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Fanatix

Fanatix

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Fanatix quartet consists of Connie Noble, tenor (past international champion with The 4th Edition and Savvy and long time tenor of High Society); Darcy Newell, lead; Sandy Shelver, baritone (past international champion with High Society); and Gerry Papageorge, bass (past international champion (tenor) with Panache). They formed in the summer of 1998 when this kid from New Mexico and a big shot tenor and baritone finally convinced another legendary tenor/lead to make bass her new mission. They earned 4th place at their first regional contest (the highest they ever got!) and earned a wild card slot to international. They were thrilled to sing their way into 4th place at our first international contest in Atlanta in 1999! (This was Darcy's first international medal, and Gerry became the first Sweet Adeline ever to earn international medals in 3 different voice parts: lead, tenor, and bass).

In 2001, they teamed up with coaches, Jean Barford, Nick Papageorge, and Lynne Smith and really got to work on finding their sound. It was an exciting realization of that good hard work to be crowned international champs in Portland on October 12, 2001. Connie is a buyer/planner for Qualcomm, Inc. in San Diego and enjoys golfing, shopping, creating dried florals, and collecting antique china. Darcy is an executive producer of TV commercials for a production company based in Santa Monica and recently became a licensed insurance and securities agent in California. She enjoys playing outside. Sandy is a travel agent in San Diego and a world traveler; she greatly enjoys being the grandmother of two! Gerry is the mother of 3 boys, a voice teacher, and has a holiday decorating business; she presently enjoys the thought of some day completing her newly re-designed home in La Habra, California.

Discography

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Fanatix : Slam Dunk

Review: Formed in 1998, Fanatix won 4th place in their first regional, and a wild card entry to their first international competition in Atlanta, where they placed fourth. Then came 5th in Orlando in 2000, then after much work and preparation, in October, 2001 Connie Noble, Tenor, Darcy Newell, Lead, Sandy Shelver, Baritone and Gerry Papageorge, Bass, were named 2002 Sweet Adelines International Queens of Harmony! After that came an invitation to be the first to perform barbershop music at the Smithsonian Institution, the release of "Slam Dunk Barbershop" and all kinds of fun. Included are: "Two Tickets To Georgia Medley," "Little Lady Make Believe," Irving Berlin's "I Got The Sun in the Morning," Rodgers & Hammerstein's "I Have Dreamed," "I've Got the World On a String," "Why Did I Choose You," "This Is Some Lucky Day," "Toot Toot Tootsie," "If I Were the Only Girl in the World," "I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover," "Love Me and the World is Mine," "I Love to Hear That Good Old Barbershop Style," "Straighten Up and Fly Right" and "Golden Earrings." Tight, sweet harmonies and an upbeat style -Fanatix is a stone winner and "Slam" shows why!

Songlist: Two Tickets to Georgia Medley, Little Lady Make Believe, I Got the Sun in the Morning, I Have Dreamed, I've Got the World on a String, Why Did I Choose You?, This Is Some Lucky Day, Toot Toot Tootsie, If I Were the Only Girl in the World, I'm Looking Over a Four-Leaf Clover, Love Me, and the World is Mine, I Love To Hear That Good Old Barbershop Jo LundStyle, Straighten Up and Fly Right, Golden Earrings

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5366c | 00 1 CD | $14.98 | A Cappella Sweet Adelines Music


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Fanatix : Up A Tree

Review: Always very entertaining the 2002 Queens of Harmony are clearly enjoying themselves on this latest release and the listener will most certainly join in the fun. Why this release is called "Up A Tree" we are not quite sure but going by the photos on the CD they seem to be having a fine old time well - up a tree.. We really enjoyed this recording with voices fit for royalty and arrangements by all of the greats including Brian Beck, Greg Volk and Clay Hine.

Songlist: Make 'Em Laugh, They Didn't Believe Me , Somethin' Gotta Give, Anything Can Happen, Roll On Mississippi, Royal Garden Blues, I Got It Bad (and That Ain't Good), Country Girls, I'm Glad There Is You, Move Me, O Wondrous Music, When The Saints Go Marchin' In, A House Is Not A Home, I Wish You Love, If I Had My Way, There's No Business Like Show Business, I Wish I Love You Reprise

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5756c | 00 1 CD | $14.95 | A Cappella Sweet Adelines Music

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