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This outstanding vocal group will be on all four of the Heralds Christmas shows -- December 4 at the Villages, December 10 at USF and December 14 at the Palladium in St. Petersburg. Voctave released this latest video about four days ago and the views have already surpassed 3,200,000. Can you say it is viral? No, VIRAL. Tickets are going fast for these four shows so don't miss this outstanding group. Get your tickets now. All four shows are listed on the page.

 

This past weekend at the Fall Convention in Orlando, the Heralds won the right to represent the Sunshine District in Las Vegas. Under the direction of Tony De Rosa, the Heralds with 48 singers, scored a total of 1,002 points for a scoring percentage of  83.5. This is only the fourth time in the Heralds history that a score of 1,000 was achieved. We look forward to the performance improvements that we will be achieving in coming months leading to the Las Vegas convention.

Meet Alex Kuen a great singer who sings Lead with the Heralds. He is a featured solist with the Heralds and he was honored this past summer to sing the National Anthem for the Rays. Way to go Alex and way to go United States Navy.

Easy Street is having a great year with winning the Seniors District Championship this past April and then followed with winning the Sunshine District International Preliminary this past weekend. They have earned the right to represent our district at the Mid-winter convention, January 21st in San Antonio, Texas. These guys are totally on a roll and will be even better when the Mid-winter contest gets here. Paul Carter sings Tenor, Dave Cross on Lead, Bryan Hevel on Bass, and Charlie Nelson on Baritone, all are very experienced barbershoppers. We are proud you are Heralds.

Way to go Windsor Quartet! These four Sweet Adelines just finished second in the International Contest in Las Vegas and have a special place with the Heralds as they performed on our USF and Palladium Encore 16 shows. Ashley, lead of the quartet, is particulaly special as she is the wife of Christian Expinoza, a super singer in our Lead Section. At our rehearsal just after the contest, Christian had a springy step (strut even) as he walked to his spot on the risers, no doubt that he was pleased with Windsor. And, so are the Heralds.

 

Congratulations to Joseph De Rosa for being selected as September's Barbershopper of the Month. The Board chose Joseph as he has shown a high level of skill in his individual solo and acting performances on this year's shows culiminating with our latest September show.  Joseph is the youngest member to receive the award at just age 13. The Heralds look forward to many more years of Joseph's contributions.

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