So many things to be thankful for this month.
Yesterday I had the privilege of spending the entire day at MICA, Maryland Institute College of Art watching and listening to 6,0 or more, Gilbert and Sullivan singers perform.
MICA in Baltimore
The room was filled with fun laughter and song. This show was produced by Michael Blum and Erica Rome and this was BaltiQWERT #15.
And what is BaltiQwert?
Check out this answer from Erica.
"A very long time ago, somewhere, the small (yet enthusiastic) Gilbert and Sullivan crowd tried to think of a name for these types of singalong events, and eventually just got frustrated and pounded on a typewriter keyboard, spelling out QWERT. Somehow it stuck, and they've been called that all over the country (and possibly other countries, not sure) for years. Usually, it refers to the "sing-ins" (that happen in people's homes) and ones out at venues are often called "sing-outs." As long as G&S are mentioned before the label, the people will come! So...it's only among G&S fans that this is a musical term. Not among "regular" classical musicians."
Members gather from around the country and Canada for a Gilbert and Sulivan Sing. What made it even more special... the celebration of my daughter's birthday.
The video you are going to see below has a birthday theme that has nothing to do with G&S.
You might want to turn your sound down.
Happy Birthday Erica.