Choir Schedules & Calendar

 

Special Dates for the 2019-2020 Season

Choristers Rehearsals Begin                     Wednesday, September 4 (5:00-6:30)

Schola & Redeemer Rehearsals Begin     Wednesday, September 4 (7:00-8:30)

First Choir Sunday                                       September 15

Bake Sale                                                    September 29  (after 9am service)

Chorister Commissioning                          October 6, at 9am service

Choral Evensong (Chancel Choir)           October 13, at 5pm

All Souls Rehearsal                                    November 2, 10-12 (Adults & Schola)

All Souls Service                                         November 3,  5pm (4:15 call)

Choral Evensong (Choristers)                  November 10, at 5pm

Choral Evensong (Women)                       December 8, at 5pm

Lessons & Carols Rehearsal                     December 14 10-12:00 (All)

Lessons & Carols Service                          December 15 7pm All (6:15 call)

Dinner for Choristers                                   Tuesday, December 18 (5:00pm - 6:30pm)

Christmas Eve Rehearsal                          December 21 (10:00-11:00)

Octet Only                                                   January 5

Rehearsals Resume                                      January 8

Choral Evensong (Staff Singers)              January 12, at 5pm

Choral Evensong (Church Farm School February 9, 5pm (Choristers, Schola, & Staff Singers)

Ash Wednesday Service                            February 26 7:30pm (Adults)

Choral Evensong (Redeemer Choir)        March 8, at 5pm

Winter Concert Rehearsal                        Saturday, March 14 (10-12) 

Winter Concert Performance                   Saturday, March 21 (7:30 )

Winter Concert Performance                   Sunday, March 22 (4pm)

Easter Rehearsal                                        April 4 10-12:00 (for 4/21)

Maundy Thursday Service                        April 9 7:30pm (Adults)

Good Friday Service                                  April 10 2pm (Staff Singers)

Easter Sunday                                            April 12 (9am Choristers, Schola & Adults, 11:15 service just adults)

Octet Only (at 9, Chancel at 11:15)             April 19 at both services

Evensong (Congregational)                       May 10, at 5pm

Annual Garden Party (Inn at Villanova) Sunday, May 17  4:00pm

Pentecost Sunday (last Choir Sunday)        May 31 (10am service)

Choir Tour Rehearsals through June 24 Wednesdays 7pm—9pm

2019-2020 Choir Schedule

Items in RED are special event items and are considered required calls

Note that our winter concert includes TWO performances due to the unique nature of the material and the opportunity to perform it at an additional venue.

September

September 4   Rehearsal    

September 8 Sunday morning    Schola & Redeemer

September 11 Rehearsal   

September 15 Sunday morning    Choristers & Redeemer

September 18 Rehearsal                 

September 22 Sunday morning    Schola & Redeemer

September 25 Rehearsal              

September 29 Sunday morning    Redeemer Choir

 

October

October 2 Rehearsal                             

October 6 Sunday morning    Choristers & Redeemer

October 9 Rehearsal

October 13  Sunday morning    Schola & Redeemer

October 13 Sunday Evensong              Chancel Choir (4pm call, 5pm service)

October 16 Rehearsal          

October 20 Sunday morning    Choristers & Redeemer

October 23 Rehearsal   

October 27 Sunday morning          Schola & Redeemer

October 30 Rehearsal   

 

November 

November 2 Saturday rehearsal         Adults & Schola (10Am-12Pm)

November 3 Sunday morning    Choristers & Redeemer

November 3 ALL SOULS SERVICE       Adults & Schola (4pm call, 5pm service)

November 6  Rehearsal     

November 10 Sunday morning          Schola & Redeemer

November 10 Sunday Evensong        Choristers only (4pm call, 5pm service)

November 13 Rehearsal     

November 17 Sunday morning          Choristers & Redeemer

November 20 Rehearsal

November 24 Sunday morning          Schola & Redeemer

November 27 NO REHEARSAL, Happy Thanksgiving!

 

December

December 1 Sunday morning          Choristers & Redeemer

December 4  Rehearsal     

December 8  Sunday morning          Schola & Redeemer

December 8 Sunday Evensong           Adult Women (4pm call, 5pm service)

December 11 Rehearsal       

December 14 Saturday rehearsal         All (10Am-12pm)

December 15 Sunday morning       Choristers & Redeemer

December 15 Lessons & Carols               All (6pm call, 7pm service)

December 18 Rehearsal

December 21 Saturday rehearsal   Choristers, Schola, Adults (10am-12pm)

December 22  Sunday morning          Schola & Redeemer   

December 24 Christmas Eve    Chancel & Choristers (5pm call, 6pm service)

December 24 Christmas Eve                Schola and Adults (8:45 call, 9:30 service)

 

The Choirs are on recess until the week of January 6

 

January

January 5   Sunday morning    Staff Singers at 9, Chancel Choir at 11:15

January 8   Rehearsal

January 12  Sunday morning          Schola & Redeeme

January 12 Sunday Evensong            Staff Singers (4pm call, 5pm service)

January 15  Rehearsal   

January 19  Sunday morning         Choristers & Redeemer

January 22  Rehearsal 

January 26  Sunday morning          Schola & Redeemer

January 29  Rehearsal   

 

February

February 2 Sunday morning       Choristers & Redeemer

February 5 Rehearsal

February 9 Sunday morning          Schola & Redeemer       

February 9 Sunday Evensong          Church Farm School & Choristers (4pm call, 5pm service)

On this night, the Evensong will be jointly sung by our choristers, schola and staff singers as well as the Choristers from Church Farm School. This event will be at Redeemer.

February 12   Rehearsal 

February 16 Sunday morning       Choristers & Redeemer

February 19  Rehearsal     

February 23 Sunday morning    Schola & Redeemer  

February 23  Merion Deanery Choral Festival at St David’s Church      5pm  Adult Members

February 26  ASH WEDNESDAY     Schola & Adults

 

March

March 1 Sunday morning      Choristers & Redeemer

March 4 Rehearsal       

March 8 Sunday morning      Schola & Redeemer  

March 14 CONCERT Rehearsal               C, S, Adults (10-12)

March 15 Sunday morning    Choristers & Redeemer

March 15 Sunday Evensong              Redeemer Choir (4pm call, 5pm service)

March 18 Rehearsal 

March 21 CONCERT                                C, S, Adults (6:15 call, 7:30pm concert)

March 22 CONCERT                                C, S, Adults (3:15 call, 4pm concert)

March 22 Sunday morning    Schola & Redeemer               

March 25  Rehearsal                                    

March 29 Sunday morning    Redeemer Choir only

 

April

April 1   Rehearsal       

April 4 Easter Rehearsal       Choristers, Schola, Adults (10-12)

April 5 Palm Sunday morning    Choristers & Redeemer

April 8   Rehearsal               

April 9 Maundy Thursday                 Adult singers (6:15 call, 7pm service)

April 10 Good Friday                        Staff Singers (1:00 call, 2pm service)

April 12 Easter Service        All for 9am, all Adults for 11:15

No rehearsals during the week of April 13

April 19 Sunday morning      Staff Singers  9am, Chancel at 11:15am

April 22  Rehearsal   

April 26 Sunday morning        Schola & Redeemer   

April 29   Rehearsal                                       

 

May

May 3 Sunday morning              Choristers & Redeemer

May 6 Rehearsal           

May 10 Sunday morning      Schola & Redeemer       

May 13 Rehearsal

May 17 Sunday morning              Choristers & Redeemer         

May 17 GARDEN PARTY      All  4pm-7pm, 3:15 call.

May 20 Rehearsal   

May 24 Sunday morning               Schola & Redeemer        10am Service

May 27 TOUR Rehearsal (regular rehearsals are finished)     7:00-9:00 Tour Choir  

May 31 Final Sunday morning    ALL        10am Service

 

Tour Rehearsals continue from 7pm-9pm May 27, June 3, 10, 17, 24