Wombat/VM in Orlando - July 2018

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Wombat/VM in Orlando - July 2018

Post by BRWombat » Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:49 am

Hey all! The international convention and competition for the Barbershop Harmony Society will be in Orlando this summer, and I will be traveling with Vocal Majority to compete!

The gathering will be at the Orange County Convention Center during the first week of July. Cost for full convention attendance with admission to all of the quartet and chorus competitions is steep -- around $279 per person for early registration -- but single event admission usually goes on sale a month or two out, and that's t5pically $30-45. The chorus contest is held over two sessions, all on Friday, July 6, and VM will be on stage about halfway through the first session.

In addition, we will be rehearsing at the Hyatt Regency there, and our rehearsals are always open to the public and free. Typically our in-town rehearsals are on Wednesday night and Thursday during the day. I'll post more schedule details as they become available.

Click the image below to be taken to the Society's convention page for more details. Hope some of you can stop by while I'm in town!

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Re: Wombat/VM in Orlando - July 2018

Post by BRWombat » Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:30 pm

UPDATE: The convention and contests are next week, and I have details for anyone in the Orlando area who might want to see any of the performances or just stop by and meet me at a rehearsal and hear VM for free.

To witness some amazing performances (not free), click here for details on the various shows and contests available during the week. Vocal Majority will be in the first session of the chorus contest on Friday, July 6, appearing onstage around 1:00 pm local time. There is a day pass available, and also live streaming for those not in Orlando. The page linked above has the schedule and all the details.

To meet me and get to hear Vocal Majority rehearse (and it will be worth your time -- we'll have scores of spectators at some of our rehearsals): we are rehearsing at the Hyatt Regency at the Orange County Convention Center (the former Peabody Hotel), in their own convention rooms at the east end of the hotel, in Windemere W & X. We'll be there:
  • Wednesday July 4 - 10pm-Midnight
  • Thursday, July 5 - 9-11am &
  • Thursday, July 5 - 4-6:30pm
All of our rehearsals are free and open to the public.

Let me know if you have any questions, and feel free to message me if you might make it there -- I'd love to know you're coming so I can look for you!



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