Sumer is Cumen In

Hi There:

As I write this missive By The Glow of The Kerosene Light, how many shades of brown and grey are there in Southern Ontario during the dreaded month of February? The landscape is bleak enough, so why does everyone have to wear black, brown, and grey overcoats? You’d think we’d all dress up like peacocks to make up for it. I guess colorful plumage does not absorb scant heat as well as homespun dark wool. Sumer is Cumen In not soon enough. Sigh. . . .

Thank heavens for Saturday mornings! Nothing like a community sing-a-long to put the wind in your sails, the color in your cheeks, and warm your chilly February blood like a stalking Panther’s. Though sleeping in is my second favourite Saturday morning activity, I gladly welcome the sight of those Bright Morning Stars in order to join you all in song.

Update your calendars with this info:

Yes. We rehearse Saturday February 19th (Family Day Weekend)

Yes. We rehearse Saturday March 10th but make your way to the Delta United Church at 47 Ottawa Street South instead.

No. We don’t rehearse Saturday March 31st (Easter)

Yes. End of Term Concert Date is Sunday April 29th at Christ’s Church Cathedral (It will be spring then, with Tourdion in the streets!)

Do you know where the voice files are? At hamiltonsings.ca, Active Members page. You can also view the choir’s most recent financial statements in anticipation of the upcoming Annual General Meeting. If you’re a techno-peasant like me and are forever forgetting or losing passwords, feel no shame and just ask at the front desk on Saturday. Another great resource is that fetching co-chorister sitting near you. A choir buddy can help you catch up on what you missed when the outside world drags you away from our musical embrace.

As always, may your feet be dry, your beverage containers not a future addition to the Pacific gyre, and your voices ready to rise.

See y’all Saturday.

Cheers,

Brenda Atkinson

Hamilton Sings Volunteer



Choir Updates

Now on the Site for Choir Members

Click to listen
  • Solstice Carol: Melody – Verse One; Tenor – Verse Two; Soprano – Verse Three
  • Hanna’s Fall Playlist: Link to YouTube
  • Carol Greene’s ‘Me Too’: Link to SoundCloud
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  • Our Fall Fundraising thermometer!