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AVG’s 12 Days of Christmas

On the first day of Christmas, AVG gave to me, the chance to share voice and vision with thee. The core of what we do is helping you communicate your message. Whether it’s through a new sound system for your church, an interactive whiteboard in your conference room, or rental equipment for your event, we’re here to help share your voice and your vision. On the second day of Christmas, AVG gave to me, proper certifications, and the chance to share voice and vision with thee. We are fully licensed contractors in several states, and all of our team members…

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2017: A Year in Review

It’s been a busy year here at AVG! We installed over one hundred new systems, sponsored over a dozen community events, gained several great new clients, and worked with several of our existing clients. Here’s a recap of our year, and cheers to a safe and happy 2018! January – Premier Kidfest 2017 To kick off the year, we supplied projection screens, lighting, microphones, and all other tech equipment for Delmarva Church of God’s annual Kidfest conference in Ocean City. February – Independent Bible Church Martinsburg, WV In February, we provided a new Allen & Heath dLive C3500 digital console…

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Client Success Story: Episcopal High School Classroom and Library

We love working with Episcopal High School and bringing the coolest new technology to their campus. Recently, we helped improve some of their classrooms and study areas, upgrading existing systems and bringing new equipment to the boarding school. Ainslie Hall Room 104 Ainslie Hall is the school’s headquarters for the arts. With a black box theater, recording studio, dance studio, and classrooms, it’s important for the building to have state-of-the-art technology. Within Ainslie Hall is Room 104, a lecture-style classroom used for drama and performing arts classes. Unfortunately, the cinema viewing system in the classroom was failing. Since that system…

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Client Success Story: Episcopal High School Theaters

Audio-Video Group’s relationship with Episcopal High School in Virginia has continued to grow and evolve over the last few years. Some of the recent work we’ve done for them has helped improve campus life for students, and expanded the class and entertainment offerings the school can provide. EHS Pendleton Hall Pendleton Hall is a theater on the Episcopal High School campus that seats several hundred students. Before AVG, the theater was only used for student performing arts presentations, including music recitals and choral performances, as well as large drama performances. As a boarding school, it is important to have plenty…

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Alive@Five September 2017 Lineup

As summer unfortunately begins to wind down, our last three Alive@Five musicians take the stage at Carroll Creek on Thursday nights. Don’t forget to stop by the audio tent to say hi to AVG! Thursday, September 7, 2017: The Players Band The unique ska and reggae sound of The Players Band comes to Carroll Creek this week. This high-energy group is a must-see live, and is sure to have you on your feet! Thursday, September 14, 2017: Fuzzy Match No matter what your favorite era of music is, Fuzzy Match probably plays it. Performing R&B from the 50’s through today’s…

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Avoid a Silent Night: 8 Tips For Your Christmas Service

The Christmas service is often the culmination of a year of singing, praising, and serving. In most congregations, it is the highest attended service each year. With so much on the line, don’t make the usual mistake of waiting until the end of the year to plan for the event. We know it’s only September, but why not start planning now? We’ve collected a list of pro tips for you to start looking over in preparation for Christmas! Pro Tip 1 – Evaluate last year’s success, and plan for this year. Let’s start with the basics. How did last year’s…

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Client Success Story: James M Stockman Cancer Institute Ribbon Cutting

On July 26, 2017, the doors to the James M Stockman Cancer Institute officially opened with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the facility on Opossumtown Pike in Frederick, and Audio-Video Group coordinated the event’s rental needs. AVG put together an event package that included not only the A/V equipment, but also the tenting, power, lighting, staging, and many other rental components to create a complete event experience. Tents and Staging Several tents were set up outside of the new facility for the event. There was a ceremony tent for guest speakers, a reception tent to house the food, orchestra, and…

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Alive@Five August 2017 Lineup

A new month means five new acts coming to Carroll Creek for Alive@Five! As always, Audio-Video Group will be manning the audio tent each Thursday evening. Stop bye and say hello! Thursday, August 3, 2017: Aztec Sun If you’ve been waiting for a mash-up of funk and soul, you won’t want to miss Aztec Sun this week. This eight-man group brings an energetic and exciting show to any stage. Thursday, August 10, 2017: Jeff Fetterman Band An Alive@Five favorite each year, The Jeff Fetterman Band brings blues and rock to the Creek. Playing all over the country, the band brings…

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Client Success Story: New Life Church in Frederick

The New Life Church in Frederick needed to completely redo the audio system in their sanctuary, and they came to us with a pretty open mind. Their existing analog audio system was very old and was made up of a hodgepodge of random equipment that didn’t work consistently. Luckily, we didn’t have to incorporate any of the existing system, and had no major hoops to jump through. Just a good old fashioned audio overhaul. These are the kinds of projects that get our blood pumping! Let’s start with the setup of the sanctuary and what made this project slightly challenging…

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