Newsletter of the Cape Chorale Volume 15, Issue 3 THE Cape Chorder June 1, 2009 The Cape Chorale 239 275-0996 WE JUST KEEP ON SINGING ALL SUMMER A NIGHT WITH THE KNIGHTS FROM THE LIVEWIRE On Tuesday, May 19, we braved a heavy rain to sing to the Knights of Our Society publishes a weekly online Columbus and their ladies at St. Andrews newsletter called LIVEWIRE. All of us should church parish hall. When we arrived, we read it as often as we can. Recent issues took shelter and warmed up our voices have described a new site where barbershoppers can post and read BLOGS under a roofed entryway, but we had to which are messages kept available for all to go about 100 yards through a hard rain read and respond. To begin blogging, go to to get to the parish hall. Nevertheless, barbershopHQ.com our twenty-one singers sang very well indeed. When we were introduced a big GET THOSE OLD SONGS hand was given to Gene Magnetti who is The JACK BAIRD LIBRARY is now online. More a member of the Knights, And when we than 900 songs from the early 1900s can be heard finished, the Knights gave us a standing (in MP3 format) at this website: ovation (and a check)! www.barbershop.org/musicDownload.aspx A Snowbird gets the Cape Chorder Using the Internet NEW BOOK PUBLISHED Anyone going to the library or This newsletter editor received bookstore should look for a new book an e-mail from Jerry Nelson who is written by Gary McKechnie and spending the summer at his published by National Geographic. northern home in Cedar Rapids, The title is USA 101. The barbershop Iowa. Jerry says that the Chorder is quartet is presented as an American “a ray of sunshine.” Enabling him to icon. “enjoy the whole thing right here at my desk!” He says that if eight Do you watch AMERICA’S GOT years ago he and Becky knew what TALENT? If so, root for the they know now, they might well be Alexandria Harmonizers. They spending their summers in Florida! are competing! Cape Chorder June 1, 2009 page 2 2. We’re making rapid Brief Notes: 1. progress on OLD CAPE COD.. The We’re off the sheets on What a pretty song it is! CUDDLE UP A LITTLE 3. Follow the Society’s CLOSER and PLEASE, activities on TWITTER. Just MR. COLUMBUS.. We’re visit the website below: www. now learning the stage The Cape Chorale .twitter.com/barbershopnews 416 SW 32nd Court presence moves. 4. Renewed this month: “Columbus” is going to Irv Doliner, John Didyoung & Cape Coral, Florida 33991 USA be really funny! Dave Svensen. Phone: 239 283-7497 ANSWERS TO MAY QUESTIONS Editor: George Mason 1. Works in Customs for Homeland Security. 2. Teaches pottery making. E-Mail: 3. Regularly volunteers at Cape Coral Hospital. geomas123@aol,com 4. Was for years an elementary school principal. 5. Were at one time school teachers (5 or more). 6. Have been barbershoppers 50 years or more. Contact us: 7. Once was a security guard at SW FL Regional Airport. 239 878-5886 8. Defends prisoners wrongly incarcerated. 9. Drove tourists around Ding Darling on golf cart trains. 10. .Works as a starter at a golf course. 1. John Wickes 2. Irv Doliner 3. John Feldmann We’re on the Web! 4 Buzz Larson 5. Buzz Larson, Blair Law, George Mason See us at: Dick Sturgeon, and Don Van Der Kolk 6. Andy Sares and www.CapeChorale.org Dick Sturgeon 7. Charley Witty 8. Charley Murray 9. Andy Sares 10. Jim Tobin Tell the editor something you have done and we’ll see if the other members can identify you as the doer. BIRTHDAYS IN JUNE John Louw (15th), DAVE SVENSEN WRITES FROM DUBAI Gene Magnetti, 18th), Dave writes hello from the site of 47 skyscrapers and Jim Tobin (15th) going up and a view of the tallest skyscraper in the world, the Burj Dubai in the capital city, Abi Daubi. He has visited the sheik’s palace and says that the weather gets CHORALE’S NEXT to be a humid 112 degrees. There are many car accidents PERFORMANCE IS because many drivers have just changed from camels to JULY 10 FROM cars. Gas is $1.29 per gallon, cash only. Women wear cover-up black clothing and the men wear white. Most US 2:00 TO 2:40 AT stores have branches there and the people are friendly to THE KENNEDY Americans. Next week Dave is off to France, the French CENTER ON SANTA Riviera and a canal trip. He’ll write again from there. BARBARA BLVD.
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