Rehearsal Information

Rehearsal Schedule

Rehearsals are Monday nights at  7.15  at St Mary’s.

 22nd January

Elgar: From the Bavarian Highlands

Schedule – not necessarily in this order!

1. Finish no 6 Marksmen from G to end; run whole thing.
2. Revisit no 5 On the Alm – sort out harmonies for the men
3.No 3  Lullaby (featuring solos)
4. no 1 The Dance


We now have a new BMS Music Book. The summer programme will include pieces from this book and we plan to reuse this collection in the future, as it contains many well-loved pieces.
Copies will be £5 and available to purchase at rehearsal 29th January.

Also, the registration form for the workshop on Belshazzar’s Feast on Saturday 10th March is now available here, if you want to pass it on to singing friends. You do not need to complete the form – just confirm attendance when you register on Monday.

29th January

Rehearsal with Helen

5th February

Tom returns to begin rehearsals for Belshazzar’s Feast. BMS will be singing choir 1 and BCMCS will be singing choir 2.

Tom will also intersperse some summer programme pieces during the following rehearsals (numbers are rehearsal figures):-

12th February – Beginning-3, 53-54, 4-6, 6-7

19th February – 15-24, 8-11

26th February – 28-38, recap

5th March – 55-67, 67-78

Saturday 10th March – SINGING WORKSHOP, Salesbury Memorial Hall 10-4pm

with Tom : Belshazzar’s Feast

12th March – 11-14, 15-24, recap

19th March – 26-27, 39-40, recap

26th March – 41-51, recap

2nd April – No rehearsal (Easter)

9th April – tbc

16th April – tbc

23rd April – tbc

30th April – joint BMS/BCMCS rehearsal in Blackburn

4th May – FRIDAY pm. joint BMS/BCMCS rehearsal in Bolton (location tbc.)

7th May – Full run (Venue to be confirmed)

11th May – FRIDAY pm. Tutti rehearsal with orchestra in Victoria Hall, Bolton

 Saturday 12th MayCONCERT Belshazzar’s Feast

Afternoon rehearsal with orchestra in Victoria Hall, Bolton.

14th May

Helen Harrison returns, to recommence weekly rehearsals for our summer programme.

Dates for your Diary

Sun 22 April 2018   Blackburn Cathedral Royal Society of St George Service

Thurs 21 June 2018  King George’s Hall, Blackburn  Blackburn Festival of Voice

Sun 24 June 2018  Pleasington Priory

Summer Concert and afternoon tea in the Butler’s Arms.

Sat 10 November 2018   Blackburn Cathedral.

Concert with Blackburn with Darwen Band, including Jenkins’ The Armed Man

Sat 1st December 2018  Blackburn Cathedral



Sat 23 March 2019    Blackburn Cathedral

Spring Concert

Sunday 9th June 2019

Summer Concert