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Maroondah Singers go to Wonthaggi

Once again we set off on the bus for what has become a regular event in our calendar year, a concert in the Wonthaggi Community Arts Hall. On board were our musical director, Lyn Henshall and our new vocal scholar, tenor Lyndon Green as well as 40 other members of the choir. We always have...

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Maroondah Singers’ first concert for 2016

On Sunday 20th March,  Maroondah Singers performed their first concert for the year. A celebration of 60 years of marriage for one of our founding members, John Williams and his wife Margaret, the program included several recent additions to our repertoire such as Don’t get around much anymore, When I’m 64, Wonderful World, Perhaps Love,...

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Recruitment night at Maroondah Singers

Maroondah singers are recruiting. We are looking for new members to boost our numbers and so we are having a recruitment night on February 29.  The evening  begins at 7.15 with a meet and greet, then a cuppa and some singing. New people attending can listen to the choir sing several songs chosen from our...

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Choir Rehearsals for 2016 begin soon

Happy New Year to all members of the choir. Here is some information for you regarding the year ahead. The choir begins rehearsals again on Monday 1st February at 7.30 pm in the Mountview Uniting Church Hall. We look forward to seeing you all and getting starting on rehearsing music for our March and April...

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A Christmas Cracker – concert & vocal scholar

The Maroondah Singers’ Memorial Scholarship attracts highly talented singers each year and this year was no exception. We had the largest group to date and what a pleasure and a priviledge to listen to the young singers : sopranos, mezzo sopranos, a baritone and a tenor. The judging panel now have the very difficult task...

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More about Carmina Burana and other concerts

This link has been sent to us by one of our members – it is a most helpful illumination of aspects of the work and gives us a deeper understanding of what we are doing : Carmina Burana Conductor Marin Alsop  speaks –  This work is a spectacle, a piece for all the senses, the voice,...

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Carmina Burana Rocks!

What a hoot our first joint rehearsal of Carmina Burana was. It might have had something to do with Willem – “Wild ride isn’t it” he said at one point. He certainly makes rehearsals enormously entertaining and enlightening. So too the contributions from Belinda and the music and the pianist, both marvellous. Last Wednesday night (September...

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Our annual concert receives high praise

There were many firsts associated with this program. The first time we performed our Annual Concert on a Saturday afternoon and at Luther College Chapel. The first time we featured duets -two- one in each half – piano and vocal -the latter proving to be the high spot of the concert for many. We received...

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