Tuesday night was our second last rehearsal before this weekend’s season opener, the Coffee House Concert, coming up Saturday, October 26, 2013. It was the first time our special guest, Mark Corfman, met the choir and sang with us. And it was also held at our concert venue—the better to figure out exactly how to place nearly 70 people in a tight but comfortable formation. If you follow our facebook feed, you know that it was an intense note-pounding, but also one of the most fun, sometimes comic show week rehearsals VCS has had in quite a while. Because here’s how the evening went:
- Folks arrive early to schlep and set up risers so we don’t have lift and carry on Saturday. Because it would be nice not to get sweaty in our tuxes and hose just before doors open, don’t you think? Naturally, several of us walk around constantly hitching up our pants, muttering about how we shoulda maybe worn belts.
- Jen arrives – checks mics, they work! Only, they sometimes…don’t? Some “testing testing 123” follows. Naturally, some of us think, “Beuller, Beuller…” Oh wait, we said that out loud, didn’t we? [Read more…]