Monthly Archives: May 2012

Gosford Chorale Concert – Photos

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CHAMBER CHOIR SINGS WITH GOSFORD CHORALE

On Sunday 20 May, the Chamber Choir provided singers to supplement those of the Central Coast Chorale (CCC) in a concert entitled ‘Aspects of Love’.  Twenty-four of us made the journey to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in East Gosford, which … Continue reading

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Jubilee Concert Photos

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Jubilee – Christopher Bowen – Celia Jordan

What a marvellous occasion this afternoon has been. We’ve had a sell-out concert, in the presence of our Patron, on this milestone anniversary and it marks another great achievement for Chris and the Choir. In Chris’s 20 years as our … Continue reading

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Jubilee – Christopher Bowen – Kent Broadhead

Evelyne, Jill, Clare and Terry have spoken about the history of the choir, and formally about Chris’s contributions over the last two decades. Celia and I would like to speak about what it’s meant to be part of the choir … Continue reading

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Jubilee – SUGC History – Clare Dalgarno

At the end of 1981, Jean Parry asked Judith Mee and me to come to the choir’s performance of “Messiah”.   I was quite impressed with what I heard, so I joined at the beginning of the next year – just … Continue reading

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Jubilee – SUGC History – Jill Faddy

In 1952 a small group of  Sydney graduates, who had enjoyed performing choral music in SUMS, established this choir (then known as “The Graduate Group of the Sydney University Musical Society”).  They  met weekly after work with the SUMS conductor, … Continue reading

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Jubilee Speeches, Maclaurin Hall – President

Your Excellency, Vice-Chancellor and Reverend Spence, Distinguished guests, Ladies and Gentlemen. I am Evelyne de Clercq, President of the Sydney University Graduate Choir. On behalf of the Choir, I should like to welcome you to this evening’s reception. This year … Continue reading

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Grads Celebrate Sixtieth Birthday in Style with Mendelssohn’s Paulus

2011 was a great year for the Choir, with three outstanding major concerts. On Sunday, 6 May, we began our 2012 season on a brilliant note with a rousing performance of Mendelssohn’s rarely performed masterpiece, Paulus. With this concert, we … Continue reading

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THE CONFESSION OF A CHORISTER

I had long cherished the desire, To join a large, prestigious choir. When first I heard the Graduates sing, Immediately I knew this was the thing: To sing the works of trad and anon, To tambourine, fife and gong. To … Continue reading

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