Voices of Gotham welcomes Dr. David Wright!
Voices of Gotham welcomes Dr. David Wright, acclaimed barbershop historian and arranger, for a series of events on barbershop a cappella music. The weekend will feature two in-depth workshops on barbershop arranging and conclude with an innovative concert/lecture at Peter Norton Symphony Space on barbershop's past, present, and future, featuring live performances by award-winning a cappella groups Voices of Gotham and Sirens of Gotham, as well as 2011 International Harmony Sweepstakes Champion Quartet, Da Capo.
SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2016
Lock and Ring: "Arranging for Barbershop" Workshop Series
At Baruch College
Presented by the VoG Arrangers' Lab, facilitated by Dr. David Wright
Morning session will dive into completed arrangements
Afternoon session will provide an overview of the style and its evolution
SUNDAY, MARCH 20, 2016
Lock & Ring: A History of Barbershop A Cappella Music
At Peter Norton Symphony Space
Presented by Dr. David Wright, featuring live performances by Voices of Gotham, Sirens of Gotham, and Da Capo.
Want to learn more about David Wright? Check out this exclusive interview with David, conducted by our very own Jude Thomas!
This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.
This program is supported, in part, by the Barbershop Harmony Society Innovation Fund, with underwriting from the Harmony Foundation, Inc.
Peter Norton Symphony Space, and all venues for Voices of Gotham's 2015-2016 season of performances are ADA-compliant and wheelchair accessible spaces.