SATB version if anyone is wondering. Then we worked through some of the A Cappella Christmas … Continue reading 7th Rehearsal SCS 16/17 Season

Culture Days Rehearsal (5th Rehearsal SCS 16/17 Season)

Today is our SCS Culture Days offering, where we open up a rehearsal so that anyone interested in our program, choral singing, could join with us as we go through the paces for our first concert of the year.  It will take place between 1400 and 1530 at Knox United Church, Saskatoon. Not my first … Continue reading Culture Days Rehearsal (5th Rehearsal SCS 16/17 Season)

1st Rehearsal SCS 16/17 Season

Like a kid getting ready for the first day of school I look to my first choir rehearsal with excitement.  What music has our director chosen, what are the section make ups, who is coming back to sing this year, who is not?  Sometimes you are surprised, sometimes you are shocked at what has happened … Continue reading 1st Rehearsal SCS 16/17 Season