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MonUCS Goes Green for Cherubfest 2017

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This year marks the Monash University Choral Society (MonUCS)’s 55th Birthday. Cherubfest is a celebration of MonUCS’ anniversary and is held every 5 years at Easter. It is a (long) weekend of singing, socialising and shenanigans to be held from 14 to 17 April 2017 (Easter Weekend). As the 55th anniversary is traditionally emerald, we […]

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Mahlerfest Update

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It is fantastic to see so many people have registered thus far to participate in Mahlerfest in July and perform Mahler 8 in September. Details are being updated as they become available on the Mahler 8 section of this website. Please note: At the most recent meeting of the choirs participating in Mahler 8 in […]

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Mahler 8 – early information

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The Monash University Choral Society (along with several other Melbourne choirs) has been invited to join the Zelman Memorial Symphony Orchestra in their 80th Anniversary performances of Mahler’s Eighth Symphony – Symphony of a Thousand on the 21st & 22nd of September. In turn we invite you, members of MonUCS and other AICSA choirs, to participate in this […]

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50th Anniversary Cherubfest

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  Cherubfest is held every five years to celebrate the birthday of the Monash University Choral Society (MonUCS). Friends of MonUCS, past and current members come together for a long weekend of singing, socialising and celebration. This year is extra-special, as it is our 50th birthday! This year’s Cherubfest is themed Revival and promises to be […]

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Missed the show?

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Why, damme it’s too bad! We hope that you enjoyed HMS Pinafore on Saturday. Over 200 people came to see us on Saturday. If you weren’t one of them, and especially if you were, our next concert will be Handel’s Messiah. Most famous for the Hallelujah Chorus performed every year on Carols by Candlelight (Channel […]

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Vale Graham Edmondson

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Graham Edmondson, MonUCS Honorary Life Member and co-founder of the Intervarsity Choral Festival, passed away last Sunday. A member of the Melbourne University Choral Society from 1944 until 1949, he, along with Colin Russell-Jones of Sydney University Musical Society were involved in the genesis of an idea of a joint concert between the two university […]

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Join us for Fresher Rehearsal

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Welcome to our new members who signed up this week at our O-week tent. We are having our special Fresher Rehearsal next Tuesday at 6pm at the Religious Centre (map below). We’ll be providing free Pizza and Punch, and have a few “get to know you” games before having a sing. You’ll have an opportunity […]

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Rehearsals for 2011

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The Monash University Choral Society will next be performing Francis Poulenc’s Gloria Mass and Fredric Delius’s ‘Appalachia’ with the Preston Symphony Orchestra and the Victoria Chorale on Sunday the 3rd of April 2011. Due to this concert being held on a date significantly earlier than is usual it has been decided to start rehearsals earlier […]

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Congratulations

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Congratulations to the following people for being elected to the committee: Ben Lambell – General Assistant Varia Simonov – Fresher Representative James Townsend – Fresher Representative There’s still opportunity to join the committee if you are a member of MonUCS. Just simply email the secretary at secretary at monucs dot aicsa dot org dot au […]

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Welcome to 2010

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Rehearsals have started for upcoming concert on the 22nd May 2010. The theme is “Behold the Sea” and we shall be performing these pieces: Ralph Vaughan Williams’s “A Sea Symphony” (which is turning 100 years old this year) Denis Vaughan’s “Australian Folk-Song Suite” and the Choral Suite from Disney’s A Little Mermaid If you would […]