Type of post: A Cappella Showcase news item
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Posted By: Rosie Chales
Status: Current
Date Posted: Sun, 20 Nov 2022

On September 24th, A Cappella Showcase celebrated 25 years of song, joy, friendship and harmony. The sun was out, the sky was clear and it was a perfect day for togetherness and warm camaraderie, peppered with Barbershop singing by the chorus and six amazing quartets!

Filled with radiant smiles, beautiful decorations and balloons galore, our rehearsal hall also featured interesting displays of ACS’s outfits along with photos, stories and other memorabilia to remind us of the good times we’ve had together. Special thanks for the generosity and remarkable efforts of Mike Odendahl, Movinpics Videography. Mike spent countless hours compiling events, performances and entertaining moments which ACS experienced over time. As a result, our guests viewed a fascinating video of our chorus as it evolved throughout the years.

There were also delightful interviews between some of the chorus members who commented on their feelings, unforgettable stories and hilarious moments they shared with their singing friends. Of course, there was delicious food, sweet centerpieces and a lovely scrumptious cake!

Many wonderful guests attended this unforgettable event, including 13 of our lovely Charter members, and their attendance and warm wishes contributed to the success of our Silver Anniversary.

This Open House Celebration was made possible by the chorus’ 25th Anniversary committee. Chaired by Sue Boere, the committee was comprised of Peggy Ann Budd, Rosie Ch├óles, Hilary Flynn, Sherry McCarroll, Sheena McGuigan, Michelle Odendahl and Wilva Tasker who met frequently in-person and on Zoom for many months to plan the different aspects of this event. However, all chorus members contributed to the celebration by preparing delicious food in their own kitchen and bringing it to the hall which just proves that success grows out of efforts and cooperation between singing friends!

Want to be part of a chorus where the members believe in each other and where genuine friendships are paramount? Just email our membership team at membership@acappellashowcase.org and come sing and celebrate with us!

(Thirteen Charter Members attended the event! Photo credit: Myranda Amendola)