Hi there, friends of Out in Harmony! Can you believe that choir starts in two weeks? We hope that you can join us this year, and that you’ll invite any of your friends that might like to check us out. Our first rehearsal will be Tuesday, September 3, at 7:30. We’re still rehearsing in the wonderful space at St. Margaret’s Cedar Cottage Anglican Church, 1530 E 22nd Ave., just off the corner of Kingsway and Knight. Answers to frequently asked questions about the choir can be found here.
Hooray for PRIDE season!
Out in Harmony will once again have a booth at the Vancouver Pride Festival at Sunset Beach on Sunday August 4th.
You’ll be able to find us at booth #17, which is near the end of the row of booths backing up against Beach street, at the end farthest from the main stage. We will have friendly choir folks there just waiting to say hello and wish you a merry-&-gay pride, tell you all about the choir and what we are up to, and offering the opportunity to just hang out with other choir friends and enjoy the Pride festival.
We look forward to seeing you there!
What a glorious concert! It was a packed house with standing room only and unforgettable performances. The concert theme of AS SEEN ON TV was a blast for singers and audience members alike, with TV songs and jingles from the 50s through today. Nostalgia and singing-along ran rampant throughout the performance, and unexpected commercial breaks added surprise and delight. —And that isn’t even mentioning the unexpected marriage proposal (and acceptance!) that occurred on stage after one of the solo performances. Many congratulations to our two newly engaged choir members!
And looking ahead…
IT’S ABOUT TIME is the theme for our next concert, Saturday January 25, 2014, and it will be at a new location! (Central Presbyterian, our venue of many years, has exciting plans for a full-scale renovation coming up – wonderful in many ways, but it means our next few concerts will be held elsewhere). We are very pleased to announce our new concert venue will be the Unitarian Church of Vancouver, which is at the corner of 49th Ave and Oak Street. It has a bigger concert space so everyone will get a good seat, plus a parking lot and is conveniently on 2 bus lines for easy transportation access. We are very excited, and we hope to see everyone there. Mark your calendars now!
Love it or hate it, we can’t deny that television has changed the world. It educates us, entertains us, and bombards us with advertisements; It divides us, brings us together, and makes the most distant places seem nearby; It shapes our view of the world, affects what we consider to be important issues, expands our horizons with new ideas, tells us what to think, and challenges us to think for ourselves .
Please join Out in Harmony as we sing favorite songs, jingles, and themes from television shows both old and new. It will be a toe tapping walk down memory lane as we resurrect both childhood favorites and current hits, and you will leave singing songs you thought you had forgotten as you head home at the end of the night. “As Seen On TV” will be held Saturday, June 15th at 7:30 pm at Central Presbyterian Church (1155 Thurlow Street -which is wheelchair accessible). Tickts are $15 with $10 concession tickets also available. You can get your tickets from choir members, at Little Sisters’ Emporium, or at the door.
If you are interested in volunteering, please contact email@example.com by June 3rd.
As Seen on TV!!
Save the Date:
Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 7:30pm
Central Presbyterian Church @ 1155 Thurlow, in Vancouver
With this concert, we’ll be taking a trip down memory lane with a selection of catchy tunes, earworms, and jingles which are part of what has made television so darn irresistible for the last 60+ years.
Watch for more information coming soon.