Barbershop in the News

All-male choir stage surprise performances for shoppers

Perth, Australia  March 18, 2011

 

Perth's very own all-male choir is making its way to the USA for an international convention, but there's still time to catch them before they jet off.

 

The group, Vocal Evolution, is the second all-male group to represent Australia at the International Convention of the Barbershop Harmony Society in 25 years and will be heading to Kansas in July. Read More--

 

Sweet Adelines sing in 'barber shop harmony'

Longview, TX  March 18, 2011

 

Courtesy Photo<br>  THE LOCAL CHAPTER of Sweet Adelines gather for rehearsal Monday evening at Gilmer Intermediate School. The ladies in purple are a quartet within the group. Members come from all over  East Texas, meeting in Gilmer because of its central location. Women have long shown the ability to professionally cut men’s hair in a barber shop. And a Gilmer-based group is showing that when it comes to a cappella “barber shop harmony” music, women can cut the mustard there as well.



The Lake Country Harmony Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International with members from throughout East Texas, practices for three hours each Monday night at Gilmer Intermediate School. Read More--

 

 

Japanese women singing group in Bakersfield

Bakersfield, CA  March 17, 2011

 

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- They came to Bakersfield at a time when their home country is reeling from one of the worst natural disasters in modern times. Forty women from Japan, members of Tokyo Chorus were well received with hugs, cheers and smiles at the Double Tree Inn.


The delegation is here to participate in the Sweet Adelines Region 11 competition being held at the Convention Center. Sweet Adelines International is a worldwide organization of women singers committed to advancing the musical art form of barbershop harmony through education and performances. It has groups all over the world.


Tokyo Chorus was warmly received by competitive groups as their orange bus pulled in front of the Double Tree Inn from Los Angeles, after a 9 hour flight out of Tokyo. Read More--

 

 

Sweet Adelines prepare for Region 11 competition

Bakersfield, CA  March 16, 2011

 

The Kern Valley Sweet Adelines performed their “Singing on the high C's” production for the final time locally on Thursday evening at the Seniors Center.


A packed house awaited the singing buccaneers, who were preparing for their Sweet Adelines' Region 11 Convention and Competition. The chorus sang their competition songs 'I don't want to get married, I'm having too much fun” and “Get me to the church on time.”

The event also featured many delicious desserts and goodies for attendees to enjoy. “We thought we would like to make it a little up scale,” said Borthick.

The Sweet Adelines' Region 11 Convention and Competition will take place at Rabobank Theater in Bakersfield from Thursday, March 17 to Sunday, March 20. Kern Valley's own Sierra Sound will perform in the 'Quartet Contest' on Friday at 3:00 p.m., while Sweet Adelines will perform in the 'Chorus Contest' on Saturday, beginning at noon. Read More--

 

 
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