The long standing tradition of singing at a local hospital on the Tuesday nite after the International convention continued last nite. And we had a great crowd of over 40 singers.
It all started years ago when the hospital folks told us they wished we could come sing for patients and staff other than for the annual Christmas sing. So we started the idea on the Tuesday after the convention, because often guys are not back home or are on a cruise or extended vacation and would be missing the meeting.
Director Joe did the warm ups and this year there were plenty of baris and tenors. Terry Reynolds and Joe chose a variety of chorus repertoire songs to sing. That included the new “Stars and Stripes Forever.”
President Newton issued the last two 5th place bronze medals to guys who had not gotten one before they left Philly.
For sure everyone wants to be at Durant July 13th for a wrap up and celebration of our great week in Philly.
Until next time – editorjack!
(This message is prepared for your review if you were there, for your information if you had to miss, and as a historical record of the great things going on each week at an Alexandria Harmonizer Chapter meeting. —Ye Ed.)