We still don't know for sure when we'll be able to meet again, so we can't start a count-down to that happy time. Instead, we'll have a count-up.
is now finished.
ran in February and March, and was the last in the series.
Graduates of the SingaZoom 'school' now know a lot more than they did about solfa, have had some cheery, sociable times and - with the help of Choir Community recordings - have sung some great songs.
Bagatelle, singing Clear Breath by Emily Marshall
... for members of The Quangle Wangle Choir, Wacapella and The Live Wire Choir
on Saturday 27th March at 7.30, via Zoom.
This was a Springalicious feast of sociability, poetry, creativity, music and wildlife photography. Special thanks to Hilary for her quiz, John and Margaret for their string playing, Dee, Stella and Cathie for their poetry, Bagatelle for their song and Prita and Lizzie for their bird photos and singing.
Phil Sterling, onetime county ecologist for Dorset, introduced us to his work on enabling wild flowers to flourish on British road verges. See here for an idea of his inspiring work.
Paper plates were miraculously turned into Easter bonnets in just ten minutes (or longer if they were ones that had been 'made earlier'). Have a look at the gallery below to see a few of our creations! For added kitsch, listen to Easter Parade as the images float by.
Circles Into May
Members of The Quangle Wangle Choir and Wacapella gathered in Radipole School playground on Saturday 22nd May. SingaZoomers met first to sing songs of Spring, Freedom and Breakfast, at 10.10. At 10.30 others joined us, making us a choir of 30 singers to welcome the month of May with Sammy Hurden's beautiful song.
Jane and her team of marshals encouraged us to remember the Covid rules.
Though it felt a bit strange, what a joy it was to sing together, surrounded by birdsong.