Weekly Update, April 28

Schedule for Tuesday, May 4

Here is the schedule for Tuesday’s rehearsal. It includes the songs we will sing at the Tribute to Heroes event.

  • 6:30-6:40 – Warm Up – Oakley
  • 6:40-6:45 – Solfege (Practice going between each) – Chad
  • 6:45-7:10 – *Armed Forces Medley –  Chad
  • 7:10-7:25 – It Is Well With My Soul – Oakley
  • 7:25-7:35 – BREAK & Chapter Business
  • 7:35-7:50 – *America the Beautiful 
  • 7:50-8:05 – *Daydream
  • 8:05-8:15 – Caroline – Oakley
  • 8:15-8:25 – Shenandoah
  • if time allows – Homeward Bound
  • 8:25-8:30 – KTWWS

*indicates May 24 Tribute to Heroes upcoming performance song

Tributes to Heroes performance set for Monday May 24.

We have just three rehearsals prior to singing. Here are the details you will need:

Location:The Olympic South Side Theater, 1202 3rd St SE #200, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401, Description: Event starts at 7. Arrive between 6 and 6:15. We will not be able to stay for dinner as we have in the past.


  • National Anthem
  • America the Beautiful with overlay
  • Daydream
  • Armed Forces Medley


  • Black tux
  • Red shirt
  • White tie
  • Cummerbund for those who need one
  • Shiny shoes

Important: Sign up to sing

As soon as you read the update, send an email or text to [email protected] or a text to him at 319-981-0724 to let Larry know whether you CAN or CAN NOT attend this event. If you text, include your name in your response.

Mask Up!

Here are two sources for singing masks:
Germless N235: https://germlessproducts.com/collections/shop-all-germless-masks/products/tan-n235-black?variant=35121313644708

Sew it yourself version: YouTube video and free pattern: https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=8UNTP-m_K4E

Mothers Day wishes, Barbershop style

The New Tradition Chorus is offering virtual Mothers Day greetings, something we might consider newt year. Check it out here.