UCC proudly participated in the Parade of Flags on November 4th, part of the opening ceremony for the 2014 SAI convention and competition held in Baltimore, MD. The flag featuring the famous Maryland blue crab was carried by charter member Beth Rupert and Alice Bingel from UCC. Our chorus represented Region 19 in this event, coming in 22nd out of 33 choruses with a score of 1200 points.
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Upper Chesapeake started International Week with a rehearsal at our Aberdeen rehearsal hall tonight! Then we're down the road to Baltimore to join thousands or our Sweet Adeline sisters for our annual convention! Special good luck wishes go out to Lustre, GQ, and Harmony Classic mic testers, Harbor City Music Company! “Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.”
"You're young, you're scrappy. You want to be the best. You started singing in school, like everyone: choir, maybe a couple musicals. Karaoke with some friends, talent shows. Then some collegiate a cappella.
But you don't want to just be fine. That's not enough. You want to be great. You want technique, you want moves. You need to learn karate... except contemporary a cappella doesn't have a traditional refined martial art... does it?
It does. It's called Barbershop."
Read the entire Contemporary A Cappella Society article by Deke Sharon at https://www.casa.org/content/acamartialart
We'd like to thank the many companies and organizations who advertised in our show program. Many of you have been with us for years and we deeply appreciate your continued support. We encourage all our chorus and audience members to check our sponsorship page and patronize these businesses and groups when the opportunity arises.
F.L.A.S.H. stands for Friendship, Laughter, and Singing Harmony. All were in ample supply in Hunt Valley, MD last weekend when this year's faculty, Kathy Carmody and Lynne Smith came to town. Several chorus members attended this year's classes. We wish our sister chorus, Harbor City Music Company, save travels to international competition in Honolulu, HI and much luck on stage. You make Region 19 proud!
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