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Welcome to the North-West Europe branch of the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM).

The Royal School of Church Music is an ecumenical Christian charity, whose core purpose is education. It was started in 1927 and has members all over the world;

The North West Europe Area of the RSCM covers a large part of Europe including The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and parts of Germany


100+ singers assembled for our 2016 choral festival in Gent, Belgium

Through its educational mission the RSCM aims to encourage and inspire:

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Bill Ives on “Our Last Awakening”

Two weeks ago we announced a new anthem and  gave Penny Granger, who commissioned it, the opportunity to tell  us more about this commission. Now we have even more information for you, this time from the composer himself, Bill Ives (a.k.a. Grayston Ives). Read Bill Ives’s comments on this particular commission.

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RSCM NW Europe & European Cathedral Singers

Social group for the members of the RSCM North West Europe and the European Cathedral Singers to keep in touch with each other.
Graham Look
Graham LookSunday, May 14th, 2017 at 6:21pm
Clergy, church singers and musicians and others interested in the relationship of music and liturgy, spent an interesting day together with John Bell of the Iona Community. The workshop was held at St John's in Gent and attracted more than 40 attendees who listened, sang and enjoyed a good lunch.
Stephen Murray
Stephen Murray shared a link to the group: RSCM NW Europe & European Cathedral Singers.Friday, April 28th, 2017 at 4:12pm
Registrations for 'Music & Liturgy with John Bell' will close on Monday 1 May. Last chance to get in on the fun & learning! Register here: https://stephenmurray.typeform.com/to/G13bUl

A sneak peak of the topics:
*Helping God's People to Find their Voice
*Songs of the Peoples
*Short Songs for Creative Liturgy
Graham Look
Graham Look shared a link to the group: RSCM NW Europe & European Cathedral Singers.Monday, April 24th, 2017 at 5:07pm
John Bell on Music & Liturgy: 6 May in Ghent
Registration deadline is 1 MAY

St John's Church, Ghent, will host a one-day workshop on Music & Liturgy led by John Bell of the Iona Community on Saturday 6 May 2017. This is in cooperation with the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) North-West Europe Region.
John Bell is known for his work as a hymn-writer, a member of the Iona Community and a broadcaster. He is a Fellow of the RSCM.
The day begins at 10.00 and is scheduled to finish at 16.00.
The cost is EUR 20, which includes refreshments and lunch.
Registration is via, https://stephenmurray.typeform.com/to/G13bUl or at saintjohnsghent@gmail.com, which can also be used for further information.

The event will be at the Sint Elisabethkerk,
Begijnhofdries 1, 9000 Gent, Belgium,
which is the home of St John's.

This is a rare opportunity to combine music, liturgy and tourism in one of the outstanding cities of Europe: see www.visitgent.be.
Karine Look
Karine Look shared Christina Scott Edelen's post to the group: RSCM NW Europe & European Cathedral Singers.Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 at 10:05pm
Karine Look
Karine Look shared Church of St. John & St. Philip's photo to the group: RSCM NW Europe & European Cathedral Singers.Friday, March 17th, 2017 at 10:05pm
Karine Look
Karine Look shared a link to the group: RSCM NW Europe & European Cathedral Singers.Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 at 7:08pm
More information for the John Bell event, and a registration form (this was sent to choir leaders last month). There is a poster available, please contact us if interested.

Dear All,
St John's Church, Ghent, will host a one-day workshop on Music & Liturgy led by John Bell of the Iona Community on Saturday 6 May 2017.
This is in cooperation with the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) North-West Europe Region.

John Bell is known for his work as a hymn-writer, a member of the Iona Community and a broadcaster. He is a Fellow of the RSCM.

The event will be held in the Sint Elisabethkerk, Begijnhofdries 1, 9000 Gent, Belgium, which is the home of St John's.

The day begins at 10.00 and is scheduled to finish at 16.00.

The cost for the day is EUR 20, which includes refreshments and lunch.
Registration is via, https://stephenmurray.typeform.com/to/G13bUl or at saintjohnsghent@gmail.com, which can also be used for further information.

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