Education

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

Education

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.

Reminder to Sweet Adelines Members: If you aren't logged in as a member, you won't be able to see the "members only" content on this page.

Not sure how to log in as a member? 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 Database to search by instructor, topic and education material type (video, handout, etc.).

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.

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.

Travel in Tune

All abooooard…Travel in Tune allows all 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 virtually traveling around the world — together!

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.

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.

Questions?

Please contact our Education Department at education@sweetadelines.com.