Saturday, December 15, 2018

Carol Concert 16 December 2018

Draft programme
Musical Pleasant Sunday Afternoon
Eltham Park Methodist Church
Westmount Road
SE9 1XX

Carol Concert
Sunday 16th December at 4.00pm

Introductory Music by the Orchestra from 3.45pm
Trepak by Prosper Morand
White Christmas by Irving Berlin
Frosty the Snowman by Jack Rollins
Hallelujah Chorus from 'The Messiah' by George Frideric Handel

Service begins at 4.00pm
Call to worship

Carol: 'Once in Royal David's City'

Welcome and Opening Prayer

Reading

Carol: 'O LIttle Town of Bethlehem'

Reading

Carol: 'Hark the Herald'

Poem

Reading

Song

Reading

Carol: 'While Shepherd's watched'

Reading

Poem

Carol: 'The First Nowell'

Reading

Message

Carol Medley

The offering is taken as the Orchestra Play: 'He shall feed his flock' from 'The Messiah' by George Frideric Handel

Offering Prayer

Carol: 'O Come all ye Faithful'

Blessing

The Orchestra plays:
Les Patineurs (Skater's Waltz) by Emile Waldteufel
We Wish you a Merry Christmas

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Programme for Sunday 25th November 2018

Musical Pleasant Sunday Afternoon
Eltham Park Methodist Church
Westmount Road
SE9 1XX
Sunday 25th November 2018 at 3pm

PSA Chair: Maureen Black
Hon. Musical Director: Martin Cleave Dip. RCM
Conductors: Martin Cleave and Chris Cole
Leader: Roy Simpson 

Guest Artists: Jill Hall (Soprano) Gary Marriot (Tenor) Acccompanied by Martin Cleave (Piano)

Opening Music: 'Funiculi Funicula' by Luigi Denza arranged by Sumner
Chairman: Reading, Prayer and The Lord’s Prayer  
Hymn: 'Come Let us sing of a wonderful love'

Musical Items introduced by Martin Cleave      
Overture: 'Calif of Baghdad' by François-Adrien Boieldieu arranged by Winter

Vocal Items: Jill Hall (Soprano) Gary Marriot (Tenor) Martin Cleave (Piano)

'Hindu Song' by Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov arranged by Tom Bunce

Jill, Gary and Martin return for further vocal items

Selection: 'Carousel' by Richard Rodgers arranged by Walter Paul

Secretary: Notices and Collection, during which the
Orchestra play: 'Londonderry Air' Irish Folk Song. Arranged by G O'Connor-Morris
  
Chairman: Remarks
Hymn: 'Tell out my Soul'   

Benediction

Concluding Music: 'The Hampden Roar' a March by Fred Hartley

Forthcoming Pleasant Sunday Afternoons for your diary:
Sunday 16 December 4.00pm
Carol Concert (Orchestra playing from 3.45)

Sunday 27th January (at 3.00 pm)
Guest Artists: Nadine and Guy Plater (Soprano and Tenor)

Forthcoming Orchestral Rehearsals:
Tuesday 7.45pm at Eltham Park Methodist Church
Tuesday 27 November
Annual General Meeting followed by 1st rehearsal for Carol Concert conducted by Chris

Tuesday 4 December 7.45pm
Rehearsal for Carol Concert

Friday 11 December 7.45pm
Rehearsal for Carol Concert followed by Christmas Party around 9.00

8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th January
5th, 12th, 19th, 26th February

New members welcome just come along to any rehearsal or e-mail psaorchestra@interalia.plus.com for more details. 

Monday, November 12, 2018

Programme for New Eltham Remembrance Sunday 11th November 2018

Remembrance Sunday
New Eltham Methodist Church, 437 Footscray Road, New Eltham, SE9 3UL
Sunday 11th November 2018 at 3.00pm

Hon. Musical Director: Martin Cleave Dip. RCM
Conductor: Martin Cleave
Leader: Roy Simpson 

Guest Soloists: James Hay (Tenor), Jill Cowburn (Soprano)

Musical Items Introduced by Martin Cleave    
Overture: 'Le Diadème' by Alphonse Herman

'Chanson de Matin' Opus 15 Number 2 by Edward Elgar

Selection: 'South Pacific' by Richard Rodgers arranged by Felton Rapley

'Cavatina' from 'The Deer Hunter' by Stanley Myers arranged by Tom Bunce

World War 1 Songs
Jill Cowburn and James Hay

Act of Remembrance
Led by James Hay followed by
'The Last Post' David Mahoney (Soloist)

World War 1 Songs
Jill Cowburn and James Hay

'Chanson de Nuit' Opus 15 Number 1 by Edward Elgar

'Tunes from the Trenches' arranged by Peter Lawson
(Collection in aid of Church Missions)

Concluding Music: 'The Eight Army March' by Eric Coates

Our next concert will be at Eltham Park Methodist Church on Sunday 25th November 3pm
Guest Artists: Jill Hall (Soprano) Gary Marriot (Tenor

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Programme for Sunday 28th October 2018

Musical Pleasant Sunday Afternoon
Eltham Park Methodist Church
Westmount Road
SE9 1XX

Sunday 28th October 2018 at 3pm

PSA Chair Jenny Poston
Hon. Musical Director: Martin Cleave Dip. RCM
Conductors: Martin Cleave and Chris Cole
Leader: Roy Simpson  

Guest Artists: Classical Vybes

Opening Music: 'Chanson de Matin' Opus 15 Number 2 by Edward Elgar

Chairman: Reading, Prayer and The Lord’s Prayer   
Hymn: 'Behold the servant of the Lord'

Musical Items introduced by Martin Cleave      
Overture: 'Le Diadème' by Alphonse Herman

Guest Artists: Classical Vybes

'Chanson de Nuit' Opus 15 Number 1 by Edward Elgar

More items from Classical Vybes

Selection: 'South Pacific' by Richard Rodgers arranged by Felton Rapley

Secretary: Notices and Collection, during which the
Orchestra play: 'Cavatina' from 'The Deer Hunter' by Stanley Myers arranged by Tom Bunce                      
                                                                           
Chairman: Remarks
Hymn: 'I vow to thee my country'    

Benediction

Concluding Music: 'The Eight Army March' by Eric Coates

Forthcoming Pleasant Sunday Afternoons for your diary:

Sunday 11th November at 3pm
A special concert commemorating the Centenary of the Armistice
New Eltham Methodist Church, Footscray Road, SE9 3UL

Sunday 25th November
Guest Artists: Jill Hall (Soprano) Gary Marriot (Tenor)

Sunday 16th December at 4pm
Christmas Carol Service

Forthcoming Orchestral Rehearsals:
Tuesday 7.45pm at Eltham Park Methodist Church
30th October
6th, 13th, 20th, 27th November
4th, 11th, December

New members welcome just come along to any rehearsal or e-mail psaorchestra@interalia.plus.com for more details. 

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Programme for Sunday 30th September 2018

Musical Pleasant Sunday Afternoon
Eltham Park Methodist Church
Westmount Road
SE9 1XX

Sunday 30th September 2018 at 3pm

PSA Chairman: James Hay
Hon. Musical Director: Martin Cleave Dip. RCM
Conductors: Chris Cole and Martin Cleave
Leader: Roy Simpson   

Guest Artist: Myra Warwick (Mezzo-Soprano) accompanied by Martin Cleave (Piano)

Opening Music:  'Valse Septembre' by Felix Godin                                                               

Chairman: Reading, Prayer and The Lord’s Prayer    
Hymn: 'For the fruits of His creation'

Musical Items introduced by Martin Cleave      
Overture: 'Orpheus and Eurydice' by Christoph Willibald Gluck

Vocal Items:  Myra Warwick accompanied by Martin Cleave

'Minuet' from Symphony No. 94 (The Surprise)  by Joseph Haydn

Myra and Martin return for further vocal items

Selection: 'The King and I' by Richard Rodgers arranged by R.R. Bennett

Secretary: Notices and Collection, during which the  
Orchestra play: 'Concetta' by Harry Dexter
    
Chairman: Remarks
Hymn 'Come ye thankful people come'
Benediction

Concluding Music: 'El Abanico' a Spanish March by Alfredo Javaloyes

Forthcoming Pleasant Sunday Afternoons for your diary:

Sunday 28th October
Guest Artists: Classical Vybe

Sunday 11th November at 3pm
A special concert commemorating the Centenary of the Armistice
New Eltham Methodist Church, Footscray Road, SE9 3UL

Sunday 25th November
Guest Artists: Jill Cowburn (Soprano) Gary Marriot (Tenor)

Forthcoming Orchestral Rehearsals:
Tuesday 7.45pm at Eltham Park Methodist Church
2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th October
6th, 13th, 20th, 27th November
4th, 11th, 18th (tbc) December

New members welcome just come along to any rehearsal or e-mail psaorchestra@interalia.plus.com for more details. 

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Programme for Sunday 29th July 2018

Musical Pleasant Sunday Afternoon
Eltham Park Methodist Church
Westmount Road
SE9 1XX
Sunday 29th July 2018 at 3pm

PSA Chairman: Hazel Roberts
Hon. Musical Director: Martin Cleave Dip. RCM
Conductors: Martin Cleave and Chris Cole 
Leader: Roy Simpson 

Guest Soloists: Items from members of the orchestra

Opening Music: 'Heidelberg Polka' by  Cyril Watters

Chairman: Reading, Prayer and The Lord’s Prayer  
Hymn: 'Morning Has Broken'  

Musical Items introduced by Martin Cleave      
Overture: 'Opera Bouffe' by Herman Finck

Harry Clarke (Vocal) Pam Woodland (Violin) Martin Cleave (Piano)
'Ave Maria' by Giulio Caccini

David Williams (Oboe) Martin Cleave (Piano) 'Questa O quella' by Giuseppe Verdi

Ruth Fishpool (Alto Saxophone) 'Lullaby of Birdland' by George Shearing

'Folk Songs from Somerset' and  
'Fantasia on Greensleeves' by Ralph Vaughan Williams arr.Ralph Greaves

Pam Woodland (Violin) and Carla Ibbott (Violin) Martin Cleave (Piano)
'Phantom of the Opera' by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Paul Bailey (Trombone) Martin Cleave (Piano) 'I Want a Little Girl'
by Billy Moll, Murray Mancher

Roy Simpson (Ukelele) 'Irish Rover' an Irish folk song (unknown)

Selection: 'Flower Drum Song' by Richard Rodgers arr. R.R. Bennett

Secretary: Notices and Collection, during which the
Orchestra play: 'To a Wild Rose' by Edward Mac Dowell
  
Chairman: Remarks
Hymn: 'For all the saints'

Benediction
Concluding Music: 'Grand March' from 'Aida' by Giuseppe Verdi                            

Forthcoming Pleasant Sunday Afternoons for your diary:
NO CONCERT IN AUGUST

Sunday 30th September
Guest Artist: Myra Warwick (Mezzo-Soprano)

Sunday 28th October
Guest Artists: Classical Vybe

Sunday 25th November
Guest Artists: Jill Cowburn (Soprano) Gary Marriot (Tenor)

Forthcoming Orchestral Rehearsals:
Tuesday 7.45pm at Eltham Park Methodist Church

NO REHEARSALS IN AUGUST
4th, 11th, 18th, 25th September
2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th October
6th, 13th, 20th, 27th November
4th, 11th, 18th (tbc) December

New members welcome just come along to any rehearsal or e-mail psaorchestra@interalia.plus.com for more details. 

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Programme for Sunday 24th June 2018

Musical Pleasant Sunday Afternoon
Eltham Park Methodist Church
Westmount Road
SE9 1XX
Sunday 24th June 2018 at 3pm

PSA Chairman: Hazel Roberts
Hon. Musical Director: Martin Cleave Dip. RCM
Conductors: Chris Cole and Martin Cleave
Leader: Roy Simpson   

Guest Artists: Terry and Eric Bossard (Soprano and Cello)

Opening Music: 'Glow-Worm' by Paul Lincke                                                        

Chairman: Reading, Prayer and The Lord’s Prayer    
Hymn: 'Come down, O Love divine'

Musical Items introduced by Martin Cleave      
Overture: 'The Italian Girl in Algiers' by Gioachino Rossini 

Vocal Items: Terry and Eric Bossard (Soprano and Cello)
                
'Suite-English Folk Songs' by Ralph Vaughan-Williams
 i) Seventeen Come Sunday (ii) My Bonny Boy  

Terry and Eric return for further vocal items

Selection: 'King’s Rhapsody' by Ivor Novello

Secretary: Notices and Collection, during which the  
Orchestra play: 'I’m Called Little Buttercup'
                  from 'HMS Pinafore' by Arthur Sullivan
    
Chairman: Remarks
Hymn: 'Praise, my soul, the King of Heaven'    

Benediction

Concluding Music: March – 'The Dam Busters' by Eric Coates

Forthcoming Pleasant Sunday Afternoons for your diary:
Sunday 29th July
Guest Artists selected from within the Orchestra

NO CONCERT IN AUGUST

Sunday 30th September
Guest Artist: Myra Warwick (Mezzo-Soprano)

Sunday 28th October
Guest Artists: Classical Vybe


Forthcoming Orchestral Rehearsals:
Tuesday 7.45pm at Eltham Park Methodist Church
26th June
3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th July
NO REHEARSALS IN AUGUST
4th, 11th, 18th, 25th September
2nd, 9th, 16th,23rd, 30th October
6th, 13th, 20th,27th November
4th, 11th, 18th (tbc) December

New members welcome just come along to any rehearsal or e-mail psaorchestra@interalia.plus.com for more details.