On Saturday, May 24th, 2014, All In A-Chord Barbershop Quartet (representing the Stockton Portsmen
chapter) sang at the Golden Rush Chorus Barbershop Extravagan...za
show in Placerville.
The show was hosted by the Golden Rush Chorus at the American
Legion Hall in El Dorado. The event was designed and planned as a non-competition, family show format. It was very well attended.
Participants included quartets representing various chapters, one mixed-voices quartet (All In A-Chord), and "Whatever 4"
- a Sweet Adelines quartet. The show included an "All for All Tag Quartet Singing Session". Anyone present wanting to sing
would simply stand and get in queue to sing their respective parts of Polecats and other favorite selections. Great fun for
the entire family!
A fabulous Afterglow Party followed the performance at the same venue - pizza, drinks (no-host bar
by American Legion Post), more singing with new friends and fellow barbershoppers (including Mr. Richard Lund of NE Division
of FWD and Barbershop legend, Les) , getting tips, pointers and exchanging of ideas and suggestions from "experienced and
During the show the Golden Rush Chorus presented their Dr. Jeff Nelson with a plaque in appreciation
for his many years of service as Chorus Director, and introduced their new Chorus Director, Mrs. Elizabeth Dyer.. Congratulations!