Friday, September 14, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sirens of Gotham is pleased to announce the selection of Mira Taferner as Artistic Director and Kari Francis as Associate Artistic Director. The announcement comes a few short weeks before Sirens of Gotham makes their international competition debut at the Sweet Adelines International (SAI) Harmony Classic barbershop chorus...
Capitaland Chorus is excited to announce that Sue Koppenhaver is our new Director! We look forward to new adventures, accomplishments, and of course, barbershop chords!!! Congratulations, Sue!
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.
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...more
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...more
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...more
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...more
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...more