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Jubilee Speeches, Maclaurin Hall – President

Your Excellency, Vice-Chancellor and Reverend Spence, Distinguished guests, Ladies and Gentlemen. I am Evelyne de Clercq, President of the Sydney University Graduate Choir. On behalf of the Choir, I should like to welcome you to this evening’s reception. This year … Continue reading

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Grads Celebrate Sixtieth Birthday in Style with Mendelssohn’s Paulus

2011 was a great year for the Choir, with three outstanding major concerts. On Sunday, 6 May, we began our 2012 season on a brilliant note with a rousing performance of Mendelssohn’s rarely performed masterpiece, Paulus. With this concert, we … Continue reading

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Heritage music available

John and Bev Taylor are organising the disposal of a collection of choral music kindly donated to the Choir by the Sim Family. Hopefully John’s hand-written notes below are legible – the first provides further background to the donation. If … Continue reading

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Interview with Margaret Davidson

80 Years Young, an Alto and a Pillar of the Grad Choir. Where were you born? I was born in Sydney at the War Memorial Hospital in Waverley although my home was in Woonona which is six miles this side … Continue reading

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