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Archives > January 2013 > A Select Buyer's Guide--Easily Printable

A Select Buyer's Guide--Easily Printable

Our January issue features a select Buyer's Guide for a variety of Show Choir Products and Services for Directors, Assistant Directors, and Booster Club Members! You can open the digital version beneath the spread or easily download and print the PDF file.

AUDITORIUMS AND STAGING 

Staging Concepts
7008 Northland Drive North
Minneapolis, MN 55428
(763) 533-2094
www.stagingconcepts.com
Staging Concepts' performance equipment provides solutions to accommodate demanding performance schedules and unique theatre spaces. The easy-to-install equipment allows for a variety of performances and events tobe staged in the same space. Equipment includes extremely durable performance staging, orchestra pit fillers, trap platforms, stage extensions, seating risers, choral risers, acoustical shells, ADA platforms,and custom applications to a wide range of worldwide venues: performing arts centers, theatres, arenas, convention centers, worship facilities, schools, hotels and more. Staging Concepts' full equipment line is designed and engineered to provide maximum flexibility for challenging configurations that demand quick and easy setup.

Wenger
555 Park Drive
Owatonna, MN 55060-0448
1-800-4Wenger (493-6437)
www.wengercorp.com
Wenger Corporation provides innovative, high-quality products and solutions for music and theatre education, performing arts and athletic equipment storage and transport. For more than 60 years Wenger has been listening to what our customers need and then designing and manufacturing innovative, durable and functional products to meet those needs. Wenger pioneered sound isolation in practice rooms and now offers modular rooms with virtual acoustic technology (VAE) and built-in digital recording/playback. Products include pre-engineered acoustical doors, sound-isolating music practice rooms, acoustical shells, instrument and equipment storage cabinets, audience seating, portable stage platforms and staging systems, tiered risers, music furniture and more.
 
ACOUSTICS

Acoustics First
2247 Tomlyn Street
Richmond, VA 23230
Toll free: 888-765-2900
Phone: 800-342-2900
www.acousticsfirst.com
Acoustics First designs, manufactures, distributes and sells acoustical panels and soundproofing materials to control sound and eliminate noise. These sound and noise control products include sound absorbers, diffusers, noise barriers, and vibration control devices from people who have been giving out sound advice for over 30 years. The principals of Acoustics First have been in the acoustics since the seventies, when they introduced industrial foam as an acoustic panel for recording studios. Back then, everything had to be built by hand since there were no off-the-shelf acoustic solutions. We now supply many types of acoustical materials including acoustical foams, fabric wrapped panels, sound diffusers, noise barrier materials, acoustical fabrics, bass traps, & ceiling treatments.

Audix
502-682-6933
www.audixusa.com
Audix commenced in 1984 with a mission that remains unchanged: To design, engineer, and manufacture high performing, innovative products that contribute to the advancement of the professional audio industry. Year after year Audix microphones are recognized for their innovative design, performance, quality, durability and value. Audix is determined to push the limits of technology. From concept to completion, our on-site research and development team combine with an in-house manufacturing facility, enable us to proudly provide products designed at our Wilsonville, Oregon, headquarters. Audix continues to evolve as we strive to provide you with products that exceed your expectations.

Full Compass
800-476-9886 or 608-831-7330
www.fullcompass.com
Full Compass is a national leader in Professional Audio, Professional Video, A/V, Lighting and Musical Instrument sales. For over 30 years, our goal has been to provide the best possible value with exceptional customer service. We offer over 700 top equipment brands including Shure, Yamaha, Panasonic, Sony, JBL, Sennheiser, Canon, QSC , Audio-Technica, Crown and much more. We also provide services such as computer systems integration, lighting design, and rentals. Full Compass is also an authorized service center and parts distributor for most of the major manufacturers we carry.

CAMPS

Show Choir Camps of America
Naperville, IL
www.showchoircamps.com

The Southern Experience Show Choir Camp
July 9-15, 2013
118 College Drive Number 5081
Hattiesburg, MS 39406
601-434-1977
john.flanery@usm.edu
www.usm.edu/music/showchoircamp
We invite you to the Southern Experience: Show Choir and Choral Camp! We have had four outstanding years of great shows, friends, and memories and promise an even bigger event this year. We have put together a week filled with great clinicians, fantastic music and new friends on the beautiful campus of USM. You will have the opportunity to learn more about vocal techniques, dance skills, new music and arts education in a warm, supportive environment. You will find no other experience more affordably priced for the superior quality of instruction. Come and be a part of the Southern Experience!

COSTUMES AND ACCESSORIES 

Choir Mart Accessories
11842 NE 29th Street
Elkhart, IA 50073
888-399-SIN G (7464)
Phone: 515-367-5003
www.choir-martaccessories.com
Choir-mart has been servicing choir and civic groups across the United States and Canada for over 25 years with top quality choir accessories at the lowest price in the industry. We have a complete line of formal/concert wear and show choir apparel including tuxedos, shirts, vest, blouses, skirts, men's and women's concert/dance shoes and dresses. Bowties, Cummerbunds, Ties, Suspenders, Jewelry, Nylon/Vinyl Garment bags, Conductor Podiums and Storage/Uniform Racks are some of the accessories we offer. Choir Robes are also available from our own Murphy Robe Sales Consultant. Remember: when a choir looks sharp, they think, act and sing their best!

Satin Stitches Ltd.
11894 Round Lake Blvd. N.W.
Minneapolis, MN 55433
763-323-9507 or 1-800-48-SATIN
customerservice@satinstitches.com
www.satinstitches.com
Real Custom...Real Quality For 35 Years! At Satin Stitches, we pride ourselves on producing couture quality performance costumes and uniforms, right here at our showroom/production facility in Minneapolis. We do not cut corners on quality and do not just simply 'customize' stock styles and call it 'custom'. You can only appreciate and understand our superior Satin Stitches quality if you see and wear it for yourself. So don't hesitate to call or email with questions about what we can do for you!

Sensations Show Choir Apparel
142 S. Woodburn Drive
Dothan, AL
1-800-821-8270
www.sepapparel.com/show-choir
Sensations Show Choir Apparel offers a broad range of pre-designed, affordable dresses that ship in 3-5 weeks with selected in-stock styles shipping within 5 business days. Choose coordinating men's apparel from our wide selection of tuxedos, suits, vest and ties.

Stage Accents
234 Industrial Parkway
Northvale, NJ 07647
Toll free US A and Canada: 1-800-631-1611
International: 1-201-750-2520
www.stageaccents.com
Stage Accents has been servicing choral and instrumental groups for over forty years. Stage Accents offers an extensive line of high-quality performance apparel, reliable service, and many items available for Quick Ship. Call to order a free copy of our 100 page color catalog 800-631-1611 or visit the Stage Accents homepage to start shopping! 

FUNDRAISING

Backroom Coffee Roasters
Columbus, OH
www.backroomcoffeeroasters.com

Bagus Custom Flip Flops
Oceanside, CA
www.baguscustom.com

Here Comes Money
San Diego, CA
www.herecomesmoney.com

Little Caesars Pizzakit
Fundraising Program
1-888-4-LC-KITS
www.pizzakit.com

Little Ol' Cookie House
305 Main Street
Little River, KS 67457
1-800-276-4770
(620) 897-6665
www.cookiehouse.com
Why Choose Little Ol' Cookie House Gourmet Cookie Dough? Superior Product Quality-since day one we've been committed to making the finest cookie dough we know how, the "finest in the world" is our aim. Extraordinary Customer Service--as we state it "Our Customers are Our Friends." We attempt to live this commitment every hour of every day. It is our Company Mantra; it guides our way of making decisions and executing them. Benefits to Your Customers:They will enjoy delicious homemade cookies fresh from- the-oven without the mess and hassle of mixing from scratch.

Oakbrook Fundraising
404 Maple Street Irwin, PA 15642
1-800-783-3863, ext 2
www.oakbrookfundraising.com

School Spirit Coffee
Winchester, KY
www.schoolspiritcoffee.com

Spirit-Wear and School Team Stores
Wayne, NJ
www.spirit-wear.com

Soaring Adventures of America
Wilton, CT
www.fundraisingrides.com

Three Rivers Wreaths Direct Ship Program
Franklin, NH 03235
www.wreathcompany.com
At Three Rivers Wreath Company, we are committed to creating memorable experiences, and to us that means more than providing an excellent product at a great price. We want your fundraising experience to be pleasant and hassle free. That's why we started our direct ship wreath program-which allows you to sell a wreath to anyone, anywhere (within the continental US) without worrying about who will pick up the wreaths and distribute them. Because you set the price at which you sell them, how much you can make is entirely up to you!

World's Finest Chocolate
4801 S. Lawndale
Chicago, IL 60632
1.888.821.8452
www.worldsfinestchocolate.com
Discover the best. Discover World's Finest Chocolate. Made in the US A. Family owned and based in Chicago, World's Finest Chocolate has over 60 years of experience and prides itself on being one of nine American companies that manufactures chocolate directly from the bean. The most modern machinery, dedicated employees and the finest ingredients allow World's Finest Chocolate to consistently deliver the perfect balance of flavor, texture and color. We are proud to make our chocolate right here in the US A. For information on fundraising for Show Choirs, visit our Music Groups page.

LIGHTING 

Full Compass
800-476-9886 or 608-831-7330
www.fullcompass.com
Full Compass is a national leader in Professional Audio, Professional Video, A/V, Lighting and Musical Instrument sales. For over 30 years, our goal has been to provide the best possible value with exceptional customer service. We offer over 700 top equipment brands including Shure, Yamaha, Panasonic, Sony, JBL, Sennheiser, Canon, QSC , Audio-Technica, Crown and much more. We also provide services such as computer systems integration, lighting design, and rentals. Full Compass is also an authorized service center and parts distributor for most of the major manufacturers we carry.

PSSL: Prosound and Stage Lighting
1-800-268-5520
www.pssl.com


MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

Charms Office Assistant
3001 Century Drive
Rowlett, TX 75088
214-556-1912
www.charmsoffice.com
Charms Office Assistant (www.charmsoffice.com) is an easy-to-use online database system, designed by music teachers, to help you run your student programs more efficiently - organizing student contact info, inventory, music library, and uniforms. and also tracking all financial transactions by student, including fees, fundraisers, trips, and more. Email, text, and phone messaging combines with the Event Calendar to help keep your parents informed and involved, and Helper Logins help you delegate tasks to Booster officers and student helpers. No matter what you're doing right so far, you will find that Charms offers you an even better way to manage all the details of running a program, allowing you to spread the workload and yet have 24/7 access to all program information, including a Personal Recording Studio and notation system. Charms is simply the most cost-effective product of its kind out there (less than $1 per day!), and is designed to give the Director more time to do what they should be doing - teaching music! Visit our website (www.charmsoffice.com/register.asp) for a 60-day No-Obligation Trial, and discover the Charms system for yourself. You'll be glad you did!


MUSIC AND MUSIC PRODUCTS


Custom Arrangements
Inner Grove Heights, MN 55077
music@customarrangements.net
651-497-1595
www.customarrangements.net
Need show choir music? We have hundreds of titles to choose from! Broadway, Classic rock/pop, and Current hits. Ordering is FAST AND EASY. With online ordering, download files immediately and preview charts before purchase. Charts by Show Choir's top arrangers: Anita Cracauer, Joshua Greene, Eric van Cleave and more! Custom Arrangements sells pre-arranged charts that were chosen and designed for competition show choirs. We obtain a license to resell these charts and offer them at much lower prices- passing the savings on to you!

JW Pepper & Son, Inc.
Paoli, PA
www.jwpepper.com

Manhasset Specialty Company

www.manhasset-specialty.com
Quality is the number one priority. From its earliest days, Manhasset has striven to produce products of only the highest quality. Constant quality control inspections (throughout all phases of manufacturing, assembly and packaging) assure that the products leaving our facilities meet the high standard of quality and excellence that Manhasset has built its reputation on for 75+ years. Since 1935, we have been the undisputed leader in the manufacturing of concert style music stands worldwide. From our full line of music stands to our innovative accessories that answer our customers' needs, at Manhasset we bring you the very best.

Music Arrangement Services
Boswell, IN 47921
songsrus@showchoirmusic.com
1-800-725-2243
www.showchoirmusic.com
Music Arrangement Services offers show choir music for colleges, high schools and middle schools. Our arrangement packages include all scores (vocal and instrumental) as well as a reference recording for you and your choreographer. At Music Arrangement Services, we strive to provide the highest quality arrangements possible to ensure the success and learning of show choir students. We set high standards so that your show choir may excel. Music Arrangement Services has been providing arrangements for show choirs since the early 1990's. Music Arrangement Services provides arrangements to over eighty high school and colleges per
year in twenty-eight states.


PROMOTIONAL PRODUCTS & TRAVEL 


Disney Youth Performing Arts: Show Choir Magic
Call 1-877-WD-YOUTH
www.disneyyouth.com
Singers step into the shoes of a professional vocal performer during the final stages of preparing for a new show! Throughout this fast-paced 2 1/2-hour workshop, students focus on performing while in character, and, at its conclusion, your choir will stage a special mock performance incorporating everything they have learned.

Peak Performance Tours
215-598-8690
www.peakperformancetours.com
Since 1994, Peak Performance Tours has been helping plan everything from music tours to student travel adventures--in destinations throughout North America and internationally. Specializing in music performance tours, our student travel programs blend performance, fun, education and ease to create an itinerary balance that can be enjoyed by all. When Peak Performance takes on a tour, our staff of highly skilled coordinators works with you directly every step of the way; from concept to completion in designing the perfect package that is an exceptional tour while still meeting your budget objectives.

TCreTrophy
Fridley, MN 55432
Terry Voss, 612-670-7656
or 763-586-6312
www.tcretrophy.net
Save money while going green. Buy your competition trophies from TCreTrophy. TCreTrophy can reduce your budget for trophies and plaques considerably. Just shoot us a quick email to reserve our services, include the date of your competition and basic needs and we will contact you. If someone else in your program deals with trophies, put them in touch with TCR eTrophy! We have all sizes and colors-for you to bring high quality and class to your awards ceremony while saving money-guaranteed!

 

 

 

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