Tag: SaddleBrooke Singers

A Classic Christmas Holiday Coming Soon

SaddleBrooke Singers at their December 2014 concert; photo by Jim Van Brocklin

Sam Page The SaddleBrooke Singers’ Director Linda Griffin, in her last season as director of the group, has chosen an outstanding selection of songs for her farewell performance. Dr. Griffin has led the Singers for ten years. During her tenure she has proven to be an outstanding director and teacher, improving the quality of both…

SaddleBrooke Singers give to local area school

Music Teacher Kaitlyn Miller, SaddleBrooke Singers officers Sam Page, Loretta Tom and Sally Sample

Sam Page The SaddleBrooke Singers believe that music is an important part of a child’s education and have donated $1500 each to the Mountain Vista School in Oracle and the Coronado School in Catalina. These monies are earmarked to support the music program in both schools. The contribution will be especially meaningful at the Mountain…

SaddleBrooke Singers begin their 23rd season

On Sunday, September 13 the SaddleBrooke Singers will begin rehearsals for their holiday concert this year entitled A Classic Christmas Holiday. This group, consisting of SaddleBrooke residents and directed by Dr. Linda Griffin, is preparing a program that they hope will bring back fond memories of your own favorite Christmases. The list of songs includes…

SaddleBrooke Singers seeking new director

Linda Griffin will conduct her last season as Director of the SaddleBrooke Singers; photo taken by Jim Van Brocklin.

Sam Page After ten years as our director, Linda Griffin has, for professional and personal reasons, tendered her resignation. In her letter of resignation Linda says, “My time with the Singers has been very rewarding and I count each person as my friend. For ten years I have tried to move the Singers in new…

New choir forming

Madeleine Fiorino Several people have asked me to start a choir for the summer, so here goes: The choir will start on Friday, June 5 in the Sonora Room HOA1 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. We will rehearse from June to September with a concert in September (hopefully). This will be a most unusual choir.…

SaddleBrooke Singers: Oh, What a Night!

The SaddleBrooke Singers in concert.

Sam Page How many of you remember “Late December back in ’63, what a very special night for me, ‘cause I remember what a night?” This and other songs from The Four Seasons will be featured in the upcoming SaddleBrooke Singers concert, Mamma Mia, Jersey Boys and Friends, April 10 and 12 at the DesertView…

SaddleBrooke Singers prepares to rock you!

Top: Hal Neu and Ted Robu; Bottom: Laurie Page and Carol Merlini; photo by Sam Page

Sam Page Hard at work rehearsing (and having fun at the same time!), the SaddleBrooke Singers is preparing to rock the audience with its spring concert, Mamma Mia, Jersey Boys, and Friends. From the musical based on the songs of ABBA the group will sing I Have a Dream, Waterloo, Dancing Queen, S.O.S., Take a Chance on…

SaddleBrooke Singers performed an outstanding holiday concert

SaddleBrooke Singers

The SaddleBrooke Singers, under the direction of Linda Griffin, performed Ring the Bells at the DesertView Performing Arts Theatre, December 5 and 7. Songs sung included: Christmas Is Coming, A Holiday Wish, Hanukkah Traditions, Ring the Bells, Lift Your Voice in Song and Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas. Each vocal group: Alto, Bass, Tenor and Soprano…

Holiday Happenings in SaddleBrooke

Left to right: Ron and Leah Kari and Nancy and Brent Carlson

SaddleBrooke Thanksgiving Grandkids’ Days 2014 will be held November 28 and 29 The SaddleBrooke Ceramics Club is hosting a ceramics event where kids can paint a ceramic object of their choosing. The event will be held on Friday, November 28 in the Ceramics Club’s room (Quartz Room) in the HOA 2 Arts and Craft Complex.…

SaddleBrooke Singers ring in the season

The SaddleBrooke Singers

Sam Page Get your holiday season off to a good start with the SaddleBrooke Singers and their annual Holiday Concert entitled, appropriately, Ring the Bells. Many voices raised in song in a special tribute to the holiday season—this is what can be heard at the DesertView Performing Arts theatre on Friday evening, December 5 at…