Old Dominion Chours has been doing outreach with local schools' musical groups for several years. We recently shared the stage with four local student musical groups at our annual Holiday Show. This outreach effort was highlighted in an article in the December 16, 2016 issue of LoudounNow. Read...more
The Barbershop Harmony Society is broken up into Districts. Our District is the Mid-Atlantic District. Within our District are 3 Divisions: Northern, Central and Southern. This Spring, we competed in the Southern Division and advanced to compete in the District Contest which was held September...more
We recently competed at our the Mid-Atlantic District's (MAD) Southern Division contest where we placed second overall, which qualifies us to compete in the District Competition in September in Lancaster, PA. Choruses that do well at the District competition qualify to advance...more
This past Saturday our own F&L (Frederick & Loudoun) Connection quartet had a blast singing for the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) breakfast at their headquarters in Silver Spring, MD. Yes, that's right...Silver Spring - a bit of a hike for us, but...Have Gig? Will Travel!
SingStrong was held April 1-3, 2016 at South Lakes High School in Reston. Students from around the DC Area gathered for concerts, classes and other educational opportunities. The Chorus of the Old Dominion sent several members and our director to lead a class on Singing Tags. What's a tag, you...more
We had an amazing coaching session this past week with the incredible Sean Devine (of OC Times fame). We're gearing up for contest in May and his coaching has us more focused than ever on our contest package. New and prospective members: If you'd like to compete with us in Reston, NOW is the...more
We had such a great time this past Saturday at the Loudoun County Public Schools A Cappella Workshop!
Our own director, John David Maybury, helped lead the day, while several chapter members and chapter quartet, LoCo 4, worked with the youth participants to make the day a great success....more
It's was a busy weekend for COD members!
Some of our newly elected board members, like VP of Marketing, Bob Thomas, and Treasurer, Mike Jacks, along with finance committee member, Dan Wesely, attended the Mid Atlantic District (MAD) Leadership Academy this weekend in Delaware to learn...more
We had such a wonderful time strolling Downtown Leesburg while caroling this past Saturday. It was a great way to help support Small...more
Guess who made the Sunday Washington Post this week? :)
Front page of the Loudoun County insert. Huge thanks to Post reporter, Lisa Bolton, for stopping by our rehearsal turned performance for one of the groups that meets at the church where we rehearse this past Thursday.
Tomorrow night is our last rehearsal before the Mid-Atlantic District Fall Convention and Contest! If you happen to be in or near Ocean City, MD, this weekend, come by the convention center and hear some great barbershop. The Quartet competition begins Friday evening at 5:30 (our chapter quartet...more
This has been a busy month to be a barbershopper in our region. We just barely finished competing (and winning second!!!) at our Division contest at the end of May. Then this past weekend many of us, including the quartet, LoCo4 (pictured), went to "back to school" at Harmony College East held...more