Sing Joyfully Spring Concert

St Mary’s church Beaminster presents Sing Joyfully – a spring concert with Parnham Voices directed by Matt Kingston.

They are joined by young instrumentalists Sam Greenwood and  Zack Chantler on piano, and violin and saxophone, respectively.

Sing Joyfully takes places on Sunday 13th May at 15:00.

Tickets for the event are £10 and admission includes refreshments of tea and cakes.

Tickets are available on the door and from:

Church Office, 8 Hogshill Street, Beaminster – 01308 862320
Yarn Barton Centre, 6 Fleet Street, Beaminster – 01308 862715

Here is further information on the concert:

Parnham Voices   Spring Programme 2018:   Sing Joyfully
Total approx. 56 mins of choral music.

Part I
Byrd    Sing Joyfully 2’ 30”
Morley   Now Is This Month of Maying 2’
Thompson Alleluia 5’

Josquin Agnus Dei from ‘Missa Super L’Homme Arme Sexti Toni’ 4’
Monteverdi Cantate Domino 2’

Tomkins O Sing Unto the Lord a New Song 3’ 45”

Arvo Part Magnificat 7’ 25”
Finzi    My Spirit Sang All Day 2’

Lassus    Echo song 2’
Schutz   Psalm 100 Jauchzet dem Herren 4’ 30”

Biebl Ave Maria 5’

Whitacre Lux Aurumque 4’
Rutter    Dashing Away with the smoothing iron 3’
The Girl I Left Behind 2’ 10”
Trad.     All Through the Night 2’

Trad.    De Battle of Jericho (SA only) 1’30
Biebl    Ave Maria 5’

Josquin El Grillo 1’30”

THE RICHARD ELY TRUST FOR YOUNG MUSICIANS The Richard Ely Trust for Young Musicians supports young people aged 5-20 in Dorset,Bournemouth and Poole to follow a wide variety of musical interests and ambitions.Our aim is to ensure that no-one is denied access to music through hardship or lack of opportunity.We value all our young musicians equally and are pleased to offer our help to beginners and students with learning difficulties as well as those blessed with exceptional talent. The Trust gives grants towards the cost of tuition, college fees, the cost of workshops and short courses, membership of performing groups , musical tours with school or other groups and the hire of instruments. The Trust is run entirely by volunteers and has very low overheads. A leaflet is available and the website is :

Zack Chantler is 17 years old and is a pupil at Woodroffe School,Lyme Regis where he is a member of the Big Band and choir. He plays violin, saxophone, piano and drums and performs in various ensembles including Allington Strings, the orchestra of the New Elizabethan Singers and the jazz group Mood Indigo. Zack has decided to play two violin solos at the concert, Meditation by Massenet and one other.  He will be accompanied on the piano by Katie Chantler.