Weekly Update, March 18, 2019

From President Larry Hlavacek

Thank you to everyone who signed up for being a greeter at rehearsals. This week’s greeter is Al Huneke.

Aged2Perfection welcomes new citizens

Cal Birkey directs Aged2Perfection in their performance at last Friday’s New Citizen’s Ceremony at the Federal Courthouse. Singing were tenors Ray Smith and Garth Beatty, bass Gary Lindsay, lead Gary Glockoff, bass Larry Aspleaf, lead John Roltgen, and baritones Bob Handley, Al Huneke and Tom Zuber. A2P has sung at each monthly ceremony so far this year.

Thursday’s rehearsal schedule

  • 6:30 Bohemian Red
  • 7:00 Warm-up (Remember to practice warmups at )
  • 7:20 “Lord, Listen to Your Children Praying
    • Craft
    • Quartet activity
  • 7:40 Business & Break
  • 7:55 Run rep
    • “I Want to Hold Your Hand”
    • “With a Little Help From My Friends”
    • “Down on the Corner”
    • “Bright Was the Night”
    • “Love Letters”
    • “I Wish You Love”
    • “Daddy Sang Bass”
    • “Isn’t She Lovely”
  • 8:20 5-minute break
  • 8:25 Continue with rep
    • Aged2Perfection: “God Bless America”
    • Bohemian Red: “Hard Day’s Night”

Upcoming Events

  • March 18 – Board Meeting – Al Huneke’s home
  • April 26-28 – Spring Contest in Iowa City
  • May 2 – Cookie Festival in Iowa City

Request for help from the Old Capitol Chorus

  • Registration to sort badges and give out information
  • Security during all the contest sessions (these people man the doors)
  • Back stage during all the contest sessions
  • Serve with judges services. Much of this work is done before the convention, but to be on call for emergencies
  • Transport judges to and from the airport as well as to the contest site
  • Host for each competitor quartet and chorus

Two renewals celebrated last week

Wendell Aldrich congratulates Doug Horton on his renewal last Thursday. Doug has been a member of the chapter and BHS for four years, and been a member of County Corridor and Timeless quartets.
Also recognized for his renewal last week was Gary Glockoff. Gary has been a member of the chapter and the BHS for 37 years. He has sung lead for the Profound Sound quartet for 11 years, served as chapter president, and has two Men of Note. Thank you for all you have done for the chorus, Gary.