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My Second Family, A Bubble of Kindness

by September 7, 2016 » Add the first comment.
Clare in the 2013 Teen Chorus in our Balkan Christmas Revels.

A blog post by Clare Hardin, former Washington Revels child, teen, and intern. She tells of her experience in the Washington Revels community, and why she thinks your children and teenagers should come and revel with us.

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You Know It’s Tech Week When…

by November 29, 2011 » Add more comments.
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The Top Ten Reasons You Know It’s Tech Week: 1. There is a rehearsal every night 2. You spend a lot of time ascending and descending stairs 3. Lisner Auditorium starts to feel like home 4. The second full day (of your day) begins at 5:00pm (call time!) 5. You Read more »

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Secret Hiding Places for Running Orders

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Monday night was our first night at Lisner Auditorium. We were all in costume to work on the first part of the show. This was our first time seeing the set (wow) and finding out what it’s like to do this show on that stage. Most of us carry a Read more »

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Lather, Rinse, Repeat… Memorizing Music

by November 23, 2011 » Add more comments.
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Each year, our amazing Washington Revels Chorus (adults and teen) and Children have to memorize their music. The process begins in September, as we learn each piece, but the actual memory crunch tends to occur sometime in November (like… now!). ┬áSome years our job is easier than others… like last Read more »

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A Night in the Cathedral

by November 16, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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Yesterday afternoon I had an exciting trip: A fellow member of the Christmas Revels┬áchorus picked me up at Dulles – I’d just flown in from a weekend in Ontario – and rushed me to the Washington National Cathedral. We were headed there to perform in the InterFaith Concert, which is Read more »

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Welcome to the Blog!

by November 12, 2011 » Add more comments.
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At last, the blog is launched. Welcome, dear readers! I hope you’ll read along with me through the Christmas Revels in December. If you want to catch up, you can read my introduction. (Short version: I’m a veteran chorus member.) I’ve already blogged about trying on my costume, a truly Read more »

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Dress Parade

by October 26, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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It’s a time to wait, to memorize lyrics, to wait some more, to do homework, to keep waiting, and to discover the occasional threaded needle stuck in your clothes. It’s dress parade, and it’s part of the reason why we all look so great on stage. The costume team has Read more »

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Hello Revels World!

by October 25, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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Hi! I’m Helen Fields and I’m the brand-new Washington Revels blogger. Yay! I’m so excited! I’m a member of the Christmas Revels chorus. This is my seventh time in the Christmas show, which means I more or less know how it works now. For example, I can tell the new Read more »

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