Education is the passion and purpose of Sweet Adelines International — to educate the world about a cappella barbershop music and to continually educate our members through a variety of avenues, including:
• Education Media - Webinars and vodcasts to improve singing technique and local membership recruitment.
• Certification Programs - Training and certification programs for directors, faculty, judges and music arrangers.
• Young Women In Harmony (YWIH) - An education program that teaches and equips young women vocalists across the world with barbershop skills.
• Competitions - Competitions and performances to improve musical skill and delivery.
• Members Only Education Center – Current and compelling educational resources exclusive for Sweet Adelines members.
• Music Educator Resources – Tools and inspiration to aid educators in making a difference through music.
• Annual Education Events – Visit our events page to learn of upcoming opportunities!
If you want to improve your singing abilities and learn barbershop-style a cappella harmony, Sweet Adelines International offers the most comprehensive, quality education available anywhere in the world. Nearly every chorus provides access to leading experts in the areas of vocal production, choreography, stage direction, costuming, stage makeup, judging, teaching (faculty), chorus management, arranging, directing, personal growth and leadership. Together, our teams of international educators have created effective programs designed to help every woman achieve success.