Congratulations to everyone over the past few weeks of Easter. The choir contributed two very special and significant contributions to worship with the singing of Haydn’s Little Organ Mass and then the Latin blockbuster Misa Criolla. Well done Kristian and Emily for helping us through it and providing additional assistance. It was so wonderful to see so many at practice in the week preceding each special occasion. Thank you for making the time to practice – either at home, on the boat or at St. Peter’s.

Special thanks to Phillip Hamilton for continuing to support the choir with gifts of music, including both the Haydn and the Misa Criolla.

We were sorry to have missed Tony due to illness, but Tony assures me that good health has returned and he will be joining us again from this week.

I would also like to introduce a new cantor, countertenor Hamish Gould (pictured below right) who is a very accomplished musician, studying his Master of Music in contemporary performance and lives with his wife in Armadale. Welcome Hamish.

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Here is the roster of music and draft cantor roster:

Sunday, 13 May ~ The Ascension of the Lord (also Mother’s Day)

CANTOR Tony

Entrance – CWB 377 Rejoice! The Lord is King

Collection – CWB 373 Clap your hands all you nations

Communion – CWB 375 Hail the day that sees him rise

Recessional – CWB 449 Alleluia! Sing to Jesus!

 

Sunday, 20 May ~ Pentecost Sunday

CANTOR Peter

Entrance – CWB 381 Come down, O love divine

Sequence CWB 379 Holy Spirit, Lord Divine

Collection – The New Living Parish Hymnal no. 235 Spirit sent in Jesus’ Name

Offertory – CWB 474 Come to us, creative Spirit

Communion – CWB 655 A Blessing Hymn for Australia

Recessional – CWB 385 Filled with the Spirit’s Power

 

Sunday, 27 May ~ The Most Holy Trinity

CANTOR Kristian

Entrance -CWB 394 Praise God, from whom all blessings flow

Collection – The New Living Parish Hymnal no. 60 Father, in my life I see

Offertory – The New Living Parish Hymnal no. 61 Father of heaven, whose love profound

Communion – CWB 510 I bind unto myself today

Recessional –  CWB 393 Sing praise to our Creator

 

Sunday, 3 June ~ Corpus Christi

CANTOR Emily

Entrance – CWB 593 See us, Lord, about your altar

Sequence – CWB 396a Come behold the bread of angels

Collection CWB 579 One bread, one body

Offertory – CWB 507 Humbly we adore thee

Communion – Ave verum corpus by Camille Saint-Saëns (whose organ is the featured image here)

Recessional – CWB 164 Soul of my Savior

 

Wishing you all the best and plenty of joy and good music!

Daniel, the organist