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Chamber Choir celebrates 10 years of harmony

Last night the Chamber Choir met for a special pre-season dinner to celebrate its 10th birthday. Conducted by Music Director Christopher Bowen, with membership refreshed through annual audition, and with quality supported through extra rehearsals and its very own rehearsal … 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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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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Farewell to Neil Morrison

On Monday 24 June, some 25 Grads members, including your correspondent, attended the funeral of Neil Morrison, who had been a highly respected member of our bass section between 1997 and 2006. I had sat close to Neil in the … 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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