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Harmony Under the Stars at the Muck

The Orange Empire Chorus will be performing at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center on Thursday, August 31, 2017.  Look for ticket information in "Features Events" below.

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Youth quartet wins comedy contest

Glasses Half Full, a quartet of young men from La Habra High School, won the 2016 Southern California Comedy Quartet Contest.  Mike Werner presented the trophy to tenor Jaysson Yriarte, baritone Mark Halsig, lead Justin Gabriel, and bass Andy Au.  With two members graduating in May, Mark and Andy joined the quartet to fill the empty slots, and the quartet worked through the summer to prepare for the contest.  A coaching session with Metropolis bass and comedic genius Brian Philbin helped them with their comedy chops.

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These Are the Good Old Days

Twenty years from now the songs people remember will be the ones playing on the radio today.

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Why doesn't everyone sing?

"Everybody needs to know how to sing, because it's an important part of who we are." - Deke Sharon,  Too Many Notes

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Choir singing improves health, happiness – and is the perfect icebreaker

We recently read this great article. Heres an excerpt... 

A decade ago, any mention of a choir would probably have brought Sunday morning hymns to mind. But there’s been a revolution in attitudes towards joining the local choir. Adding well-known, mainstream music to the repertoire, the small screen appeal of television choirmaster Gareth Malone, and the increased visibility of choirs such as Rock Choir and Popchoir, have attracted a new crowd to the idea of the communal singalong. It is estimated that an incredible 2.8m Britons are now members of a choir.

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The "Number Fun Chorus" had fun

The "Number Fun Chorus" had a great time at the Far Western District Convention/Contest in Mesa, Arizona. We did pretty well, second place for AA plateau chorus'. Congratulations to the Santa Fe Springs Chapter - The Masters of Harmony our 2015 FWD Champions.

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What's up doc... OEC at the FWD competition

The Chorus was at the Far Western District competition in Fresno, Oct 10, 2014. We won the award for Most Improved Chorus and the unofficial Most Popular. We received the only standing ovation! What a great time. Just another example of why we are and always will be the "Number Fun Chorus"

Catch some humor in this funny hospital parody

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Featured Events

Sep 5 2017 - 7:00pm to Dec 2 2017 - 10:00pm
Come and sing Christmas carols with us! If you are a man who likes to sing, we invite you to join... more
Dec 1 2017 - 7:00pm
Our Christmas Cabaret Show is fun for the whole family. We serve you dinner, send a quartet to sing... more

Recent news

October 25, 2016 - 9:33am
The Orange Empire Chorus will be performing at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center on Thursday, August 31, 2017... more
August 21, 2016 - 10:41am
Glasses Half Full, a quartet of young men from La Habra High School, won the 2016 Southern California Comedy... more
February 27, 2016 - 12:59pm
Twenty years from now the songs people remember will be the ones playing on the radio today.
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