A Great Music Education event - with almost 20 Courses!  A Super "Faculty!"

2019 Announcing Soon.

2018 - Two Special Guest Quartets

HCNE 2018 Keynote Teaching Faculty/Quartets/Coaching/TopGun


2016 BHS International
Quartet Champions

Category 4

2018-DIX Quartet Reps and
2017 BHS International Quartet Finalists

HCNE 2018 Pre-Registration - ENDS Tuesday, 7/31!

  • ONLINE REGISTRATION is now open/ready!!

  • PRE-REGISTER TODAY and lock-in YOUR choices! You MUST register ONLINE!

  • "EARLY-BIRD" registration EXTENDED through Saturday, July 21, 2018. Save $$$!


  • No other opportunity to pre-register and stay overnight!

  • Got that? Pre-register NOW! Don't wait! It guarantees YOUR place in the classroom!

– Come Friday, Enjoy the BBQ, and Attend the Friday Classes/Meetings.
– Stay over, have a GREAT Breakfast, Go to
General Sessions with EXPERTS and then On to Classes.
– Stay for Lunch, More Classes and Dinner...
– General Session Meetings are SPECIAL with Forefront & Category 4!

  • AND then ... Attend the Amazing Saturday Night Showcase! All-inclusive!

NOTE-1: SHOW tickets are included with a full HCNE-2018 registration. Otherwise: $15 Advance Sale. $20 at the door.

NOTE-2: "On-Site/Day-of" Class Registration in Worcester is NOT possible. You must sign up online in advance, that's here & now!

SHOW-ONLY TICKETS may be purchased Online Now for $15.00 at the Advance Sale price.
Avoid the lines! Plan ahead! NOTE: tickets on-site, at-the door will be higher - $20 each.

HCNE Courses!

v.14.ss - posted 7/19-1300h

Friday Evening Classes

  • How to Be a Great Tenor

  • How to Be a Great Lead

  • How to Be a Great Baritone

  • How to Be a Great Bass


  • How Do I Start a Quartet?

  • HXNE/HCNE/DCNE Adult Chorus Rehearsal

  • Make it Authentic


Saturday Full Day Track -
Quartet Coaching / Directors Track



Saturday Classes
(in alphabetical order by class name)

  • Beating Stage Fright

  • Building Resonance Workshop

  • Finding Your Middle Voice

  • HXNE/HCNE/DCNE Adult Chorus Rehearsal

  • It’s All About… The Best Show!

  • The MC - Do’s & Don’ts - Maybe the most important part of the show!

  • Points Up for Grabs!

  • Presentation

  • Song Themes in Performance

  • Sound Management I

  • Sound Management II

  • The Quartet Experience

  • The Stage Voice, and Its Effect on Singing

  • Vocal Production - It’s Like Building a House!

  • Woodshedding and Me

HCNE Faculty!

v.8.ss - posted 07/19-0900h

  • Dan Falcone

  • Dianne Brooks

  • Diane Patterson

  • Eric Ruthenberg

  • Gary Plaag

  • Jim Dodge

  • Joe Hunter

  • Joey Constantine

  • Karen Rourke

  • Liane Iannuzzo

  • Mike Maino

  • Morgan LaCroix

  • Rik Johnson

  • Steve Wheaton

  • Drew Wheaton – Tenor, Forefront

  • Kevin Hughes - Lead, Forefront

  • Aaron Hughes - Bari, Forefront

  • Brian O'Dell - Bass, Forefront

  • Tim Reynolds – Tenor, Category 4

  • Tim Brooks – Lead, Category 4

  • Clay Hine – Baritone, Category 4

  • Kirk Young – Bass, Category 4

Master Schedule

(posted 07/19-0900h)





Rates for 2018 - same as 2016!

Registration is ...

Now OPEN (see below)

Tentative Schedule

See PDF above
for more
detailed version


A Look Back...