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Wednesday, October 16, 2013


Women In Singing Harmony (WISH) is an initiative set up by well-known Durban performer, Shelley McLean. It is described as “a vocal class offered to all women who have a song in their hearts”.

Shelley McLean identified a gap in the music world, for the many people who loved singing at school or at University, but now find themselves without an outlet for sharing their singing passion. After receiving several requests for private singing lessons, McLean decided to head up a group vocal class, one that would enable singers to learn more about the technical aspects of singing as well as explore the delights of singing in harmony, while increasing their repertoire.

This group has steadily grown over the past 18 months and the current WiSH group is rehearsing hard for their upcoming showcase at Durban's Rhumbelow Theatre.

Initially a project reserved for family and friends only, Roland Stansell, Rhumbelow Theatre Manager, requested that the concerts be opened up to the public so that women who may have a similar desire to 'sing again' , would be able to see first-hand what WISH involves.

The WISH Showcase includes a varied repertoire and showcases the hidden talents of women whose ages range from 'student to retired' and whose professions include teachers, home executives, chiropractor, legal advisor and more. An honest offering of musical joy.

Performances take place on October 20 at 14h00 and 18h30. The venue opens 90 minutes before show for picnic dinner.

Tickets 75 (R15 of which will be donated to Childline). Bring food picnic baskets. Braais will be available for those who wish to cook some meat. There is a cash bar (no alcohol may not be brought on to the premises). Limited secure parking available.

Booking is essential at Computicket or phone or email Roland for bookings on 031 205 7602 or 082 499 8636 or email or visit