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Emceeing: a Barbershop St. Patrick’s Day script

Welcome! Here is another Barbershop presentation script–for those eager to read Barbershop presentation scripts. Enjoy! I’m Gordon Burgett, blogmaster of my own blog, which you are now reading. 90% of the posts here refer to writing, editing, publishing, speaking, and related commentary about selling one’s ideas and information. The other 10% discuss emceeing, which is […]

Tuesday April 26th, 2016 in , , , , , , | Comments Off on Emceeing: a Barbershop St. Patrick’s Day script

Little things not to say when you’re emceeing …

There may be a million things not to say when you are in charge of a program or ceremony. Let me share a half-dozen wee comments that, in themselves, aren’t going to get you hooked off the podium, but, done right, they will easily distinguish you as a professional who is comfortable and smooth… For […]

Wednesday July 29th, 2015 in , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Little things not to say when you’re emceeing …

“How to Set Up and Market Your Own Seminar,” blog #1 of 15

Somewhere about seminar 200 three attendees independently asked me if I could tell them how to set up their own seminar. I was flattered–and surprised that there was nothing in print at that time about the topic, though seminars bloomed in profusion nationwide, on week nights and weekends. So I created a four-hour audio cassette […]

Emceeing: the thinking behind writing the 11/4 two-hour show script

On 11/4/12 the Golden Gate Marin County Barbershoppers performed the two-hour show called “Barbershopping from Coast to Coast” at the Civic Center in San Rafael. (See the actual script on the blog mentioned below.) I wrote and emceed that show, so let me share the thinking that went behind its preparation and editing. —– First, […]

Friday December 28th, 2012 in , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Emceeing: the thinking behind writing the 11/4 two-hour show script