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 […]
Sing Out for Shelter 2017 Concert to Benefit the Fight Against Homelessness in Greater Washington, D.C. Saturday, March 4, 8:00 PM Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church View Map Featuring our guests: The Princeton Tigertones The Vassar Devils Washington Waldorf School “Knightlights” with a suprise performance by The Whiffenpoofs of Yale Tickets available at the door or online from […]
Sing Out for Shelter 2016 Saturday, February 20, 8:00 PM Metropolitan Memorial United Methodist Church View Map Featuring our guests: The Whiffenpoofs The Deltones Supreme Chord Five O’Clock Shadow TICKETS: Patron $100 Preferred Seating $50 General Admission $25 Seniors $15 Students $10 Children under 12 Free. Tickets available at the door or online from our Eventbrite link above: Please click here […]
John Michael Kauffmann, 91, died peacefully at his Yarmouth, Maine, home on November 16, 2014. Born in Champaign, Illinois, John grew up in the Washington, DC, area and spent summers at the family’s camp, Waterside, at Christine Lake in Stark, NH. He graduated from The Choate School in 1941 and went on to Princeton University […]
Concerned that no one would need us or feed us now that we are sixty-four, this year the Augmented Eight traveled far and near in search of exciting “firsts.” On the “far” side, for the first time we held our annual Fall Mountain Weekend at the beach, and new baritone Reid Adler shortly heads to […]
This year’s Sing Out for Shelter homeless benefit concert was the most successful ever, exceeding our previous highest total of ticket proceeds and donations by a whopping 60%. The Augmented 8 was joined by the Katzenjammers (Princeton University’s oldest co-ed a cappella group); recent NBC The Sing-Off finalists, The Beelzebubs (an all-male group from Tufts); […]
The Augmented Eight welcomes its two newest members, Saumit Sahi and Brandon Bierlein. Saumit “Gen Z” Sahi – Second Tenor Saumit graduated from Princeton in 2013. Notwithstanding the formidable curriculum offered at Saumit’s prestigious alma mater, Saumit occasionally requires additional explanation of cultural references in the A8 repertoire (such as references to whitewall tires, LP […]
Members of the Augmented 8 and families enjoyed a great weekend earlier this month on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, guests of stalwart bass, Paul Kraske. Activities included an entertaining (and educational) boat ride during which singers (and their kids) learned about fishing, crabbing and hunting on the Currituck Sound as well as a […]
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