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Singing Day with David Hill
Bach Mass in B minor
St Michael and All Angels Church, Macclesfield
Saturday 8th October 2016

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David Hill
David Hill

This is a rare opportunity to spend a day singing and performing extracts from Bach's great Mass in B Minor under the baton of an inspiring conductor.

David Hill is in great demand for choral training workshops worldwide, and his handbook on the subject, Giving Voice, was published in 1995.

Renowned for his fine musicianship, David is widely respected as both a choral and an orchestral conductor. He became The Bach Choir's ninth Music Director in 1998; he is also Chief Conductor of the BBC Singers, Associate Guest Conductor of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Chief Conductor of the Southern Sinfonia, Music Director of Leeds Philharmonic Society and Principal Conductor of Yale Schola Cantorum.

David has appeared as guest conductor with many of the leading choirs and orchestras in the UK and abroad, including the Minnesota Orchestra, Netherlands Radio Choir and RIAS Kammerchor, Berlin.

David's broad-ranging discography of over 80 recordings, spanning repertoire from the Renaissance to the present day and including many award-winners, can be found on the Decca/Argo, Hyperion, Naxos and Virgin Classics labels.

The Society has previously held seven successful singing days with eminent composers and conductors.

Some comments from previous participants:

 'The first Congleton Day I have attended but it certainly won't be the last.'

 'Thank you for a wonderful singing experience!'

 'It was a most pleasurable and inspirational day.'


The day's timetable is:

10.00 - 11.00 Registration and refreshments
11.00 - 13.00 Session 1
13.00 - 14.15 Lunch
14.15 - 16.30 Session 2

Music, Fees, Food and Parking:

The fee for the day is £20 plus a £2 surcharge if you pay via our Oxboffice online booking agency (£5 under 19s & students in full time education or £5.50 via Oxboffice). Online booking and payment options available.

Music is provided and will be issued at registration for a £10 returnable deposit. The programme is Bach - Mass in B Minor. If you wish to bring your own score, we are using the Barenreiter edition

Tea and Coffee will be provided as part of the cost of the day. Please bring your own lunch or alternatively, sample one of the many cafés, pubs and restaurants in Macclesfield.

St Michael's Church is situated centrally on the Market Place, next to the Town Hall. It is only a few minutes walk from the railway and bus stations and there are car parks nearby.

£20.00 adults (£22 if you pay via our Oxboffice online booking agency)
£5.00 under 19s & students in full time education (£5.50 if you pay via our Oxboffice online booking agency)
Payment may be made by cheque, BACS (internet banking) or via our online ticket agency (Oxboffice)

We regret that we are unable to offer refunds once a booking has been made.


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Any questions?
If you have any questions please contact us or telephone us on 07884 157012

St Michael's Church is in Macclesfield town centre.

St Michael's Church

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