The morning after:

Good morning all: Because several of you couldn’t sing an Epiphany Concert on January 5th, we will NOT be re-doing our glorious Christmas Concert again. It is now a memory and we move to sell out the Cathedral for Dan Forrest. Auditions on the 7th and 11th( for BCAS members who wish to perform at… Read more »

Possible Epiphany Concert

Hi Everyone: WOW – what a fantastic set of concerts.  I heard from some of my attendees that they thought this was one of the best Christmas Concerts we’ve ever had.  Thanks you all for your musicality. Regarding the possible concert at St. John Vianney on January 5th – I know that not everyone can… Read more »

Crew Call still active

Just a reminder we’re still looking for crew for Dress/Tech and both concerts! We need hands. Please respond to the poll if you will be there so I know how much more begging and scrambling I need to do. Thank you! https://doodle.com/poll/zsvf85vfufd26yus –Andrea

Crew Call for Carols New and Old

Hello, all, it’s crew time again! Sign up with the doodle poll located HERE. Crew is a great way to get familiar with your fellow singers, and in some cases, their spouses! If you are able-bodied and available (or can make yourself available), we can use your help! Some notes about “able-bodied:” all lifting is… Read more »

Rehearsal Plan for tomorrow night at MIDDLE SCHOOL

Hello Everyone: Like the Bills recouped from a less than stellar Cleveland Game two Sundays ago with their statement win over Miami this past Sunday, I’m counting on BCAS to recover from an awfully sloppy rehearsal last week to sing a statement rehearsal tomorrow night.  Please plan on going up to 9:40.  Thanks so much… Read more »

Counting the days and Thanksgiving!

Hi, all, A few quick calculations:  19 days until our first Christmas concert!  2 regular rehearsals and 1 dress rehearsal giving us a total of 3 rehearsals left. 11 days until Thanksgiving The words practice, practice, and practice come to mind.  The words “come to every rehearsal for any changes or new markings”  even if… Read more »

Rehearsal Plan for Wednesday November 13th at MIDDLE SCHOOL

Hello Everyone and a very HAPPY VETERANS DAY TO ALL VETERANS WHO HAVE WORN THE UNIFORM FOR OUR COUNTRY!!!!!! We’re at the MIDDLE SCHOOL on Wednesday.  I am also respectfully asking for 10 extra minutes this week in order to sing EACH piece.  We’ll go to 9:40.  We’re at the music making point of making… Read more »

Rehearsal Plan for Wednesday, November 6th at HS.

Hello Everyone: I’m counting on you…….to mark your scores, to come with voice, pencil, scores (MARKED), and ready to dig into the following pieces.  Please note we will not be doing all our music for Christmas, but what we will do with the following ones for rehearsal will help us get ready for performance with… Read more »

Last night and beyond

Hello Everyone: I hope no one drowns doing Halloween Shenanigans! Last night was a very heart-warming rehearsal.  Again thanks Doug.  From my perspective however, it didn’t do much for getting this music in your ears. I love to ‘dig in’ and because a variety of reasons, I fell short in accomplishing my music goals. Here’s… Read more »

Hoo-Haa at 9:15….

………which prompts a schedule adjustment. Hi Everyone: My plan is to sing EVERY note of our Christmas music.  The following is the ‘new’ schedule for rehearsal.  Please be prepared with your best discipline in order for us to get that goal accomplished.  And you all deserve a little down time and socialization after this coming… Read more »