Lizzie Green's blog
We are pleased to return to an in-person convention this year in beautiful Daytona Beach. Non-members are asked to contact a chapter directly for friends and family protocols for attendance details.
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!
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.
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 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.
Registration for the Coastal Harmony 2020 SAI Regional Contest chorus and quartet contest is now open. Please visit the following Members Only area at www.sweetadelines.com for all the details regarding contest registration:
Go directly to the Sweet Adelines Chorus Competitor Page - Login credentials required
We are excited to announce the details of our 2020 educational workshop "All In The Family"! Start the decade off right with this exciting event to be held at the Marriott Lake Mary. The registration fee is waived for all Coastal Harmony members! See all the details for the event here.
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:
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!