At our first meeting one of our Leaders Faith Hicks announced she was stepping down as a Leader after 14 years. Thank you Faith for all the time and effort you have put into both the Singing for Fun and also the Harmony group. We have benefitted from the exercises you have introduced at the beginning of each session, and for your meticulous instruction over the years. We are very pleased that you are remaining as one of the singers, and look forward to seeing you at our sessions for many years to come.
In Faith’s place we welcome Kieran Smith as a new Leader. Kieran has only been with us for a couple of years, and that included our COVID shut down time. Kieran has a magnificent voice, a jocular manner and stage experience and will make a great Leader.
At that same session Brian Greed started the year with a selection of Seeker’s songs, which are always favourites with the group. Margaret Merriman rounded off the session with “Wandering the King’s Highway” which everyone sung with gusto. Gwen Barnes did a great job on the piano even though she has not played for us for 11 months or so.
We would also like to say Thank You to Trish Roe who has looked after morning tea for the Singing and Harmony groups for many years. Trish is still coming to Singing, and at the moment we are not having morning tea. However, we will need a volunteer to look after morning tea when it recommences.
We would also like to send a Get Well message to Gina Behrens who had an accident on Christmas Eve and Joyce Borschmann who has been in hospital recently. Hope to see you both at Singing soon.