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  • A Look Back at Christmas Eve with Durham Shores Chorus - 2018
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  •  Date Posted: Wed, 9 Dec 2020
    A Look Back at Christmas Eve with Durham Shores Chorus - 2018

    Since we can't be together in person for Christmas 2020 due to the COVID19 pandemic, Durham Shores would like to invite you to spend Christmas Eve (2018) with us. Please click on the link below to view some videos from our 2018 Christmas show.


    Christmas Eve with Durham Shores Chorus - 2018


    Part 1 welcomes you to our Durham Shores "living room" with Diane Warner directing.
    • Tonal Recall quartet opens for us with It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
    • L's Belles
    • Playback (men's) award winning quartet sing Tidings of Comfort and Joy
    • Blue Genes quartet perform Old Toy Trains
    • and our director Rob Snoulten does "his best" to recite Twas the Night Before Christmas after a little too much "punch".  

    Part 2 is a little more formal with Rob directing and includes
    • a singalong of Rudolph and Jingle Bells (no harmonies), and
    • Embrace quartet performing Huron Carol
  • In Memoriam
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  •  Date Posted: Tue, 10 Nov 2020
    In Memoriam
    Laura Gunning
    June 10, 1965 – November 6, 2020

    It is with deep sadness that Durham Shores Chorus announces the passing of our cherished Sister, Laura Gunning.

    Laura began her journey as a Sweet Adeline in 2004, first as a member of Bay of Quinte Chorus, and later she joined Durham Shores Chorus.  She was our faithful Pitch Mistress until her illness in 2019. Laura’s history with Durham Shores included serving as Chair of our Director Search Committee in 2016, and as Membership Chair 2017-2018. Visitors and prospective members were always greeted with her signature warm smile and welcoming nature.

    Laura was a true Baritone, who relished singing those “leftover” notes to make that genuine barbershop sound. A well-rung chord would elicit a gleeful chuckle from Laura. For ten years, Laura was the Baritone in Chrysalis quartet, and not surprisingly, developed deep and lasting friendships with her quartet mates.

    Our Region 16 Convention was always the highlight of Laura’s year. Never was she happier than when surrounded by harmony and sparkle. Little did she know how much of the sparkle came from her!

    We will never forget Laura’s brilliant smile or her sweet Baritone voice. Farewell, dear Sister.

    As expressions of sympathy, Laura’s family has suggested that donations be made in her memory to:

    Ed’s House Hospice
    1301 Ontario Street
    Cobourg, ON
    K9A 0N3
    https://www.northumberlandhospice.ca/give.html
     
  • Join FundScrip and Support Durham Shores Chorus!
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  •  Date Posted: Thu, 11 Jun 2020
    Join FundScrip and Support Durham Shores Chorus!

    Help us raise money and join our gift card fundraiser!


    What is the FundScrip fundraising program?  
    Fundscrip is an innovative program that lets you earn cash rebates for our group based on things you buy everyday like groceries, gas and other household items. Every month you spend hundreds of dollars for things like food, gas, clothing, pharmacy, restaurants, electronics, home renovations, department stores, and so on.

    All you have to do is pay for some or all of your purchases using GIFT CARDS bought at face value from FundScrip participating retailers and a percentage of every gift card purchased is contributed to our group’s fundraising efforts.  So instead of paying with cash or a debit card, you use a gift card that you purchased through our group. It costs you nothing extra but you just earned money for our organization. 

    How to Order Your Gift Card & Support our Group 
    Click on this link for direct access to the  Durham Shores Chorus Fundscrip sign up page on the Fundscrip website and fill in the required information.  

    Here’s our group’s Invitation Code 8FUXD2

    Once you have completed the sign up process, you will be sent a confirmation email. Click the link in the confirmation email to complete your registration.  Now you are ready to login, place orders and start supporting our group!

    Thank You! 


     
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  • Celebrating our First 25 Years!
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  •  Date Posted: Sat, 21 Sep 2019


    Please join us at Hope Fellowship Church

    1685 Bloor St., Courtice, ON

    Saturday November 16th
    Doors Open 1:00pm, Show begins at 2:00pm
    Tickets $20/person
    (Children 10 & under $10/person)
    Click on attachment to see our show flyer!


    email tickets@durhamshoreschorus.com for more details! 


     
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  • We Now Have 2nd Place, Division A Medals from our 2017 Region 16 Competition!
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  •  Date Posted: Thu, 11 May 2017
    We Now Have 2nd Place, Division A Medals from our 2017 Region 16 Competition!
    What a great weekend we had in Syracuse at our Region 16 42nd Annual Convention on May 4-7, 2017! 

    Not only did we have fun, we came home with the 2nd place, Division A medals! 

    We'd like to congratulate all of the quartets and choruses in Region 16 for an awesome performance on stage this weekend!

    We love this hobby!

     
  • ANNUAL SENDOFF PERFORMANCE - JUN 19, 2017
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  •  Date Posted: Fri, 21 Apr 2017
    What a great Sendoff!  This annual performance is a night that we offer to show appreciation for all the love and support from our families and friends.  The house was packed, and the chorus was full of energy and song.  Special thanks to those who helped out including Raymonde, Margaret and Geri for handling the 50/50, Stephanie Jukes for emceeing, Frances Logan for taking pics, Jessica Warner for taking videos and to our amazing audience for your Feed the Need donations.  We ended the night by asking all Sweet Adelines from the audience to join us for a couple of Regional songs, and all sang beautifully!
     
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  • Annual "Send-Off" Performance - April 19, 2017
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  •  Date Posted: Tue, 4 Apr 2017
    Come and see us at our annual "Send-Off" Performance - April 19, 2017

    At our rehearsal hall!
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