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The Melbournaires Harmony Chorus
The Melbournaires Harmony Chorus

The Melbournaires Harmony Chorus can tailor our performances (and our charges) to suit your needs. We have several show outfits, and are able to provide a barbershop quartet as part of our act. Contact Tony on 0405 472 693 for information about our rehearsals and our performance charges. See us in action on http://youtu.be/RfU00Hd1ZbQ
Australia Day 2019
Australia Day 2019

Australia Day 2019
Between The Bays Harmony Chorus May 2013
Between The Bays Harmony Chorus May 2013

Between The Bays Harmony Chorus is an ensemble of The Melbournaires Barbershop Chorus Inc and rehearses each Wednesday at Langwarrin, near Frankston. For more information, contact John Webb 03 9438 6197 gjweb1@bigpond.com or Mark Unwin 0408 356 415. BTB ensemble Chorus commenced rehearsals on 22 June 2012, and is seen here at dress rehearsal for the Victorian Regional Competition leading to the 2013 BHA National Convention.
Chordite - small chorus
Chordite - small chorus

Chordite is an eight-person chorus comprising members of The Melbournaires Harmony Chorus. They have a wide individual repertoire. For bookings, telephone Brian Weymouth on 9762 4572.
The Melbournaires at Applewood Retirement Village
The Melbournaires at Applewood Retirement Village

MD Ian Lushey has our attention in leading Chorus singing at Applewood Retirement Village in 2004. We (and they) had a great night.
The Melbournaires Harmony Chorus - May 2013
The Melbournaires Harmony Chorus - May 2013

We love to perform, and it was great to sing at the Sweet Adelines "Vocal Vibes Concert" on 5 May 2013.

LADIES! There are several ladies barbershop choruses, and many associated female quartets, based in the Melbourne area. They are at Bayswater, East Kew, Frankston North, Geelong and Ringwood North. Visit www.sweetadelines.org.au which lists all Australian choruses, and their contact information.
Melbournaires Concert Federation Square 2006
Melbournaires Concert Federation Square 2006

The Melbournaires December 2006 Concert at BMW Edge Theatre in Federation Square filled the hall and we had support acts from "Suade" and "The Stiletto Sisters". Really blew 'em away!
Concert at Doncaster
Concert at Doncaster

The Melbournaires love to perform and 40 of us are at this concert of songs from Broadway, films, the Beatles, ballads, uptunes, patriotic songs and tear-jerkers. We have had shows at BMW Edge Theatre, Surrey Music Caf�, with the Legends of Brass, at Auburn Tower, as well as many private functions at corporates, clubs, lodges, retirement villages and churches.
Barwon Heads Fine Music Society - October 2012
Barwon Heads Fine Music Society - October 2012

The Melbournaires Harmony Chorus opened the weekend of music for the Barwon Heads Fine Music Society in October 2012. John Webb directed us for this segment. A very appreciative audience loved our songs and those of our quartets and supporting acts from Geelong Chorus.
Between The Bays Harmony Chorus - May 2013
Between The Bays Harmony Chorus - May 2013

The BTB ensemble Chorus commenced rehearsals on 22 June 2012, and is seen here at dress rehearsal in May 2013 preparing for the 2013 Perth National BHA Convenbtion. They sang "That Ol' Razzamatazz" - Between The Bays Harmony Chorus preparing for Victorian Regional Competition held 25 May 2013. BetweenThe Bays Harmony Chorus is an ensemble of The Melbournaires Barbershop Chorus Inc. Rehearsals Wednesdays 7.30pm. Contact John Webb 9438 6197 gjweb1@bigpond.com or Mark Unwin 0408 356 415 to find out more. See us in action on http://youtu.be/jNX09LTo_2o
Between The Bays Harmony Chorus
Between The Bays Harmony Chorus

Between The Bays started on 22 June 2012 as an ensemble of The Melbournaire Harmony Chorus. BTB rehearses at Langwarrin/Frankston each Wednesday evening. They are shown here at their first BHA National Convention in 2013 at Perth, where they sang "I Love To Hear That Old Barbershop Style" and " Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair". MD is John Webb.
Australia Day c.2005
Australia Day c.2005

Love the reflective blue vests, fellas! We love singing at the annual RACV Australia Day Picnic and Vintage Motor Vehicles Display, and have a most appreciative audience.
Paramount Centre Christmas Songs - 2012
Paramount Centre Christmas Songs - 2012

Each Christmas we present two segments of carols and songs to the diners at the Paramount Centre Food Hall in Bourke Street, Melbourne. Our "mouth-watering" singing is much appreciated by diners and stall workers who enthusiastically join in and make Christmas requests.
The Melbournaires - Victorian Region Contest 2013
The Melbournaires - Victorian Region Contest 2013

The Melbournaires participated in the Victorian Region Contest of Barbershop Harmony Australia (BHA) as part of preparations for the National BHA Convention in Perth, October 2013.
Australia Day 2013
Australia Day 2013

Australia Day is usually our first gig for each year, and in 2013 we added to our enjoyment with this Ford Thunderbird (1955 - 66) on display at the RACV Picnic and Federation Vehicle Display. This rare car has a 5.8 litre motor and coil springs front and rear.
"Movember" Fun
"Movember" Fun

35 Melbournires stuck on false moustaches as part of "Movember" fundraiser to assist men's health. We had a lot of fun welcoming employees at Fosters Melbourne head office and entertaining them in the staff canteen.
Sausage Sizzle fundraiser 2012
Sausage Sizzle fundraiser 2012

Songs, singers, sausage sandwiches, and cool drinks - what a tempting combination! Quartet "Six Foot Four" entertain, and cook, at our fundraiser at Bunnings, Nunawading on 4 February 2012 in heat-wave conditions.
Sausage Sizzle fundraiser 2012
Sausage Sizzle fundraiser 2012

The Melbournaires tempted passers-by with songs, sausage sandwiches and cool drinks - who could resist on such a hot day. At Bunnings, Nunawading on 4 February, 2012.
Paramount Centre Christmas
Paramount Centre Christmas

Annual Christmas carols and songs to entertain diners at the Paramount Centre foodhall in central Melbourne.
Every two years we compete at National Barbershop Harmony conventions.
Paramount Centre Christmas
Paramount Centre Christmas

We love our annual Christmas performances of carols and songs at the Paramount Centre foodhall in Melbourne central. Diners enthusiastically join in, and retailers benefit from the extra business we create.
Barwon Heads Fine Music Society 13 October 2012
Barwon Heads Fine Music Society 13 October 2012

The Melbournaires' principal Musical Director is Ian Lushey. Assistant Musical Directors are John Webb, and in this photo Tim Carolan, who has led us for a segment of uptunes at the Barwon Heads concert. Barbershop singers perform without written music and without accompaniment.
Barwon Heads Fine Music Society 2012
Barwon Heads Fine Music Society 2012

Our members love to sing harmony, and here's some "in full flight". Barbershop singing is the product of African-American music, European hymn-singing culture, and traditional American recreational music from Broadway,films, ballads, toe-tappers, Beatles songs, contemporary songs, patriotic songs, and tear-jerkers.
Barwon Heads Fine Music Society 2012 - MC John Baker
Barwon Heads Fine Music Society 2012 - MC John Baker

Our ebullient MC John Baker enthusiastically gives a short introduction to each song with some background of interest and humour. We'll tailor our repertoire to suit your needs. For more information, contact Tony on 0405 472 693.
Barwon Heads Fine Music Society 2012
Barwon Heads Fine Music Society 2012

Colourful birds in full flight at the Barwon Heads Fine Music Society concert led by our Musical Director Ian Lushey. The melodies sung are within the vocal and skill range of the average singer, and have emphasis on simple heartfelt emotions. Barbershop singers perform without written music and without accompaniment.