Luceat debut CD

by Luceat in Oxford, England, United Kingdom

Luceat debut CD

£735

raised of £2,000 target

20

supporters
37% 17 days left
This project is using Flexible funding and will receive all pledges made by May 13th 2019 at 8:46pm

Our recently established choir will be recording its debut commercial disc in August, and we have £2000 to raise. Help us get to our goal!

by Luceat in Oxford, England, United Kingdom

Luceat was founded by organists James Fellows and Rory Moules in August 2017, to sing services in cathedrals when a cathedral choir is on holiday. Since then, the choir has grown considerably in membership and standard, now incorporating some of the best choral scholars and lay clerks in the United Kingdom. We are hoping to celebrate these achievements in producing our first commercial CD, and bring our work to an ever-increasing audience. In doing so, we will place Luceat's reputation firmly on the map, as well as the musical reputation of Stratford-upon-Avon, from where it draws many of its members. Your sponsorship will help us achieve these goals, as well as improving access to the choir for young people-in the long run. We hope to be able to finance bursaries for our various tours. 

The CD will also feature the premiere mixed choir commercial recordings of a number of beautiful works, including a gorgeous 15th century mass by the Spaniard Francisco de Peñalosa. It is also the first recording of the wonderful  new organ (Principal Pipe Organs) in the Guild Chapel, Stratford-upon-Avon, which is quickly gaining a reputation as one of the finest organs in the midlands. 


About this project

Now that the group has been performing together for a good length of time, we feel that this is the perfect opportunity to commit some of our favourite repertoire to disc. This will be our first album release, and will enable us to introduce this repertoire to new audiences as well as our friends and supporters. We're really excited and ready to make this recording, and we would be so grateful for any support you feel able to give.

The repertoire we'd like to record includes:

Assumpta est Maria-Palestrina | Missa Ave Maria Peregrina-Peñalosa | Gaudeamus omnes-Rota | Evening Service in G-Jackson | Ave Maria-Mendelssohn

Rewards

We have some ways to thank you for supporting our project, which you can see listed on the right hand side of this page. These include:

  • Complimentary CDs
  • Acknowledgement in the CD booklet and on our website
  • Free tickets to upcoming concerts

You can hear the choir singing in Peterborough Cathedral last year at www.luceatchoir.co.uk, as well as finding out further details about the project.

Thank you for taking the time to read our page. Please consider making a pledge, and also spreading the word on social media. 

If you have any questions about the project and would like to get in touch, please email jimfellows@hotmail.com

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£20 or more

CD suporters

Acknowledgement in CD liner

£5 or more

£5 supporters

Mention and thanks on our website and future concert programs

£37 or more

Sponsor a minute

An entire minute of our recording will be sponsored by you! (1/approx78) Includes a mention in the cd liner notes and on our website.

£50 or more

Silver supporters

Complimentary CD and acknowledgement in CD liner

£75 or more

Gold supporters

Complimentary CD, acknowledgement in liner notes and two complimentary tickets to forthcoming Luceat concert

£500 or more

Membership supporters

All privileges for lower tiers, 10 complimentary CDs, and a private concert at a negotiated venue.