It’s Glee Club’s 15th birthday this year and there was a moment there when it looked like being a complete wash out. But it hasn’t been! It has actually been a joy with a large bunch of Gleebers taking the singing online and becoming a super supportive community that helped each other weather this storm. And now, thanks to an […]

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When my husband goes out to the shops he likes to return with a report on the “vibe” of the place. For a long time it was “anxious” or “uptight”, then 2 or 3 weeks ago it turned to “bored” and “over it”. But this weekend something has changed here in Melbourne. The vibe is more “refreshed” and “optimistic” (at […]

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There’s nothing like a pandemic to really make you think about the things you love in life. This week, I’ve been really aware of how much I love songs. Not just music in general but specifically songs. I love how they can express what you’re feeling in a moment even if the song wasn’t written about that moment. I love […]

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I’ve been slow to write this blog because it’s much more fun to write about the good stuff that’s happening and not the hard stuff – and the last week or so has been a bit hard. After a super successful first try at our online/real life version of Glee, we then had to cancel our next session because the […]

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Last night was a milestone moment for me and Glee Club – we had our first part real-life, part zoomed Glee. And it worked! Here’s what we did: we had 10 people singing together in an enormous function room. This gave us room to have them very well spaced (more than the recommended amount). The room has a lovely bouncy […]

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As lots of you know it’s Glee Club’s fifteenth birthday this year (look, not the best year for a celebration but stay tuned as I’ve still got my fingers crossed that we’ll fit a proper party in yet!) When I started Glee Club it was because lots of people had said to me that they would love to be in […]

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Saturday was a big day at Glee HQ – it was our first ever online choir rehearsal. I have to admit I’ve been a bit reluctant to take Glee  fully online (more about that in a future post) but finally admitted if we were to plan to perform later in the year, some online rehearsals were going to be necessary. […]

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I thought I might start sharing some of my thoughts and ideas about this particularly unusual moment in the life of group singing and singing in general. As we plan to gradually start all things Glee up again, I think there might be some challenges and ideas that are worth sharing – both so our singers can stay in touch […]

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