We had SO MUCH fun with Rob Mance this week! He spent time with the chorus, with quartets, and with individuals, helping us find ways to sing better and more efficiently. We all came away with practical advice for ways we can improve. Also, we laughed -- who knew you could have quite so much fun...more
After two years with no in-person element, the Folklife Festival was back this year, and not even a late-May rainstorm could keep the SeaChordsmen from singing! We were happy to be back to teach tags, perform a few songs, and sing through Heart of My Heart with the participant-audience. One tag...more
The Four Ever Young quartet was happy to be asked to perform in honor of Kim Turner at a meeting of the Queen Anne Historical Society, when Kim received an honor for his decades of service. The quartet performance was a surprise, and the audience got a chance to hear the quartet, and a quintet,...more
We've been trying out a bunch of new songs for our upcoming Road Show. Here's a clip of one.
Guest bass Topher joined us for rehearsal and afterglow -- this photo also includes our newest official member Nick, making his afterglow debut. It was a great night!
Here's Topher's first quartet tag -- well done, Topher!
The middle of our SeaChordsmen rehearsals is when we stop and take a break from rehearsing as a full chorus, and...more
Was it really only a year ago we were singing in our cars? Except for those standing beside them, that is!... more
It's volunteer appreciation week, so cheers to the all the work done on behalf of the chorus by its members! Here's a shot of the SeaChordsmen Board of Directors at a recent monthly board meeting. Does it look like everyone's having a great time? It's not your imagination. Come to a rehearsal...more
Last week, the SeaChordsmen were incredibly lucky to have Rob Mance join us for some vocal coaching. Rob is highly sought after in the barbershop world because of two things: his skill in finding low-hanging fruit for each chorus member to work towards becoming the best singer they can possibly...more
We were so lucky to have such an inspiring and chorus-changing session with the incredible Kevin Keller last week. There was so much to learn and think about, we'll be gleaning and processing it for weeks. Months!
Here's Kevin leading us in an exercise on one of our contest songs:... more
This weekend, members of the chorus were honored to gather with the family of Jim Smith for his memorial service. During the service, we learned more about Jim and his many hobbies and the adventures of his life. We were lucky to have Jim in the SeaChordsmen ranks for over 60 years, where he...more
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