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Welcome to the new website for the Pocket Score Company. In addition to information about the group and our upcoming performances, this new site gives us the opportunity to provide archives of previous concerts, links to our broader musical activities, as well as to present recordings (both audio and video) of the group in action.

No matter how good the website, though, there’s no substitute for live performance—and we look forward to welcoming you to a Pocket Score gig soon!

Australia’s Renaissance Blokes visit the High Court

“These are confident blokes singing olde music and it’s popular.”

We presented MILLENNIUM, a selection of music from the last ten centuries, at the High Court of Australia on Sunday 24 March 2013 at 2.30pm.

We were delighted to see so many of our supporters there, and had a lovely afternoon performing for you all.

Eric Pozza, of Canberra Jazz, has posted a lovely review of the concert on his blog.

Til next time!

Pocket Score wins 2012 Music ACT Award

The Pocket Score Company won the Best ACT Choral/Vocal Group award at the MusicACT Annual Music Awards (MAMA) 2012. We were nominated for our performance of Tomás Luis de Victoria’s Taedet Animam Meam (which you can listen to online). 2012 was a great year for PSC; we were also finalists in ABC Classic FM’s Vocal Romp Comp.

MAMA - 2012 Winner's Badge

CD launch: New Carols and Songs for Chaucer’s Pilgrims

We are delighted to announce the launch of New Carols and Songs for Chaucer’s Pilgrims, the brand-new medieval-inspired CD composed by countertenor David Yardley and performed by some of Australia’s finest choral musicians and soloists, featuring members of the Pocket Score Company.

It has been 600 years since many of the songs known to Geoffrey Chaucer have been heard. Although the music was lost, their words have survived and now, after centuries of reluctant silence, they can sing again.

Songs of ale and love; of saints and of war and of doomsday; carols of Christmas and sweet lullabies. All re-imagined with original music composed by David.

CDs are available now from David’s website.