The 3 Small Group Tunes and Singer Assignments

Beyond the Sea Sample: Performance: Parts: All – Soprano – Alto – Bass – Natalie Crosby 1 Elaine Egmond 1 Sally Melanbacher 1 Linna Roemer 1 Jenn Breeze 2 Barbara Stephens 2 Dan Connors 3 James Hess 3 Earl Packard 3 The Joint is Jumpin Beverly Packard A… Read More »

Need final singer count for October 14 performance

Hey Folks As I mentioned last week, I am working on assigning singers to perform a small group number for our program on Oct 14.  It is quite a puzzle. This week, several singers have contacted me to let me know that they cannot be with us to perform on October 14 program. I need… Read More »

Orpheus Update and Preview

Hi Folks – A couple of Announcements I. The Fall Plan 5 Rehearsals – then performance in October All – Learning 4 Pieces (Lion Sleeps, Wonderful World, Over The Rainbow, Stand By Me) 3 Small Groups (8-9 singers each) will learn one song II. I have drafted small group assignments.  To finalize assignments, I will… Read More »

Woot woot. .. Orpheus returns Sunday September 10

Hello Gang Im sure you’ve been wondering…. Orpheus starts up again on September 10th. Please save the date .. and plan to attend.  Big News.   We have a Fall gig already .. we have been asked to perform at Hornell Wind Ensemble Dinner Concert & Fund Raiser for “Faith in Action”on October 14th.  We… Read More »

A Night of Dance, Music, Poetry, and Art

SAVE Saturday – Sept 2nd  6 PM I heard George Smith (yes, our Orpheus bass- that George Smith) was doing a multi-media event around a poem he had created.  We have SO many talented people in our group.   I said “send me info about it so I can tell the rest of Orpheus.”  He… Read More »

Rehearsal Reminder

Reminder, this Sunday July 23rd, rehearsal to do Star Spangled Banner. Presbyterian Church Hornell. 1:30pm. Please try to attend we will need many voices to record this piece. Mark sent out a link to the arrangement we are going to use, plus parts. Listen to your part! If you didn’t turn your music in at… Read More »

Star Spangled Banner w/Parts & Other Music DIscussed

Hi Folks As promised, I wanted to share the music we discussed at the picnic yesterday.  This includes the Star Spangled Banner version we will be learning including practice parts. – Enjoy, Mark Star Spangled Banner with Practice Parts – arr. Robinson Star Spangled Banner Sheet Music – Four Original Verses we’ve been asked to record for the Penn… Read More »

Star Spangled Banner etc.

Hi All, I hope everyone had a good time at the picnic, I did.  We discussed a lot of things at the meeting. Just a few reminders of up coming things. Sunday July 23rd we will be rehearsing at the Presbyterian Church Hornell at 1:30pm. The radio station in Penn Yan has asked us to… Read More »


Hi all, just a reminder. the Picnic is this Saturday July 8th, at the Dale and Lucy Smith residence. We will be staying at the house for the picnic this year, because of construction at the barn.  Please bring your music to turn in! Looking forward to seeing everyone. Lucy

Mark’s Latest Earworm

Hi Folks Here is what Mark is listening to these days 🙂