Spangles Ladies' Harmony Chorus
  • Fundraising,  News

    Burns Night Fundraiser

    Wow! What a fantastic night, organised by the Baritone section. As you may have gathered, many of them hail from Bonnie Scotland, so a Burns Night celebration was a very appropriate choice for their fundraiser. Ably aided by a Spaniard (Conchita) a Scottish Bass (Maggie) and a Sassernach (Diana), they put on a terrific night of great food and entertainment. Thanks to John who piped in the haggis, to Bill for addressing the haggis, to Carol for an amazing raffle and to Wendy for being such a great entertainer on the sax and for preparing and donating the delicious Cranachan dessert. Thanks also to the staff at Restaurante Las Claras.…

  • Events,  News

    A Busy Christmas

    Spangles Ladies’ Harmony Chorus is always busy in the lead up to Christmas each year, but 2019 has been a bumper year for festive events. Starting in November, they sang at 12 Christmas events, ending with a standing ovation at the U3A Christmas meeting in Torrevieja on 16 December. Spangles also supported fundraising events for local charities MABS San Javier, Cruz Azul Murcia and Finca La Castellana in San Miguel de Salinas. “It’s been a very busy year for the chorus, but Christmas is our favourite time” said Chorus Manager, Lyn. “We get great pleasure in giving something back to the community and we certainly do that with our support…

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    A Night at the Oscars

    A night at the Oscars was the theme of our fifteenth anniversary and everyone got glammed up for the occasion. What a fabulous night of reminiscences, fun and laughter we had. The event wouldn’t have been complete without our long-standing friend and entertainer, Barrington, who sang and joined in the fun. Thanks to Ryan, for some fab photos on the red carpet!

  • Events,  News

    Corales en el Mar

    Spangles Ladies’ Harmony Chorus featured amongst the choruses and choirs taking part in the XIX Corales en El Mar concert in Los Alcázares last weekend. “This is one of the favourite concerts on the Spangles calendar and we feel honoured and privileged to take part each year” remarked Musical Director, Wendy Grant. Spangles delighted the predominantly Spanish audience by performing some songs in Spanish: Eres Tu, La Bamba, Cuando Calienta el Sol, as well as their signature piece, in Maori, Pokare Kare Ana. Mayor of Los Alcázares, Mario Ginés Pérez Cervera, presented Spangles with a commemorative plaque after their performance. Established in December 2004 with just five ladies, Spangles now…

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    Concejalia de Juventud Concert

    A perfect end to a perfect day, after a great rehearsal, was singing for the parents, teachers and students of IES RUIZ de ALDA at the Concejalía de Juventud de San Javier. Thank you to the students for forming a ‘guard of honour’ as we left the auditorium and to everyone for the lovely gifts. The beautiful fans will be put to good use and we will wear our badges with great pride. Have a super summer break and we look forward to seeing you all again in September.

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    Youth A Cappella Workshop

    We had an absolute blast at this youth workshop in San Javier today. Great group of aspiring musicians, keen to learn the art of four part harmony singing. We will be working alongside music teacher, Carmen, to create the first youth chorus in San Javier in the new term. We’re excited to be performing for pupils, parents and teachers on 20 June. #spreadingthebarbershoplove #futureofbarbershopinspain