Over 50’s choir helps lo­cals find their voice

Whitsunday Times - - COMMUNITY NEWS -

VOICES of the Whit­sun­day PCYC’s over 50’s choir, the Cho­ral C Voices, de­lighted lo­cal res­i­dents who en­joyed lis­ten­ing to a range of new and clas­sic hits dur­ing their re­cent live per­for­mance at the Proser­pine Nurs­ing Home.

Cho­ral C Voices mem­ber Sue Gravelle said all nurs­ing home res­i­dents en­joyed the per­for­mance and sang along to many of the songs.

“We work re­ally hard at get­ting it right but also have a lot of fun and laugh­ter along the way,” she said.

“It’s a very re­ward­ing ex­pe­ri­ence when we can fi­nally show­case a new song to mem­bers of the com­mu­nity.”

Ms Gravelle said The Cho­ral C Voices had many re­quests to sing at var­i­ous com­mu­nity events.

Through­out the month of May, the choir is set to per­form at the Can­dle Light Ser­vice fol­lowed by the Lions se­niors Mother’s Day morn­ing tea, Re­lay For Life and at the Lions Air­lie Beach Com­mu­nity Mar­kets on May 26.

“Our hard work­ing mu­si­cal di­rec­tor Steve is al­ways work­ing on the Cho­ral C Voices reper­toire, try­ing very hard to main­tain a good sec­tion of as many mu­si­cal gen­res as pos­si­ble,” Ms Gravelle said.

The choir has 30 mem­bers who meet at the Whit­sun­day PCYC ev­ery Wed­nes­day from 11.30am sharp.

There is a num­ber of fun over 50’s classes avail­able at the PCYC be­fore the choir meets with a low car­dio, low im­pact and low weight cir­cuit train­ing ses­sion from 9.30am fol­lowed by pi­lates at 10.15am.

New mem­bers are wel­come to at­tend and join in the so­cial singing with the choir ev­ery Wed­nes­day.

For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact the PCYC on 4948 1144.

NEW SOUND: Sue Gravelle, Dia Clark, Jan Faulks, El­iz­a­beth Thorn­ton, Faye Kunze, Lynda Bax­ter, Sue Bax­ter, An­gela Jan­icki, Pat Pat­ter­son, Penny Rogan, Bhakti Saraswati, Gay Bow­den, Jean Wil­son, Roz McFar­lane, Evon Scully, Steve Jan­icki, Myra Robin­son, Irene Lemmon, Dewi Hughes, Jenn Run­dle and Sharon Tay­lor af­ter their re­cent per­for­mance at the Proser­pine Nurs­ing Home.

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