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-The Downeasters Soundings Weekly is a weekly email newsletter of the Downeasters Barbershop Harmony Chorus. -Please send any Barbershopping news, Chorus news and show dates, Quartet news and appearances, Notes of Interest- including Chorus Shows and other Public Entertainment dates from around New England, requests to be removed from, or added to, the distribution list, etc. to soundings.ed@gmail.com. -Deadline for submission of articles of interest to the chorus is 5:00pm Thursdays. -This, and all Soundings are available online at: http://www.issuu.com/downeasters

And away we go… Downeasters Chorus Rehearsal Agenda for United Methodist Church 52 Tuttle Road, Cumberland, Maine Monday, April 2, 2012 6:15-6:55

Early bird

6:55-7:05

Break

7:05-7:15

Warmup

7:15-7:45

Sectionals-I Never Knew(whole chorus)

7:45-8:00

ChorusHow Deep Is The Ocean? Lost In The Stars

8:00-8:10

Break

8:10-8:35

Business/Program

8:35-9:05

Sectionals-Once Upon A Time-Competition Chorus

9:05-9:15

Break

9:15-10:15

Contest music

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Music for the entire chorus rehearsal, April 9th, includes: Once Upon A Time-Entire chorus Sectional Just In Time God Bless America

Competition Chorus Outfit “Philly Outfit”- black tuxedo, colored shirts, black tie, black Vest, black Shoes, black socks

Annual show promotion of the week: Did you pick up a supply of posters and “slim jims” last Monday? If you still have a few left, how about hanging one at your local florist shop? Florists will be experiencing brisk pre-


Mother’s Day business. Tell your friends about our annual show by adding a footer to your email. Make it easy for our fans to get connected with tickets. Simple ideas like this work.

Notes of Interest …………………… Please send notes of your quartet’s outings, Shows that you have seen, Quartet or Chorus news from around New England to: soundings.ed@gmail.com

Open House for "Father" Wheeler on Sunday, March 25, th

Celebrating Dick Wheeler’s 85 Birthday where he was presented with his 55 year Membership Pin and Past President’s pin Pictures from Larry Newth


Marshall Wagner Presents John Mansfield with his Membership Pin


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Here is the list of songs we will be singing in the Annual Show. May 12 (Sat) What: Downeasters Annual Show Where: Winslow Homer Auditorium, Scarborough High School Time: 7:00pm - One show - 7:00pm Almost Like Being In Love I Never Knew Medley Just In Time Love Me Once Upon A Time When I Fall In Love How Deep Is The Ocean? Come Fly With Me Lost In The Stars God Bless America

Here are some of the vitae concerning our Annual Show. Theme-Love Me Date-Saturday, May 12, 2012-Mother's Day Saturday Time-7:00 P. M.- One show Location-Scarborough High School Afterglow-UNO's Chicago Grille, Maine Mall Guest quartet-Average Joes


Future Events: Apr. 13 - 14 (Fri, Sat) What: NED Eastern Regional Convention - Granite/Pine/Patriot Division Contests Where: Goffstown High School, 27 Wallace Road, Goffstown, NH 03045 Time: Friday Evening – Quartet Contest, Saturday - Chorus Contest “Philly Outfit”- black tuxedo, colored shirts, black tie, black Vest, black Shoes, black socks Headquarters Hotel: Hilton Garden Inn Manchester Link to the NED Contest Info web page: http://www.nedistrict.org/index.cfm?page_id=64 April 16: (Mon) What: OLDE TYMERS’ APRIL LUNCH Where: Pat's Pizza in Yarmouth Time: 11:30am Please contact us no later than two days before.. WAYNE NEWTON wnewland@maine.rr.com DICK WHEELER rwhe550515@aol.com

ph. 781-2597 ph. 773-1991

Apr. 27 - 29 (Fri, Sat, Sun) What: Harmony Inc Area 2 Convention Where: Laval, PQ Time: Fri Evening, Sat All Day, Sun Morning May 12 (Sat) What: Downeasters Annual Show Where: Winslow Homer Auditorium, Scarborough High School Time: 7:00pm - One show - 7:00pm What: AfterGlow Where: UNO's Chicago Grille, Maine Mall Time: After the Show Sep. 14 - 16 (Fri, Sat, Sun) What: New England Harmony Brigade Where: Central Massachusetts area Time: Fri 3:30pm, Sat All Day, Sun Breakfast Link to The New England Harmony Brigade website: http://www.nehb.net/ Sep. 15 (Sat) What: Camden Windjammer’s Annual Show Guest quartet to be announced Where: Rockport Opera House Time: 7:00pm

Downeasters Leadership for 2012 President Granville Barrows <GBisok@aol.com> Primary: (603) 553-3608 Secretary Dave Marstaller <DMars49@comcast.net> Primary: (207) 751-1339 Secondary: (207) 865-3731 VP - Music and Performance Walt Dowling <GBandWD@gwi.net> Primary: (207) 934-5857 Co-VP of Membership & Chapter Development

Past President Bill Peterlein <BPeterlein@summitgeoeng.com> Primary: (207) 576-3313 Secondary: (207) 926-3054 Treasurer Carl Cappello <CCappell@maine.rr.com> Primary: (207) 829-2840 VP - Mktg & PR David Sweet <Sweetie@roadrunner.com> Primary: (207) 967-8553 Co-VP of Membership & Chapter Development


Cy Kendrick <cykendrick@alumni.umass.edu. Primary: (207) 449-8587 Secondary: (207) 729-5201 Board Member at Large Mike Soper <gmichaelsoper@gmail.com> Primary: (508) 517-1647 Secondary: (207) 730-5624 Director Jack Baggs <JBaggs1@roadrunner.com> Primary: (207) 892-5192 Webmaster Lawrence Bean <Larry@TheNexxtLevel.biz> Primary: (888) 678-9866 "Soundings" Newsletter Editor Bruce Sturgis <BStur1@gmail.com> Primary: (207) 312-3423 Secondary: (207) 784-1510

Bruce Sturgis Soundings Weekly Editor email: soundings.ed@gmail.com Downeasters Barbershop Chorus www.downeasters.org

David Brown <thirdson.david@gmail.com> Primary: (207) 650-2454 Board Member at Large Marshall Wagner <emwagner31@aol.com> Primary: (207) 232-1543 Secondary: (207) 657-6406 Chorus Manager Ryan Norfleet <RCFleet1@yahoo.com> Primary: (207) 253-9433 Secondary: (207) 510-1444 Librarian Dwight Pensiero <DJPensiero@gmail.com> Primary: (207) 353-3244 DVP of Membership Dave Cole <DaveCdvpm12@gmail.com> Primary: (207) 671-4730 Secondary: (207) 797-9618

3/30/2012 Soundings Weekly  

The weekly newsletter of the Downeasters Barbershop Harmony Chorus

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