Category Archives: Choir members

Farewell to Roger Bartrop

On 3 February, the Choir lost one of its most highly regarded members, when the bass section’s Roger Bartrop died of cancer.  He was 78. Roger’s funeral was held on 13 February at a packed Roseville Uniting Church, where he … Continue reading

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The Merry Widow

Longtime Grads soprano and sometime Rockdale Opera Chorus Member, Dawn Plasto, has brought this upcoming event (in which she is appearing) to our attention: The Rockdale Opera Company is back in production with a stunning production of Franz Lehar’s Merry … Continue reading

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She tickles the ivories…

Our diminutive accompanist Amy Putt does more than tickle the ivories while accompanying the choir each Monday evening.  Amy’s talents became especially obvious when presented for the first time with Christopher Bowen’s complex score for An Australian War Requiem which … Continue reading

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Xmas in July

Food glorious food glazed ham and mustard dozens of gourmet salads and tiny plum puddings and custard At the lunch break during our work shop on Saturday 3rd August Grads celebrated Christmas in July a little late. The spread provided … Continue reading

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Contribute to the new-look Sing On blog!

Have you looked at the blog recently? We’ve given it a bit of a facelift – leave us a comment to let us know what you think. Do you like the photo and titles? Do you need sunglasses for the … Continue reading

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Marilyn responds

A response is required to the item posted recently with my name in the title. I can’t recognise the person described in that item, but must thank those responsible for its appearance; my son suggests that I try using that … Continue reading

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Thank You, Marilyn!

On 12 July, the Choir’s Committee farewelled and thanked Marilyn Gosling on the conclusion of her stint as Immediate Past President (IPP). Marilyn had completed one year in this supposedly honorific role and was well on the way to completing … Continue reading

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