Events for the weekend are as below.

Friday, 12 May 2017

09:30 Registration desk opens Ground Level Concourse
09:30 Harmony Bazaar setup Ground Level Concourse
12:00 Harmony Bazaar opens Ground Level Concourse
12:00 Chorus mic testing Sage One
12:15 Quartet walk-ons Sage One
13:00 Competition briefing Sage One
14:30 Auditorium opens Sage One
14:30 Social media hub opens Squires Room, Ground Level
14:45 Webcast starts
15:00 Quartet Contest starts Sage One
20:35 Welcome and Quartet Contest awards ceremony Sage One
21:00 Quartet packs available Northern Rock
21:30 Webcast ends
21:30 Social media hub closes
21:30 Afterglow starts The Sage Bars
midnight Venue closes

Saturday, 13 May 2017

09:30 Social media hub opens Squires Room, Ground Level
10:00 Harmony Bazaar opens Ground Level Concourse
11:00 Auditorium opens Sage One
11:15 Webcast starts
11:30 Chorus Contest starts Sage One
15:30 Chorus Contest ends
16:00 Chorus Contest awards ceremony Sage One
17:00 Chorus packs available Northern Rock
20:00 Webcast resumes
20:15 Show of Champions Sage One
22:15 Afterglow starts The Sage Bars
01:00 Venue closes

Sunday, 14 May 2017

09:15 Social media hub opens Squires Room, Ground Level
09:30 Warm up with The Buzz Sage One
09:30 Education workshops – see schedule below Various rooms
10:30 YWIH chorus rehearsal Barbour Room
12:15 Closing ceremonies
12:25 Social media hub closes
12:25 YWIH chorus performance
12:35 Women of Note 2017 presentation Sage One
12:50 Prize draw and announcements Sage One
12:55 Final song from The Buzz and mass sing How We Sang Today Sage One
13:00 Convention ends

SUNDAY EDUCATION SCHEDULE

09:30 – 10:20 Wake Up With The Buzz (Sage One)
With Karen Breidert, Nancy Cloeter, Jeannie Froelich & Debbie Cleveland
Let’s all start the morning with a buzz, as The Buzz shares their favourite physical, vocal, and sensory exercises.

10:30 – 11:20 Be The Best Barbershopper You Can Be (Sage One)
With Karen Breidert, Nancy Cloeter & Jeannie Froelich
We’ll take a look at the skills barbershoppers use and discover new ways to practice them and love them.

10:30 – 11:20 Membership Recruitment & Retention (Northern Rock)
With Nancy Field & Therese Antonini
A must-see session for Management Team members and Membership Secretaries exploring strategies to assist you in recruiting new members and retaining happy ones!

10:30 – 12:15 YWIH Chorus Rehearsal (Barbour Room)
With guest coach, Debbie Cleveland & YWIH Coordinator, Teresa McDonnell

11:30 – 12:15 Vocal Buzz (Sage One)
With Karen Breidert, Nancy Cloeter & Jeannie Froelich
It’s all about beautiful singing! Learn the different elements of a beautiful voice, explore them, and apply them.

11:30 – 12:15 It’s So Much More Than Arm Waving! (Northern Rock)
With Karen Breidert
A directors’ forum in which we will celebrate, discuss and come up with strategies for the many elements that go into being a great director.

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