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Greetings from a returning Sing Out Detroit Chorus member

Greetings from a returning Sing Out Detroit member Hi, my name is Michelle Mormul and I have sung in choirs since elementary school. In high school, I sang with the Choraleers, an elite jazz choir in Westminster, California where we … Continue reading

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Detroit chorus offers a pop mix of social consciousness

Detroit chorus offers a pop mix of social consciousness Steven Sonoras, Special to The Detroit News 6:55 p.m. EDT June 8, 2016 When the Sing Out Detroit singers take the stage this weekend, their goal, the members say, is to … Continue reading

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THE CHOIR: SING WHILE YOU WORK

THE CHOIR: SING WHILE YOU WORK I love being on vacation! This break between winter holidays gives me opportunities to sleep in, cook some really good food, read and watch some weeknight TV that I otherwise never see. Over the … Continue reading

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Michael J. Phillips Scholarship

Michael J. Phillips was a beloved member of Sing Out Detroit Chorus.  He was our artistic director and responsible for creating our beautiful sets for many seasons.  Michael passed away on August 12, 2015 just before the start of our … Continue reading

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I sing because of how it makes me feel, by Christine Cantrell

I sing because of how it makes me feel:  happy, connected, energized, peaceful, focused, calm.  Singing releases all kinds of emotions and grounds me as my soul soars.  Music is central in my life and I have sung in various … Continue reading

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How I Became a Member of Sing Out Detroit, by Denise Martin

I found this group, Sing Out Detroit, totally by accident. I was missing singing. Now in my 50’s with kids grown, I missed being an active participant in the music I’ve always had in my life. I grew up in a … Continue reading

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Sing Out Detroit LGBT Chorus

Sing Out Detroit LGBT Chorus is a mixed Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass (SATB) chorus for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) people and our Allies. We foster community, joy and fun! We rehearse Tuesday nights from 7 to 9pm at St. John Episcopal Church in Royal Oak, MI. … Continue reading

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The Green Room – Nancy Squires 2013

This year’s spring concert is my fifth with Sing Out Detroit. Arriving early, I’m keyed up with anticipation. I know there will be high points. One of them comes when our voices ring out, strong and true (and a cappella) … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Sing Out Detroit is a mixed chorus of soprano, alto, tenor and bass voices. We are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) people and allies. We welcome singers with varied musical skills. We foster community, joy and fun! We rehearse on Tuesdays from 7-9 pm … Continue reading

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The Big Show

By Nancy Squires I arrive at the theater, enter through the stage door and go downstairs into the dressing room.  A few of my choir mates are there, in a room cluttered with stage paraphernalia: a couple of full length gowns … Continue reading

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