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St. Paul’s Meets Harry Potter

Does this geometric staircase look familiar? It’s located inside St. Paul’s Cathedral and was used in the 2004 fantasy film Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, based on the novel of the same name by J. K. Rowling. In the movie, the … Continue reading

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Photos from Choral Evensong

We wanted to share a few photos from our first Evensong service today at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London. More than 600 people attended the service, which featured music by our own Benjamin Lane as well as a psalm setting by … Continue reading

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Our First Evensong at St. Paul’s

We just finished up our very first Evensong service at St. Paul’s Cathedral – an amazingly beautiful service with more than 600 in attendance! We’ll share some photos later. At the end of the service, the officiant reminded us about … Continue reading

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Evensong Rehearsal

It’s currently choir rehearsal time and we thought you might enjoy seeing the choir room at St. Paul’s Cathedral. It is located in the crypt of the church. In fact, we have to walk over graves each time we enter … Continue reading

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Goodnight, London

Many of us watched tonight’s closing ceremonies for the Olympics — only a stone’s throw away from our hotel. We’re all headed to bed now. Tomorrow morning, we have a VIP tour of St. Paul’s Cathedral, followed by lunch and … Continue reading

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A Full First Day

A very exhausted group of choristers and chaperones have just finished up with Evensong at St. Paul’s Cathedral. We’re now on the coach and headed to our hotel for check-in, dinner and a much-needed night of sleep!

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Evensong at St. Paul’s Cathedral

This afternoon, we attended Evensong at St. Paul’s Cathedral in London, sung today by the Chapel Choir of Merton College, Oxford. The remainder of the week the singing will be done by us! During the service, the officiant introduced our … Continue reading

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Tower of London

Our plans today have changed a bit because of the Olympics. The Men’s Marathon runs through central London and we can’t gain access to Buckingham Palace, so we’ll be touring the Tower of London today and do the Palace walk … Continue reading

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Loading the Bus

We’re loading up our chartered coach and heading into London.

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We’re Here!

We just touched down at London’s Gatwick Airport. It was a wonderfully smooth flight and we are VERY excited to be here! The 2012 Anglican Heritage Tour has begun!

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Second Leg Begins

We’re boarded and taxiing out to the runway for the second leg of our journey across the pond. The aircraft is half empty so there’s plenty of room for everyone to spread out, making the chaperones especially happy. See you … Continue reading

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First Leg Completed

We just touched down in Charlotte, North Carolina, completing the first leg of our journey to England.

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Our Tour Begins!

It’s here! Our 16-day trip to England has finally arrived. Just after lunch today, our group of 45 choristers, chaperones and family members will gather at the Orlando International Airport to begin our journey “across the pond.” We ask for your … Continue reading

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One Day Away!

Tomorrow’s the BIG DAY! Our 16-day singing tour in England officially begins!

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Photos from Choral Evensong & Concert

Our Anglican Heritage Tour Evensong at the Cathedral on Sunday evening was a rousing success! Immediately following the service, the combined choirs performed a free concert featuring music we’ll be singing on our 16-day tour of England next month. Most all the tour music … Continue reading

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Anglican Heritage Tour Evensong this Sunday

The Orlando Deanery Boychoir and Orlando Deanery Girls Choir will offer Choral Evensong at 6pm on Sunday, July 29, 2012 at the Cathedral Church of St. Luke, 130 N. Magnolia Ave., Orlando. Evensong, a sung version of Evening Prayer, is … Continue reading

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Our Inaugural Broadcast of Choral Evensong

Tonight, we offered the inaugural live Web broadcast of Choral Evensong from the Cathedral Church of St. Luke in Orlando. In addition to those in the congregation, we had a total of 40 who logged on, 19 of whom viewed … Continue reading

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Photos from Sunday’s Eucharist at the Cathedral

We were the guest choir at today’s 10:15 a.m. Eucharist at the Cathedral Church of St. Luke in downtown Orlando. Here’s a few photos from Sunday’s service.

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Keeping an Eye on London

One of our day trips during next month’s Anglican Heritage Tour to England includes a spin on the London Eye, situated on the banks of the River Thames in London. If you’re unfamiliar with it, think of it as a … Continue reading

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Singers, Spotlights and Shamu: A Recap of the NATS Convention

Earlier today, the Orlando Deanery Boychoir and Girls Choir performed for the opening of the 52nd national conference of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, Inc. (NATS) in Orlando. The conference, which kicked off today and runs through July 3, features voice professionals and their … Continue reading

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