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2020 Virtual Chorus

2020 Virtual Chorus

"NEVER GONNA LET YOU DOWN"

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

In a time when the world is needing connection we find ourselves distanced for safety of ourselves and others. It's not something any of us could have imagined happening and as singers we are missing our synced voices and the thrill of harmony together in one space.  Alaska Sound Celebration wants to connect with YOU as we spread harmony and share our music with the community by creating a virtual chorus performance.  "Never Gonna Let You Down" is a thank you to our essential workers. Orignally sung by Colbie Caillat it is a song of hope, support and love.

Alaska Sound Celebration is an all female chorus. We sing 4-part a cappella harmony in the barbershop style. New to a cappella and/or the barbershop style of singing? No problem!

Barbershop sheet music has a bass and treble clef, just like regular choral music. Each part takes a different line of of the music. However, there ARE a few differences, so check out below.

  • Tenors read the treble clef using the notes that have stems going up, usually the top note, but not always. (Sometimes the tenors and leads swap positions!)
  • Leads read the treble clef using the notes that have the stems going down, usually the bottom note, but not always.
  • Baritones read the bass clef using the notes that have stems going up, and notes are sung an octave higher than the note written!
  • Basses read the bass clef using the notes that have stems going down, and notes are sung an octave higher than the note written!

music example

The virtual chorus will be limited to 60 singers. (Once we meet our quota registration will be disabled). Please follow the link below to register. Once you are registered you will receive a confirmation email with information to log on to access the sheet music and learning tracks for your part. Registration opens September 1st and weekly rehearsals start September 8th. (see schedule below)

Registration is now closed

IMPORTANT DATES

September 1- Registration opens

September 8th- Tuesday-Zoom rehearsal 6:30-8:30 PM

  • Focus on Notes, Words, and Breaths led by director Peggy Benton.
  • Break-out sessions with Section leaders to rehearse against the music learning track.

September 15th- Tuesday Zoom rehearsal- 6:30-8:30 PM

  • Emotional performance/character instruction with director Peggy Benton
  • Technical instruction led by Christy Hedrick
  • Break-out sessions with Section leaders to rehearse against the music learning track.

September 22nd-Tuesday Zoom rehearsal-6:30-8:30 PM

  • Performance (physicality) led by Cindy Hamilton 
  • Breakout Rooms with Visual Team leaders to practice performing

**September 22nd-Audio Recordings Due for Feedback**

**September 29th-Zoom performance recordings** 

September 29th-Audio Feedback from listeners due

**October 6th- Final Audio Due** 

 

SUBMIT AUDIO

We can't wait for you to join us on this musical journey! If you have any questions regarding the virtual chorus please email [email protected]