Notices for week of 5th November 2019

  1.  Mark will say something about the music but I want to thank everyone who helped with the      organisational aspects of Saturday’s concert, with refreshments (led by Penelope) and in the church (led by Roger). Thanks also to Philip for rigging his camera so that Marion could see the conductor. Special thanks to those who helped with clearing up the church. I understand that in the end that was left to just a few people, and we’re going to ask that everybody with the physical capacity does something in future – even moving one chair would make a significant difference.
  2. We have settled on afternoon of Friday 20th December for our Blake Court Christmas concert. I’m sorry if you could only do the Wednesday.  The sign-up sheet will still be on the table each week for you to indicate any changes in your availability.
  3. Singing for Syrians is now booked for Tuesday 17th December, between 5.30pm and 7.30pm at Arnos Grove Station  The station accommodates a maximum of 15 singers and 2 collectors.   We can rotate singer and collector roles, which means maximum is 17.  If more members wish to participate we can introduce shifts.
  4. Thank you to members who responded to the notice about subscriptions. We now don’t anticipate having to debar anyone from voting at the AGM next Tuesday!
  5. Committee positions to be filled at the AGM next Tuesday:

Co-Secretary (job share with Penelope)

Membership Secretary

Social Secretary

Sponsorship Secretary

6. There will be a sale of books, CDs, DVDs and ‘bring and buy’ items to raise funds for ECS during the rehearsal on Tuesday 26th November 2019, organised by Anne Rehahn with help from Marion George, Jan Metcalfe and Margret Twinn.  Sale to start at 7.15pm and continue during an extended break.  Please look out suitable merchandise to bring that evening.   Unsold items to be taken home by donor.


Notices for week of 29th October 2019

1. Penelope has sent out details for the concert. Please note that we will be using the Prince George Avenue side entrance to the church.  However, level access is  via the west end of the church.  The 2nd Sopranos are responsible for organising refreshments but would like some help from other voice parts. 2. AGMContinue Reading

Notices: 15th October 2019

Autumn Concert If you have not yet let us know whether you are singing in the concert please contact Graham Davis immediately at Tickets available from Vivien as usual; email requests to collect next Tuesday I can’t emphasise enough how important it is for every member of the choir to sell as many ticketsContinue Reading

The ECS Ticket Levy

Obviously it’s a high priority to sell as many tickets as possible for our concerts, and we depend a lot on members for this.   Some amateur choirs insist on members buying a certain number of tickets for each concert, whether or not they can sell them. The ECS levy is a lot gentler.  Every memberContinue Reading

Notices for 8th October 2019

1. Concert on 2nd November Thanks if you’ve already signed up; please do so asap if not.  Obviously we’d like as many members to sing in the concert as possible.  For planning purposes, we also need to know who can’t participate, so please put x if that’s the case or ? in pencil for ‘unsure’Continue Reading

Alto Sectional Rehearsal

Thursday 10th October  at 7.30pm at Teresa Place’s home, 11 Branscombe Gardens, Winchmore Hill, N21 3BP.  It is a 5 minute walk from Winchmore Hill station. Many thanks to Alto Voice Part Lead Hilary Luckcock for organising, leading on the night and providing piano accompaniment and  to Teresa for offering hospitality. Please let Hilary know,Continue Reading

Notices 1st October 2019

Thank you to all participants in the Enfield Choirs Showcase. It was a very successful evening which raised just over £1,500 for the Nightingale Cancer Support Centre.   Mark’s view on our performance: ‘I think we did extremely well, especially considering the low numbers of men.’  If anyone has any comments about the Showcase, please emailContinue Reading

Notices: 24th September 2019

Autumn Concert: Ticket sales: As Ticketing Officer Vivien was unable to get to the rehearsal ticket sales couldn’t start after all. However, Vivien has the tickets and will sell them from next week.   She can be emailed with ticket orders at and payment can be made online, in which case please let Treasurer RobertContinue Reading

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