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A Sell-Out Christmas Tea!

We had a wonderful crowd at our annual Christmas Tea on Saturday December 1.

Our guests were entertained by the Chorus, Everyday People, Imagine That and the Christmas Belles.

We had a rousing sing-song led by our Master Director, Julia Beadle.

Everyone enjoyed Tea, home-made Christmas Cookies and some shopping following the show.

Thanks to all who came out!


London Chorus International Competitors!

The London Chorus had a blast in St Louis at the 73rd annual Sweet Adelines International Convention & Competition

 

We sang our I Love a Piano and Once Upon a Time package for thousands of Sweet Adelines Sisters and Friends.

Congratulations to Motor City Blend, also from Region 2, who placed 11th and were the mic-testers for the Chorus Finals.

Congratulations to the 2019 Chorus Champions Scottsdale Chorus and to our new Queens of Harmony, Class Ring.


2018 Sept Send Off Performance

We hosted a Send Off performance for our Friends and Families on Sat Sept 22.  What a great turn out and fantastic outpouring of love and support.

Thank you to all of our guests.  The Chorus appreciates all of you.


Performance at Pinafore Park

The London Chorus had a great time performing for the crowd at Pinafore Park on Sunday August 19.

What a beautiful bandshell and park.  Thanks to all who came out to support us.


Region 2 Education Day in London

Erin Howden held an education and coaching day for Region 2 in London on May 26.  Topics covered included freeing yourself in your performance, use of hands, bringing emotion into your musical performance.

 


Visit from a Founding Member!

Alberta (Allie) Kay is a Charter and Founding Member of the London Chorus.  The Chorus was founded in 1954 and Allie sang with the Chorus prior to it being chartered with Sweet Adelines.  We are so grateful that she and her singing sisters started this wonderful Chorus for us to sing in today.

Allie came out to visit us on Wednesday with her son and daughter-in-law.  The Chorus and quartets Imagine That and Everyday People provided entertainment.

Allie recently celebrated her 100th birthday!  Singing keeps you young!

 


Onstage for WAYS

A small group performed at the Onstage for WAYS fundraiser on Tuesday May 8.

Good time had by all and WAYS raised over $13,000 for their Youth programming


Twas the Month Before Christmas Show

We held a successful show on Saturday November 25th with our guests, the Forest City Fire Men's Chorus.

There were seasonal favourites performed by the Chorus and 2 of our Quartets:  Short & Sweet,  Venture and Imagine That.  Our guest enjoyed cookies and refreshments at a reception following the performance.

Merry Christmas!


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