Education is the passion and purpose of Sweet Adelines, helping each other grow as singers and spread the joy of music to others.


Education is the passion and purpose of Sweet Adelines, helping each other grow as singers and spread the joy of music to others.

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Our Passion. Our Purpose.

At Sweet Adelines, we consider music a great gift. And it’s a gift we want to pass on to others through the highest-quality education and instruction.

To learn more about music selection, view the article on Inclusive Music Selection by Corinna Garriock.

For information about building a diverse and inclusive chorus, view the article "Building a Diversity Garden" from The Pitch Pipe, January 2019.

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Not sure how to log in to view? Please view our step-by-step login instructions (includes screenshots and how to navigate our members-only education portal.)

Not sure where to find content on the education portal? Please view our Education Content Inventory for details.

Travel in Tune

All abooooard…It’s been awhile since we’ve been able to visit each other. Until we can meet again in person, Travel in Tune allows Sweet Adelines International members to virtually experience the exceptional cultures, personalities, and educational programs of each of our regions. We are so excited to see the amazing gifts and talents that make up our regions, by traveling around the world — together, virtually.

Sweet Adelines Education Portal

Welcome to the public Sweet Adelines Education Portal! Here you’ll find a variety of helpful resources, learning tracks and instructional videos relating to voice, music and virtual rehearsals.

Barbershop 101

Learn more about the complex and rewarding genre of four-part barbershop harmony, a tradition Sweet Adelines has helped preserved for over 70 years!

Young Women In Harmony

Young Women In Harmony (YWIH) offers life-changing opportunities to youth and provides music educators with resources to include barbershop harmony in school music programs.

Scholarships & Education Grants
Scholarships & Education Grants

Thanks to the generous donations of our members and community support, Sweet Adelines International has awarded more than $1.1 million to preserve the barbershop art form.

Music Educator Awards

The Sweet Adelines International Music Educator Awards are presented each year to outstanding music educators who have achieved excellence in their field and made exceptional contributions to promoting the barbershop style in schools.

Certification Programs

We offer several certification programs that members may take part in as they pursue programs that enrich their lives, as well as our organization. Click to see the different certification programs offered.