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Cancellation of Rehearsals and Concert

Sorry to disappoint but you have been expecting this news. Tim and I have agreed that the concert and remaining rehearsals should be cancelled. We concluded that this is the responsible thing to do in the current Covid 19 crisis.

Reasons are many and the decision is not an over reaction. The situation is very fast moving in terms of government advice and we felt we needed to take control of the situation so that members knew where they stood. Tim has never had to cancel a concert before, it is not a decision taken lightly.

Due to age profile of both some of choir and audience we will have people who are being advised to restrict social contact, as with family in a high risk category who are wanting to restrict their own social contact for their benefit. Given that we stand very much cheek by jowl, Tim was very concerned that members may feel that they could not take part in the concert or would turn up out of sense of duty to other choir members but feel very uncomfortable about doing so.

Furthermore, Tim says that audience numbers for last Wednesday’s concert were very much lower than normal and that he felt gave an indication of the likely impact on ticket sales/attendance for our own concert.

 

I am assured that at the moment everything is running as normal at school and to their knowledge they have no cases of the virus there.

 

As to the annual dinner the circumstances of many of those attending mean the same concerns arise. as do for the concert. The Old Bell will allow us to postpone and, with luck, a revised date later in the year may allow for more people to attend as we had several members who were not free on the 24th March but would have liked to have come.

 

I will be in contact shortly re monies paid up front for the dinner

Whether or not we can sensibly promote the summer term choral workshop is being kept under review by the committee.

Keep safe everyone. Keep your spirits up.

with the best of wishes at this very difficult time for the whole country

Caroline

Reminders

Please return your scores to College by 21st March if possible but certainly by 24th March.

By hand to Reception or post if nec

address:    Worksop College, Worksop, Notts, S80 3AL

 

 

Other details in emails from Jane Maxwell  
contact her if you do not appear to have received emails

 

 


 

Concert details

Some details just before concerts (wrt 2018)

Sat / Sun afternoon rehearsal 1:45 for 2pm prompt start.

Concert warm-up 7pm  Mountgarret

Dress Code - Ladies in all black with colour? scarves (these will be kindly provided by Sarah Hunt tonight) / Gentlemen Dinner Jacket and white shirt.

Black music folders required - Marion has these should anyone need to buy one.

Parking reminder - park in school car park leaving semi-circle in front of School doors near Chapel for those who require closer parking as a necessity.

 

Hired music scores are made available for you to borrow.  If these are not sourced from the free library service then there will be a hire cost payable by you. You are allocated a personal number which will be shown on the score.  It is your responsibility to ensure that your score is returned to the librarian immediately after the performance.  If your score is not returned you will be responsible for the cost of a replacement.  If you inadvertently take home a hired score after the concert, please contact the librarian or any committee member so that arrangements can be made for its return