Buyer’s Guide For Show Choirs 2019


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The 2019 Show Choir Buyer's Guide features Costuming, Staging and Auditoriums, Arrangers, Fundraising, Audio, and Accessories. We are so thankful for these companies that are such an integral part of the show choir family.

STAGING

STAGERIGHT

www.StageRight.com

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

www.stagingconcepts.com

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

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.

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.

COSTUMING

DORNINK

www.dorninkshowchoir.com

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.

SATIN STITCHES

www.satinstitches.com

At Satin Stitches, we pride ourselves on producing couture quality show choir and dance performance costumes right here at our showroom/production facility in suburban Minneapolis. In addition to our full custom, we offer budget-conscious, customizable styles.

Besides owner/head designer Deborah Nelson (with a BFA fashion design degree and decades of design/patterning construction expertise), Satin Stitches has 3 professional fashion/costume designers on staff to interpret your ideas and facilitate the creation of costumes.

We Love our Show Choirs! Why? Because we love themed show choir costumes AND it gives us a chance to work with men’s costuming (which we don’t have the opportunity to do, very often). With over 40 years of custom, performance-costuming design and manufacturing experience, we have been working with all types of fabrics & trims, silhouettes & styles and all types of body shapes and sizes.

And the best part? We can fit everyone with our hundreds of possible sizes, all available with our fitting Sizing Samples for quick and easy ordering of show choir costumes. And if your budget “needs some work,” we offer huge savings with our Simply Sew! Service, where you sew your own costumes, but with our expert help and guidance.

STAGE ACCENTS

www.stageaccents.com

Stage Accents Performance Apparel specializes in designing unique styles for Formal Choirs, Orchestras and Show Choirs.

In a hurry? Select a style from our Quick Ship section on our website for the fastest delivery in the industry. Items featured in this section are usually in stock and ship within 2-4 days. If in event we are out of stock on any size, backorders will ship within 2-4 weeks.

For those members that are above the size range of our charts, custom size garments can be made with an additional pattern charge as follows: dresses $45, ladies’ jackets and tops $35, skirts, pants and vests $25.

Additionally, many of the styles in our line can be ordered in other colors or fabrics for larger quantity orders. Please call us to discuss what you might have in mind and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Visit www.stageaccents.com/show-choir.html to see the full catalog, or email any questions to customerservice@stageaccents.com

FUNDRAISING

ALL ABOUT ADVERTISING

www.allaboutadvertisingllc.com

We are a promotional product distributor and proud member of the Advertising Specialty Institute. Promotional products, also known as ad specialties, make up a nearly $17 billion dollar industry and are used by virtually every business in America.

Why? Items like mugs, pens and t-shirts are memorable and provide a better cost per impression for advertisers than almost every major marketing effort like TV, magazines and the Internet.

We are able to supply your show choir with every possible promotional product from over 3000 suppliers. With so many ad specialties available there is a huge opportunity to leave a lasting impression.

Product options include apparel (t-shirts, polos, sweatshirts, and jackets), bags (tote bags, backpacks, lunch coolers and shopping bags), writing instruments (pens, stylus pens, pencils, and markers), tech products (USB drives, Power Banks, Bluetooth items, and speakers), and drinkware (water bottles, mugs, tumblers, and travel mugs).

COUNTRY MEATS

www.countrymeats.com

Way back in the late 1970’s, our founder Jerry Geatches had a dream. He wanted to be in the meat business. He retrofit our family’s barn into a meat cutting operation with his bare hands. Burning the midnight oil, he forged a business based on service and fairness. In 2017 we are celebrating our 39th year in the meat business. We have shipped over 75 million smoked snacks, all for fundraising. We have added two brand new flavors making the total offered 16 flavors!

As we outgrew our smoker, we would build another one always bigger and better than the last. Our whole family was involved as we used to put stick-on labels on plastic pouches; then the next day we would stuff the finished product into the pouches and vacuum pack them 6 at a time which took about a minute.

We bask in the shade of the mighty oak of a business he built from nothing but a dream, and we are honored for the opportunity to see how far we can grow. Get your free samples, and begin an outstanding fundraiser by going to our site or by calling 800-277-8989.

DUTCH MILL BULBS

www.dutchmillbulbs.com

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!

FUN PASTA

www.funpastafundraising.com

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

www.schoolspiritcoffee.com

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.

PRIESTER’S PECANS

www.priesters.com

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.

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!

ARRANGERS

BREEZE TUNES

www.breezetunes.com

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

www.showchoirmusic.com

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

www.showchoirstock.com

ShowChoirStock.com sells high quality stock arrangements at affordable prices, without the added hassle and expense of custom music licensing.

Our name is brand new, but we’re still the same business that show choir directors have trusted for over 15 years.

Best of all—each and every arrangement now features a top quality professionally recorded accompaniment track—no exceptions.

Our commitment to quality includes keeping the catalog refreshed with dozens of brand new arrangements every season. If you need help with show planning, check out one of our complete shows—each designed with a different theme.

If you can’t find a song that’s right for your show, we also offer custom-written original music. You can order online and download your music in minutes.

ShowChoirStock.com is the only online catalog just for show choir!

GENERAL

ANCHOR AUDIO

www.anchoraudio.com

Anchor Audio is the leading manufacturer of all-in-one battery powered portable sound systems that provide robust sound without the hassle of cables. The PA systems can be used both indoors and outdoors and for small and large crowds. With over 40 years of experience, our Engineering and Production to Sales and Tech Support teams will provide you with the most reliable portable audio products and customer service.

Anchor Audio is passionate and committed to providing every single one of our customers with a durable sound system that can be used by anyone, anywhere, and for anything.

We promise to provide superior audio with unmatched simplicity and reliability.

We practice lean manufacturing techniques. Lean manufacturing is a specific method used in businesses to eliminate the overall waste within a manufacturing organization. Decreasing waste allows companies to focus more on what adds value, and less on everything else.

With quick set up, highly audible sound, and top dependability, Anchor Audio products are an ideal option for any group, event, or production. Contact us if you have any questions! 1-800-262-4671.

MANHASSET SPECIALTY STANDS

www.manhasset-specialty.com

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.

BAND-MART/CHOIR-MART

www.bandchoirmart.com

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!


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