Hoping you all had a lovely Easter break.
Major Tonic returns to singing this Tuesday the 30th April at 1:30pm to 3:00pm.
We will be singing though all the songs for the concert at Green Heys on 7th May.
Major Tonic sessions will be continued from 14th May, with new songs being rehearsed. More voice parts will be introduced with harmony.
Some other news......members look at the members area.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE NEXT MEETING WILL BE ON 30TH APRIL.
THERE WILL BE NO REHEARSALS ON 9TH, 16TH, 23RD APRIL. SEFTON COUNCIL EVENTS LISTING HAS BEEN INFORMED, BUT THE LISTING HAS NOT BEEN UPDATED ON THEIR SITE.
13th March 2019
The choir is sounding great. We did some harmonies yesterday, and it went well. Learning tracks are now in the members‘ area.
The songs we will sing at the next rehearsal on 19th March will be
Hallelujah (with harmony where written)
Summertime (with harmony where written)
Any dream will do
At the start of the rehearsal we will hear from Green Heys about the concert for residents there on 7th May. A limit of 20 singers will be made, and a sign-up list will be made available on a first-come-first-basis for those who would like to sing.
12th March rehearsal
We will be rehearsing BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER, HALLELUJAH, SUMMERTIME and DANNY BOY.
Please see the Members‘ area for more information.
After the wonderful singing last week, we are looking forward to the rehearsal on Tuesday at 130pm. We will be singing SOMEWHERE, I DREAMED A DREAM and HALLELUJAH, and maybe BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER.
NEWSLETTER 24TH FEBRUARY 2019
We are all looking forward to the next rehearsal on 26th February.
The pieces we will be singing this week will be Summertime, Somewhere, I Dreamed a Dream, Danny Boy, and again I’d like to teach the World to sing, time allowing.
The sound of the choir was very good at the last rehearsal, and everybody enjoyed themselves, which is our main aim. We will be taking the choir to Green Heys Care Home on 7th May, but also are planning a bigger concert at a bigger venue, to be decided.
Folders will be issued on Tuesday. These will cost a pound. The logo of Major Tonic will be put onto these, and is being designed. The folders will be the property of the singer.
Looking forward to singing with you on Tuesday!!
More than 3 times than we expected, turned up!!
What a fantastic sound. Really loved to listen to everyone sing.
Everyone enjoyed themselves. Can‘t wait to get to the next rehearsal!!
The rehearsals for the first concert on 7th May at 130pm will take place on the following dates.
February 19th, 26th
March 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th
April 2nd, 30th (dress rehearsal)
(note there will be no rehearsals over the Easter break, ie 9th, 16th, 23rd April).
All rehearsals for the concert will be on Tuesday afternoons 1. 30pm to 3pm at Birchdale Road Methodist Church, 2A Birchdale Road, Waterloo, L22 9QX
In the 8 rehearsals the pieces we will cover will include
Any dream will do Lloyd-Webber
I’d like to teach the world to sing
Hallelujah Leonard Cohen
Somewhere Leonard Bernstein
I dreamed a dream Les Misérables
Summertime 1934 Gershwin
Close every door to me Lloyd-Webber
Bridge over troubled water Simon and Garfunkel
Singing in the rain The 1952 Film
Lullaby of Broadway 1935
Follow the yellow brick road 1939 Wizard of Oz
The music/words will be provided for the first rehearsal which will include Any dream will do, I’d like to teach the world to sing, Hallelujah.
It will not be necessary to read music. The pieces are well know, and will be gone through for us to learn in unison.
The first concert on 7th May at 130pm will be at a local care home, venue to be confirmed soon.
Spread the word, as we want a good turn out!!!
8th February 2019
Getting excited to be starting rehearsals in less than 2 weeks.
We will be singing the following pieces at the first session on the 19th February.
I’d like to teach the world to sing. Composer. Backer, Davis, Cook, Greenaway.
Any dream will do. Composer. Andrew Lloyd-Webber
Hallelujah Composer. Leonard Cohen.
An arrangement of this can be found here