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2018 NED EASTERN Regional
Spring Convention & Contests

Granite & Pine / Patriot Divisions

April 20-21, 2018  •  Nashua, NH


  • Venue:   Nashua South High School  •  36 Riverside St, Nashua, NH 03062  •   [<< MAP-1-to-School >>]

  • HQ Hotel:  Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites  •  9 Northeastern Blvd. •  Nashua, NH 03062  •   <[<< MAP-2-Hotel >>]>

  • Hosted by:  Nashua, NH - BHS Chapter "Granite Statesmen" Chorus  /  Host Chapter Chair-contact: Doug Long  

  • Questions? (Select name/link)  Hotel: DVP-Events: Bob Bradley  /  Contests & Judging: Alan Lamson  /  Marketing & PR: Steve Salamin


1. EASTERN CONTEST ENTRY Process at BHS - Expired/CLOSED


2. CONVENTION REGISTRATION (NED) for ALL Competitors & Any Attendees

  • Each member of your quartet, chorus and/or VLQ is required to purchase a convention registration.  Early registration is over.
     
  • You may be "Group-registered" by a representative of your chorus. Please check with your chorus leaders/manager.
     
  • For comments, questions or concerns about Convention Registrations please contact the NED Registrars at registrar@nedistrict.org
     
  • Remember that every member must have a registration and will be required to show their badge before appearing on stage.


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PLEASE OBSERVE:

As with any and all events hosted by the Barbershop Harmony Society, Northeastern District and/or any local chapter or affiliate using public community space and facilities, please note...

The use and possession of any alcohol beverage is strictly NOT allowed on the Nashua High School South campus, regardless of age.  

Moreover, it is a New Hampshire State Board of Education policy that...

No person may consume, use, possess, sell, or distribute alcohol or other substances, nor may use or possess drug paraphernalia, in school buildings and/or on school grounds or at school-sponsored events... at any time.

This is also a strictly enforced condition of our using the Nashua High School South campus. We must respect their policy - and we will back them up 100%.

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You may NOT bring or use... tobacco, e-cigarettes, or any illicit drug.

Why are we spotlighting this, you ask? You can guess. You'd be right.

Be respectful, please. Thanks.


HOTEL / LODGING

HEADQUARTERS HOTEL:

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites - Nashua

9 Northeastern Boulevard • Nashua, NH 03062

[<< MAP-2-to-Hotel >>]

"BHS/NED" Room rates - 2018 Spring Eastern:
Two Double or a single King... $ 99.00
King with fridge and micro... $109.00
King expanded...  $119.00
Two Double expanded $119.00
all plus 9% NH R&M tax
MENTION: "Barbershop Harmony"

Killarney's Cafe is a casual, family-friendly place to eat or relax with a cup of coffee while you surf with free Wi-Fi access. Enjoy a full menu of classic Irish and American fare for breakfast, lunch, dinner or a light snack

To place reservation call (603) 888-1551 and mention you a part of the "Barbershop Harmony Society" for the special rate.


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YOU! In The "J&J BC" – Sing First!

Join the Eastern Joe & Jane Barbershop Chorus on Saturday morning!

Yes! Ladies & Gentlemen! Under the direction of Joey Constantine, current Choral "Artistic" Director of the Concord, MA chapter "Vocal Revolution" – you, too, can join the "Joe Barbershop" chorus on Saturday, April 21!  (Thanks, Joey!)

Help us "Test the Microphones" and satisfy the judging requirements for GOOD sound!

Rehearsal will start promptly at 9:00 AM in the "Music Room."  We're on-stage at 9:50 AM!

The "J&J BC" will perform two Barberpole Cat I songs under Sir Joey:

  1. Story of the Rose (Heart of my heart)
  2. Sweet and Lovely

NED SPRING 2018 EASTERN REGIONAL DISTRICT CONVENTION - Nashua

The printed PROGRAM. Ready!

Posted Wednesday Apr. 18 @ 1500.
Now Available to Download - View & Print versions.

Select the image at right (for Viewing/Reading version) >>>

A 32-page booklet FULL of cool information for the YEAR, ads & notes!

2 versions available here:

1. Viewing & Reading version --- [Select here]

  • download "READERS" spread and view on your computer or mobile device.
  • 2.7 Mb download PDF doc

2. Printer version (printer's spreads) --- [Select Here]

  • download "PRINTERS" to print.  Best on a machine that can print on both sides (duplex), and the page layout will properly fall where needed.  Fold in-half (long).
  • 2.7 Mb download PDF doc
   SELECT IMAGE FOR PROGRAM READING ONLINE VERSION

SELECT IMAGE FOR PROGRAM READING ONLINE VERSION

 

Questions or Comments always welcome!   Contact the Editor & Publisher - Steve Salamin

"Thank you" to all the advertisers for their support!

Good luck to all contestants!


2018 NED Spring EASTERN Regional C&C - Nashua High School SOUTH

Preliminary -  Schedule Of Events

The weekend BEGINS Friday, April 20 at 2:00 PM with the House of Delegates meeting!

Friday, April 20 - Saturday, April 21, 2018

(Revision 4 - tentative - as of Friday, April 6 - updated after contest entries & draw)
  • Friday Afternoon & NIGHT, April 20, 2018 (Patriot/Granite & Pine Divisions Quartet Finals, Int'l. Qtet Semi-Finals)

    • 2:00 PM:  HOD Meeting - location: HQH/Holiday Inn & Suites-Nashua / Franklin Pierce Room
    • 3:30 PM:   School Opens for Competitors (Nashua High School - SOUTH)
    • 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM:  Registration Open (Nashua High School - SOUTH)
    • 5:30 PM:  Auditorium Doors OPEN for the audience/attendees (Nashua High School - SOUTH)
    • 5:55 PM –10:30 PM:   Patriot / Granite & Pine Divisions Quartet Finals, Int'l. Quartet Semi-Finals (Nashua High School - SOUTH)
    • 8:50 PM – 9:20 PM*:   Announcements* (Nashua High School - SOUTH)
    • 11:15 PM*– 1:10 AM:  Quartet Evaluations at Nashua Holiday Inn
  • Saturday MORNING, April 21, 2018 (Patriot/Granite & Pine Divisions Chorus Finals & VLQ Contest)

    •   8:00 AM:  School Opens for Competitors (Nashua High School - SOUTH)
    •   8:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Registration Open (Nashua High School - SOUTH)
    •   9:00 AM – Joe Barbershop Chorus members (YOU!) meet to rehearse (NHSS - "Music" Room)
    •   9:30 AM:  Auditorium Doors OPEN for the audience/attendees (Nashua High School - SOUTH)
    •   9:55 AM – 1:15 PM: Patriot / Granite & Pine Divisions Chorus Finals Contest (Nashua High School - SOUTH)
    • 11:45 PM* –12:30 PM*:  ----LUNCH----
    •  12:30 PM – 1:15 PM: Patriot / Granite & Pine Divisions VLQ Contest (Nashua High School - SOUTH)
    •   1:30 PM*:   Announcements*
    •   2:00 PM* – 3:00 PM: Chorus Evaluations* (session 1) (Nashua High School - SOUTH) (concurrent with ...)
    •   2:00 PM* – 3:00 PM: Society Meeting (session 1) with YOU–NED members: Listening/Feedback/News (concurrent)
    •   3:00 PM* – 4:00 PM: Chorus Evaluations* (session 2) (Nashua High School - SOUTH) (concurrent with ...)
    •   3:00 PM* – 4:00 PM: Society Meeting (session 2) with YOU–NED members: Listening/Feedback/News (concurrent)
    •   4:20 PM*   - - - Dinner - - -
  • Saturday NIGHT, April 21, 2018 • 6:00 PM - (International Quartet Prelims Finals)

    •   4:30 PM:  School OPENS.  (Nashua High School - SOUTH)
    •   4:30 PM – 6:30 PM: On-Site Registration OPEN (Nashua High School - SOUTH)
    •   5:30 PM:  Auditorium Doors OPEN for the audience/attendees (Nashua High School - SOUTH)
    •   5:55 PM: District International Quartet Prelims FINALS (Nashua High School - SOUTH)
    •   7:50 PM*:  Announcements*
    •   8:15 PM*:  District Show with guest and champion performances
    • 10:15 PM* – 12:15 AM: Quartet Evaluations (Nashua Holiday Inn)
    • 10:15 PM* – ??? AM:  Afterglow (tba)
  • Sunday, April 22, 2018 •
    •     8:30 AM:  NED Board of Directors - Meeting (Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites - room: tba)
    • 10:00  AM – 12:30 PM: NED Seniors Chorus Rehearsal  (Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites - Nashua, Franklin Pierce Room)

*Tentative start times and may change, dependent on contest flow and overall duration.