Guelph Community Singers

Guelph Community Singers

GCS Weekly Warmup (031217)

GCS Weekly Warmup (031217)

Posted March 20, 2017

Hello my singing friends!

No practice this coming Wednesday due to March Break.

What we sang last:
Wicked (No One Mourns the Wicked; Defying Gravity)
O Siem
Your Song

Do you have a complete set of music?
Here’s what you should have. Let me know if you’re missing anything.

Your Song
Make Our Garden Grow
Wicked medley
Forget You
Rain, Rain, Beautiful Rain
The Music of the Night
Seasons of Love
All the Little Rivers
O Siem

Social Stuff:
We’re putting together some new socializing ideas. What would you like to do?

March 23 – Who’s up for a night on the town in Toronto? Lower Ossington Theatre is presenting ‘Little Shop of Horrors’, which opens March 23. Would anyone like to go as a group? Flip me an email if you’re interested.

Bob Fanning wants you to know about some upcoming photo hikes. Contact Bob for details at 519 822 5181 or
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.

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 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

Enjoy your break!

See you soon!

Lise Anne Janis
Membership Coordinator

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  • “I love that the pieces chosen are challenging but doable. I love the inclusivity of it.”

  • “I enjoyed hearing how we sounded in the end. All that hard work paid off. Such a great harmonized sound.”

  • “I like challenging myself to sing songs I never thought I could.”

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