As of Sept 4th Major Jamie and Major Claire Hill of the Salvation Army have agreed to become Associate
Pastors to the choir. We wish them a warm welcome and look forward to a fruitful collaboration.
All change in 2018! Jose Paine (Mrs) has
now been appointed as Musical Director and Conductor (designate) of 'FESTIVA' Chorus, to succeed Roy Sarre M.D. as
from January 1st 2018. For further details see the 'About us' tab.
part in the Church and Community choirs class at the 2017 Eisteddfod on Sunday March 5th. Three different choirs were entered
with a variety of musical offerings. In the end Festiva won the Guille-Alles trophy by one point, with the other two choirs
coming joint second.
any interested grade 6-8 pianist to share Monday rehearsals at Blanchelande College.
Additionally there will be some concert performances, which if at St James' will include
an organist and/or a small orchestra - see 'Diary dates' tab for more details.