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Grand Harmony Teaches Tags at Eastbridge Idol Face-off

June 25, 2017, Eastbridge Community, Waterloo | Grand Harmony had such a blast running an 'Eastbridge Idol' Face-Off (sing-off) during the Eastbridge Neighbourhood Amazing Race.

Family teams ran through 30+ challenges and checkpoints. At our checkpoint, race teams were taught a 'tag' (i.e. small part of a song) in four part harmony. Teams sang in competition with each other. The winner moved on to their next clue while the other waited for the next team to come sing. It was ridiculously fun and we met some great singers in our neighbourhood! 

Canadian Road Show Was a Hit!

Saturday, June 10, 2017 @ 2pm & 7:30, Elmira | Grand Harmony Chorus celebrated Canada 150 with an a cappella journey across Canada!

From the Calgary Stampede to Corner Gas to Charlottetown and Celine Dion to Barenaked Ladies to Michael Bublé, it was all about Canada's best landmarks, music and customs - including a few dozen stops at Timmies...

A delicious spaghetti dinner between shows gave everyone a chance to meet, chat and dine with the chorus. Our fabulous volunteer team in the kitchen served up spaghetti, fettuccini, caesar salad, buns, refreshments and dessert.

Annual Garage Sale FUNdraiser :)

May 21, 2017, New Dundee | The Annual Grand Harmony Garage Sale took place this weekend as part of the New Dundee's town-wide garage sale. New Dundee's sale is a HUGE event that incorporates countless local families, businesses, comes complete with a parade, and often finishes off with a party in the park for residents. Since one of our members, Dianne, lives in the area, this has become a fun opportunity to do some spring cleaning, hang out with our harmony family, and raise some money for chorus initiatives. 

Each year, members and friends of the chorus donate items to this massive community garage sale. Jewellery, office furniture, appliances, toys, knick-knacks, collectibles, and odd and ends fill tables upon tables of sale items.

Press Release: Grand Harmony Takes 2nd & 3rd Place in Michigan

Press Release

MICHIGAN – Awards were overflowing at The Dearborn Performing Arts Center in Dearborn, MI for the ladies of the Grand Harmony Chorus, including several from Cambridge, Elmira, New Hamburg, Guelph, Kitchener, Harriston, Listowel, Kenilworth, St Agatha, New Dundee, Plattsville and Waterloo.

Led by their award-winning director, Chris Arnold, this local women’s Waterloo area a cappella chorus returned home with medals after finishing 2nd Place in the mid-size chorus (31 to 60 members) and 3rd Place in the overall chorus categories of the recent Sweet Adelines International Border Lakes Region 2 Competition held on April 21 to 22, 2017.

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Grand Harmony Chorus
Kitchener-Waterloo Ontario Women's Chorus
All-Female, 4 Part A Cappella Harmony Choir
 
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726 New Hampshire St.
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