Grace Notes at St John's Cathedral, 30 December 2015

I really enjoyed it. Amazing how lovely a sound by so few people. Obviously all very talented!

Grace Notes at Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club September 16

Dear Linda,

I have now seen Grace Notes twice at the club, once in the Chart Room and last Wednesday in the Compass Room. On both occasions I found the evening to be very enjoyable. They are a very talented group of ladies. It would be very nice to see more of their performances at the club in the future.

Dear Linda,

I very much enjoyed the singing last night and would be more than happy to see it repeated on a regular basis.

I am sure the others on my table enjoyed it too and I have asked them to send their own comments to you.

I was particularly impressed by how few members and guests talked at all during the performance which is rare in my experience for a dinner show of any kind and indicates a high level of appreciation as well as somewhat surprisingly good manners.

Last evening was the first time we heard Grace Notes perform at the Club and my husband Eddie and I are convinced the choir should be given more opportunity to sing to members going forward. Not only were they technically good but their choice of music was just right for the occasion - ie, dinner at Compass.

We believe that Grace Notes will be especially good at enhancing the atmosphere at festive occasions, notably Christmas.

Grace Notes at Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, 11 May 2015, where money was raised both for Sailability Hong Kong and for the RHKYC Charity Foundation

Great News!
Thanks for the effort.
Ambrose Lo, Chairman of the Board of the RHKYC Charity Foundation

You will be enriching the lives of a lot of people.
Thank you.
Best wishes to you and the choir
Robert Stoneley, Member of the Board of the RHKYC Charity Foundation

Wow Linda. Well done. That is great news and a superb effort by you and Grace Notes. Please can you pass on our thanks to the rest of the choir too. Warm regards, Jenny.
Jenny Cooper, Member of the Board of the RHKYC Charity Foundation

Grace Notes at Club Lusitano, 12 February 2015

Thanks for organising Lou! It was a lovely and eventful evening and y'all sang beautifully.
- Wieneke Tielen, Mother & Businesswoman

Grace Notes at the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, 9 December 2014

Very many thanks to you and your fellow singers for a delightful evening of Christmas Joy! It was super!

Grace Notes at the Matilda Hospital

"The evening staff around the hospital totally soaked up the moment. It was a beautiful experience for us all. Thank you for coming to spread Christmas joy at Matilda International Hospital."

- Linda Burgoyne, Deputy CEO

Grace Notes at the British Council EdArts event

"It was a pleasure to meet you and indeed hear your choir yesterday evening at the Connect with EdArts event at the British Council. Many guests told me that your voices were the highlight of the evening for them. Please pass on my thanks to all the singers. The donation of your considerable talents was much appreciated."

- Alison Wood

One night

"I don't think you realise how good you are."- Eve's husband Fabian last night.

Grace Notes at Choir Aid (at St. John's)

"I just wanted to say how much I enjoyed your singing group at St Johns on Sunday. Despite being the smallest choir you sounded fantastic! In the other choirs some of the soloists couldn't really fill the space, but your group sounded great. Even my kids sat quietly throughout!"
- Hannah Routh

"Well done - I was watching you from the live feed - so impressive!!! Cool! A friend in the audience mentioned to me they loved your music."
- Ciara Shannon, President, Cecilian Singers

Grace Notes at Club Lusitano

"I really was impressed by the precision and blending/sonority!"
- Colin Touchin, composer and conductor, Director of Music at the University of Warwick

Grace Notes at Brandler's Christmas Cocktails

"Thank you for yet again being the highlight of our Christmas party. Your singing brings such festive spirit and as a result our friends often say it is the best party to kick off the days to Christmas."

- Andrew and Susan Brandler

Grace Notes at the Gaisano wedding

Dear Genevieve,

Thank you for being part of our wedding last weekend. We loved your performance. The songs were beautiful.

Walter and Kristine

Grace Notes at the Australian School

Hi Jennifer

Many thanks to you, Lou and all the members of your choir for such a fantastic effort on Monday night. Your performances added something extra special to what is always a wonderful evening for our school community.

Best wishes
Ian Carroll
AIS HK Parent Association

Grace Notes at LRC
"Please convey our warmest gratitude to the ladies of the “Grace Notes” for performing at our Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony last night.

Their melodious voices won much appreciation from the audience and contributed greatly to the overall success of the evening."

Grace Notes at Lusitano

Fa la la la lalala lalala lalala falala
Diddle liddll bom..
(dance of the plump fairies)
Still going through my head.
Thoroughly enjoyed it ladies!
Getting better every year :)

- Heidi

Awesome rocking Christmas-ness!
- Caroline

It was really nice, both my daughter and I really enjoyed it. Thank you for the invite!
- Jeremy

Grace Notes at CityKids

Hi Jennifer

Please pass on our thanks to your wonderful friends who performed for us on Saturday. Even with the less than idea weather we had a huge turn out and it looked like both adults and children were having a terrific time. Everyone loved having the choir perform and thought it was the icing on the cake for creating a truly festive atmosphere.

Thanks you for all your time and effort it is much appreciated.

Kind regards
Julia and the City Kids fundraising team.

THKWC at Conrad

Dear Genevieve,

My husband pronounced last night's event as a TRIUMPH! He said everyone enjoyed Margaret, who moved the evening along and made it fun. He liked most of the songs and he noted some
very good singers in Grace Notes, who knew how to create the mood of the songs. Thank you for sharing your talents and efforts. Many thanks, sarah

Grace Notes at Leonard Chau's wedding

Hi Jennifer,

Thank you so much for your help on our wedding. The whole effect was amazing and we are very glad that you have been part of our day.

Thanks again and I hope we will get a chance to work together or hear you all sing soon.



Grace Notes Soiree at British Consul General's Residence

From: Hoi-Yin Chan
To: June Eno
Sent: Wednesday, December 07, 2011 12:38 PM
Subject: Great evening

Dear June,
Thanks so much for a lovely evening. It was most intimate and enjoyable and your Grace Notes were fab!!
Patrick and I are leaving for Maui this evening, returning Dec. 15, and will therefore miss Steve's retirement party. Please tell him we wish him all the best in his new career as your consort!
Will call you when we return.
Again, congrats on a most successful evening.
With love,
p.s. We left our cheque with the woman who gave the speech about her son.


From: chenmary
Sent: Friday, February 25, 2011 12:07 AM
To: gro.dlrowsgnow|ailuj#gro.dlrowsgnow|ailuj
Subject: RE: Tckts for Dec 15 Charity Concert

Dear Julia,

Thanks for your reply, I’ve check my December & January statements but didn’t see an item showing that the check I sent you in December was cashed.

I enjoyed utterly the concert, the bellringers were wonderful & the singing of both women’s groups was awesome! Love to come again, we know Valerie & Wendy very well in our church, & I’m so happy the proceeds go to the home.

Community Church Hong Kong


Dear Julia and the rest of The Grace Notes,
Thank you very much for your performance last Thursday.
You were great!!!!
All my Swedish friends at the Gala Dinner loved it.
Best Regards

SUNBEAM SWINGS Sat Oct 16th 2010 Police Officers Club
Dear Julia,

Last night was great, many thanks to you and your ladies, everyone enjoyed your singing. Can you please convey our sincere thanks to all the ladies concerned please?

With love,
Dear All,

That was a great performance last night. Many, many thanks for all your work
and patience. The harmonies in 'At Last' came across superbly and 'Bugle Boy'
was a treat. Some people commented that 'At Last' was one of the highlights of
the evening.

I'm working on a few other ideas. Watch this space ….

Thanks again, it was great fun.


Lovely to see you guys on Saturday.

In case you didn't know, your two songs were fantastic. You were dead-on pitch, perfectly close to the microphones so that could hear each of you. AND the harmonies - and they were really lovely.

Brian joked with me later to say that he was probably in trouble with you guys cos your 2nd song was so fast - but it did sound brilliant!

Well done! See you for China Coast in December - hopefully I can turn the pages (even tho' can't read music, hahaha!) - if you'll have me!

Love Lou x x x

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