May 222014
 

workshopOntario District Eastern Division Harmony Education Day
Saturday, June 21, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Registration opens at 8:30 AM

What: This is a day for learning about our great hobby and extending your singing and
performance skills. All ladies and gentlemen with an interest in 4 -part, acappella,
close harmony (aka Barbershop) singing are cordially invited to attend. There will be
classes and coaching, at all levels, of your quartets and choruses. Novices and pick-up
quartets are welcome!

Over the course of the day there will be 4 x 75 minute long class/coaching opportunities.
Some men will have to be part of the CDWI (Chorus Director training workshop) in the
afternoon.

Where: Cornwall Wesleyan Church, 780 Sydney, Cornwall ON, K6H 3J6

Cost: $15/person – includes lunch and coffee breaks
Note: It is free if you are there only for the CDWI chorus [ie no lunch].
REGISTRATION:
Ontarioharmonyday2014@gmail.com
Or
kfisher@uoguelph.ca, Ken Fisher VP-M&P, 519-823-1977

Please register in advance for the day, especially if you are coming as a quartet.
The organizers need to have enough faculty and food on the day. Registration on
the day is fine, however, quartets that register on the day may not get a full schedule
of coaching. Advance payment is not necessary.

Preliminary list of class topics:
– Beginning Directing – aka Director of the Future
– Advanced Directing
– Understanding and Improving Your Voice,
– Basic Music and Barbershop Theory
– Performance Analysis (using DVDs)
– Electronic/Digital Barbershop e-harmony
– Tags, songs and learning about reading music

Nov 072009
 


C-Way Sound is growing, and we’re getting ready to raise the roof this June 5 with a great concert at Aultsville Theatre. Why not get on the bandwagon and hire The Sound or one of our quartets for a special occasion or business function?

Photo: At Aultsville Theatre

Photo: At Aultsville Theatre

 Posted by at 11:19 am
Oct 302009
 

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The Barbershop Harmony Society is active in supporting therapy for children with speech disorders. We do this through contributions to Harmonize For Speech, which in turn answers our requests for contributions to local speech therapy institutions.

Photo: Putting our money where their mouth is

Ron Presents a cheque

Ron Symington, President of C-Way Sound Barbershop Chorus presenting a cheque to Harmonize for Speech. In turn, Harmonize for Speech made a contribution to Speech improve pathology resources in SD&G

Ron presents an earlier cheque

Ron Symington, President of C-Way Sound Barbershop Chorus presenting a cheque for $525 to Diane Height, Speech-Language pathologist of the Children’s Rehabilitation Program, Cornwall Community Hospital.

The Children’s Rehabilitation Program is the Cornwall site of the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre. The donation will be used for the purchase of the Boardmaker program which is a computer program used to generate picture symbols that children who are non-verbal or minimally verbal exchange as their form of communication. The program will help children learn to communicate through a picture communication system called the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS).

The cheque is from Harmonize For Speech, the charity that Barbershoppers all around North America support.
The Children’s Rehabilitation Program is the Cornwall site of the Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre. The donation will be used for the purchase of the Boardmaker program which is a computer program used to generate picture symbols that children who are non-verbal or minimally verbal exchange as their form of communication. The program will help children learn to communicate through a picture communication system called the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS). The cheque is from Harmony For Speech, the charity that Barbershoppers all around North America support.