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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Busy Times

The Singers are busy - with another mid-week concert delivered, this time at St Joseph's (see recent events). With our own concert coming ever closer, and celebrating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1, we have a number of ladies preparing poppies.  Keep an eye open for our fliers, and join us …

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