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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Certification Programs
Certification Programs

Sweet Adelines International not only provides an outlet for lifelong friendships, harmony and music education but also encourages women to take on leadership roles that transcend into their communities and professional and personal lives. It is no surprise Sweet Adelines members are successful both in their choruses as well as professionally.

The organization offers several certification programs that members may take part in as they pursue program offerings that enrich their lives, as well as Sweet Adelines International. See below for the different certification programs offered.

Arranger Certification Program (ACP)

The ACP program provides in-depth training and certification for advanced arrangers and is a source of new music arrangements within the organization.

Director Certification Program (DCP)

The DCP is an educational, home-study program designed to develop skills for Sweet Adelines International directors, potential directors and musical leaders.

International Faculty Program (IFP)

The IFP provides high-level professional development to ensure quality curriculum at international events. Faculty members participate in a certification program designed to keep them current with the latest information and teaching techniques.

International Judging Program (IJP)

The IJP assures members that contest adjudicators are qualified and produce work consistent with the standards set by the organization. Trial scoring, individual critiques and biennial education provide comprehensive training.