Posts from September 2015

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Windward Notes – Joy of the Month

by WCS Blogmeister

Believe it or not, a year from now we’ll be wrapping up the preparations for the 2016 version of the “Joy of Music”, our semi-annual massive, epic, beastie of a fundraiser. There really is nothing quite like it and it always sells out (we actually had to make space last year for some extra folks, […]

Windward Notes – Stop Squeezing That Pig

by WCS Blogmeister

If you’re up for a kilt-filled weekend, head for St. Louis for the Highland Games this Saturday! In honor of this auspicious gathering I offer the following thoughts: Q: What’s the range of a bagpipe? A: Twenty yards if you have a good arm. —– Q: What’s the definition of “perfect pitch”. A: When you […]

Windward Notes – The Magic Question

by WCS Blogmeister

As mentioned earlier, non-profit organizations like the Windward Choral Society run on two things: donations and volunteers. When it comes to making our machine run, donations are the gas and our cheerful volunteers are the engine. At the heart of it all is our Board of Directors. So what does our Board do, exactly? If […]

Windward Notes – Milton Berle Said So

by WCS Blogmeister

“The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.” – Mark Twain There are few ironclad guarantees in the world of the Windward Choral Society. I can’t tell you what language(s) you’ll be singing, how many strange noises you’ll make during warm-ups, or what goes through the mind of a tenor (if […]

Windward Notes – An Inspiring Hour

by WCS Blogmeister

Just a quick note because I got a quick note from Heather Spencer at Mission Positive Films in Kaneohe. She’s an independent filmmaker whose award-winning project/passion/mission, “C – A Celebration of Life“, is going to be shown on OC16 on Sunday September 6th at 7:00pm (with no commercials…sweet). The scoop: “Meet 12 cancer survivors who […]