Thursday, July 1, 2010

Convention Extra-2

And Then There Were Ten

The judges have now selected the top 10 quartets from the 20 groups that were competing in the semifinals. Congratulations to The Allies (JAD) (shown competing on the right) for making it to that lofty level. They will be vying with the other nine quartets in the finals on Saturday night.

It's Not All About Singing (but mostly)

We have taken some time away from the Convention Center to explore the wonderful city of Philadelphia. Here are a few pictures of what we have seen.

Below is the home of Betsy Ross.

We also visited the Liberty Bell location, which is undergoing some new construction.

The downtown area of Philadelphia is an interesting mix of modern and older archite

Note the "re
flection" photo below.

Bring On The Choruses

Friday morning at 10:00, the chorus competition will begin. There will be 27 of the Society's top groups going for the gold. Among them will be our own JAD choruses, The Alliance and The Southern Gateway Chorus. By the end of the day, we will know which groups came out on top.