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Perth University Choral Society

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

4:27PM - Cherubfest!!!

Hellody to all the interstaters (and choristers in other choirs in melbourne) out there that have been wanting to register for Cherubfest.
I have, with help from those far more competant then myself at these things (Ollie and Bron), an internet based form for you to fill out. actually it is in two formats so i dont mind which you use as long as it is sent to me in the very near future:)


Hope to see you all in a couple of weeks!

cross-posted a lot again sorry to those who get this a few times and dont want it at all.

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

9:01PM - Cherubfest

Yes that's right! Cherubfest is actually on this year!

This year is the 45th year of MonUCS and the 5th Cherubfest, and for this special occasion I am your social secretary:)

When: Thursday the 5th of April - Monday the 9th.

Where: Melbourne of course! and various places around Melbourne of course.

Who: Well you know that i am the social secretary, but Lauren is the Convener, Joe is Trucks and Fucks and Kate is the Conman.

How Much: The cost at the moment looks to be Students $75 and Workers $85. This includes a number of great events such as the famous Soprano Aria for Tenors and Basses, Cherubfest Dinner (theme yet to be announced), Easter Egg Hunt, Welcome Party and other fun things!

Cherubfest at a glance:

Thursday night - Welcome Party and Registration

Friday - Yumcha, activities of some kind or possibly a rehearsal, some free time and the Soprano Aria followed by a PSAP

Saturday - Activities of some kind, rehearsal, and a hopefully themed and wonderful dinner followed by a PDP

Sunday - Easter Egg Hunt, afternoon concert of the Vivaldi Gloria and other music that is yet to be confirmed followed by a PCP

Monday - Farewell picnic

At this point I do not have rego forms but you can reply here if you are interested or to the email that will be going out in the very near future. I will have forms soon and hopefully be able to get some out in the next week or so.

P.S this is cross-posted to a number of things sorry if you get to see it alot and you arent interested in haveing fun with us :)

Tuesday, March 1, 2005

9:07PM - Welcome All!

Humble Beginnings

Considering how many choral singers have LJ accounts these days, we thought it was time that undergraduate choral singers in Perth had its own LJ community!

Most of the members here will likely be members of the Perth Undergraduate Choral Society, which is based at UWA, but has members from universities around Perth. Hence the name of this group. This is an unofficial community. We are not officially linked to PUCS, nor do we influence committee decisions.

We welcome to this community anyone who is participating in an undergraduate choir in Perth. Perhaps you are considering joining, but want to get to know some people before you do! Feel free to ask questions about singing in PUCS or other choirs.

A Rampant Beginner?

You don't have to be a six footer, you don't have to have a great brain...oh, hang on, wrong song. *ahem*

To be in a choir, you don't have to be able to read music (as long as you listen carefully and pay attention to the conductor) and you don't have to be a confident singer or a soloist (lord knows there are enough of them, you'll be beating them off with a stick). Many people come into these choirs having had no choral experience prior to joining, and develop their singing and reading skills over time. You'll receive lots of enthusiastic help if you do decide to join.

PUCS is particularly groovy because it does a wide variety of choral music, at a particularly good level for an unauditioned choir. Yes, that's right, you don't have to audition to be a member of PUCS. More information about joining can be found here.

More Experienced *wink wink say no more*

If you're an experienced choral singer, who wants a more social experience at the same time as being in a decent choir with younger voices, you should give PUCS a try. Many members have years of music theory and performance experience, so you can meet with likeminded people.

That's All Folks!

Treat this community as a casual interaction, not some boring announcement type of group. Post whenever you want, about whatever you like. Get to know your fellow chorister and have some fun!


Member of PUCS since 1997.

Current mood: relaxed