Monthly Archives: April 2017

What Do You Need?

Hey Folks

As our concert date draws near, I’ve got precious little to say except:

Organize your sheet music. You’re going to look and sound real goofy on stage if you’re fumbling for your music rather than keeping your eyes up and focused on choir direction. Real goofy.

You gotta show for tomorrow’s and the April 29th dress rehearsals in order to participate in the Sunday April 30th concert at 3pm. I don’t know about you, but I need my co-altos on top of the material so they can support me with my weak spots. We are a community after all . . . . . . .

Our volunteer ranks are growing for the concert duties list – you guys are great! Please consider donating a new or gently used item on April 29th for our gift basket raffle construction effort – and stick around after rehearsal to flex your creative muscle. Additionally, bring along some hand held snacks to share at our post-concert reception on the 30th. Any food items should be non-messy and able to stand at room temperature for a few hours without becoming toxic – food poisoning is so boring. And make them especially delicious in case there are leftovers – cause you will need to take them home with you.

Mountains are Dancing people! Be ready to move the earthy by 9:30 sharp tomorrow.

Ciao for now

Brenda Atkinson
Hamilton Sings Volunteer




Concert Details: Tickets, Baskets, Music List

Salutations Singers

Just a few weeks away from our 3pm Sunday April 30th concert at Christ’s Church Cathedral, and we gotta get some stuff done. Listen up:

CONCERT TICKETS

On sale now! Pay what you can, with a suggestion of $10 each, or $30 for a family of 3 or more. Available for sale at rehearsal, on-line at bruha.com, and if we don’t sell out in advance, at the door on the 30th.

CONCERT GIFT BASKETS AND POST-CONCERT RECEPTION

Got something amazing stashed in a closet at home, but you’re beginning to resent it because all you do is dust it off? Bring it along when you attend our April 29th rehearsal. Gardening stuff, giftware, kitchenware, books, stationary, etc. – gently used or new please. Additionally, if you’ve got a flair for putting gift baskets together – your assistance would be greatly appreciated!

The post-concert reception relies entirely on your largesse, with a contribution of hand-held food or drink, to be shared with your appreciative concert-goers on the 30th. And yes, your help as a galley slave would be oh, so useful.

Concert volunteer sign up sheets will be at the reception desk tomorrow gang – don’t be shy now.

TENTATIVE CONCERT MUSIC LIST

The following is the first draft of our concert music lineup. This will be subject to change however PLUEEZE put your sheet music in this order for swift access. It would also be grand if you could invest in a folder with noise-muffling plastic inserts – you would be amazed at how loud the shuffling of 80 or so sheets of paper can be.

  1. Homeward Now
  2. Merge with the River
  3. Mountains Now Are Dancing
  4. Butterfly
  5. Bella Ciao
  6. Under de Coconut tree
  7. Ye Banks and Braes
  8. Lan Hua Tsao (Orchid)
  9. (Dave Gould, 2 songs solo)
  10. Starlight Tours
  11. I’ll Fly Away
  12. Ichacho Lahko (Baba Yenza)
  13. J’Entends Le Moulin
  14. Farewell to Nova Scotia
  15. Log Drivers Walz
  16. Homeward Now (reprise)

See you all tomorrow.

Cheers

Brenda Atkinson
Hamilton Sings Volunteer