Rising Star Quartet Contest
Updated June 18, 2020: The COVID-19 pandemic has affected many Sweet Adelines events. For information on cancellation of the 2020 Rising Star Quartet Contest and other events, see this list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).
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Coaching with the Stars
Contest entry gives your quartet access to Coaching with the Stars! You don’t have to figure it out alone... Learn from former international quartet champions and Rising Star champions. An interest form will be included in your contest entry welcome letter and once completed, you will be paired with two coaches to help your quartet prepare for the upcoming contest.
Coaching with the Stars includes:
- 1 hour of coaching from a past Sweet Adelines International quartet champion AND
- 1 hour of coaching from a past Rising Star quartet champion
Quartets with an average member age of 16 or younger will be eligible for the Stars to Watch Award.
Prizes are awarded by the Young Singers Foundation, an official charity of Sweet Adelines International.
Contest Scoring Criteria, Rules and Regulations
- Rising Star Quartet Contest Scoring Level Descriptors
- Rising Star Quartet Contest Scoresheets
- Rising Star Quartet Contest Rules and Regulations
- Basic Criteria for Public Performance
- Choosing The Right Music - By Music Category Specialist Sharon Babb
2019 Rising Star Quartet Contest Recap
|View complete contest results and scores!|
Past Rising Star Quartet Contest Results & Performances
Updated June 18, 2020: With deep regret we announce the cancellation of the 2020 Rising Star Quartet Contest. Use the button below to view more information about the cancellation, refunds, and other concerns.
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