On October 20th, 2017, 16 men from WHS performed at United Active Living's Fish Creek North Facility for an appreciative group of senior residents.
High Gear quartet were featured in the afternoon program, along with a number of repertoire songs by the VLQ.
Many in the audience expressed a wish to attend our upcoming Christmas concert.
On September 20th, three Western Hospitality Singers quartets performed at seniors' residence Sundance on the Green.
Blend The Rules, High Gear, and What You Get performed for an appreciative audience.
Terry Ridley, of the Sundance on the Green Residents Association commented:
"Thanks for the show. The feedback was very positive today so it was enjoyed by all. Look forward to...more
Again this year, Bearspaw Lions Club arranged and sponsored performances by a WHS VLQ at six Calgary hospices,
to bring some musical Christmas comfort and joy to hospice patients, their families and facility staff.
The Executives are honoured to announce we will headlining a BHS chapter show in Saskatoon, SK on May 13. Hosted by Saskatoon's Chimo Chordsmen, the show starts at 7 PM and will take place at the historic Knox United Church. Situated on the banks of the South Saskatchewan River, the church is 104 years old and offers the quartet a wonderful opportunity to perform in some of the best "old world" acoustics in Western Canada. Tickets are only $20 for adults, $15 for a students and free for anyone under the age of 12. Please contact us at...more
Yes, Vocal Vortex performs at private parties and events. Here we are on Valentine's Day, performing by special request at a private party celebrating a wedding anniversary and Valentine's Day. The striped vests and bow ties were also worn by special request.
Vocal Vortex wrapped up its 2015 Christmas singing season at the Taylor Performing Arts Centre on December 20th. Our quartet sang as guest performers in the Christmas concert presented by the Leon Leontaridis Vocal Studio. Mr. Leontaridis is a professional voice instructor, singing coach and theatrical performer in Calgary.
There are those who are without families and friends, without homes or jobs, and trying to avoid becoming hopeless. The men of Vocal Vortex joined several volunteers to sing at a Christmas lunch for about 200 of these less fortunate people. The volunteers cooked and served a hot lunch for these folks and Vocal Vortex served up some Christmas music strolling minstrel-style. The faces and reactions from these people will stay with us a long time. It was most special to be part of a group that showed that they care about those who are down on their luck, care enough to cook for them, to...more
No, this has nothing to do with pro wrestling, but it DOES have a lot to do with 2 quartets singing for over 200 people at a Christmas dinner celebration in Calgary. Vocal Vortex and Lovin’ Tuneful took turns performing as separate quartets, but also ringing chords as a VLQ (very large quartet). The Christmas spirit got a definite boost from Bob, Cam, Doug and Emery singing with Darcy, Dave, John and Murray. In this case, more is definitely the merrier.