Choirs pre­pare for spring fes­ti­val

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THE choirs of the Toowoomba Cho­ral So­ci­ety are busily pre­par­ing for the so­ci­ety’s an­nual con­cert.

The Spring Fes­ti­val of Mu­sic will fea­ture the cho­ral tal­ents of the Toowoomba Cho­ral So­ci­ety Choir and Con­tem­po­rary Cho­ral and Youth Choir which are led by con­duc­tors El­iz­a­beth Egan, Nerida Eck­ert and Vicki Brav­ery.

The cho­ral per­for­mances will fea­ture a va­ri­ety of mu­sic for all tastes, in­clud­ing such favourites as Danny Boy and The Bat­tle Hymn of the Repub­lic, through to songs by Pink and the Pen­ta­tonix.

The con­cert will cul­mi­nate in a massed choir per­form­ing How Can I keep from Singing and af­ter­noon tea will be pro­vided.

Ms Egan said it was a won­der­ful op­por­tu­nity for the so­ci­ety to come to­gether as one.

“We are de­lighted to per­form a se­lec­tion of beau­ti­ful and vi­brant cho­ral works for this spring con­cert, be­fore the busy year draws to a close,” she said.

The Cho­ral So­ci­ety has had a very ac­tive sched­ule this year.

Apart from com­mu­nity and eisteddfod com­mit­ments, mem­bers have par­tic­i­pated in a va­ri­ety of per­for­mances in­clud­ing the Queens­land Pops Orches­tra Celtic Spec­tac­u­lar, a com­bined con­cert with Ip­swich Or­pheus Cho­rale, Choirs for Uganda con­cert as well as the stage pro­duc­tions Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Sweeney Todd.

Tick­ets for Spring Fes­ti­val of Mu­sic are $20 for adults, $10 for kids and $50 for a fam­ily.

It will be held on Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 28 at 2pm at Mid­dle Ridge Unit­ing Church, 264 Sten­ner St.

For more go to toowoomba choral­so­ci­ety.com.au.

PHOTO: CON­TRIB­UTED

READY TO SING: Pre­par­ing for the Toowoomba Cho­ral So­ci­ety’s Spring Fes­ti­val of Mu­sic are (from left) El­iz­a­beth Egan, Vicky Brav­ery and Nerida Eck­ert.

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