Barbershop Quartets Offer Unique Valentine's Serenades
Looking for a unique way to tell that special someone how you feel on Valentine's Day? A barbershop quartet may be just what you're seeking. The members of the Land of Lincoln Choir are getting ready once again for their annual Valentine's Day serenades.
The cost starts at $50, depending on the time of day and the travel required.
According to director Larry Miller, a serenade is a powerful way to capture someone's attention, whether it's performed by humans, or animals such as birds.
"Birds do it, you know," Miller said. "It seems like all the more high-level intelligent creatures have some sort of serenade to capture the attention of the other, the mate. And humans, I think, serenading with a song is probably the most powerful way that you can do that."
The quartets will be decked out in tuxedos on the big day.
Miller said they have performed the serenades in homes, businesses, restaurants, and schools, and even to a judge in a courtroom.
Visit their website to order a serenade.