HGC East Asia Tour: Day 21

Throughout tour, we’ve lost a couple members at each stop, whether it was because they needed to visit family, get back to school work or real work, or had some other conflict. Day 21 marked our last concert with our accompanist and one of our Tenor 1s, who were going to Iceland for the UChoir…

WuToWu #87: The importance of routine

Hi Curtis, I know I’m more than a week late but I’ve had some trouble transitioning back into the school year. And I think it has to do with a burgeoning case of senioritis. When you left for college, our household experienced a ¬†shift in routine. Laundry was done faster, Mom stopped shopping at Costco…

HGC East Asia Tour: Day 20

The morning after the Kyoto concert, we took the Shinkansen, the bullet train, to Tokyo. While the train got us there much quicker than driving, it also didn’t have enough room for us to bring all our luggage on board, so we had to get up early and drop our luggage off by the front…

HGC East Asia Tour: Day 19

After a lovely few days of rest in Kyoto, it was finally time for us to perform with the Kyoto Glee Club at ROHM Theatre. I spent the morning relaxing at the hotel, then walked over with the rest of the Glee Club to the concert hall.There are three performance spaces at ROHM Theatre, the…

HGC East Asia Tour: Day 18

Full Day tour! Finally, we got our bus tour of Kyoto’s important cultural sites. Kyoto was largely spared the destruction that was imposed on Tokyo and Osaka during World War II, so there is a lot to see. It is impossible to visit everything during one day, but here’s what we saw: Kiyomizu Temple: This…

HGC East Asia Tour: Day 17

On Thursday morning, we were scheduled to take a full day bus tour around Kyoto, but due to some miscommunication between our travel agent and the local bus company, it had to be postponed until Friday. (Also, for those of you wondering, our sick Glee Club member had returned to health by this time. Thanks…

HGC East Asia Tour: Day 16

On the morning of January 11, one of our Glee Club singers woke up feeling sick from something he ate. According to our tour doctor, it was the same type of bug that had attacked him and our current president during last year’s tour to the Southwest. We were driving from Osaka to Kyoto in…