The Harmony Hawks Barbershop Chorus is proud to announce their 65th annual show, “Double The Harmony,” a show doubled-up with great a cappella music from the Harmony Hawks and their quartets, SwitchBack, A Few Good Men from Prairie Point, and the Metro Mix Chorus from Iowa City. The featured group on the show is Double Date, the 2014 World Mixed Quartet Champion from St. Louis. Emceed by Andy Peterson, the show will be presented on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at the amazing Concert Hall at Prairie High School.
Tickets are on sale NOW at www.ShowTix4U.com or by phone toll free at 1-866-967-8167.
Chorus members are urged to submit their orders from our new uniform sweaters. These will be used at all our informal chorus and VLQ appearances in cooler weather in place of the short sleeve blue polos. They will be the same color and sport an updated Harmony Hawks logo.
Our wives and significant others can order matching sweaters, a dri-fit quarter zip, available in women’s sizes.
To order complete this form and click the Submit button.
The chorus and our quartets and small groups will be very active in the community this holiday season. Look for us at the following locations:
- Dec. 2, Tuesday – Quartet at Meadow View Retirement Home.
- Dec. 4, Thursday 6:45 PM Chorus Cedar Rapids Art Museum (Company Holiday Party) Dress tuxes are the uniform. The songs we plan to sing are:
- I Feel a Song Coming On
- Down on the Corner
- Harmony Medley
- Jingle Bells
- Angels we have Heard
- Hark the Herald
- We Wish You a Merry Christmas
- This Little Light
- I Want to Hold Your Hand
- Dec. 6 Saturday 1:00 PM VLQ Nativity Scene at Latter Day Saints Church (4150 Blue Jay Drive NE) Dec. 6 Saturday
- Dec. 11 Thursday 6:00 PM Chorus Mercy Hospital (Use 10th Street Entrance)
- Dec. 12 Friday 6:30 PM VLQ Meadow View Retirement Home (Christmas Party)
- Dec. 13 Saturday 2:00 VLQ Heritage Nursing Home
Dec. 18 Thursday 6:30 PM Chorus Lindale Mall —- Center Court —- Near water fountain
The dress for all sing-outs besides Dec 4th at the Art Museum, is festive (colorful).
Re-live the excitement of last week’s Gospel Concert with Lynda Smith’s great photos. Click here to view the photos on SmugMug.
A great DVD recording of the 2014 Spring Show is available from Blue Sky Productions. The cost is $25. Order your copy here.
The Harmony Hawks Chorus presents our annual Gospel Concert 7 p.m. Friday, November 7, at the New Covenant Bible Church, 3090 N Center Point Rd, Cedar Rapids. This annual fall tradition brings together many outstanding vocal & instrumental groups and soloists performing a variety of gospel and religious music. The Harmony Hawks chorus will anchor the show performing our Gospel and patriotic songs.
Admission is free with the doors opening at 6:30 p.m. A free-will offering benefiting the Salvation Army of Eastern Iowa will be taken. For more information, please contact Wendell Aldrich at 362-1587. We hope you’ll join us this year to experience a fun and inspirational evening.
Chorus Members: If you signed up to sing at the airport tonight for the return of the Honor Flight, please remember to be there by 9:00 in the airport lobby area dressed in your blue shirt, black slacks and black shoes.
Here are the songs we are doing and the order we will perform them:
- I Feel A Song Coming On
- Down On the Corner – leads be ready to sing the 4th verse in case Cal and Ralph aren’t there
- Pretty Woman
- This Little Light
- I Want to Hold Your Hand
- Patriotic Medley
- God Bless America
To the Iowa City Old Capitol Chorus annual “Cookie Festival”.
Thursday, May 1st @ 7:30-9:30 pm.
Iowa City Robert A. Lee Recreation Center – Social Hall (upstairs) – regular place.
Anyone who wants to have a good time singing and eating cookies and laughing. Please bring anyone interested or remotely interested, in this fun thing we do.
Guest Clinician: Jim Berry. Jim was the Old Capitol Chorus director in the mid to late 90’s. He led OCC to a small chorus championship and a AA plateau championship. He is now the director of choirs at Iowa City High School, his Alma-mater. He will be teaching us a song of his choice and is also bringing his High School Men’s Choir to join us!
Cookies and drinks will be provided by the OCC. If you want to bring something to share, you know I won’t stop you!
If you have a quartet or small group that would like to entertain for us – you may do so at the end of the evening. We have the hall until 10PM. I heard a nice mixed quartet at the Davenport show that would be awesome to hear again. *wink*
An afterglow will follow at the Wig and Pen Pub in Coralville. (1220 Hwy 6 West, Iowa City 52246 (next to the Vine on the Coralville Strip)) Singing is acceptable and encouraged by the owner of the Wig & Pen (a supported of OCC).
We look forward to having you. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to email, call, or text :
Director – Iowa City Old Capitol Chorus
319-321-6788 (call or text)
Join the chorus and our special guests at our annual spring show. One show only, Sat. April 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the beautiful Concert Hall at Prairie High School. Tickets available starting Dec. 23 at ShowTix4U.com or by phone 1-866-967-8167.
The Chorus, in the form of various groups, will be performing our Christmas and seasonal music at several locations in the upcoming weeks. Here are some that are confirmed at this time.
- Uptown Marion, Fri. Dec. 6 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
- LDS Church, 4150 Blue Jay Dr NE, Cedar Rapids, Sat. Dec. 7, 5 – 6 p.m.
- Mercy Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Thurs. Dec. 12, 6 – 7 p.m.
- Meadow View Care Facility, Fri. Dec. 13, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
- Heritage Care Center, 200 Clive Dr. SW, Sat. Dec.14, 2 p.m.
- St. Luke’s Hospital, Thur. Dec. 19, 6 p.m.
- Shores Event Center, Fri. Dec. 20, 6 p.m.
- Summit Point Care Center, Marion, Sat. Dec. 21, 2 p.m.