Reminiscing about a wonderful concert at St Michael's Linlithgow
Date Posted: Mon, 19 Feb 2024
We had such a great day at St Michael’s for this, back in December! (Just taken a final piece of tinsel out of the music for that day…)
Massive well done to all of those involved in making this happen for a deserving cause & thanks to our choristers who played their part too!
ST MICHAEL'S CHURCH LINLITHGOW:
We would like to thank everyone who supported our Festival of Christmas Trees 2023. We are delighted to let you know that the weekend raised the amazing total of £9,559.23.
The money raised has now been sent onto our chosen charity for 2023, Quiet Waters. What an amazing amount and this is all down to each and everyone of the groups that participated, so thank you very much.
Make You Feel My Love
Date Posted: Tue, 13 Feb 2024
With Valentine's Day approaching we dug out one of the old favourite songs 'Make you feel my Love'. And we felt it of course - we were all enjoying the song during rehearsal and we will perform it this Sunday at our Mini-Concert.
New Singers are learning the songs
Date Posted: Sun, 4 Feb 2024
A number of our visitors from the open reheasal night in January have now joined the choir and are enjoying the singing. They are learning new songs together with everybody else and are also catching up on some of our repertoire songs. It is lovely to have their voices amongst us!
We are now looking forward to singing for some older folks (pssst! can't say more, because it is a surprise!). And we are planing our concert in lovely Craigsbank Church - our reheasal venue - but more on that later.
We are off to a great start into 2024!
Date Posted: Sun, 14 Jan 2024
We have had our first rehearsal of 2024 and put the Christmas songs aside. New songs to learn are always exciting and we would like to welcome more singers to join us! Open rehearsal night is on Sunday 21st January. Come and join us for a rehearsal, get to know us and how me sound and work on our songs. We are a friendly bunch - and you don't need a police connection to join.
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Christmas is usually a very busy time of year for EPC, with numerous festive performances in our diary. One of our regular Yuletide appearances is on the steps of The Dome on George Street, Edinburgh, where we gather to sing some carols and other Christmas tunes and shake some buckets to raise money for Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity (ECHC).
The COVID 19 pandemic means we are unable to do this in 2020, but ECHC approached us and asked if we would consider putting together a virus friendly virtual performance instead and we couldn't say no.
So the tinsel, fairy lights, antlers, santa hats and Christmas jumpers came out of storage and we once more grappled with recording technology and the strange feeling of singing alone to produce a virtual version of Merry Christmas Everyone. This song, made famous by Shakin Stevens, was the Christmas number one of 1985, entered our festive repertoire last year and is fast becoming one of our favourites. The arrangement is by our Musical Director, Michael Longden and his expert sleigh bell jungling can also be heard on the track.