South Hadley Children's Chorus

South Hadley, MA

Catharine Melhorn, Choral Director

A. “Sarasponda” Arranged by Ruth Boshkoff
Genre: Dutch Folksong

B. Gypsy Rover” Arranged by Margaret Vance
Genre: Irish Folksong

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  1. A beautiful production! It was thrilling to see the chorus perform. They sounded lovely! Everyone was so well poised. We enjoyed every minute. What a wonderful experience for the SHCC!!!!

  2. I loved them! I can’t wait to see what they sound like when they grow up-no blow everyone else away! Rounds no less!

  3. Well Done South Hadley Children’s Chorus!

  4. It was awsome, everyone did great! I was on the edge of my bed watching everything! I hope the SHCC are one of the two semi-finalists. You’ve got my vote!

  5. Nice job! Good looking chorus and you stayed in tune!

    Congratulations on a job well done!

    Good luck to you!

  6. Bravo to the South Hadley Children’s Chorus! Excellent spirit and diction–you could hear every word they sang.

  7. Fabulous job!! I’m very proud!

  8. Wow! Beautiful voices. I’ve been humming Gypsy Rover all night after watching the show!

  9. Great performance! Awesome singing and wonderful voices!

  10. Wonderful sounds! Great job! Good Diction!

  11. What beautiful voices! I loved the energy, poise, and ease with which they sang challenging songs.

  12. Wow — what beauty they created! Thank you to all the singers! I so enjoyed the two songs, especially “Gypsy Rover”. I am so impressed with the children’s voices, blend and their focus. Here’s my vote!

  13. Outstanding! I agree with Z, the pieces are not easy and the rendition is powerful. it is always a joy to watch and hear people who enjoy what they do! Way to go, you’ve got my vote!

  14. Fantastic job!

  15. Well done! I was extremely impressed.

  16. I am proud of you. You did a fine job!

  17. Very well done!

  18. Very good. Loved the yellow shirts. Gave ’em a 92 out of 100

  19. What a delight to watch such talented youth in musical ensemble.

  20. I am a fan of the so hadley children’s chorus!
    This was marvelous.

  21. The performance of the South Hadley Children’s Choir was the best I’ve ever seen.

  22. Great show!
    Great kids!

  23. Don. Boissonneault March 20, 2011 at 2:58 pm

    Nice job, singers.

  24. Great performance– great diction, in tune, and polished!

  25. Congratulations to a well prepared group of children. Talent, work, love of music, and commitment were readily apparent. You have my vote 100%.

  26. Very well done…the soloist in the second song was magnificent!…Wish it was longer!

  27. Ellen Downing Gould March 20, 2011 at 8:42 pm

    Beautiful! So nice to see and hear!

  28. As usual, this was an excellent performance by a group of very talented children led by a dedicated, enthusiastic and supportive director. Mrs. Melhorn has introduced her group to wonderfully wide range of music influences. It is wonderful to follow the performances. Thank you for much enjoyment.

  29. Very good job! I found a lot of familar faces. They are lovely. Sarah, Shane, Sean, Mary? Mary is the first one from right to left in the third row. There are also second and fourth grade kids from our school. Cheers!

  30. What a fantastic performance! I am very impressed that at this age everyone in the choir looked and sang with such professionalism and these were not easy pieces to sing! Good luck to these kids and you have my heartfelt vote!

  31. Beautiful, beautiful performance!

  32. Well done SHCC, you all looked great and sounded beautiful!!!!!!!!! GO SHCC !!!!

  33. Great job to everyone! You sound fantastic!!!

  34. Way to go guys… all your hard work and dedication shows. Outstanding job to all involved! Your singing, as usual, was wonderful.

  35. Fantastic job, SHCC!!! Two challenging songs navigated beautifully!

  36. Wonderful to see such a beautiful group of faces and hear such an amazing choral offering. You brought us great joy. Please keep up the good work. Thank you. Papa John and Granita Ramsay

  37. Christina Chartier March 21, 2011 at 12:10 pm

    Beautiful performance! Great job, South Hadley Choral Group.

  38. Great job South Hadley! Obviously well prepared and well coached. Hip hip Hurray for Cathy and her children of the South Hadley Children’s Chorus. They have my vote!!

  39. What a wonderful group of children with such a refreshing sound! Great Job, SHCC!

  40. Hi,
    There is nothing more satisfying than a group of children performing…… What a terrific group. Glad to see Wynn is following in Daddy’ footsteps….now put a trombone in his hands….

  41. Please vote for this video my nieces are in!!!

  42. O.K. Cathy, I’m so glad to have found this. But now I’m going to cry remembering Eben singing Gypsy Rover. Keep up the great work


    So many alert faces…Cathy, your SHCC kids must practice the way they perform.

  44. Well I don’t have a tv in my room, but I sure did sit on the edge of my couch watching!

  45. What a joy to see these children enjoying making music together! They truly deserve this honor, I hope they are able to share their talents on live television.

  46. What a wonderful choir! I loved the beautiful harmony at the end of the second song.


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