The small vocal ensemble that I have been singing with (OutLoud!) is officially done for the year. We sang on Saturday evening during the “Songs from the Heart” fundraiser. And for the most part, it went fairly well.
The fund raiser was not only for the chorus, but also a community partner– this year it was Clair Housing which is a service which provides housing to people living with HIV/AIDS.
There was a live auction as well as many silent auction items on which to bid. And food. And drink. Plus, there was the entertainment provided by “us”.
It was also hosted by two local gay TV celebs.
Overall I think the evening was a success, and we ended our season on a “good note” (pun intended).
It should also be noted that the assistant conductor (and director of OutLoud!) Won’t be returning next year. I don’t know yet of this impacts my decision to leave the group after this year or not.
It was a lot of work for very little reward. We’ll see though. A different director could make a world of difference.