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  • HOC Friends Leaflet
  •  Date Posted: Thu, 7 Apr 2022
    A new Friends of HOC leaflet for anyone who would like to subscribe to our established Friends Group. Long serving retiring members are automatically enrolled for 1 year.
  • Premiere of "Breathing Place" - Sunday 28 November 2021
  •  Date Posted: Fri, 5 Nov 2021
    Premiere of "Breathing Place" - Sunday 28 November 2021

    In September 2019 the choir was awarded the Rural Scotland Adopt a Composer funding to work with Aileen Sweeney on a new composition for the choir. Following workshops with the choir, Aileen composed Breathing Place with words written by Martin Raymond reflecting choir members' love for the area in which they live. This performance was scheduled for 31st May 2020, postponed due to Covid restrictions and 18 months later we are able to perform again. Concert is part of the Helensburgh Parish Church Sunday @7 programme and will start with Vivaldi's Gloria.

    Rural Scotland Adopt a Composer scheme is run by Making Music in partnership with Sound and Music, in association and funded by Creative Scotland and the Philip and Dorothy Green Music Trust. This performance will be recorded 

  • Performance at Geilston Garden
  •  Date Posted: Wed, 15 Sep 2021
    Performance at Geilston Garden
  • Like a Rainbow Shining
  •  Date Posted: Sun, 14 Feb 2021
    Words and music by Will Todd Conductor and pianist: Susannah Wapshott Saxophone: Lawrence Gill Double Bass: Tom Berry Audio and video editing: Barbara Cole Walton
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  • The scene at HPC, Sunday 19th May 2019...
  •  Date Posted: Sun, 19 May 2019
    ...during our performance of Bernstein's Chichester Psalms with treble Euan Kemp.
  • SomeĀ of our singers went to sing in New York...
  •  Date Posted: Mon, 1 Oct 2018
    ...and performed Mass in Blue conducted by Dr Alicia Walker, Director of Choral Studies at University of South Carolina and with composer Will Todd, in the David Gethin Hall, Lincoln Centre, New York. 
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