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Chorus Concert

What a night!  Fabulous Melbourne Chorus in concert and with guest quartets.
We sang ballads, up tunes and current songs and enjoyed entertaining the great audience.

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2015 Bootcamp/Membership drive

Our acappella Bootcamp song was Born to be Wild. Some bootcampers are on our road to International competition in Las Vegas in October 2016.  WooHoo!
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2016 - A Big Year

MC wishes everyone a great 2016.  Ours is going to be the fabulous.  In October 2016, we're representing Australia in the International Acappella competition in Las Vegas USA so we'll be fundraising to reduce the financial strain on the Chorus and all members.  In the meantime, sing-outs, community and social events will keep us busy.  It's never dull in the world of Sweet Ads.

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Sing Out

A beautiful warm afternoon for people walking or riding their bikes at Jells Park Wheelers Hill, and where a small group from Melbourne Chorus led by Assistant Director Claire sang for the Memory Lane Cafe Program for Alzheimer's Australia Vic. A wonderful day!

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Las Vegas

Exciting times ahead.  

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MC Nonet

So what does a group of MC ladies do when not singing with the Chorus or own quartets?  They find a local eisteddfod to compete in.

Nine members, a.k.a. MC Nonet, got together and after a couple of practices headed off to compete at the Eisteddfod By The Bay, performing Waltzing Matilda and Ave Maria.  They were awarded 1st Place in the '16 Members or less' Section.  

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Fun Day

Supporting the fundraising efforts of a local community group at their fete was a lot of fun.  Besides singing, some caught up over a Devonshire Tea, others tried the lucky dip and then there was the homemade jams and craft to purchase.  It was a sucessful day all round.


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