Hill Country Chorus’ Annual Show: “Barbershop Champions”

Come join our local brothers in harmony for the Hill Country Chorus’ Annual Show: “Barbershop Champions” August 19th, 2017 at 7:30PM. Featured quartets this year are Sterling (2015 SWD Hall of Fame) and Fossil Creak (2017 BHS Senior Quartet 6th place finalist).

Location: New Braunfels Bible Church located at 652 N. Loop 337, New Braunfels, TX 78130. Click through to their website for more ticket info.

Ticket info: http://www.hillcountrychorus.org/events/annual-show.html

Bless This House

Our Friends In Harmony chorus is blessed to rehearse each Week at University United Methodist church. This past Sunday it was our turn to give back, as we sang for their Sunday morning services.

Check out our rendition of “Bless This House” here:

And if you would like to hear even more, join us on our public Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/FIHChorus/ and listen to our latest song “Gospel Medley”

SAVE THE DATE Saturday afternoon, May 19, 2018

Appearing together for the first time in the great state of Texas, Instant Classic and GQ will be the headline quartets on the 3rd Annual “Friends In Harmony Spring Spectacular” show. Every barbershopper or Sweet Adeline in Texas will want to come to beautiful San Antonio to see this show.

Individually, these two quartets are awesome… performing together as an octet, they are beyond spectacular. For more details stay tuned to our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/FIHChorus/
or sign up for emails on our website

Were you there? Annual Show 2017

Were you there? It was a great show with great friends and we would love to hear from you. Here are a few pics we took along the way…

2017 Show Audience

Storm Front
International Quartet Champs 2010
FIH Annual Show 2017

The Ladies
2016 Rising Star Quartet
FIH Annual Show 2017

FIH Annual Show 2017

Spurs vs Pacers National Anthem

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Kawhi Leonard attacks against Paul George

Wednesday March 1st 2017

We’re back at it again for the second time this year! Please stand and join us at the game, shortly after 7pm, as we debut our new striped club blazers!

AT&T center
We sing prior to the 7:30PM tip off

 

The National Anthem, Spurs vs Lakers

Got a minute to stand up and listen?

We had a blast singing and rooting for the Spurs as they took on the Lakers. It was amazing turn of events as we shed our FIH yellow for spurs colors just prior to marching to half court.

Here is a candid shot just before the lights went down and a video captured by a friend spurstshirts

 

For the record the Final Score Spurs 134, Lakers 94 — a 40 point victory!
We will be back March 1st 2017 against the Indiana Pacers. Hope to see you there.

Midwinter Special Events

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All Chapter Chorus

Rehearse 3 times:
Thursday 1/19 at 10pm after the show
Friday 1/20 at 10pm after the chorus festival
Saturday 1/21 at 6:30 pm, before the Saturday show

Perform: Saturday night show opener

Register: Barbershop Harmony website
Email questions to Don Rose at drose@barbershop.org

More details in this document: all-chapter-chorus

 

SWD Senior Chorus
swd-logoRehearse with “Friends in Harmony” chapter
Monday 1/16/2017 at 6:45 PM
University United Methodist Church
Thursday 5:30 -7 PM La Quinta downtown hotel

Songs: I Love to Hear That Old Barbershop Style, From the First Hello
Performance near the end of Friday 1/20 night show – Order of appearance

Register: Southwestern District website
More details in this document: swd-senior-chorus

 

Harmony Platoon – Quartet rotations, quartet finals, and Platoon chorusharmony-platoon-logo-4

Wednesday 1/18: 6:00 – 7:00 PM – optional informal singing, Dance Card
(Hilton Palacio Del Rio El Mirador room 22nd floor open at 2:00 PM)

7:00 PM – Enter the Semifinals.
Run through the songs as a chorus while quartets are assigned.

7:30 PM – Quartets announced, find your people, report your name to the Registrar, and go rehearse.

9:00 PM – Semifinals, optional informal singing, Dance Card

Thursday 1/19: 9:00 AM – Enter the Semifinals. Run through the songs as a chorus while quartets are assigned.

9:30 AM – Quartets announced, find your people, report your name to the Registrar, and go rehearse.

10:00 AM – Semifinals

11:00 AM – 12:00 Enter the Finals (turn your card over). Free time until NOON.

12:00 NOON – Quartets are announced, find your people, report your quartet name to the Registrar, and go rehearse all four songs. You will not get a song assigned until you go up to compete in the Finals.

12:30 PM – Finals

3:30 PM – Harmony Platoon Chorus performance either there on the 22nd floor or in the lobby – this will be decided once we are on site Wednesday.

10:00 – 11:00 PM optional informal singing, Dance Card, site TBA

Friday 1/20: 9:45 – 10:45 AM – optional informal singing, Dance Card, site TBA:
Saturday 1/21: 10:30 – 11:30 AM optional informal singing, Dance Card, site TBA

Register: 2017-san-antonio-harmony-platoon-registration

More details in this document: harmony-platoon-2016
and in the December 28th update

Email questions to Donald Salz: don@rosye.com

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