Choral Evensong

Sun 19th Mar 2023 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm

We welcome the the choir of the Senior School of Queen’s College, Taunton with their director, Ed Jenkins, to sing Choral Evensong.

Queen’s College, originally named the West of England Wesleyan Proprietary Grammar School, was founded in 1843 and adopted its present name in 1887 to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee. Queen’s, being a Christian Methodist foundation, emphasises its pupils’ spiritual development. Queen’s moto is ‘non scholae sed vitae discimus’ – ‘we educate not just for school but for life’. It has a strong reputation for the visual and performing arts including drama, dance and music.

Preces & Responses: John Reading
Canticles: Walmisley in D minor
Anthem: Hear my prayer ~ Mendelssohn
Psalm: 31:1-8 ~ chant Turle
Hymn: Be Thou my vision ~ Slane
Hymn: Guide me O thou great Redeemer

Officiant: Dean Hallett
Director of Music: Ed Jenkins, BA(Hons), ARCO, PGCE
Conductor: Cicely Wills
Organist: Miles Quick

Do join us for this act of worship when the choir and historic Father Willis organ will help transport our hearts and minds to things heavenly through the gift of music.

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