Scott O’Gorman, who died April 3, 2020 at the age of 87, was a beloved member of the Augmented 8. He sang with the group for over forty years from 1964 to the early 2000’s. Scott was a true bass (basso profundo) with a fierce loyalty to the group and wonderful sense of humor that […]
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Saturday, February 22, 2020 – 8:00 pm
28th Annual “Sing Out for Shelter”
The Augmented 8 welcomes:
The Princeton University Katzenjammers
Venus D Minor
Maret School Grace Notes
Award-Winning A Cappella Concert for the Homeless
Augmented 8 Opening for The Doox of Yale.
Sunday, January 5, 2020, 5-6:30 PMSt.
Columba’s Episcopal Church (Tenleytown)
4201 Albemarle Street, Washington, D.C. 20016
Originally founded at an all-male Yale in 1952 as the Duke’s Men of Yale, Doox is the university’s first all-gender tenor/baritone/bass a cappella singing group, with a repertoire that is an exciting mix of old favorites and contemporary hits (from Rodgers and Hart to Queen to Rihanna).
We celebrate the life and mourn the loss of Bill Koplowitz, who died peacefully at home on September 26th. Loving husband of the late Maria Albanese Koplowitz, a cherished brother, father, grandfather and friend to many, we were graced with Bill’s intelligence, wit, humor and generosity for 94 years.
Christ House observed June 12, 2019 as the Augmented 8’s official Partner Day and displayed this certificate in their front lobby. On that day, the group’s contribution from Sing Out for Shelter allowed Christ House to help 27 patients.
News Flash. Supreme Court Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy met with a group rumored to be candidates to succeed him on the Court, and tested their mettle by challenging them to a singing contest.
On June 9, 2018, John Wesley Hanes, Jr. age 93, departed this world peacefully at his own home with his wife and son by his side. He was born March 31, 1925 in New York City, New York to John Wesley and Agnes Mitchel Hanes. He graduated from Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts in 1943 and […]
Article by Hai Yu, George Washington University, May 2017 In 1992, D.C.-based economist and a cappella singer Bill Cline was driving by Dupont Circle and was stunned to find many mentally disabled people wandering the streets, homeless. The scene reminded Cline of the impoverished Latin American countries where he had once worked. In that moment 25 […]
The flu benched concert headliners, the Princeton Tigertones, leaving a potentially large gap in the anniversary program. But by divine providence, the Whiffenpoofs were between a Saturday afternoon concert in Baltimore and a Sunday concert in Alexandria amid a 29-concert,19-day tour.
The Augmented 8 25th Annual Sing Out for Shelter Concert March 4, 2017 As Mayor of the District of Columbia, it is my pleasure to extend greetings and congratulation to The Augmented 8 on the occasion of your 25th Annual Sing Out for Shelter Concert. This is a significant milestone for The Augmented 8. For […]
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