We very proudly present: our
second CD, titled “Ya
gotta know ... Klangküsse”.
looks busy, with the European
Championships in Veldhoven, NL, in Mar and then we fly to
Canada in Jun to attend the International
Being Mixed we cannot compete even though we are the German Champions,
but we shall sing in a show as well as in the International Jamboree.
We expect it to be great fun!
have just recorded our second CD, titled “Ya Gotta Know ... Klangküsse”.
It will be out in Mar 2013.
Our December Concert, which was played to a full house and enjoyed by
Night of Singing ... a concert with 4 other A Capella
Groups, which was well received and we were able to sit and listen
to some other great groups. Delta Q and Aquabella providing the
We sang in the BING
Harmony weekend competition, the Coesfeld Cup, and came
second to a new all female group - Juno.
We competed in the BundesContest
German ACappella, in the Amateur category. We came
fourth in a very varied section, which groups providing Vocal Percussion
and other interesting sounds.
We sang as the Guest singers in an evening celebrating the Dutch Chorus,
Two Rivers”. The concert hall had wonderful
acoustics, which made the evening even more enjoyable. See the links.
We are giving a concert in Aldeburgh Suffolk, on the Saturday night and
on the Sunday will sing in the Aldeburgh Church Service. We sang
there last year in Feb 2009 and had a lovely time and wish to build on
the occasion when Aldeburgh is full of holiday makers.
In the German Barbershop Championship, we came
first with our highest ever score..77.8%. We are very proud as you
See how we looked for our first song, a parody of "You Gotta
you give us anything but Love?", staring a Hugh Heffner look-a-like and
some bunny girls!!
15 March 2009:
are a master chorus!
And we are very proud of this.
We have participated in a competition of the Chorverbands
NRW, which has taken
place as part of the Sing
& Swing-Festivals in Cologne.
And now we are a master chorus, although a very small one.
Singouts in spring and summer 2009
After a busy 1st quarter with
many competitions, spring and summer will offer some nice concerts in
which we will participate. Click HERE
for further information.
11. October 2008:
We have just competed in the
Barbershop Competition and came 2nd by
0.33%!! The winners are a great quartet, and our congratulations go to
22 July 2008:
Klangküsse are on TV!
On Friday, 25 July, we can be seen on TV,
at Center TV in Cologne. Live and in colour. The sind wir im
Fernsehen zu sehen. Bei Center TV Köln. Live und in Farbe. The broadcast
is called "Rheinzeit“ and our part will be starting at about 18:15h.
To learn more about this, look HERE.
04 May 2008:
One contest follows
the other. This time we competed in the A-cappella-Bundescontest
that took place in Sendenhorst in the segment pop music. And
we are proud that we could take beautiful trophies home with us. In the Und wir freuen uns riesig, dass wir wieder
schicke Pokale mit nach Hause bringen konnten. In the category
amateurs we were able to reach the 3rd place.
16 March 2008:
WE ARE THE GERMAN BARBERSHOP CHAMPIONS 2008
On Friday 14 March, we won Gold at the German Barbershop Quartet Competition in
Dortmund. We beat the other 11 quartets, with "Latest Edition" and "Halftones"
respectively coming second and third. We are, as you can guess, rather happy!!
The other great news from the weekend was that the three girls who either
direct or sing in the Barberellas ( the Bonn Female Barbershop Chorus), came 4th
in the Chorus Competition on Saturday 15 March, as well as winning the Crescendo
Cup for the most improved chorus.
10 February 2008:
New singouts in 2008!
The year has just started but we
already have quite a few singouts and concerts planned. One of it is even
abroad! For more information please click HERE.
31. Dezember 2007:
We have sound!
Or better: Our homepage has sound.
Now you can listen to songs from our repertoire. For music samples of
Klangküsse, just click HERE.
05. Oktober 2007:
We participated in the
Coesfeld-Cup 2007 and won the silver medal. In this competition that took
place on the 4 October, 10 German Barbershop-quartets took the chance to
take part in this contest. For the first time, Klangküsse was officially
part of the competition and we are really proud of having reached the No.
Congratulations to the
winners – Inflagranti from Cologne.
Our next goal is
the Bundeswettbewerb in the beautiful Konzerthaus in Dortmund in March
2008. We are really looking forward to this spectaculous event. Tickets
can be purchased on the Bing
16. September 2007:
Great coaching weekend in Sendenhorst!
All winners of the ACC
competition had been invited to the Münsterland the weekend of the 15 /
16 September. ACC offered coachings with the A-cappella group "Harmony
Central" and Matthias Becker. Some impressions of this weekend you
will find HERE.
01. August 2007:
Our first CD is produced - and we
are really proud!
It is called "Anything Goes",
and there are 14 pieces of music on it.
Shortly you will find more details on the page about our
repertoire and as well some samples to listen to it. Until
then there is only one way to listen to it: Order the CD at a price of
15,-€ plus postage - Dagmar will be happy to send it to you (dagmar
11 June 2007:
Just a little
change: We've got a new name –
In the past we could be
mixed up with lozenges. So we changed our name. We now sing with slightly
sore throats but with an even better sound.
but we stay the same.