HEA 2022
Middleton Grange School, Christchurch
27 - 29 May 2022
FRIDAY
6.30pm Meet & greet
7.30pm Welcome
7.45pm CHORUS JUMBLE -  song:  Better Be Home Soon
8.30pm CHORUS JUMBLE SING-OFF
9.00pm MINI CONCERT – chorus and quartet performances
9.30pm Ice-cream
SATURDAY
9.00am General Warm up
9.30am EDUCATION CLASS 1
  • Mixed bag – a class for all-voice singers
  • Kee kee kee! It's all about the vowels
  • Aligning our left and right brain for barbershop
  • Learning to sight sing
Arranging 1
super basics - You must be able to write basis chords
 with Will Lynch
Quartet warm-up – quartets sing off to each other
10.30am   Morning Tea
11.00am REGIONAL QUARTET QUALIFYING CONTEST Quartet Coaching 1
12.30pm Lunch
1.30pm EDUCATION CLASS 2
  • Repertoire refresh
  • Singing and going to the gym!
  • Performance Intensive – authenticity on stage!
  • The BHS Judging System – how we judge in NZ
Arranging 2
A deeper delve into chords and their roles in arranging

with Will Lynch
Quartet Coaching 2
2.30pm EDUCATION CLASS 3
  • Directing for beginners or pros
  • Unlock your voice's potential with SOVT (Semi Occluded Vocal Tract) exercises
  • Learn the language of barbershop through tag singing
Quartet Coaching 3
3.30pm Afternoon Tea
4.00pm BIG CHORUS COACHING
Mixed and Muddled/Motley and Mashed
Quartet Coaching 4
5.00pm BIG CHORUS SING-OFF Quartet Coaching 5

(5pm-6pm)
5.15pm Reflections and feedback
5.30pm Dinner
7.30pm Saturday Night Show – highlight of the HEA weekend! Get your item ready. Barbershop or non-barbershop. Strictly fun.
9.30pm Afterglow
SUNDAY
9.00am General warm up Arranging 3

Share your arrangement

with Will Lynch
9.30am EDUCATION CLASS 4
  • Duetting as a rehearsal technique for Chorus
  • Copyright, not wrong
  • Never run out of breath again!
Quartet Coaching 6
10.30am Morning Tea
11.00am Sing with the Champs – slot your part in smart with 3 seasoned singers. Sign up during the weekend.
12.30pm Lunch