SANS Notes 01-08-16

Happy New Year!

First rehearsal of 2016 – Monday, January 11 at 7:15 p.m. Please bring your music from the December concert and come at 7 to socialize! Warm-up and rehearsal will start promptly at 7:15.

Updated 2016 SANS Spring rehearsal and concert schedule: January 11, 21 (Thursday), 25. No rehearsal January 18. February 1, 8, 22, 29. No rehearsal February 15. March 7, 14, 21, 28. March 13 (Sunday) – concert at St. John's. April 2 (Saturday) – all-day rehearsal for Colombia travelers. April 4, 11. No rehearsals on April 18 and April 25. April 15-25 – trip to Colombia. May 2, 9, 12 (Thursday dress rehearsal), 14 (Saturday concert). May 15 (Sunday) – Walk for Music. May 16 – end-of-year potluck.

Reminder: Whether you travel or not, you may sing in the Spring concert as long as you miss no more than 3 rehearsals.

Spanish lessons for travelers start Monday! Lissa Gilbert will hold Spanish classes for travelers every Monday before rehearsal beginning January 11, 2016 at 6:15 p.m. in the rehearsal hall. All levels welcome! Thank you, Lissa!

*Trip Payment of $1,000 is due Monday, January 25. * Please give your check to Joanne Lowry at rehearsal, pay online at under Members, or mail your check (made out to SANS, Inc.) to Mary Kinsell, 11 Sunnyside Ave, Saugus, MA 01906.

Ties That Bind — A beautiful tribute to Martin Luther King: Monday, January 18 at 5 p.m. First Parish Church on the Battlegreen, 7 Harrington Road in Lexington Center

A concert in honor of Martin Luther King. Through music, readings, and interactive participation, this celebration has for over 20 years drawn diverse audiences together in the Boston area to reflect on Dr. King. Featuring current and former SANSers Alan Rias, Marshall Hughes, Marisol Green, and Ellen Polansky; Ron Murphy, Mark H Rooney, and Marta Rymer. Suitable for all ages. *This concert is highly recommended by many current and former SANSers.*

Tickets: $15, $10 Students and Seniors; Phone 617 445-7669

Attendance: If you will not be at rehearsal, please write us at