Celebrate with Christmas cheer

Christmas Cheer with Maroondah Singers and Friends – that’s the theme of the choir’s annual Christmas concert on Sunday December 16 at 2.30pm at Mountview Uniting Church Hall, Cnr Doncaster East Road and Maroondah Highway, Mitcham. Come hear old and new Christmas songs, join the choir in singing traditional carols and enjoy a scrumptious afternoon tea (gold coin donation). Musical...

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 audience of around 600 people....

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 – Lyndon Green, James Emerson, Jenna...

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 and Robyn Cox. This marks...

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 she is thrilled to receive...

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 on that site.  The choir...

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 and Singularity and four outstanding...

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 goodies and chat to the...

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