Serenata Singers Score Ellendale Neighbourhood Grant!

(excerpt from media release issued by the Ellendale Neighbourhood Grants Program.) A range of community groups across Brisbane's north-west have received funding as part of publicly-listed developer Cedar Woods Properties third annual Ellendale Neighbourhood Grants Program. Choir group, the Serenata Singers, who, through the power of voice, have enriched the lives of local seniors by …

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Cooper House Concert

Warming Up at Cooper House The Serenata Singers’ 2019 concert season continued with a morning performance at Cooper House, Wheller Gardens at Chermside on 14 June. A somewhat reduced-in-size choir, lacking a conductor, still managed to put on an entertaining show, thanks in no small part to the efforts of our wonderful accompanist Prue Gibbs. …

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Keperra Sanctuary Concert

The Serenata Singers visited Keperra Sanctuary on Tuesday evening 28 May. A large and appreciative crowd enjoyed our program of medleys of works by Lennon-McCartney, Irving Berlin and John Denver; excerpts from Oklahoma and Les Miserables; and the well-known spiritual Down to the River to Pray. Soloists included George Reid, who made his debut as …

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Serenata Singers Wins Kedron-Wavell Services Club Community Grant!

Paul Beckmann and Lyn Orchard accept grant cheque from Vice Chairman Philip Lilliebridge. On Wednesday 1 May, Serenata Singers was presented with a cheque for $1,000 from the Kedron-Wavell Services Club Community Grants Program. The grant initiative is an annual program that provides financial assistance for the improvement of community organisations. This year Serenata Singers …

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Dovetree Concert

Our second concert for 2019 – and first weekday concert – was held at a new venue, Dovetree, Sinnamon Village. Due to Sue Stewart’s ill health (get well soon, Sue, we’re thinking of you), accompanist Prue Gibbs did double duty as accompanist/conductor – and acquitted herself brilliantly. The choir again performed songs from our 2018 …

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Vale Bill Reilly

On a more sombre note, the choir was honoured to be invited to sing at the funeral service of former choir member, Bill Reilly, on Friday 1 March. The choir sang, at Bill’s request, “What a Wonderful World” as slides from Bill’s life were projected on a large screen.

Mitchie Day concert

Once again, an intrepid group of singers ventured over to Mitchelton.  The choir, led by Sue and accompanied by the ever patient Prue sang a selection of popular numbers from musicals such as Les Miserables, and medleys of Cole Porter amongst others...

Annual Gala Concert 2018: Memories – Popular and Patriotic

The Serenata Singers Annual Gala Concert for 2018, presented in conjunction with the Ashgrove/The Gap Lions Club, will include a commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. The commemoration is part of Voices of Remembrance, a statewide choral program that encourages communities across Queensland to commemorate the centenary of …

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