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the Nikon choir

The paparazzi or a large group of photojournalists, especially when actively engaged in photographing someone or something of great interest. (Refers to the Nikon brand of camera.) As soon as the starlet walked out onto the red carpet, the Nikon choir swelled to a nearly deafening volume.
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preach to the choir

To try to convince someone about something that they already support or understand. You're preaching to the choir here—we all have kids and understand how busy life with kids is.
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preach to the choir

 and preach to the converted
Fig. to make one's case primarily to one's supporters; to make one's case only to those people who are present or who are already friendly to the issues. There is no need to convince us of the value of hard work. We already know that. You are just preaching to the choir. Don't waste your time telling us about the problem. That's preaching to the choir. Bob found himself preaching to the converted when he was telling Jane the advantages of living in the suburbs. She already hates city life.
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City of Coventry Male Voice Choir AN accomplised musical director is returning to his musical roots for a charity concert with the City of Coventry Male Voice Choir.
A VILLAGE choir has brought a trio of trophies home from a county contest.
Since launching the competition in 2003, four choirs have been crowned champions and it's now one of the highlights in the Welsh competitive singing calendar.
Gwawr Owen, of Rondo Medoa, said: "Each time Cor Cymru is held, the standard of the children's choirs are superb and are equally as impressive as the adult choirs.
They are part of what seems to be a resurgence in Welsh choirs.
It was a wonderful competition - at one point, all six choirs sang together in the square outside the Town Hall.
Muscat: High school choirs from as far away as Ethiopia and Bangladesh, and an American university choir joined voices with TAISM's choirs for the school's 10th annual Festival of Choirs on Friday.
ST OSWALD'S Hospice is searching for their Choir of the Year 2013.
Then on November 24 the choirs perform at Llandudno Venue Cymru.
Andrew is a regular visitor to Teesside and as well as running Les Sirenes, he conducts many choirs in Scotland and the Lakes.
Singingworks, one of the leading organisers of choirs in the workplace, is working with the Angelus Foundation, and singing to get 'naturally high' at the Scoop, More London Riverside on 18 September.
The COTA choir won two Gold Awards in the Folklore and Mixed Youth Choirs categories.
CHOIRS more used to living in sweet harmony in one corner of Wales have fallen into discord - over the opening of a new pub.
WORCESTER - Members of the All Saints Church Combined Choirs will be on hand Sunday evening to talk about their 17-day trip to England, where they performed last month at such prestigious and historic locations as Worcester Cathedral, Gloucester Cathedral and Hereford Cathedral.
The choir has been picked to join with other choirs in New York City's Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center on Feb.