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Elijah Triumphs

The greater the challenge, the greater the reward – these words quoted by Maroondah Symphony Orchestra Conductor Willem van der Vis summed up the success of the grand performance of Elijah on Sunday November 26. A large crowd thrilled to the stirling efforts of the MSO musicians, the Maroondah Singers, Diamond Valley Singers, Yarra Valley Singers...

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HERE WE COME, A-Caroling

Revel in the Christmas spirit when the Maroondah Singers celebrate their annual Christmas concert at Mountview Uniting Church Hall from 2-30pm to 4.30pm on Sunday December 10.  There will also be a delicious afternoon tea to follow with lots of lovely home baked goods from members of the choir.  A great excuse to eat Christmas...

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Revelling in the glory of Elijah

Inspiring and triumphant, stunning and glorious – these are just some of the descriptions of Mendelssohn’s oratorio Elijah – and on Sunday November 26 the Maroondah Singers have the pleasure of presenting the classic oratorio along with three choirs and the Maroondah Symphony orchestra. The Maroondah Symphony, under the baton of Willem van der Vis,...

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Maroondah Singers Annual Concert 2017

The Auburn Uniting Church reverberated to the wondrous sounds of the Maroondah Singers as we presented our Annual Concert on Sunday September 10.  An appreciative audience thoroughly enjoyed a rich and varied program in one of Melbourne’s best musical spaces, with songs with a Latin feel, from the movies, musicals and spirituals. They thrilled to the...

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How can I keep from Singing?

How can I keep from Singing – that’s the theme for the Maroondah Singers Annual Concert on Sunday September 10 at the beautiful Auburn Uniting Church at 81 Oxley Road, Hawthorn. This special occasion is a wonderful opportunity for the choir to perform again in one of best musical spaces in Melbourne and for the...

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A Grand Choral Happening indeed

The Maroondah Singers were thrilled to join with the Melbourne Welsh Male Choir in producing a night of entertainment which truly lived up the billing of A Grand Choral Happening. A healthy crowd was thoroughly entertained by the feast of choral music and other entertainment at the Karralyka Centre, East Ringwood, on July 14. A...

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Maroondah Singers Autumn Concert a great success

Maroondah Singers Autumn Concert on Sunday May 21, 2017 was received with great enthusiasm and warmth. The hall was three quarters full and the choir, 39 members on stage, sang a varied and nuanced program that was complimented upon by many of our audience members. They loved the variety. Diction and Dynamics were superb (& I...

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Maroondah Singers Autumn Concert 21 May 2017

Maroondah Singers have their first concert for the year on May 21, Sunday in our rehearsal venue, the Mountview Uniting Church Hall. This Autumn concert has a broad ranging repertoire of music:- songs from the movied & Broadway musicals ( When you wish upon a Star, If I didn’t have you, The Impossible dream), folk...

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Maroondah Singers AGM Highlights Part 2

Another highlight of our recent AGM was the awarding of a Life Membership to Merrilyn Velcek. Merrilyn tells us about herself below and you will readily see why she is so deserving of this award. We are immensely grateful to Merrilyn for her long term service to the choir. Her creative thinking has lead to initiatives...

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Maroondah Singers AGM Highlights Part 1

Maroondah Singers recently had their AGM where one of the highlights of the night was the presentation to the choir of our new memorial scholarship singer, James Emerson. James gave us beautiful renditions of 3 songs across several genres : Handel’s Semele, Fidler on the Roof and a lovely folk song. His performance of If I...