Our December 2014 Concert:
"Christmas in Song and Story"
Our last concert for 2014 was held at St Stephen's Anglican Church, Stanmore Bay Road, Whangaparaoa, Auckland, on
Sat 6th Dec at 7.30 pm and Sun 7th Dec at 2.30 pm. The organist / accompanist, Barry Golding with soloists Alexander Garvey (baritone), Jan-Maree Baughan (soprano) and Robyn Allen Goudge accompanied us in one piece on her Welsh harp.
Our Musical Director selected the programme: Carols old & new, with selected readings of poetry or prose related to each group of music including a suite of 6 carols by David Hamilton, "Angels, Shepherds & Wise Men All" (composed
for South Auckland Choral Soc.). There were some carols for audience participation.
A semi-chorus featured in three songs:
- A Child Lay in a Little Crib
- Who are these who Ride by
- Welcome Yule
The choristers forming the semi-chorus were:
Two Altos - Janette Steel & Ann Durham
2nd Sopranos - Lene Simonsen & Wendy Turton
Two 1st Sopranos - Debbie O'Bray & Linda Marais