Go along and get on song

The Galloway News - - DISTRICT NEWS -

Peo­ple from across the re­gion are be­ing in­vited to join Mu­sic in Dum­fries for a fundrais­ing come and sing day at St John’s Church in the town on Satur­day.

Jamie Brand will be di­rect­ing the day and the mu­sic will in­clude Han­del’s Zadok the Priest, John Rut­ter’s Re­quiem and an an­them by con­tem­po­rary com­poser An­drew Carter.

A spokesman for the or­gan­is­ers said: “You don’t need to know the mu­sic, as the aim is to learn it dur­ing the course of the day and then have a fi­nal sing through, to which friends and fam­ily and gen­eral pub­lic are in­vited from 3pm to 4pm.

“You do not need to be an ex­pe­ri­enced singer so, if you would like to have a go, do come along.We are ask­ing for a do­na­tion for en­try with a small charge for mu­sic hire.

“If you have not al­ready booked a place, and to en­sure there are enough scores, call 01387 820848 or email­ing mu­sic.in. dum­[email protected]

“Oth­er­wise, just turn up for what prom­ises to be an en­joy­able and fun day.“

Any­one who doesn’t want to sin can head along to hear the per­for­mance at 3pm.

Easter ser­vice Forty peo­ple gath­ered at the ru­ined Girthon Old Kirk for an early morn­ing ser­vice led by the Rev Val Ott on Easter Sun­day.

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