Sing in the Barbershop Quartet These great collections let men sing four-part a cappella harmony with a professionally recorded barbershop quartet. The books include tenor, lead, baritone, and bass parts (TTBB) and the audio features full performances. Just open the book, pick your part, and sing along! Click here for an audio sample
Valerie Mack Valerie Mack Valerie Lippoldt Mack, lead instructor of music at Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kansas received a Bachelor of Arts from Bethany College, a Bachelor of Music Education and Master’s of Music Education from Wichita State University. Valerie has gained experience and recognition as a music educator and professional choreographer throughout the United States. Her choreography has been featured at Carnegie Hall, Disney World, national ACDA conventions and MENC workshops. A noted clinician, adjudicator and director, she has presented and adjudicated more than 500 workshops and festivals, including the Shawnee Press annual Music in the Mountains event. She and her husband Tom, direct the annual Butler Showchoir Showcase each summer in El Dorado, Kansas. At Butler Community College, Valerie directs the 100-voice Butler Concert Choir, the Butler Headliners Showchoir, the Smorgaschords Barbershop Quartet, and teaches tap dance and private voice. The barbershop quartet continuously places at the International Collegiate Barbershop Competition. Valerie was honored as the Butler Master Teacher, has delivered commencement addresses, and is in demand as a motivational speaker for numerous events. In her spare time, Valerie teaches at the Kansas Dance Academy, is a talent coach for the Miss America program, and is involved with family activities. Valerie and Tom reside in Wichita, Kansas with their two children, Stevie and Zane. Publications by Valerie Mack
Matthew Ordaz Matthew Ordaz Matthew Ordaz is a spirited young man who loves music in any form. He began composing for piano at age five and has since won several awards in the MTAC Composition Contest and now in the Guild's International Composition Contest. Although he has earned a first place trophy at SYMF for piano performance and four 10-piece Founder plaques, his heart leads him to his drum set much of the time. He also loves to sing and perform on stage any chance he gets, singing with a men's barbershop chorus and with various musical theatre productions. When not playing music, Matthew loves to read, work puzzles, play with friends, and explore nature, science and Star Wars! He is home-schooled with Lighthouse Christian Academy in La Mirada, CA. Publications by Matthew Ordaz
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