The Cooma Harmony Chorus is a community based choir made up ofÂ women and men of all ages that share a love of singing together.
The Chorus isÂ a secular choir. They sing mainly unaccompanied (a cappella) four parts works. However, overweight the Chorus is very versatile has performed accompanied and unaccompanied works in many local events including, Handel’s Messiah, Gilbert & Sullivan Extravaganza, Choral Festivals, Christmas Carols, and Australia Day, Anzac Day & Remembrance Day.
The Chorus has been going for eighteen years and while we sing for the love of it, we also perform on average about once a month at all kinds of community events as well as christenings, birthdays, weddings and funerals.
We have a wonderful musical director, Leslie Spencer who is supported by a dedicated committee, with Marg Dowd (president), Â Jane Reid (secretary) and Kathy Byrne (treasurer).
Our weekly rehearsals are held every Tuesday* nightÂ 6.45 pm for a start at precisely 7.00. Finish at 9.00 pm. We have been meeting at the Cooma Public School hall, corner Vale & Commissioner Streets, Cooma. (*Generally, rehearsals are not held during school holidays)
There is a small membership fee of $20 per month (excluding January & July) plus an annual fee of $5, and a one off $10 scarf hire. Holders of concession cards may apply for a discounted rate of $15 per month. Â However, the first month is free. So why not give it a try?
Leslie Spencer (Director)
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By Rob Mackillop
This collection of 20 fingerstyle studies for the ukelele is written for uke players looking to expand their prowess on the instrument. The studies cover a vast array of styles and genres as wide-ranging as blues, cure jazz, remedy minimalism and serialism, showcasing the versatility of the instrument. Each study is designed to be fundamentally pedagogical while simultaneously written with performance and expression in mind. The studies touch on arpeggios, scales, modes, ii-V-I chord sequences, strumming, syncopation, campanella fingerings, improvisation, hammer-ons and pull-offs. Exercises are designed to build technique in both hands. Mastery of these studies will equip the ukulele player with the tools to tackle any style of music on the instrument.
COOMAÂ SCHOOLÂ OF MUSIC
Shop 2, Parkview Arcade, 123 Sharp Street,
Cooma, NSW 2630
Phone:Â 02 6452 6067
Fax:Â 02 6452 4938