Gin & Tonics

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Meeting Information
Place: FPH 108
Time: Thursday 8-10, Sunday 2-4
Contact Information
Email: jaj10@hampshire.edu
Signer Information
Signer 1: Melissa Hargadon mmh11
Signer 2: Justin Johnson jaj10
Signer 3: Alicia Crook acc11
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Group Account Number: 630
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The Gin & Tonics are an auditioned, coed, zany group of singers from Hampshire College. Our repertoire spans from classic rock to indie pop, and from doo-wop renditions of Ke$ha to The Time Warp. We have one major performance at the end of each semester, and also host Acapellacalypse, an annual acapella invitational featuring groups from the Five Colleges and beyond. You can also find us occasionally performing at local businesses in the valley, and opening for other acapella groups off campus.

Love to sing? Auditions are held at the beginning of every fall semester. Come join us!

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ACAPELLACALYPSE 2014


Ever feel like your love for acapella can't possibly be captured by just one group? We hear you, and we have the solution!

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Acapellacalypse is our annual acapella invitational concert, where we get to enjoy the musical stylings of fellow acapella singers and share what we've been working on, too.
It's always a great time, so we hope you'll pop in for a listen, or pick a seat and stay to hear us all!

Joining us this year will be (the fabulous):

Bluestockings (Amherst College)
Crazy Pitches (Hampshire College)
DQ (Amherst College)
Nice Shoes (Mount Holyoke College)
S#arp Attitude (Umass)
Smithereens (Smith College)



We're so excited to sing with this talented group of musicians. We hope to see you there!

Calendar

Want to know what we're up to? Lucky you, we have a calendar!

View Calendar.

Make sure to subscribe! Just paste this link into your "Subscriptions" in your iCal and...Voila! You will be updated about rehearsals, concerts, auditions and other Tonics events!

http://www.google.com/calendar/ical/fooc870sa99if6da9nsrl8sbog%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics




While you're waiting, why don't you visit Our Youtube  and watch some videos of our latest Hampshire performances!

You can also "Like" The Gin & Tonics on Facebook to see photos, videos, and get updates on our latest activities!




No time for youtube or facebook?
Listen to our cover of Adele's One and Only, soloed by Rachel Friedman. Spring 2013.
Click Here to listen to some lurvly harmonies

Performances

Upcoming

  • May 3, 2014 - SPRING CONCERT: Theme TBD
  • March 30, 2014 - ACAPELLACALYPSE 2014


Previous Performances
We don't like themes.

  • March 28, 2014 - Gin & Tonics perform for CYL
  • December 7, 2013 - Gin & Tonics Present: Sin & Tonics
  • October 25, 2013 - Gin & Tonics Sing Scary Songs
  • May 5, 2013 - Grandma's Living Room: A Spring Concert
  • March 9, 2013 - ACAPELLACALYPSE 2013
  • May 4, 2012 - A Space-Themed Spring Concert in the Tavern
  • February 12, 2012 - A Valentine's Day Concert at Herrell's Ice Cream in Northampton
  • December 11, 2011 - Gin & Tonics PJ Party Winter Concert
  • December 8, 2011- Christmahannukwanzarohatsuyule
  • December 4, 2011 - Hampshire College Chorus Winter Concert
  • November 5, 2011 - ACAPELLACALYPSE Acapella invitational, Take 2! (Featuring Vocal Accent from RIT, S#ARP Attitude from UMass, The Nice Shoes from Mount Holyoke, and Rubyfruit from UConn!)
  • May 6, 2011 - Gin and Tonics 80's Extravaganza Spring Concert
  • March 27, 2011 - ACAPELLACALYPSE First Annual 5 College A Capella Invitational
  • January 30, 2011 - Performance for Veteran's Hospital of Northampton
  • December 11, 2010 - Gin & Tonics WinterWonderlandPromathon Concert
  • December 9, 2010 - ChrismaChannuKwanzaAdhaRohatsuYule!!
  • October 1, 2010 - Peace Dinner
  • May 2, 2010 - End of the Semester Concert
  • March 4, 2010 - Haiti Benefit Concert
  • October 30, 2009 - HAMPSHIRE HALLOWEEN!
  • April 11, 2009 - End of the Semester Concert!
  • April 1, 2009 - Evenings at the Mead!
  • March 28th, 2009 - Earth Hour! 

Song List

Current Songs

  • All These Things That I've Done - The Killers
  • Carol of the Bells - Mykola Leontovych and Peter J. Wilhousky
  • Hide & Seek - Imogen Heap
  • Honeybee - Steam Powered Giraffe
  • Hooked on a Feeling - Blue Swede
  • King of Spain - Moxy Früvous
  • Love's Dance - Earth, Wind & Fire
  • My Eyes - from Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog
  • One and Only - Adele
  • Pompeii - Bastille
  • Run to You - Pentatonix
  • Sister Winter - Sufjan Stevens
  • Skullcrusher Mountain - Jonathan Coulton
  • Some Nights - Fun.
  • Soul to Squeeze - Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Suite: Judy Blue Eyes - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
  • The Mashup (Sweet Dreams/Seven Nation Army/Get the Party Started) - Eurythmics/White Stripes/Pink
  • Timber - Ke$ha and Pitbull
  • What About Everything - Carbon Leaf
  • The Fox (What Does the Fox Say?) - Ylvis


Retired (or Hibernating)

  • Beauty in the Breakdown - The Scene Aesthetic
  • Being a Dickhead's Cool - The Grand Spectacular
  • Candy Lion - Gruff Rhys
  • Casimir Pulaski Day - Sufjan Stevens
  • Changes - David Bowie
  • The Chain - Ingrid Michaelson
  • Chicago - Sufjan Stevens
  • Dick in a Box - The Lonely Island
  • Effington - Ben Folds
  • Feel Good - Gorillaz
  • For Good - from Wicked
  • Forest Gump - Frank Ocean
  • Fountain of Youth - The Nields
  • Galileo - Indigo Girls
  • Get Alive - Au
  • Ghostbusters Theme - from Ghostbusters
  • I Put a Spell on You - from Hocus Pocus
  • Kiss From a Rose - Seal
  • Lady Gaga Medley - Lady Gaga
  • Let Go - Fru Fru
  • Little Bird - The Weepies
  • Mima'amakim - Idan Raichel Project
  • More Than A Feeling - Boston
  • Not Ready to Make Nice - Dixie Chicks
  • On the Radio - Regina Spektor
  • Poison - Alice Cooper
  • Portions for Foxes - Rilo Kiley
  • Settle Down - Kimbra
  • Snakes on a Plane - Cobra Starship
  • Son of a Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
  • Stacy's Mom - Fountains of Wayne
  • Still Alive - Jonathan Coulton
  • Such Great Heights - Postal Service
  • Such Great Heights - Iron and Wine
  • The Time Warp - from The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • The Way I Am - Ingrid Michaelson
  • Walking in the Air - Howard Blake (The Snowman)
  • Werewolves of London - Warren Zevon
  • Wounded - Three Eyes Blinds
  • You Belong With Me - Taylor Swift

Members

Current Members

Ray Caraher 13F
Allxie Cleary 10F
Alicia Crook 11F
Logan Graham 13F
Melissa Hargadon 11F
Justin Johnson 10F
Ailbhe McDonnell 12F
Tess McKechnie 11F
Erik Olsen 10F
Alvaro Ortiz 10F
Chelsea Rose 10F
Sarah Schwemberger F13
Chris Vesenka F11


Previous Members

Heather Nielsen 08F
Jake Vogt 08F
Haley Gove 08F
Antonina Palisano 08S
Kevin Schwenkler 09F
Geoff Ivison 08F
Ben Pote 08F
Ryan Parker 12F
Rachel Friedman 09F
Dan Joslyn 12F
Rachel Rakov 04F
Julia Foote 12F
Ali Neyers 08F
Sarah Weiss 04F
Rachel Rakov 04F
Alicia Coombs 04F
Andrew Flanagan
Julia Firestone 06F
Alexander Ives 06F
Noah Beit-Aharon 04F
Flora Vassar 07F
Ben Rachlin
Kala Farnham 07F
Alex Cooley
Liz Stevens
Jesse Frola
Tania Luna (Sherman)
Jeff Barone
Mike Rozycki 05F
Colin Lentz 04F
Rachel Leipow 04F
Claire Lau 06F
Hannah Lapuh 05F
Lauren Chisholm
Danielle DeBenedict 06F
Allison Smartt 07F
Aleksi Ahonen 08F
Joshua Gannon-Salomon 07F
Andrew Katz 07F
Mike Wolf 07F
Allen Moench 08F
Summer Hirtzel 08F
Charlotte Cadieux 08F
Katarina Andersson 09F
Ellis Wiley 10F
Pargol Borojerdi 10F

Inventory

1 broken pitch pipe

7 sketchy iphone piano apps


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