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Sweet Adelines Convention 2018 St. Louis!

October 22, 2018 - 3:13pm -- Lizzie Green

Wow, what a convention!  Coastal Harmony Region 9 was so very well represented at the Sweet Adelines International annual contest 2018 in Saint Louis, MO. 

The week opened with Women of Note chorus competing in the Mid-Sized Chorus Contest, “Harmony Classic”, placing 5th overall. 

 
Then on Thursday, Spirit of the Gulf chorus competed in the
International Division Chorus Semi-Finals Contest and placed 19th overall. 

Faculty Announcement 2019 Winter Workshop!

September 30, 2018 - 8:46am -- Lizzie Green

Our Winter Workshop will be held at the Orlando Marriott Lake Mary, FL January 25-27, 2019.   We are delighted to announce our guest faculty is Jim Arns and Renee Porzel of The Melodeers Chorus!  - 7-time Gold Medalists of Sweet Adelines International.  Registration will be opening soon.  Mark you calendars for this very special event, you won't want to miss it!

Click here for event details and registration.

2018 Fall 4x4 Event

July 19, 2018 - 12:04pm -- Lizzie Green

This is a brigade style event with a twist - double-quartets!  Bring your friends and register as an octet or participate in our drawing for double quartet teams made up of participants.  All groups will sing the 2018-2019 regional song "Kickin It Up A Notch  (music and tracks available in our member's music library).  Each group gets three coaching & rehearsal sessions on-site.

WHEN:        September 21-23, 2018

WHERE:      Orlando Sheraton 
                    6000 North Lake Destiny Dr, 
                    Maitland, FL 32751 

Read more about the event here.

Barbershop Is Coming To Town!

June 18, 2018 - 5:30pm -- Lizzie Green

The Barbershop Harmony Society's Annual Convention is coming to Orlando, FL - July 1-8, 2018.  All events will be held at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida.  There will be educational events, contests and lots of great singing!  Visit the website!  The Sunshine District is the host for the event and volunteers are still needed.  Please check out the details here and be sure to look at the volunteer sign-up information.

LAUNCH SHOW - MONDAY, JULY 2, 2018

Harmony Explosion June 14-16, 2018

June 6, 2018 - 1:15pm -- Lizzie Green

Coastal Harmony is a proud sponsor of the annual Sunshine District youth barbershop program. This year’s theme is “An Evening on Broadway”.  The clinicians for this event are the famous and talented Tony DeRosa for the boys and Debbie Cleveland for the girls.  Special guest quartet is Adrenaline, 2017 Sweet Adelines International Rising Star Champions!

Please visit https://www.sunshinehx.org/about-hx-camp.html for more information and to purchase show tickets for Saturday night.

Hilton Head Shore Notes Announces New Director

May 21, 2018 - 8:05am -- Lizzie Green

The Hilton Head Shore Notes Chorus is proud to introduce its new director, Melody Templeton.  Educated at Ohio State University, Otterbein University and Juilliard, her vast experience will bring new direction to this chorus. Although her education began with classical music, affording her the honor of singing at Carnegie Hall with Princeton ProMusica, she later turned her attention to the theater and performed in various musicals.  For five years she was a regular with an improvisational dinner theater troupe where she sang, danced and honed her performance skills. 

Harmony Buzz Award

May 8, 2018 - 10:51pm -- Lizzie Green

This new annual award was created in 2018 by the Regional Executive Committee and is presented to an active, registered Coastal Harmony quartet that has had an impact on their community and fellow Sweet Adelines in terms of outreach, leadership, inspiration and in general, harmonizing the world.  At least one quartet member must be registered in the Coastal Harmony region for the quartet to be eligible.

Sweet Adeline Song Writing Contest

January 15, 2018 - 10:52pm -- Lizzie Green

Have an original song playing in your head? The Sweet Adelines "Bursting With Song" Songwriting Contest is for you! Open to amateur or professional musicians and songwriters (barbershoppers & non-barbershoppers). Winners will be announced at the 2018 International Convention in St. Louis. Contest opens Feb. 15, 2018.

Welcome To Our New Website

October 15, 2017 - 2:47pm -- Lizzie Green

Our mission at Coastal Harmony Region 9 is to be a resource to our members.  We are happy to launch this new multifunctional website to expand our abilities to communicate to members and the general public about all things Sweet Adelines.

Each Region 9 member will receive her own login credentials to access the members-only features.  Each specific role, from chorus president, to competing quartet contact, will be recorded at the individual member level and will be used to expedite communications of official regional business.

Recent news

October 22, 2018 - 3:13pm
Wow, what a convention!  Coastal Harmony Region 9 was so very well represented at the Sweet Adelines... more
September 30, 2018 - 8:46am
Our Winter Workshop will be held at the Orlando Marriott Lake Mary, FL January 25-27, 2019.   We are... more
July 19, 2018 - 12:04pm
This is a brigade style event with a twist - double-quartets!  Bring your friends and register as an octet or... more

Upcoming Coastal Harmony Events

Dec 16 2018 - 2:00pm Let It Snow! - South Florida Jubilee
Jan 25 2019 - 12:00am Winter Regional Weekend
Mar 30 2019 - 3:00pm SOS- Harmony Showcase Open Mic Concert
Apr 11 2019 - 7:00pm Regional Contest/Convention
Jan 31 2020 - 7:00pm Winter Regional Weekend
Apr 30 2020 - 12:00am Regional Contest/Convention
Jan 29 2021 - 7:00pm Winter Regional Weekend
Apr 15 2021 - 7:00pm Regional Contest/Convention
Jun 11 2021 - 7:00pm Music/Admin Workshop
Jul 16 2021 - 7:00pm EDU Faculty Planning Workshop
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