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
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].
firstname.lastname@example.org, 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