Order of events at church
1. Our normal concert venue is the Ottery St Mary Parish Church.
2. Erection of the staging takes place on the Friday afternoon before the concert.
3. General rehearsal for choir and orchestra from 2.00 pm until 5.00 pm on Saturday, the concert day, for all members plus orchestra. (Please aim to arrive in the church between 1.30 and 1.45 so that we are on stage ready to sing by 2 o’clock)
Removal and storage of staging and clearing
of the church –
from the end of concert until complete!
(Team of helpers needed…)
For men: DJs, white shirts, black bow ties, black socks and smart black shoes. At the Christmas Concert red bow ties will be worn be worn (supplied by the Society), not the traditional black.
For ladies: Long black dresses with elbow length/long sleeves or long black skirt with elbow length/long black sleeved blouse. Coloured scarves/drapes will be supplied by the Society for each concert.