SHOW CHOIR STAGING: BUYER’S GUIDE 2020
Bringing over 25 years of innovative solutions and products, StageRight stands at the forefront in platform design and application. We have products and services that can be applied to meet the design intent of any space.
We welcome the input of the designer and end user, so that the end result exceeds expectations in both aesthetics and functionality. Our sturdy and durable materials offer you a solid investment that will continue to exceed your needs for years to come.
Let us know how we can help you solve the challenges of the ever changing environment. Please contact us for design consultation, budgeting and specifications. A solution is only a phone call or click away. StageRight can offer unlimited choir riser configurations and can arrange different layouts—show-choir, jazz platform, seated choral, or band risers—which can all use the same components.
With an endless array of products, StageRight can help you convert any classroom, hall, theater, auditorium or gymnasium—for a performance to remember.
Staging Concepts is the industry leader in portable staging equipment. Since 1990, we’ve provided superior staging product solutions for facilities and venues with custom needs. Our company and team of devoted engineers strive to ensure that we produce the most superior and advanced modular, lightweight custom staging systems in the industry.
Staging Concepts’ performing arts systems and products are designed to maximize any venue. We specialize in building modular stages to seamlessly look and feel permanent. Our customization options can maximize the functionality of your space while giving you the capability to choose a system that perfectly matches your venue. Our equipment is of the finest quality, requiring no tools, making it easy and efficient for set-up and take-down.
Performing arts centers, theatres, auditoriums, and other performance facilities demand durable and high-quality equipment for their venues — and Staging Concepts can perfectly fulfill this need. Whether it is a small portable stage for a choir room, orchestra pit filler for a theatre, or flexible seating risers for a black box, Staging Concepts will provide the ideal equipment to match the project.
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.
No other company meets and exceeds the product needs of the music education, performing arts and athletic markets like Wenger. Our expertise, design capability, and level of service are unmatched in the industry.
SHOW CHOIR COSTUMING: BUYER’S GUIDE 2020
For the past 25 years, Band-Mart and Choir-Mart have been servicing bands, choirs and civic groups across the United States, including Hawaii and Alaska, with top quality products at the lowest prices in the industry. For your convenience, our experienced customer service representatives are ready to take your orders by mail, email, phone, fax and we now have added online ordering. No matter how you order, we will be happy to assist you in any way we can.
Also, we have a complete line of formal/ concert wear and show choir apparel including tuxedos, shirts, vest, blouses, skirts, footwear and dresses. bowties, cummerbunds, ties, suspenders and jewelry are just some of the accessories we offer. These items come in various colors and prints.
Visit our wide selection of Nylon and Vinyl Garment/Tote bags. These bags can be imprinted with a logo of your choice and are available in various colors and sizes. With in-stock merchandise year round, most of our garments and accessories are available for immediate shipment. Remember: when a band or choir looks sharp, they think, act and perform their best!
Dornink, a custom design fashion house in Des Moines, Iowa, can create your show choir costumes to perfectly complement your set. Choose from our many styles or design your own and let us make your vision a reality. Dornink styles can be customized to fit your set and your budget.
Dornink has over 23 years of experience creating show choir costumes for schools through the Des Moines and surrounding areas. Founder Faythe Dornink began custom sewing costumes for her daughters in show choir in 1992 when she realized their need for a unique look.
Since then, designer and daughter Sarah Dornink, educated and trained in New York, has joined the business. Sarah and Faythe will personally work with you to custom design your costumes and create the perfect set. Work with our design team to custom design the perfect look for needs.
Whether you’re looking for show choir or theatrical costumes, we can design and create just about any style. Be inspired by the many fabric selections on our fabric page. And if you don’t see what you’re looking for, just ask!
Let Dornink set your group apart from the rest. Dornink can design and create the look you need. Our design team is always sourcing new fabrics, styles, and the latest trends to keep your group looking amazing on stage.
At Satin Stitches, for over 40 years, we pride ourselves on producing couture quality performance costumes, right here at our showroom/production facility in Minneapolis.
Deborah J. Nelson has a BFA degree in Fashion Design and founded Satin Stitches® in early 1978 after being employed for 5 years, as a Fashion Designer/Patternmaker at a “high-end” woman’s apparel company in Minneapolis. Performance costuming became a passion, along with striving to beautifully and proportionally fit performers of ALL sizes and shapes.
Satin Stitches offers expert design consulting, world-class CAD patternmaking along with couture-quality manufacturing. Satin Stitches’ small custom manufacturer’s staff has been nurtured and trained by Deborah and her assistants, to create the very best in custom performance costuming.
Customizable, pre-designed show choir styles are now available in many combinations of fabrics, in our Web Store (shop.satinstitches. com) where budget-friendly designs can be ordered with very fast turnaround times. Both basics and specialty designs are available for small or large show choirs.
SHOW CHOIR FUNDRAISING: BUYER’S GUIDE 2020
Need a great show choir fundraising idea? Earning up to 50% profit, you can sell from our brochure and also online with your webpage link with free shipping! Prizes include iTunes or Wal-Mart gift cards. Some of the benefits of our program include the following: One-of-a-Kind products, made in the USA, affordable price points, healthy and fun, long shelf life, easy distribution—no melting or refrigeration, Online Leader Dashboard, and Auto Alert Marketing Tool for sellers.
Fun Pasta Fundraising is both new and unique—a chance to sell Pasta in “fun shapes” like musical notes, sports, holidays, and more. Our fundraising program is simple and effective—the #1 Brochure Sales + Online Sales. Your participants will sell from a colorful brochure and also share an online web page link with out-of-town friends and families.
You can earn 50% profit with your total brochure sales over $4,000, earn 40% profit with your total brochure sales less than $4,000. All online sales earn 40% profit, and you can earn Bonus Cash Prizes based on total gross sales!
SCHOOL SPIRIT COFFEE
School Spirit Coffee uses only the highest quality Arabica Beans from Central and South America. All coffee products are roasted specifically to your order at our Roastery, Creative Coffees, and guaranteed to be roasted fresh within days of delivery! Since 2005, School Spirit Coffee has been providing a quality product with private label packaging at a great price to help raise funds for school groups and civic organizations.
The idea for School Spirit Coffee came to owner Debbie Hohman as a result of her school spirit and frustration with typical fundraisers. As an active booster mom for fifteen years, with two wonderful daughters, Debbie has helped organize and sell all the typical fundraising products—candy, nuts, wrapping paper, candles and the list goes on and on. Because of the high cost and low quality, often the items were difficult (or embarrassing) to sell to family and friends.
If you are looking for an easy fundraiser that incorporates great products with your private label at a competitive price, give us a call at 800-570-1443 or submit a request form from the contact page of our website. We would appreciate the opportunity to help you have a fantastic fundraiser.
DUTCH MILL BULBS
For over half a century, Dutch Mill Bulbs has been committed to providing our customers with the best available bulbs and rooted perennials. We work only with reputable growers who share our dedication to quality and service. We look forward to an opportunity to earn your business.
Dutch Mill Bulbs was established in 1960 with a company vision based on several criteria. First, we were committed to a unique fundraising idea that was environmentally responsible and available year-round, offering spring and fall flower bulb fundraising programs. Secondly, we would provide no-risk spring and fall flower bulb fundraising programs. Next, we would provide low cost, easy-to-sell, guaranteed to grow and bloom pre-packaged flower bulbs and bare root perennials.
Finally, we committed ourselves to superior responsiveness to customer needs as well as continuous improvement. We’ve been so successful for so long because we not only stand behind our products with a no-nonsense guarantee, we also stand behind our customers, offering unmatched service and support. Contact us toll free at 800-533-8824 or visit our site to get started on your next fundraiser!
Priester’s Pecans is a family-owned company specializing in delicious, old-fashioned, farm-fresh gifts like pecan desserts, pecan candies, cakes, and bulk pecans. As we have served as pecan suppliers and candy makers for over 7 decades, our Gourmet Pecan Pieces, Gift Tins, and Candies have delighted countless families.
It is our pledge to you that we will only ship the newest, freshest crop of pecans available to you and your gift recipients. At Priester’s Pecans, we want you to be satisfied with every purchase. If any item does not completely delight you, we will be glad to honor our 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Our ordering process is user-friendly, fast & efficient. We have organized our fundraising program into as few steps as possible, so you can spend more time raising funds and less time with forms and paperwork.
The advantages of Priester’s Fundraising Program are significant. Pecans are versatile; you can use them as ingredients to cook and bake with, as a snack item, as a topping on desserts, ice cream and breakfast foods.
Additionally, pecans last, unlike fruit or other perishable food items; if stored in the proper environment pecans can be kept a year or longer. Pecans are also affordable to the consumer and profitable to the fundraiser. Priester’s name recognition is second to none, and we have a 100% satisfaction money-back guarantee.
Priester’s makes it easy with our “No Hassle Fundraising Program” so fundraising has never been easier, more fun, or as profitable. Call us at 800-277-3226 or visit our website today to get started!
Harvested from Georgia orchards that have been in our family for over 70 years, our pecans are always hand selected and fresh shelled. We take pride in our pecans from start to finish; we plant and care for the trees, shell the pecans, and candy the delicious varieties. Schermer’s Pecans offers a healthy and delicious option, a fundraiser you can feel good about!
In a nutshell, here’s how it works: First, call, email, or download our easy app to sign up. Then, choose from 5 candied flavors, glazed, dark chocolate, chocolate, cinnamon glazed and caramel clusters. You can get fresh and natural pecans available in 16 ounce halves, 16 ounce extra-large, and medium pieces, or 12 and 16 ounce small and medium pieces. You can pre-sell or have cases on hand to sell. Profits range from $2.25-$3.45 per bag / $55-$75 per case.
We offer free shipping in the continental USA, no money up front with approved credit, and 30 days to pay. We will mail you printed order forms to use for selling, or—to make it even easier—you can use our new app to set up your sellers with a link they can share with friends and family on social media or for door-to-door selling.
More about the app: “Orchard” is an innovative fundraising platform that is changing the way your organization can raise money. With its mobile platform, Orchard allows fundraising organizations to present, order, and track their fundraising sales and shipments in real-time online. Orchard is built to elevate fundraising activity and results in an easier and engaging manner.
SHOW CHOIR MUSIC ARRANGEMENTS: BUYER’S GUIDE 2020
Garrett Breeze is a media composer and arranger living in Nashville, TN. He is known primarily as an arranger for many of the top competitive show choirs throughout the United States and travels regularly in that role as a clinician and adjudicator.
In addition to his choral work, Garrett frequently writes for high profile media projects including film, television, video games, and corporate media. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Media Music from Brigham Young University and a master’s degree in Commercial Composition and Arranging from Belmont University.
We are proud to have supplied music arrangements to more than 110 choirs throughout the United States and Canada, contributing to over 86 championship wins to date! Breeze Tunes Productions specializes in creating high-quality, competitive arrangements tailored to fit your choir’s show design, skill level, and budget! You can search our full catalog of previously arranged titles from our site.
To order a new custom arrangement, license a previously arranged title, or to book Garrett for a clinic or workshop with your choir, you can just fill out the contact form on the site, and he will respond within 24 hours: https://breezetunes.com/contact.
MUSIC ARRANGEMENT SERVICES
In the late 1980’s, Jeffrey Bowen began arranging for competition show choirs as extra work. During the 1990’s, the arranging grew into full-time work and was established as Music Arrangement Services. In 2012, the company became incorporated as Music Arrangement Services, Inc. with the same concept of providing high-quality competition arrangements as well as ensuring the legal licensing of each and every title.
Arrangements have been purchased by schools in over 35 states and several European countries and Australia. Music Arrangement Services, Inc. provides quality Show Choir arrangements to competition Show Choirs all over the country.
With hundreds of titles to its credit, directors will be able to see the wide variety of styles created to make your show choir sound the best!
Music Arrangement Services, Inc. can assist in all licensing and arrangement permissions to ensure the legality of making copies for your rehearsals! Currently, there are hundreds of titles on file that have been created over the decades, including original pieces by Jeffrey Bowen that have been purchased by show choirs around the country.
ShowChoirStock.com—the only website that sells nothing but show choir arrangements you can purchase and use immediately!
We sell high quality stock arrangements at affordable prices that DON’T need any further licensing! That’s right—you’ll never have to go through the extra hassle and expense of using a third party company in order to perform the music you buy from ShowChoirStock.com.
Professionally produced rehearsal tracks for every chart! Dozens of brand new arrangements every year! Several complete show packages available at a 10% discount!
Can’t find a song that’s right for your show? Contact us to see if we can license and add your desired title to our catalog—or have a custom-written original song created just for your group!
We accept credit cards as well as purchase orders, so don’t miss a beat—order, download, and start rehearsing your music in minutes!
ShowChoirStock.com—the only online catalog just for show choir!
SHOW CHOIR MUSIC ACCESSORIES: BUYER’S GUIDE 2020
MANHASSET SPECIALTY STANDS
The Manhasset Specialty Company began in 1935, when inventor and musician, Otto Lagervall, dissatisfied with the quality of the existing music stands and their inherent problems and shortcomings, set out to develop a better music stand. He succeeded in developing the initial Manhasset® music stands.
Over the years, new stands and various accessory products have been added to the Manhasset® line, and countless improvements have been made to the manufacturing processes. Today at Manhasset, we continue working to research and develop new and unique products to fit the needs of musicians of all ages, as well as to improve upon what has always been the finest quality line of music stands available.
The Manhasset Specialty Company is an “Employee Owned” business—all of us care about the company and our products, and take great pride in what we produce. We value very highly our company’s reputation and are strongly committed to continuing our “Tradition of Exceptional Quality.” From our full line of music stands to our innovative accessories that answer our customers’ needs, at Manhasset we are continuing in our efforts to bring you the very best.
SHOW CHOIR TRAVEL: BUYER’S GUIDE 2020
PEAK PERFORMANCE TOURS
Performance tours can be really stressful if not properly planned. Your group deserves an inspiring performance-filled adventure with comfortable and dynamic performance spaces we have pre-screened. PPT has been helping schools plan comprehensive performance tours by reducing the stress and amping up the FUN for over 20 years.
Planning a group tour can be overwhelming, but Peak Performance Tours will guide you every step of the way; from concept to completion in co-designing the right program based on your performance and entertainment goals.
Whether you want to participate in a Music Festival, perform publicly, or participate in a workshop, Peak can provide you with a proposal for destinations in the USA and beyond. For over 20 years, we have planned trips for clients with groups of all styles and size.
From a live street performance to a Broadway workshop, these tours are designed to give you and your group a broad range of personal and local performance opportunities.
Contact us today for your customized performance tour by calling 215-598-8690 or 800-220-0165.
SHOW CHOIR COMPETITIONS: BUYER’S GUIDE 2020
FAME/SHOW CHOIR NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
For over twenty years, FAME has produced national show choir competitions and today is the clear leader in producing professional level events for the nation’s best show choirs.
Three essential philosophies are woven into the foundation of each of our events: encourage innovation, inspire creativity, and reward excellence.
The Show Choir National Championship Series was developed to provide a “true” national champion!
Six qualifying events take place in Hollywood, Orlando (two weekends), New York, Chicago, and Branson. The top three mixed and top two single-gender show choirs from each world class division at each event will be invited to participate in the National Show Choir Finals the last weekend in April.
In addition, qualified groups that have not competed at one of the qualifying events “may” apply to compete at the Show Choir National Finals. Learn more about the upcoming events by visiting www.showchoirs.org.