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2019 Cheshiremen Chorus Christmas Show: “Songs of the Season”  • Saturday afternoon, December 14, 2019 - 3:00 PM

In the beautiful, decorated, majestic sanctuary of the United Church of Christ, 23 Central Square. Keene, NH


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PRESS RELEASE - Wednesday, October 9 - Men Can Sing Holiday Favorites with the Cheshiremen Chorus!

Listening to holiday music is a mixed bag, at best. Though folks get tired of the white noise from the radio and at the malls, there is still much magic when they sing their favorite seasonal songs, soulfully, with others – as in neighborhood carolers, or at church, or at a family gathering around the piano. 

The Keene Cheshiremen, an a cappella chorus, has been singing four-part harmony for the greater Keene community for over 68 years. They mix up the selection of holiday favorites and produce a show/concert that is family friendly. So, again this year, they are inviting men of any age to join them, give it a try, and prepare with them for a show on Saturday, December 14th. Men will simply learn two or three of these Christmas gems, songs they already know, by attending short “lessons” or rehearsals over the next eight weeks, October 22nd through December 10th. 

“The Cheshiremen Chorus offers the essence of the holiday spirit,” says member Robert Meissner Jr., – “and you could be singing with 25 good, strong men, singing well for the community, including your own family and friends. They will provide you with all you need: music, audio learning tracks, instruction, support, encouragement, and fun. Yes, you will need to hold pitch and attend at least six rehearsals – about an hour each.  It’s a wonderful and fulfilling opportunity!  Magical. Spiritual. Delightful!  Just plain cool!”

The Cheshiremen meet every Tuesday evening at 6:30 p.m. at the Hannah Grimes Center at 25 Roxbury Street, in downtown Keene, one block off Central Square, across from the new MoCo.  

Their “Songs of the Season” Holiday Concert will take place at the United Church of Christ, Saturday, December 14th at 3 p.m. 

For more details visit www.Cheshiremen.org, call Bob at 603-499-3633, or just show up on Tuesday.


We’re singing the songs we love to sing! You’ll enjoy these too. Come sing with us! It’s a great time to give this a try!

• Do something GREAT for yourself! • It's easy to learn and sing with us! • And anyone can do it!

Try A Tuesday evening anytime! In our “new digs!”

GUYS! Any age! Give it a TRY! Any Tuesday night!   No auditions! No foolin'!
Any & Every Tuesday Night Can Be A Special Guest Night . . . When YOU are there!

Stop by, visit us, listen, learn, maybe try it - and discover why we enjoy this singing stuff!

• (We have food.) • (No special, secret handshake.) •  (No try-outs.) •  (Just a break from the ordinary.) •
• (Doctor-recommended.) • (Relieves STRESS.) • (Good for your brain.) • (Just a great bunch of guys with a singing problem) •


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Like what you see and want to get more Barbershop into your life?

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Check it out, listen or surprise yourself - you CAN do it, too!

YOU can join our mission to fill the world with Harmony! And Support our community!


More recent performance by our friends!


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on-stage, competing at the barbershop harmony society
Northeastern District - fall district contest in burlington, vt

here: mark brosseau, directing, with jim kirschner, directing song 2.


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