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Class Reunion! Sept 17-19, 2021

June 20, 2021 - 1:06pm -- Lizzie Green

Mark your calendars for our first in-person, post-quarantine event as we convene at the Oceanfront Hilton Daytona Beach for a very special reunion of our region.  See your friends and learn from the uber-talented 2020 Sweet Adelines International Queens of Harmony:  ClassRing!

Registration and housing can be found here.  You won't want to miss this!

2021 Virtual Leadership Conference

May 22, 2021 - 10:17pm -- Lizzie Green

Please be sure to mark your calendars for our upcoming virtual leadership conference, “Silver Linings – Lessons Hope and Harmony” on June 12th!  This fun and informative day is open to all members.  This workshop is intended to inspire and inform both existing musical and administrative leaders as well as provide some training and info to those who may be interesting in taking on a leadership role.

The morning sessions are together, and the afternoon features parallel tracts just like an in-person workshop.  You can pick your classes on the fly!  Register HERE.  Zoom details will be sent closer to the event date.

WINTER WORKSHOP 2021

November 15, 2020 - 3:21pm -- Lizzie Green

We are excited to let you know that Winter Workshop will be going VIRTUAL this year and will be held on January 30, 2021!  

There is more info to come but for now, please mark your calendars.

Coastal Harmony Leadership Statement

June 20, 2020 - 2:53pm -- Lizzie Green

Coastal Harmony Region 9 fully supports the Sweet Adelines International Guiding Principles which promote inclusivity and reject discrimination in any form.  We are formalizing our pledge in the following statement:

"Coastal Harmony Region 9 stands against racism, bigotry, and prejudice of any kind.  We stand with our friends in the Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) community.  We recognize our organization’s responsibility to acknowledge that the barbershop style of music has roots in the African American culture. We also acknowledge the role that barbershop music has played in contributing to institutional racism.  We are committed to learning from the past and to moving forward with resolve.  

SAI 2019 Chorus Contests!

September 29, 2019 - 1:22pm -- Lizzie Green

We are so fortunate to have amazing ensembles here in Coastal Harmony Region 9!  Each year the field of competitors gets stronger and stronger in a clear sign of the strength of the barbershop artform!  We are so proud of our singers and the creative, artistic and downright entertaining packages that these wonderful groups put on stage!  

Representing us in Harmony Classic AA Division (MidSize) was Bridges of Harmony Chorus under the direction of Kim Higdon, who placed 4th:

Sweet Adelines 2019 Coastal Harmony Quartets Celebrates Success!

September 29, 2019 - 12:31pm -- Lizzie Green

New Orleans, LA hosted in the Sweet Adelines International Convention and Contest September 16-21, 2019.  Coastal Harmony Region 9 was very well represented in both the quartet contests as well as the chorus contests!  Congratulations to all competitors!

 

We are over the moon for our very own 2018 Regional Champions VIVA! who sailed to victory and are the newest International Queens of Harmony!  Local members Gina Baker, lead and Chris DeRosa, baritone (Toast of Tampa Show Chorus) and featuring Sweet Adelines International President, Patty Cobb-Baker on tenor and Peggy Jones (Carolina Harmony) on bass.  Congratulations ladies we couldn't be prouder!

2019 - Sweet Adelines International Contest New Orleans

September 8, 2019 - 9:21pm -- Lizzie Green

Coastal Harmony is delighted to have wonderful representation in the upcoming Sweet Adelines International Contest in New Orleans!  Beginning on Tuesday, September 17th with the Harmony Classic contest:  Bridges of Harmony, under the direction of Kim Higdon.   Then on Wednesday, the Quartet Semi-Finals:  our current Regional Quartet Champion - Ringtones, Wild Card contest and current Rising Star Champions, Duly Noted, returning competitor and current International Silver medalists, Viva!, and Take 4! quartet.  Thursday is the Chorus Semi-Finals and our 2018 Regional Chorus Champions, Toast of Tampa Show Chorus!

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Dec 5 2021 - 2:00pm Spirit of the Gulf Show
Jan 28 2022 - 5:00pm 2022 Winter Workshop
Apr 28 2022 - 12:00am 2022 Regional Contest and Convention
May 4 2023 - 12:00am 2023 Regional Contest and Convention
May 16 2024 - 12:00am 2024 Regional Contest and Convention
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