The rain stopped and the parade ended at the Christmas Tree. We sang a few Christmas Songs and invited everyone to learn and sing the Peace Chant. The audience participated and enjoyed the harmony. Dignitaries lined up, importantly, in front of the tree and the was a grand chorus of "Happy Tree...more
It appears that Dianne has suffered an accident! Boxes and boxes of poinsettias arrived at her home to be distributed to Soundscape members. It looks serious, but I think she has found her way out of her floral dilemma without too much damage to either herself or to the colourful plants. I think...more
A former member of Soundscape has returned and we are pleased to add her voice to ours! We welcome Sandi Cleary who came to see and hear us perform at the Surrey Christmas Tree Lighting day at Surrey Central City. Our tenor section is growing!
Fifteen members of Soundscape arrived at Surrey Central City Mall at 11:00 am and prepared ourselves to perform. There were three performances and the first was outside with the whirl of fans and the rattle of generators competing with our sound system. Santa Claus arrived and we looked on, then...more
Our performance was impressive. As a group and to a person, we were involved and...more
Everyone was happy in the midst of the retreat. Every Soundscape member attended and significant improvement was made all around. We're better singers, better performers, and a better community for it. It was wonderful for all of us!
Soundscape had a great time singing at the Surrey Share Fair event on Oct 19. We met and warmed up by learning four songs with the same length and harmonic rhythm:
- Won't You Sing a Simple Melody
- See What the Boys in the Back Room Will Have
- How much is that...
Quickly following up on a tip from a friend of Lynn P, Soundscape's Planning and Organizing Group quickly put the paperwork together to support applying for an Arts Council grant from the City of Surrey. Our submission was accepted and we were invited to meeting to make our case for the grant....more
Drum roll, please - three candidates passed their auditions! Denise, Leslie and Melissa all successfully demonstrated that they could memorize our audition song and sing it in a quartet...more
Eileen sang with Pacific Spirit, the group who travelled along with other Soundscape members to Estonia this Summer. Welcome, Eileen. You and your voice are most welcome!