• Southern California Vocal Association

Young Men's Harmony Festival

Event: "Young Men In Harmony" Barbershop Festival, sponsored by the Barbershop Harmony Society and SCVA
Date: Saturday, February 10, 2018
Time: 10:00am - morning and afternoon rehearsal & clinic; 7:00 pm public performance with the Masters of Harmony
Location: Robert B. Moore Theater, Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa
Cost: $25.00 per singer for early registration by November 10, 2017; $30.00 for late registration after November 10, 2017
Target Age Range: Primarily High School, but we have also had Junior High, Middle School and Collegiate singers participate, and they had a great time.
Show Tickets: $5.00 general admission, available in advance and at the door
Contact: Mark Freedkin
Mobile: (714) 357-1187
e-mail: mfreedkin@yahoo.com

Barbershop Harmony Festival Application (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)
Printable Flyer (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)
Link to Video Documentary (requires Adobe Flash Player, which may not be available on some mobile devices)

Schedule (day of event)
9:00 - 10:00 : Registration (name tags and T-shirts)
10:00 - 10:30 : Introductions, warm-up and demonstration of the barbershop style
10:30 - 12:15 : Rehearsal (including a short break)
12:15 - 1:00 : Lunch (Arby's Roast Beef Sandwiches, Chips, Cookies, Soft Drinks)
1:00 - 2:30 : Sectional rehearsals; separate session for the choral directors
2:30 - 2:45 : Break
2:45 - 3:45 : Rehearsal
3:45 - 4:00 : Break
4:00 - 5:00 : Final rehearsal
5:00 - 6:00 : Dinner (Pizza Hut pepperoni or cheese pizza, soft drinks) and dress for the show
6:00 - 6:45 : Rehearsal with Masters of Harmony
6:45 - 7:00 : Auditorium doors open
7:00 - 8:30 : Showtime

What to Wear
Casual attire during the day
Bring a long-sleeve white shirt, black pants, black socks and black shoes
We will provide red or blue bow-ties and cummerbunds (must be returned after the evening performance)

What to Expect
Lots of singing, lots of fun
Have your music substantially learned, since we will be singing everything by memory during the evening performance

Important: We cannot be responsible for any personal belongings, such as iPods, iPads, mobile phones, digital cameras, etc., so please leave those devices at home.