Sweet Adelines International 74th Annual International Convention and Competition
September 12–17, 2022
All we can say is WOW!
* On Friday, VOCE and Lucille took the stage in the quartet finals...
VOCE is now our 6th Place 2023 International Quartet!
Lucille is now our 8th Place 2023 International Quartet!
Region 15 is represented in VOCE by Deanna Sargent (Chapter-at-large) and in Lucille by Loren Vaughn (Chapter-at-large).
* On Saturday, Liberty Oak performed in the chorus finals... and they are our 10th Place 2023 International Chorus!
We're delighted and elated for you!
All of our competing ensembles made beautiful music and a lifetime of memories in Phoenix!
We look forward to welcoming them back and applauding them (and enjoying some live performances!) at Saturday night's celebration during Region 15 VocalFest next month. Hope you can be there!
VocalFest 2022: Together Again!
With Special Guest Faculty: Dr. Jim Henry
Friday, October 21 to Sunday, October 23
Sheraton Parsippany (Parsippany, NJ)
Region 15 is so happy for VOCE (Deanna, Cheryl, Beth, and Angie) on their 6th Place finish at the Sweet Adelines International Quartet Finals, which took place on Friday, September 16 in Phoenix, Arizona. Congratulations!!
Congratulations to all four of our Region 15 competitors, for making it to the big stage, and making us so very proud! Illuminate, VOCE, Liberty Oak, and Harmony Celebration -- your performances in the semifinals were a joy and an inspiration.
Illuminate lit up the stage and Harmony Celebration was AHHSOME.
We are beyond thrilled to have TWO ensembles make the TOP 10!
Let's cheer on VOCE in the Quartet Finals (Fri 9/16, Contestant #10, 3:30pm Phoenix / 6:30pm Eastern) and Liberty Oak in the Chorus Finals (Sat 9/17, Contestant #2, 12:11pm Phoenix / 3:11pm Eastern)!!!
Region 15 is honored and thrilled to be represented by four talented ensembles at the Sweet Adelines International Competition in Phoenix. Arizona!
Liberty Oak Chorus
Harmony Celebration Chorus
Region 15 held a Virtual Pep Rally on Tuesday night September 13 to help show our love and support for our competitors! (The event was short and sweet - but filled with heart and all the very best wishes for Illuminate Quartet, VOCE Quartet, Liberty Oak Chorus, and Harmony Celebration Chorus. Thanks for letting us steal a few precious minutes from rehearsal time! Have so much fun over the coming days. Your Region 15 family is so proud to have you representing us in Phoenix!)
Here are our competitors' planned stage times. For those not able to attend in person in Phoenix, please be sure to catch them on the webcast! (For all of those details, visit: https://sweetadelines.com/Phoenix/Webcast)
Quartet Semifinals - Wednesday, September 14
* Contestant #1 - VOCE - 10:09 am Phoenix [1:09 pm Eastern]
* Contestant #14 - Illuminate - 12:51 pm Phoenix [3:51 pm Eastern]
Quartet Finals are on Friday, September 16
Chorus Semifinals - Thursday, September 15
* Contestant #6 - Harmony Celebration - 11:25 am Phoenix [2:25 pm Eastern]
* Contestant #27 - Liberty Oak - 5:51 pm Phoenix / MST [8:52 pm Eastern]
Chorus Finals are on Saturday, September 17
[Phoenix is on Mountain Standard Time, 3 hours behind NY/NJ. We have noted both times for your convenience.]
Since Region 15 VocalFest follows International this year, our Saturday Night Banquet in Parsippany (October 22) will include a "Welcome Back" Love Gift Celebration for our four International competitors! We look forward to seeing you all there to applaud and honor them - and to enjoy some performances!