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Choirs 2014St Matthew’s Choir & Junior Choir

St Matthew’s has a small but able Parish Choir. At the 10am Sunday services, the choir leads the hymns and Eucharist when it is sung. Choir practices are held on Thursday evenings. 

We also have a Junior Choir that takes part in our 10am Sunday services once a month.

New members of these choirs are always welcome.  Please contact the Vicar.

Music

 

Kathy Fletcher
Margaret Steer

Instruments

St Matthew’s has a very fine pipe organ and a Bechstein grand piano (looked after for the Hastings District Council), both of which are used in services. 

With its fine acoustics and extensive performance area, organ and piano, St Matthew's is regularly used by local choirs, orchestra ensembles and recitalists. Check for coming events on this website. 

Organ Stop List

Swell Great Pedal Couplers
Mixture II Mixture III Mixture IV Swell Octave
Open Diapason (8) Twelfth (2-2/3) Octave (8) Swell Sub
  Principal (4)   Swell Unison off
Flautina (2) Open Diapason (8) Choral Bass (4) Swell to Great
Gemshorn (4)   Metal Flute (4) Swell to Pedal
Rohr Flute (8) Claribel Flute (8) Bass Flute (8) Tremulant (Sw)
Echo Gamba (8) Dulciana (8) Quint (10-2/3)  
Voix Celeste (8) Flute (4) Bourdon (16) Great to Pedal
  Double Flute (16) Open Wood (16) Gt and Ped piston
combined
Contra faggoto (16)      
Faggoto (8) Trumpet (8) Trumpet (8)  
Oboe (8) Clarion (4) Fagotto (16)  
Gt Trumpet (8)   Trumpet (16)  
Gt Clarion (4)      
 

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