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Aug 1 2018 - 11:49am

Capitaland Chorus would like to congratulate Carol Stearns on being voted Woman of Note 2018!

Carol is an amazing woman and has proven her dedication and commitment to Capitaland repeatedly over the years. Not only has she been Secretary to our Board and Management Team, but she has taken on other responsibilites to insure the success of the chorus. For example, she has assisted with our shows by collecting program ads and working on raffle baskets. Carol also welcomes prospective members with a great smile when she fills in for our Membership Chair during the winter months.

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Jun 21 2018 - 9:59pm

Laissez les bon temps rouler! 

In an unexpected, yet thrilling, chain of events, the Spirit of Syracuse Chorus has officially accepted an invitation to compete in the 2019 Sweet Adelines International Competition in New Orleans! SOS will once again join their friends from Greater Nassau on the 'Big Stage' during SAI's penultimate showcase of harmonic talents. 

"When I first got the email with the wildcard invite, I had to read it multiple times. I could not believe it," says SOS Team Leader, Amy Manley. "We are so incredibly honored and humbled to be able to have this...

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Mar 29 2018 - 4:35pm

It’s been snowing outside but things have heated up for Greater Nassau Chorus! Competition preparation, luncheons, new members, and performances mean that we have been busy ladies. 

GNC is SO happy to announce three new members!  Welcome to Alicia Spiegel, Jeri Schwartz, and Laura Lynch, who have joined us as sisters on the risers.  We are thrilled to have them.  With competition preparation in high gear, our newbies have jumped right in.  The excitement is contagious as GNC gets ready to join our sister choruses in Albany and ring those chords.

Since we do LOVE to party, we...

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Mar 29 2018 - 9:52am

Monkey Wrench quartet is excited to sing in the Open Division of this year’s Region 15 contest! We are four friends who met when we were all members of Hickory Tree Chorus. We had been busy with separate musical commitments over the years, but when a monkey wrench (or two) separated our chorus lives, we made our dream of singing together a priority while we still could.

We are so excited for our Bass, Kristen (with an ‘e’) McDonald, who is making her quartet contest debut! A long-time Sweet Adeline, she now sings and performs on the front row with Lehigh Valley Chorus, and is an...

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Mar 28 2018 - 8:11pm

Our retreat was held at the Princeton Marriott the weekend of March 9-11th with the dynamic coaching duo of Dale Syverson and Peggy Gram. The weekend was exhilarating, educational, exhausting, and great fun!  Dale and Peggy work so well together and the chorus responded wonderfully under the direction of our Master Director, Katie Blackwood.

We will be the Assisting Chorus for this year’s Regional Contest in Albany. Stop by the boutique in Albany and view all the great items we have to sell as well as...

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Mar 22 2018 - 6:13pm

On Saturday, March 17th, Repeat Offenders, along with 5 other a cappella groups, competed in the New York Harmony Sweeps. We were excited to represent barbershop singers and thrilled to be sharing the stage with our Sweet Adeline Sisters from Region 1, Saffron Quartet, who wowed the audience and judges alike taking 3rd place! For more...

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Mar 17 2018 - 10:58pm

Heart of NJ Chorus is proud to announce the addition of seven new members since last year's Regional Contest! 

Tenor - Anna Conigliano;  Baris - Virginia Dearborn and Rosanne Labi-Crawford; Leads - Cheryl Raley and Sherry Barell; Basses - Beverley Willliams, and (former/returning member) yours truly!

The chorus began 2018 with a performance on January 11th at Princeton Windrows, and on February 6th, sang at the Atrium at Navesink to very enthusiastic audiences.  We will be performing at Meadow Lakes Assisted Living in June.  HONJ returned from our retreat weekend with a...

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Mar 5 2018 - 10:25pm

Twin County Chorus enjoyed a full-day coaching session this past Saturday, March 3, with Katie Blackwood, a Regional Faculty/Coach. Katie certainly has a way of lighting up the room with her enthusiasm and excitement. We learned, we sang, we laughed. What a great day! Check us out on Facebook!

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