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AGM Update

At the AGM the new committee was elected: President: Merrilyn Velcek Vice President: Lars-Olof Fermvall Secretary: Peter Naughtin Treasurer: Dorothy Wright Committee: Ross Clark, Philippa Bailey, Joan Ennis, Kim Glasgow At the AGM the Life Memberships were presented to: Barbara Duff, Robyn South, Ray Kitto Senior Serving Awards were presented to Ross Clark( 35 yrs),...

New Vocal Scholar named at AGM
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New Vocal Scholar named at AGM

Stephen Coutts has been re-appointed vocal scholar for 2021. Later Merrilyn was reappointed as president, along with Lars Fermvall as vice-president, Dorothy Wright as treasurer and Peter Naughtin as secretary. Nick Hansen, Robyn Cox, Ross Clark and Philippa Bailey remain as committee members while Kim Glasgow has joined for the first time. Ally Openshaw has...

Celebrating centenary with song
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Celebrating centenary with song

The Maroondah Singers will help celebrate the centenary year of the Bush Church Aid Society with a special fundraising concert on Saturday October 19 at 2pm. The Holy Trinity Church in Doncaster has invited the choir to present a lively afternoon of choral music which will be followed by afternoon tea. Our former Vocal Scholar...

It’s All About Love
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It’s All About Love

The Maroondah Singers will celebrate their Annual Concert on Sunday September 8 with an afternoon of fine music – All About Love. Led by Musical Director Lyn Henshall the choir will present portraits of love from the baroque period through to the present day from musical luminaries such as Henry Purcell, Henry Mancini, Jerome Kern,...

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Excitement at Last Night of the Proms

The Maroondah Singers were excited to sing at a spectacular Last Night of the Proms Concert at The Centre Ivanhoe on August 26. The concert was hosted by the Legends of Brass and also featured Watsonia RSL pipes and drums, while our Vocal Scholar Harmony Lee gave a stirring rendition of Rule Britannia before the...

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We Celebrated Our 50th Birthday in Style

The Maroondah Singers celebrated their 50th birthday in style before a packed audience at Melba College Theatre in Croydon on Sunday June 17. The 50th anniversary concert provided a wonderful afternoon of entertainment from the choir led by musical director Lyn Henshall and accompanist John Atwell and four amazing soloists in our past three Vocal Scholars –...

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Maroondah Singers’ AGM & New President for 2018

At the AGM, Peter Naughtin was named as the new president, replacing Miriam Ford who has stepped down from the position after three years. Lars Olof-Fermvall (vice president), Anne Fortune (secretary) and Dorothy Wright (treasurer) continue in their positions and head a committee also featuring Ally Openshaw, Jan Browning, Samantha Berg, Merrilyn Velcek, Ross Clark...

Maroondah Singers’ 2018 Vocal Scholar
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Maroondah Singers’ 2018 Vocal Scholar

Maroondah Singers proudly announces that our Vocal Scholar for 2018 is 18-year-old soprano Harmony Lee, who was introduced to the choir at its Annual General Meeting on February 26.Harmony enchanted those present with stirring renditions of the Vilja Song from Lehar’s The Merry Widow and Puccini’s O Mio Babbino Caro from the opera Gianni Schicchi.She said...

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Maroondah Singers are back & recruiting

The Maroondah Singers are back with some 50 members present at our first rehearsal on February 5.  We have a full program of music to prepare for two coming concerts that celebrate 50th anniversaries.  The first on Sunday, May 20 will be in the Mountview Church to celebrate  the 50th anniversary of the church itself...

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