Apple Capital Chorus Collection

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society


866 WFCHS

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains programs from productions of the Apple Capital Chorus from 1984-2010.
(1 box) Last updated 08/2016.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: The Winchester Apple Capital Chorus was founded in 1961 as the local chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society which was originally called the Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America, is a non-profit organization that began in 1938. All of the chapters in the society put on performances on a regular basis and donates all of the proceeds to charity.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Taken from the Apple Capital Chorus website. www.shentel.net/barbershop/

CITE AS: Apple Capital Chorus Collection 866 WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

ORGANIZATION:

BOX 1

News Articles unnumbered, printed (photocopy)

1947, 1984-1988 – Includes the following:

First Annual Amateur Barbershop Harmony Male Quartet Contest; March 28, 1947-sponsored by Inwood-Bunker Hill Club, Martinsburg High School Auditorium; 1 program, 2 pages, printed

The Inwood-Bunker Hill Lions Club presents the Fifth Annual Night of Music featuring Show Boat performed by the Winchester, VA Chapter, Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barbershop Quartet Singing in America, Musselman High School, April 7, 1984

The Front Royal Lioness Club presents New York – New York, performed by the Winchester, VA Chapter. Society for the Preservation and Encouragement of Barber Shop Quartet Singing in American, Morrison Elementary School, September 27, 1986

Shenandoah Valley Chorus of Sweet Adelines, Inc. presents Broadway Bound, at James Wood High School, September 12, 1987

The Winchester Apple Capital Chorus presents an Evening of Barbershop Harmony featuring The Alexandria Harmonizers 1986 International Chorus Champs at Handley High School, October 17, 1987

Disney and More in Barbershop Harmony, Allegany Community College Theater, September 10, 1988

The Winchester Apple Capital Chorus celebrates 50 years of Barbershop Harmony featuring Arcade Finalist quartet, Handley High School, September 24, 1988

Shenandoah Valley Chorus of Sweet Adelines, Inc., welcomes you to Family Hoedown (Harmony Barbership-Style), Apollo Civic Theater, Martinsburg, WV, October 8, 1988

1989-1994 – Includes the following:

The Winchester Apple Capital Chorus presents Gimme A Girl featuring Tradewinds, Handley High School, September 23, 1989

The Apple Capital Chorus, Winchester, VA – Installation Dinner, January 5, 1991

Winchester’s Apple Capital Chorus presents Music, Music, Music!, A Potpourri of Musical Americana Barbershop Style, Handley High School, November 24, 1991

The Eighth Annual Show, The Blue Ridge Barbershoppers Chorus presents Onward Ever Onward featuring the Blue Ridge Barbershoppers Chorus, guest chorus, The Apple Capital Chorus, quartets, Sincerely Yours, Worn-Tones, Jade, Culpeper, VA, March 6, 1991 and Warrenton, March 7, 1991

Winchester’s Apple Capital Chorus presents Summer Time Summer Time, Daniel Morgan Middle School, April 3, 1993

Winchester’s Apple Capital Chorus presents This Is America, Old Opera House, Charles Town, October 22, 1994

2000-2010 – Includes the following:

The Apple Capital Chorus presents The Spring Sing, 2003, no location given

The Apple Capital Chorus presents The Spring Sing, 2004, no location given

The Apple Capital Chorus presents The Third Annual Spring Sing, 2005, no location given

The Apple Capital Chorus presents The Fourth Annual Spring Sing, 2006, no location given

The Apple Capital Chorus presents The Fifth Annual Spring Sing, 2007, no location given

The Apple Capital Chorus presents The Sixth Annual Spring Sing, 2008, no location given

The Apple Capital Chorus presents The Seventh Annual Spring Sing, 2009, no location given

The Apple Capital Chorus presents The Eighth Annual Show, The Songs of the Season, August 21, 2010, James Wood High School