There's still time to get involved

Choral Festival Service

Saturday 3 November, Exeter Cathedral

This year's Choral Festival Service picks up the theme of Singing the Seasons, with music drawn from throughout the liturgical calendar.

Once again directed by Timothy Noon (Director of Music, Exeter Cathedral), and accompanied by Timothy Parsons (Assistant Director of Music, Exeter Cathedral).

If you would like to attend, please contact Lionel Holmes (tel: 01647 440113, email: or Peter Parshall (tel: 01297, email:

Further details of rehearsals, music, costs and timings for the day are included further down this email.

Costs & Rehearsals

The cost of a service book, which contains everything needed to take part in the event, is £7 (inclusive of postage and packaging). Books are available at £1 for anyone under the age of 18.

Application forms may be downloaded from the RSCM Devon website.

Regional Rehearsals

Regional Rehearsals have been arranged around Devon, on 10th, 23rd, 29th and 30th October. Attendance at these rehearsals is strongly encouraged, and there is no charge for the rehearsals. Complete details of the Regional Rehearsals are shown on the Booking Form.

Music for the Service

Introit: Teach my thy way, O Lord (William Fox)
Hymn: All people that on earth do dwell (Tune: Old 100th)

Advent & Christmas
Advent Prose (Plainsong)
And the Glory of the Lord (from 'Messiah', G F Handel)

Lent & Easter
The Lamentation (Edward Bairstow)
Hymn: When I survey (Tune: Rockingham)
This joyful Eastertide (arr. William Llewellyn)
Hymn: The day of Resurrection (Tune: Ellacombe)

Ascension, Pentecost, Trinity
God is gone up with a merry noise (Arthur Hutchings)
Holy Spirit, Living breath of God (Townend & Getty)
Corpus Christi, Christ the King
Ave Verum Corpus (W A Mozart)
Walk with me (Nicholas Brown)
Hymn: Hail Redeemer, King Divine!

Festival Day Timetable

10:45 am

Assemble in the Cathedral Nave

11:15 am

Rehearsal (Sopranos, Trebles & Altos in the Nave. Tenors & Basses in the Chapter House)

12:45 pm

Lunch (Please make your own arrangements)

2:00 pm

Rehearsal in the Cathedral Nave

3:30 pm

Break and robing

3:50 pm


4:00 pm

Festival Service in the Cathedral

5:00 pm

Expected finish time
Find Out More
Copyright © 2018 RSCM Devon, All rights reserved.

Want to change how you receive these emails?
You can update your preferences or unsubscribe from this list.

Email Marketing Powered by Mailchimp