Christchurch City Chorus Newsletter August 2018

Hello friends, & past members of Christchurch City Chorus,
Welcome to our latest newsletter, keeping you updated on all the latest events and preparations for our ultimate goal – New Orleans! 
New Orleans – here we come!
Yes, the next Sweet Adelines International Competition takes place 16th – 21st September, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Needless to say we’re so excited; rehearsing, recruiting and fundraising for this wonderful event.
Christchurch City Chorus ‘Open’ Rehearsal
In fact, grab your diaries and also mark August 25th & 26th as you’re invited to come and watch our next rehearsal weekend withInternational Director Ryan Heller, who will be coaching our 140 member chorus, as part of SingFest 2018.  Ryan leads the award-winning Chorus Austin (Texas) and Pride of Portland Chorus (Oregon) and has received numerous awards for his conducting and directing skills.  This is one singing experience you don’t want to miss!
Details: 9.30am till 1pm & 2pm to 4.30pm.  Cricket Centre (formerly the Horticultural Hall) in Hagley Park.  A small charge of $5 will cover your morning or afternoon tea.
Christmas Show
Our two shows are set for Saturday 15th December at Harmony Church, 220 Antigua Street.  The times are 2.30pm and 7.30pm and ticket details will soon be on our website.
We’re always fundraising and love planning fun evenings for everyone to enjoy.  Keep an eye on our website and Facebook page for the “Ethel & Bethel Bingo Evening.”  As soon as a date is secured we’ll let you know.
Would you like to help Our website has all the information you need to donate and perhaps win something!  Also, a big THANK YOU from our chorus and Fundraising Team for continuing to donate unwanted gifts & pantry produce for our upcoming raffles.
Best wishes & thank you for your continued support. 
Jeannette McGrath
Team Coordinator