Minutes of Waiheke Choral Society 29 October 2019

Held at: Whittakers Music Museum

Present: Saskia Herren, Maya Spence, Nicolas Herren, Richard Melville, Mark James

 Apologies : Susan Triggs, Gavin Smart

General Business

Dates and Music for the rest of 2019

Tuesday, November 19th Concert for Kara at Whittakers at 7 pm

Music to be selected for ½ hour concert from the songs we have learned – Richard to talk to Kara

Kara received invites for her friends.

we will have cake – Maya

Bring a plate.

Wednesday, November 20th

Pop in party for Kara 14:00 – 16:00 at the retirement village.

Any choir members that can attend should arrive just before 3:30 (unless you are already there) and we will sing a couple of songs.

Pssst - Don’t tell Kara

Saturday, November 23rd

Joint concert with Sister Shout and V12. At Morra Hall, 7 pm


1. Hine Hine

2. E Pari Ra

3. O Holy Night

4. Halleluiah – Leonard Cohen

5. Halleluiah – Handel


All the choirs together :

Happy Birthday

Marching Up to Freedom Land – Rachael to conduct

Va Pensiero – Richard to conduct

Dress Code: Paua Shell coloured clothes – blues, greens, purple

Bring a small plate

End of Year /Christmas Concerts

Saturday December 7th at 2 pm at St Peters Church

Sunday December 8th at 5 pm at St Peters Church


1, 2, 3 Bach

4. Agnus Dei

5. Cantique De Jean Racine

6. Sing along Christmas Carols – Hark the Herald Angel, While Shepherds watch their flocks,

7. Coventry Carol – Choir only

8. Sing along Christmas carols – Away in a Manger, Oh come all ye Faithful plus??

9. O Holy Night

10. Halleluiah – Leonard Cohen

11. Halleluiah – Handel

12. Silent Night

13. Ave Verum

Dress code: Black bottom, Christmas coloured top

Bring a plate: Sopranos and Tenors for Saturday, Basses and Altos for Sunday

Saskia: to create a poster

Mark and Dee – organise advertising

Mark – write article to paper

Entry on Koha for both concerts

Proceeds: To go to WRT – Waiheke Resource Trust – Mark to inform ?

Christmas Party - Sunday 15th 18:00 at Onetangi Hall

Bring a plate and an item for entertainment

We will provide the Ham

Meeting ended: 21:13

Next Meeting: At Andy and Maya’s place, Sunday 10th or 17th December at 4.30 TBC