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While we may be members of a singing society, we depend on our chapters to give us the framework for a variety of quality singing experiences. That means a chapter needs a few good men to do the grunt work to sustain chapter operations.
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The 9th annual Southeastern Illinois Youth in Harmony Festival was a huge success. Hosted by the Coles County Chorus, 250 students from 13 high schools spent a day getting a crash course in four-part harmony.
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On behalf of Velvet Hammer Quartet, we extend our thanks to the Illinois District for a great contest, and an extra Thank You to the Springfield Chapter for putting on a great convention.
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The Illinois District quartet championship seemed to be up for grabs this year with at least half a dozen quartets having a legitimate shot at the title. The prognosticators were right -- only four points separated the average scores of the top five quartets.
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The Illinois District's Fall 2012 Convention and Contest promised to be a good one, and it certainly lived up to expectations.