GCS Weekly Warmup (032617)Posted March 29, 2017
Hello my singing friends!
Did you know there’s a term for mis-hearing lyrics to a song? A mondegreen /ˈmɒndᵻɡriːn/ is a mishearing or misinterpretation of a phrase as a result of near-homophony, in a way that gives it a new meaning. Mondegreens are most often created by a person listening to a poem or a song; the listener, being unable to clearly hear a lyric, substitutes words that sound similar and make some kind of sense.American writer Sylvia Wright coined the term in 1954, writing about how as a girl she had misheard the lyric “…and laid him on the green” in a Scottish ballad as “…and Lady Mondegreen”
All this time, I thought the lyrics in ‘Africa’ were “There’s nothing that a hundred men from Mars could ever do” Whats your favourite Mondegreen?
What we sang last:
No One Mourns
What we’re singing next:
Make our Garden Grow
Wizard and I
One short day – there are tons of 3 word solos in this one so sing out if you would like to do one.
Would you like to meet for dinner before choir one evening in April? We had a fabulous time at Baker Street last year.
Bob Fanning wants you to know about some upcoming photo hikes. Contact Bob for details at 519 822 5181 or email@example.com
Sun Apr 2, 2:PM Ignatius Centre Photo Hike, 1.5-2 hours
Sat May 13 2:PM Arboretum Amazing Race Photo Challenge II, 1.5-2 hours
Wed Jun 28 7:30PM Summer Solstice Guelph Lake Photo Hike, 1.5-2 hours
April 9 – Guelph Symphony Orchestra and University of Guelph Choir will be presenting Verdi’s Requiem at the Basilica on April 9. Go to the River Run website for tickets. https://secure1.tixhub.com/guelph/online/b_otix.asp?cboPerformances=3662&cboEvent=2244&iEvents_id=2244
April 23 – SING for Children (singers/musicians wanted.) – A fundraiser for Children’s Foundation of Guelph
Sunday, April 23 at 2:00pm, Holy Rosary Church, 175 Emma St, Guelph, ON N1E 1V6
Choir Master Stephen Roloson is inviting all singers and musicians in Guelph to be part of a Concert in Support of The Children’s Foundation of Guelph. Vocal Rehearsals take place at Holy Rosary Parish – 175 Emma Street, Guelph from 1 to 3 pm.
– March 5, 12, 26
– Concert April 23 – from 2 to 3 pm.
Join singers from all across the city and musicians from The Guelph Symphony and The Guelph Concert Band as we prepare music to celebrate the spring season. PLEASE CONTACT Steve Roloson at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to join the choir or the band! Admission to the concert will be by donation.
April 27 – Royal City Musical Productions will be presenting 9 TO 5 – THE MUSICAL at the River Run Centre.
Join us after Choir!
You’re all welcome to join us after choir for a cuppa tea or your bevvie of choice at the Pennywhistle. We enjoy talking about what we’re singing, and of course it’s always fun to make new friends.
Please use the Balsam Street Entrance
Trinity United is trying to manage cleaning costs. If you feel you must use the parking lot entrance, please remove your shoes at the door.
No boots in the Sanctuary!
Don’t forget to bring slippers or shoes!
Be Scent Savvy:
Some of us are very sensitive to scents. This can include hair spray, body lotion, and other scented products. Because you wear it all the time, you may not even realize that your scent is affecting others. Please give a thought to the products you wear, and please don’t wear scents to our practices. Thank you!!
SESSION TWO (17 rehearsals)
REGISTRATION February 1-15, 2017
REHEARSALS February 1-May 10, 7:30-9PM
BREAK March 15
CHANGE OF VENUE: April 12, 7:30-9PM – First Baptist Church
CHANGE OF DATE: Monday May 1 instead of Wednesday May 3 7:30-9PM
REHEARSALS May 17-31 (2 hour rehearsals) 7:30-9:30PM
SECTIONALS March 22, May 17
CONCERT June 3, 2017
See you Wednesday!
Lise Anne Janis
For the Joy of Singing!
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