Competing against a strong field of quartets from across the Pacific Northwest and Western Canada, Alloy finished 8th in their contest debut at the recent EVG District Quartet Contest with an overall score of 73.7.
Their appearance in the top 10 marks the first time in decades that an Alberta-based quartet has advanced to the 2nd round of this contest. They are excited with their result (and scores) and are looking forward to improve upon them in 2023!
The quartet is forever thankful for the support of our choruses (Acappella Road, Rhythm of the Rockies, and Lions Gate Chorus...more
In celebration of Canada Day this year, our quartet thought we'd try to brighten this special day with Joe Liles' arrangement of O Canada. Thanks, Joe for giving us permission to perform this on Youtube for everyone!
Happy Canada Day!
Since we couldn't sing out in person this year to celebrated National Quartet Day on April 11, Vocal Borealis decided to make a new YouTube Video for the song, "When I'm 64" from the Beatles Era. Click on this link to enjoy their video...
Since we can't do these Singing Valentines in person this year, Vocal Borealis has prepared these virtual Singing Valentines for your enjoyment:
Please share your favourite(s) with all your Valentines this year!!
Mothers walk through the valley of the shadow of death to bring us into the world. We would not be without them.
Thank you blessed mothers.
Even during the social distancing required to stem the tide of COVID-19, The Favourite Four quartet wishes all our mothers and your mothers a great day. We commemerate the sacrifice and goodness of mothers with a short video.
Happy Mother's Day.
How do you celebrate a birthday and still maintain social distancing?
Happy Birthday to Ann McCracken. The Favourite Four sang for Ann while she sat on her driveway. The quartet sang while standing six feet away from each other and everyone else. Calgary Alberta social distancing and physical distancing rules to combat the spread of COVID-19 dictate that people can't have big parties for significant birthdays. So Ann's family hired the Faves to come sing for her outside her home.
The Favourite Four sang a half hour set for Ann including a song written just for her. They...more
The Favourite Four tried their first rehearsal by JamKazam. JamKazam is a low latency internet jam session.
COVID-19 has required social distancing which has made it difficult to get together for rehearsals.
It was great to sing together again.
Attitude Adjustment had its second successful Zoom rehearsal. We learned a tag and sang four of our repertoire.
"We must keep singing." declared lead, Granger Low.
Social distancing during the COVID-19 global pandemic has prevented face-to-face rehearsals. So the quartet has moved to Zoom rehearsals.
We found a way around the internet latency. It felt good to sing again.
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