State Barbershop Contests, May 3rd

OK, we're just teasing - Jimmy Fallon won't be at the quartet contest!
(But if he was, he'd have a great time...)

The Mesa Chapter is proud to host the 2014 Arizona Division Convention on May 2-3, 2014.  The contests will take place in the auditorium of Skyline High School, 845 S. Crismon Rd, Mesa, AZ 85208.

The quartet contest is slated to begin promptly at 12:00 noon (annoucements and a mic-testing quartet will appear BEFORE noon), and should run until approximately 2:30pm.
The chorus contest is slated to begin promptly at 7:30pm (announcements and a mic-testing chorus - the East Valley Lamplighters - will appear BEFORE 7:30), and should run until approximately 8:30pm.

The contests are open to the public.  Admission prices are as follows:

Quartet Contest - $25
Chorus Contest - $25
Both contests (All Events package) - $45

Registration packages may be purchased at the door, or in advance by contacting Rich Carey at (480) 361-7196 or by email.  Credit/debit cards accepted on site.


Lamplighters Keep Barbershop Singing Alive...

Watch this video...

Barbershop: A Capella's Martial Art

Here is a link to fabulous article by Deke Sharon posted recently. Barbershop: A Cappella's Martial Art. It articulates why Barbershop is the fabulous art form we know it is! Deke Sharon founded CASA (and other stuff), makes TV shows ("The Sing-Off"), movies ("Pitch Perfect"), sings (The House Jacks), produces albums (Straight No Chaser, Street Corner Symphony, Committed, Nota, Bubs), wrote a book (A Cappella Arranging), publishes sheet music (Hal Leonard),and custom arranges music (over 2,000 songs).

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