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Glee Club Coin DesignALUMNI Glee Club Reunion

July 13 - 17, 2022

 

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Registration Questions

  1. What are the dates of the Reunion?
  2. How do I Register?
  3. Is there a registration fee?
  4. What meals does my registration fee cover?
  5. Do I need to register my guests?
  6. When does registration close?
  7. Is the Concert Shirt included in registration fee?

Reunion Registration Cancellation/Adjustment Policy

  1. I just registered, but now want to add an additional event/guest?
  2. Can I pay at the door?
  3. How do I cancel an event or attendance?
  4. What is the refund policy?

Hotel Questions

  1. What are the accommodations for this reunion?

Travel and Transportation Questions

  1. How do I enter West Point?
  2. Is there bus transportation provided from the hotels to West Point?
  3. Where do I pick up the North South Shuttle Bus?
  4. If I decide not to use the North South bus, where can I park?
  5. Do you recommend any car service companies to take me to and from the airport?
  6. There have been MANY changes to West Point in the past few years (or since my last reunion), can I see a map?

General Questions

  1. Where can I find the reunion schedule?
  2. Can you provide more information about the events that are listed on the schedule, including menu?
  3. Where can I find the attendee list?
  4. Do I need to practice prior to coming to the reunion?
  5. Where do I find the sheet music? Are there any MP3’s that I can listen to?
  6. I have dietary restrictions or special walking needs; how can you help?
  7. What are the WPAOG’s Gift Shop hours?
  8. What resource/assistance is provided over the weekend?
  9. Are there activities for my spouse and/or guest(s) while I am practicing?
  10. When would they make the weather call for the concert? How will I know?
  11. If they cancel the concert at Trophy Point, where is the rain location?
  12. If I want to attend the prepaid BBQ prior to the concert, what time should I report to Trophy Point/Theater?
  13. What is the attire for the reunion?
  14. What do I need to bring with me to the concert?
  15. Can anyone attend the concert?

Post Reunion Questions

  1. When will the pictures be posted?
  2. When will there be another Glee Club Alumni Reunion?

Registration Questions                                                                                        TOP OF PAGE

1. What are the dates of the Reunion?
July 13 – 17, 2022 with optional events occurring on July 13th.
2. How do I Register?

Click on the "REGISTER" link above. There is new registration software which will enable you to make modifications until the registration site closes.
Select your "Registration Type" from the drop down menu, wait for the window to refresh. Proceed with entering all the required information. Remember to select your voice part as well as if you want your name to be listed on the attendee list. If you select "No" your name will not appear. If you are bringing a guest, click on the "Add a guest" button, if you are not bringing a guest click on the "Next" button.

If the registration selections are correct click on the "Next". On this next screen are the "Events". Press the "Select" or "Select attendees" button next to each event you want to attend and check the box(es) next to the person that you want to register for that event. If there is a drop down menu, please make a selection, as well as fill out any required fields. Once you have selected all the events and filled out any required fields please click on the "Next" button. On this screen you will review your selections as well as any selections that you have made for your guest(s). You will need to expand the guest window by clicking on the down arrow. If everything is correct click on the "Next" button. This is the payment screen and you will need to select the circle next to "Credit Card" for that to expand. Please fill out all required fields and click on the "Submit" button. Once your credit card has been approved you will see a confirmation page and receive a confirmation email with your Confirmation Number. You will need this number to make any changes to your registration.

Dietary Restrictions for you and your guest(s)

If your allergy is not listed, select “Other” and type your allergies in the comments section. 

If you have more than one allergy, select all your allergies from the list, if one of your allergies are not listed, select “Other” and type your allergy in the comments section.

The Alumni Events Team will review your needs and contact you if we have any questions.

Special Requirements

If applicable, enter any special needs. If you are a full-time wheelchair user, please bring your wheelchair with you. If you need to rent one please see a list of companies at the bottom.


3. Is there a registration fee?                                                                                                                                  TOP OF PAGE
West Point Glee Club Alumni Registration Fee: $398 Non- West Point Glee Club Alumni (ages 4 and over) Registration Fee: $227 per person
4. What meals does my registration fee cover?
West Point Glee Club Alumni Registration Fee covers lanyard and name badge, binder with all the sheet music, and the following meals: Wednesday Welcome Reception, Thursday Lunch, Thursday Banquet Dinner, Friday Lunch, Saturday Pre-Concert BBQ, and Saturday Post-Concert "Piano Bar".
Spouse/Guest(s) registration fee covers the cost of the lanyard and name badge and the following meals: Wednesday Welcome Reception, Thursday Banquet Dinner, Saturday Pre Concert BBQ, Saturday Post Concert Piano Bar.
5. Do I need to register my guests?
Yes, anyone over the age of 4 years old and is planning to attend any of the events in addition to the concert on Saturday will need to register.
6. When does registration close?
Registration closes at noon on Sunday, June 26, 2022 at 10:00pm EDT.
7. Is the concert shirt included in the registration fee?
No, it was decided to use a different vendor. Click either Men's Concert shirt and Women's Concert shirt. If you have any problems with the sizes, you will need to reach out to the vendor directly. Order your shirt early to ensure that you receive it in time. If that vendor does not have your size shirt in stock, please use this vendor: https://www.hawalili.com/products/men-s-leaf-print-moisture-wicking-fabric-fashion-hawaiian-lapel-pocket-short-sleeve-shirts-13552259?variant=14506796

Reunion Registration Cancellation/Adjustment Policy                                 TOP OF PAGE

1. I just registered, but now want to add an additional event/guest?
If you would like to add on an additional event and/or guest(s), please call someone from the Alumni Events Team at 845.446.1649 and they will be able to take payment over the phone.
2. Can I pay at the door?
If you are a West Point Graduate and was a member of the Glee Club, you must pre-register so we have a binder with a copy of the concert music for you. If you want to pay for a guest, only if there is space available for that particular event.
3. How do I cancel an event or attendance?
To cancel an event, a guest’s attendance, or the reunion completely – contact the WPAOG Events Team: reunions@wpaog.org or 845.446.1649.
4. What is the refund policy?
Registration fees will not be refunded. Guest event fees will be refunded if cancelled on or before July 1, 2022, not the registration fee. If you need to cancel, please contact the WPAOG Events Team: reunions@wpaog.org, or 845.446.1649 and reference this event.

Hotel Questions                                                                                                  TOP OF PAGE

1. What are the accommodations for this reunion?
We have room blocks available at the Holiday Inn Express in Fort Montgomery, Hampton Inn in Central Valley, and Hampton Inn & Suites - Newburgh - Stewart Airport . Please see the website for rates and group codes: https://www.westpointaog.org/GleeClubReunion. Please note the deadlines to reserve a room at the hotels.
Click here for more information regarding the hotels in the local area that we do not have room blocks as well as Air B&B.
Be sure to ask the reservation agent what the individual cancellation policy is before booking. Attendees are responsible for booking their own travel and lodging.

Travel and Transportation Questions                                                            TOP OF PAGE

1. How do I enter West Point?
Visitors 17 years of age and above without a valid Department of Defense issued identification card entering West Point in a privately owned vehicle (not on a class reunion bus), on foot, or attending an event within the gates of West Point where transportation has been designated as “on your own”, you must obtain a Local Area Credential by visiting the Visitor Control Center upon arrival at West Point. Graduates can expedite the Local Area Credential process for their group by signing up for a Grad Pass, either a Temporary Alumni Pass or a Local Area Credential, at least 3 business days prior to your arrival. For more information and to apply for a Grad Pass, please click this link: https://www.westpointaog.org/gradpass. You will need to fill out the form for you as well as your guest(s).
Visitors 17 years of age and above with a valid (not expired) Department of Defense issued identification card may access post for all guests in your vehicle (spouses, children, guests), just show your DOD ID Card at any of the West Point gates for entry. Everyone 17 years of age and above in your party must have a valid photo ID card with them.
2. Is there bus transportation provided from the reunion hotels to West Point?
There is no bus transportation for this reunion. There is a post shuttle bus called North South Shuttle bus.
3. Where do I pick up the North South Shuttle Bus?
The North South shuttle bus that makes stops at Buffalo Soldier Field (bus stop is located on the parking level just below the Post Office), Thayer/Cullum Road, Mahan Tunnel, Library Corner, Clinton/Cullum Lot, Thayer Statue, Buildings 667A and 618, Washington/Buckner Road, Keller Hospital, and the Post Laundry.  The shuttle is available between the hours of 7:00am and 6:00pm Monday through Friday except Federal holidays and arrives and departs from its designated locations approximately every 30 minutes.  Please visit this website for more information: https://home.army.mil/westpoint/index.php/west-point-garrison/newcomers/shuttle-services.
4. If I decide not to use the North South bus, where can I park?                                                                                      TOP OF PAGE
We recommend that you sign-up for a Grad Pass (for you and everyone in your group). This must be done at least 3 business days prior to your arrival. For more information, please click this link: https://www.westpointaog.org/gradpass
Parking is extremely limited in the Central Post area of West Point, the vicinity of the academic buildings and barracks. Parking in this area requires a staff/faculty parking decal from 6:30am – 5:00pm Monday – Friday.
On Monday-Friday, parking is generally available in the following areas: Visitor’s Center (West Point Museum Parking – off post), Buffalo Soldier Field, Herbert Alumni Center, K Lot (behind the cemetery in the old PX parking lot), and in the vicinity of Gillis Field House.

West Point does not issue handicap or special parking passes, so please bring your own handicap placard in order to access handicap parking spots. Handicapped parking spots are available with a permit or plates for people with disabilities. Spots are first-come, first-served.
5. Do you recommend any car service companies to take me to and from the airport?
Visconti Limousine: 845.562.5671, www.viscontirides.com. Mention you are here for a West Point Reunion.
6. There have been MANY changes to West Point in the past few years (or since my last reunion), can I see a map?
Click here for a map of West Point.

General Questions                                                                                               TOP OF PAGE

1. Where can I find the reunion schedule?
The reunion schedule can be found on the reunion website or by clicking on this link.
2. Can you provide more information about the events that are listed on the schedule, including menu?
Wednesday Golf Outing (Optional Event): Club House is temporarily located at the Class of 1948 Ski Lodge, located just outside Washington Gate. You can rent golf clubs, for more information about the West Point Golf Course please call 845.938.2435. This is an optional event. If you and/or your guest(s) would like to participate you must register and pay for this event. The price includes green fees, and cart. There is a snack bar where you can purchase sandwiches, burgers, and other items. Attire is as for golf.
Wednesday Ferry Boat Ride (Optional Event) : The cruise leaves from South Dock at West Point at the times that are posted on the reunion schedule, please note that there are 2 differnt boat ride times. The boat will travel north on the Hudson River where guests will be able to enjoy the views of West Point. The boat is limited to 110 passengers. Boarding begins 15 minutes prior to departure. Please note the Superintendent’s Ferry is not handicap accessible, bathrooms are located on the lower level. Menu: Assorted Wraps cut into thirds: Roast Beef with Horseradish Sauce; Roast Turkey with Cranberry Sauce; Smoked Ham with Mustard; Tuna with Hellmann’s; Assorted Bags of Chips; Beverages: Assorted Domestic and Craft Beers, All Varietal Wines, Soft Drinks, Bottled Water. Don't forget the to bring sunscreen and hat. Attire is Casual.
Wednesday Reception: Menu: A display of Fresh Fruit, Vegetables with dip, Cheeses, with Artisan Crackers; Swedish Meatballs; Stuffed Mushrooms; Butternut Squash Ravioli with Browned Butter and Sage; Artichoke Hearts Franchise; Shrimp Cocktail; Rigatoni Sautéed in Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Broccoli; Boneless Buttermilk Chicken with a Maple Pecan Sauce for Dipping; Our “Incredible” Seafood Cakes with Our Lobster Sauce; Dessert: Tuxedo Chocolate Truffle Mousse’, Carrot Cake, Strawberry Cream Shortcake; Beverages: 2 Draught Beers, All Varietal Wines, Soft Drinks, Bottled Water. Location at Herbert Hall Alumni Center, attire is Business Casual. (Included in Glee Club Member Registration Fee and Spouse/Guest Registration Fee)
Thursday Breakfast: check with your hotels, some hotels have a complimentary breakfast.
Thursday Rehearsal (2 Groups): Bring your binder (with music), and pencil.
Thursday Lunch: Menu: Build Your Own: Boars Head Cold Cuts (Turkey, Ham, Roast Beef, American Cheese, Swiss, and Provolone) with Select Deli Breads; Homemade Tuna Salad, Lettuce, Tomatoes, Condiments, Pickle Bar (Dill, Spicy and Garlic Spears); Garden Salad with Assorted Dressing; Potato & Pasta Salad; Potato Chips; Assorted Cookies and Brownies. Includes Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee, Hot Tea, and Iced Tea and Ice Water.  Location: Ballroom, Eisenhower Hall, Attire is Casual. (Included in Glee Club Member Registration Fee)
Thursday Rehearsal (1 group) at Eisenhower Hall Theater: Bring your binder (with music), and pencil.
Thursday Banquet Dinner: Cocktail Menu: Seasonal Fruit Platter, Farm Fresh Crudité Platter, and Domestic Cheeseboard with Crackers. Cash Bar. Banquet Dinner Menu: Served with freshly baked dinner rolls & whipped butter, Mixed Field Greens with assorted dressings; Orzo Salad; Penne a la Vodka; Potatoes au Gratin; Julienne of Seasonal Vegetables; Roasted Prime Rib with a creamy horseradish sauce, Sherry & Mushroom Chicken, Grilled Salmon with dill in a white wine sauce; Chef's selection of tantalizing desserts; coffee (regular and decaffeinated), assorted tea and iced water. Cash Bar. Location: Cocktail Hour location is 4th Floor Promenade, Dinner location is Ballroom, Eisenhower Hall, attire is Business Casual.(Included in Glee Club Member Registration Fee and Spouse/Guest Registration Fee)
Friday Breakfast: check with your hotels, some hotels have a complimentary breakfast.
Friday Rehearsal (2 Groups): Bring your binder (with music), and pencil.
Friday Lunch: Menu: Hot Sandwich Buffet: Tossed Garden Salad with Assorted Dressings; Potato Salad & Classic Coleslaw; Homestyle Macaroni & Cheese; TWO Sandwich Meats served with club rolls: Beef Brisket * and Herb Marinated Grilled Chicken; Assorted Cookies and Brownies. All luncheon buffets are served with sweetened & unsweetened iced tea, freshly brewed coffee, decaffeinated coffee, assorted tea and iced water. Location: Ballroom, Eisenhower Hall, Attire is Casual. (Included in Glee Club Member Registration Fee)
Friday Dress Rehearsal (1 group) at Eisenhower Hall Theater: Bring your binder (with music), and pencil. Location is Ballroom, Eisenhower Hall.
Saturday Breakfast: check with your hotels, some hotels have a complimentary breakfast.
Saturday Lunch: Menu: Tossed Garden Salad with Assorted Dressings; Potato & Pasta Salad; Build Your Own: Boars Head Cold Cuts with Select Deli Breads; Turkey * Ham * Roast Beef * American Cheese * Swiss * Provolone * Homemade Tuna Salad; Leaf Lettuce, Tomatoes, Condiments; Pickle Bar: Dill, Spicy and Garlic Spears; Potato Chips; Assorted Cookies and Brownies. All luncheon buffets are served with sweetened & unsweetened iced tea, coffee (regular and decaffeinated), assorted tea and iced water. Location: Ballroom, Eisenhower Hall, Attire is Casual. (Included in Glee Club Member Registration Fee)
Saturday Pre-Concert BBQ Dinner: Menu: Homestyle Potato Salad; Traditional Cole Slaw; Classic Macaroni Salad; Burger & Dog with rolls: Grilled Hamburgers; All Beef Hot Dogs; "All the Fixings": Lettuce, tomato, pickles, ketchup, mustard, & relish; Grilled Barbecue Chicken Breast with Kaiser rolls & barbecue sauce; Kettle Baked Chips; Freshly Baked Assorted Cookies; Iced Tea, Lemonade, Soda (canned) & Bottled Water. Location is at the Firstie Club, attire is Concert Attire. (Included in Glee Club Member Registration Fee and Spouse/Guest Registration Fee)
Saturday Post-Concert "Piano Bar": Menu: Pretzels, Chips with Salsa, Imported and Domestic Cheeseboard with crackers, Fresh Vegetable Crudite, Garlic & Tomato Bruschetta, Antipasto Display, with Cash Bar. (Included in Glee Club Member Registration Fee and Spouse/Guest Registration Fee)
3. Where can I find the attendee list?                                                                                                                    TOP OF PAGE
If you wish to see which glee club members that have registered for the reunion, an “Attendee” list is available on the reunion website. This list is updated approximately every business day.
4. Do I need to practice prior to coming to the reunion?
Yes, we ask that you familiarize yourself with all the songs and warm up your vocal cords so that you are ready to sing.
5. Where do I find the sheet music? Are there any MP3’s that I can listen to?
The sheet music and MP3 files can be found on the reunion website under CONCERT MUSIC. More MP3 files will be added as we receive them.
6. I have dietary restrictions or special walking needs; how can you help?
If you’ve indicated your needs on the registration, the reunion planning team will do our best to accommodate you.
If you did not indicate your needs on the registration form, please contact the WPAOG Events Team: reunions@wpaog.org or 845.446.1649.
7. What are the WPAOG’s Gift Shop hours?
Wednesday: 10:00am-5:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am-5:00pm
Friday: 10:00am-5:00pm
8. What resource/assistance is provided over the weekend?
There will be an on-site team of special event coordinators that can assist you throughout the reunion. Please check-in with them at one of the registration tables times and locations are posted on the reunion schedule.
9. Are there activities for my spouse and/or guest(s) while I am practicing?
There are no scheduled activities, but if you go to the red "SEE ALSO" box there is a link to "Things to do while you are at West Point" which contains links to several things to do while you are visiting. She/He can also attend the lunches but you will have to pay for them, they are not included in their registration fee.
10. When would they make the weather call for the concert? How will I know?
A weather call will be made 3 hours prior to the concert. You can either call the West Point Weather line at 845.938.3700 or call the front desk if you are staying in one of the hotels that we have a room block.
11. If they cancel the concert at Trophy Point, where is the rain location?
Yes, the concert will be held in Eisenhower Hall Theater.
12. If I want to attend the prepaid BBQ prior to the concert, what time should I report to Trophy Point/Theater?
You will need to report 20 minutes prior to concert start time in the proper attire, with concert binder and ready to sing. Allow extra time to get onto post and to find parking.
13. What is the attire for the reunion?                                                                                                                  TOP OF PAGE
Wednesday: Golf- as for golf; Ferry Boat Ride- Casual Attire (shorts are fine); Welcome Reception- Business Casual
Thursday during the day: Casual Attire (shorts are fine)
Thursday evening: Business Casual
Friday: Casual Attire (shorts are fine)
Saturday Concert: Concert Attire

Casual Attire: khakis or good jeans, cargo or Bermuda shorts, polo shirt, turtleneck, casual button-down shirt and/or sweater for men; sundress, long or short skirt, khakis or good jeans, shorts, polo shirt, turtleneck, casual button-down blouse for women

Concert Attire:  Concert shirt, black slacks, black socks, and black shoes; Ladies: same as men or black skirt with black shoes. Please order your concert shirt here: Men's Shirt and Women's Shirt.  You must order the concert shirt on your own.  If you have an issues with the sizing please contact that vendor.

Business Casual:  women – skirt, khakis or pants, open-collar shirt or casual top, casual style dress; men – sport coat or blazer with slacks or khakis, dress shirt (no tie), or casual button-down shirt, open-collar or polo shirt.
14. What do I need to bring with me to the concert?
Binder with music.
15. Can anyone attend the concert?
Yes. If the concert is outdoors you do not need proof of vaccination or a COVID test but if the concert is moved inside, you will need to either show proof of vaccination or a negative PCR (within 72 hours of attending the concert) or a negative antigen (within 24 hours of attending the concert). Home test kits are not permitted. Please visit the West Point Garrison website for access to West Point: https://home.army.mil/westpoint/index.php/about/visitor-information

Post Reunion Questions                                                                               TOP OF PAGE

1. When will the pictures be posted?
We hope to have a link to the photos posted to the website about 1 week after the concert.
2. When will there be another Glee Club Alumni Reunion?
The Glee Club Reunion is typically every 4 years with the exception of the past few years, 2019 was postponed due to the renovations to Eisenhower Hall, and 2020 & 2021 was cancelled due to COVID. We are hoping to have the next reunion in 2026.

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