Thank you to all class instructors for supplying educational handouts for their classes. Your dedication to the mission of Sweet Adelines International provides each attendee with tools and resources to progress in their musical journey. 
 
You can also download Continuing Education Unit (CEU) applications and International Faculty Program (IFP) evaluations on this page.

Please click the links below to download the IES class handouts (only classes with handouts are listed. Use CTRL+F to search):

A Brave New World: Creating Performance Packages (CSVP)
3101 – Thursday Session 1
4101 – Friday Session 1
Faculty: Judy Pozsgay
Handout #1 A Brave New World: Creating Performance Packages

Adjudicating the Ceremonial Ritual for Rising Stars (AJ)
5101 – Saturday Sessions 1 & 2  
Faculty: Vickie Maybury   
Handout #1 Level Descriptors
Handout #2 Scoresheets

Around the Clock With Doc: Fundamentals of Theory for Barbershop Arrangers (AA)
3402 – Thursday Session 4
Faculty: Jean Flinn
Handout #1 Eleven Chords and Their Voicings
Handout #2 Piano Keyboard
Handout #3 New Alternate Chord Chart
Handout #4 Let the Rest of the World Go By
Handout #5 Blank Manuscript Paper

Arrangement Reviews (Limited to 10 registrants) (AA)
Faculty: Suzy Lobaugh
Handout #1-4 Arrangement Reviews

Back to the Book: Overview of the Sound Category (AJ)
3302 – Thursday Session 3
4302 – Friday Session 3
Faculty: Betty Clipman
Handout #1 Sound Category Score Sheet - International Division
Handout #2 Performance Level Guidelines

Breakthrough at the Molecular Level: Coaching, Priorities, Expectations (CO)
3404 – Thursday Session 4
4402 – Friday Session 4
Faculty: Betty Clipman
Handout #1 Priority Checklist

Building Blocks to a Better Visual Team (CRL)
5102 – Saturday Session 1
Faculty: Renée Porzel
Handout #1 Visual Team Structure

Building Your DeLorean: Setting High Standards for Your Chorus (ML)
3104 – Thursday Session 1
4104 – Friday Session 1
Faculty: Kim Wonders
Handout #1 Building Our DeLorean

Building Your Vocal Skills (VP)
3405 – Thursday Session 4
4403 – Friday Session 4
Faculty: Britt-Heléne Bonnedahl
Handout #1 Building Your Vocal Skills

Buzz Quartet Tracks - Breakthrough Acceleration Camp
Handout #1 Basses have issues too
Handout #2 BUZZ Warmups
Handout #3 Don't Just Stand There
Handout #4 Inner Game of Music
Handout #5 It's Showtime!
Handout #6 Six Step Procedure
Handout #7 We Care Enough to Sing the "Bari" Best

Continuing Education Unit Applications
Regional Leadership Capacitor Day
IES 2017

Come McFly With Me: Performance Package Elements (AJ)
4404 – Friday Session 4
Faculty: Sharon Babb
Handout #1 Performing Skills Strata and Facets
Handout #2 Elements of a Successful Performance
Handout #3 Open Division Scoring Levels
Handout #4 Guidelines for Regional Open Division
Handout #5 Entertainment Package Levels

Designing a DeLorean:  Building Vocal Skills and Artistry through Physicality (VP)
3303 – Thursday Session 3
4304 – Friday Session 3
Faculty: Paula Davis
Handout #1 Designing a Delorean

Disassembling the Flux Capacitor: Music Category Overview (AJ)
4305 – Friday Session 3
Faculty: Sharon Babb
Handout #1 Music Category Score Sheet
Handout #2 Music Selection Made Easy
Handout #3 Choosing Contest Music
Handout #4 Characteristics of Strong Contest Music
Handout #5 Difficulty Factors
Handout #6 Choosing Competition Music
Handout #7 Checklist for Music Selection
Handout #8 Ideal and Average Ranges for Women

Doc Brown’s Prescription to Stay Cool on Stage (TG)
5104 – Saturday Session 1
Faculty: Marcia Pinvidic
Handout #1 12 Point Plan
 

Doc Brown’s Wisdom for the Future:  Membership in the New Millennium (CRL)
3106 – Thursday Session 1
4107 – Friday Session 1
Faculty: Paula Davis
Handout #1 Membership in the New Millennium

Doc's Rules for Singing in Tune (VP)
3107 – Thursday Session 1
4108 – Friday Session 1
Faculty: Kim Vaughn
Handout #1 Doc's Rules for Singing in Tune

Elements of Appealing Arrangements Panel (AA & EA)
5105 – Saturday Session 1
Faculty: Jim Arns, Sharon Babb, Deke Sharon and Jana Gutenson (Moderator)
Handout #1 What Makes a Good Arrangement
Handout #2 If You Love Me

 

Evaluations
IES 2017 Event Evaluation
International Faculty Program - Faculty Evaluation Form
Regional Leadership Capacitor Day

The Flux Capacitor of Member Recruitment and Retention: The Director! (CRL)
3204 – Thursday Session 2
4204 – Friday Session 2
Faculty: Paula Davis
Handout #1 The Flux Capacitor of Member Recruitment

Fluxing as One: Developing Your Chorus Culture (CRL)
3108 – Thursday Session 1
4109 – Friday Session 1
Faculty: Cammi MacKinlay
Handout #1 Developing Your Chorus Culture

The Future is in Their Hands: The Director-Choreographer Team (DIR)
3309 – Thursday Session 3
4310 – Friday Session 3
Faculty: Jim Arns and Renée Porzel  
Handout #1 Characteristics of a Successful Director 
Handout #2 Characteristics of a Successful Choreographer

The Gravitational Pull of Emotion: Artistry and the Power in You (VP)
5106 – Saturday Session 1
Faculty: Ryan Heller
Handout #1 Artistic Singing for All Levels
 

The Great Mysteries of the Expression Category (AJ)
4207 – Friday Session 2
Faculty: Vickie Maybury
Handout #1 When You Perform
Handout #2 Benefits of Singing
Handout #3 Teaching Musical Artistry 
 

“Great Scott!” The Power of Words (DIR)
3111 – Thursday Session 1
4112 – Friday Session 1
Faculty: Betty Clipman
Handout #1 "The Power of Love"

The Hum of the DeLorean: Recognizing Resonation (VP)
3112 – Thursday Session 1
4113 – Friday Session 1
Faculty: Sharon Babb      
Handout #1 Definitions of Resonance
Handout #2 Vocal Exercises for Phonation and Resonation
Handout #3 Resonance Study Guide
 

In the Lab With the Doc: Making Rehearsal the Best Night of the Week (CRL)
5111 – Saturday Session 2
Faculty: Sharon Babb  
Handout #1 Battle Station Rehearsals
Handout #2 Rehearsal Tips (Maybury)
Handout #3 Music Selection Made Easy
Handout #4 Rehearsin' Better
Handout #5 Rehearsal Observation Form

 

Inventions That Work! (AA)
3113 – Thursday Session 1
Faculty: Suzy Lobaugh
Handouts #1 - 8 Inventions That Work!

It's Showmanship, not Choreography, Biff! (CSVP)
3414 – Thursday Session 4
4411 – Friday Session 4
Faculty: Lynne Smith
Handout #1 How to Create the Visual Plan
Handout #2 Showmanship vs. Choreography
 

“Leapin' Lizards, Marty!” Achieving New Levels (CO)
3210 – Thursday Session 2
4209 – Friday Session 2
Faculty: Sharon Babb
Handout #1 Determining Why Your Chorus Is At Its Current Level
Handout #2 Knowing Your Level and What It Means
Handout #3 Performance Level Characteristics
Handout #4 Singing Levels
Handout #5 Guidelines for Raising Performance
Handout #6 Making the Leap
Handout #7 Necessary Coaches

Let the Melody McFly (ML)
3313 – Thursday Session 3
4314 – Friday Session 3
Faculty: Kim Vaughn
Handout #1 Top 25 Characteristics of a Great Lead

Let's Build Something That Really Works (ML & DIR)
5112 – Saturday Session 2
Faculty: Kim Vaughn
Handout #1 Let's Build Something That Really Works

 

Let's Get Rehearsal Started ... to the Moon and Back! (CSVP)
3211 – Thursday Session 2
4210 – Friday Session 2
Faculty: Lynne Smith
Handout #1 Physical Skill Building with a Purpose

Marty McFly at Work:  Building Trust and Dealing With Change (TG)
5113 – Saturday Session 2
Faculty: Paula Davis
Handout #1 Building Trust and Dealing with Change
Handout #2 Building Trustand Dealing with Change

 

In the Lab With the Doc: Making Rehearsal the Best Night of the Week (CRL)
5111 – Saturday Session 2
Faculty: Sharon Babb  

 

Mental Training for Performers (CSVP)
3115 – Thursday Session 1
4115 – Friday Session 1
Faculty: Britt-Heléne Bonnedahl
Handout #1 Mental Training for Singers

The Mixed Voice: Special Effects! (VP)
3415 – Thursday Session 4
4412 – Friday Session 4
Faculty: Kim Vaughn
Handout #1 The Mixed Voice

Our Future Belongs to Us! Creating Ambassadors for Sweet Adelines (CRL)
3314 – Thursday Session 3
4315 – Friday Session 3
Faculty: Cammi MacKinlay  
Handout #1 Our Future Belongs To Us

Polishing Your DeLorean: The Power Packed Performance (CSVP)
3316 – Thursday Session 3
4317 – Friday Session 3
Faculty: Kim Wonders
Handout #1 The Power Packed Performance

The Power of Rhythm and Energy (DIR)
3214 – Thursday Session 2
4213 – Friday Session 2
Faculty: Marcia Pinvidic
Handout #1 The Power of Rhythm and Energy

Protecting Your Future Voice (VP)
3417 – Thursday Session 4
4414 – Friday Session 4
Faculty: Darlene Rogers  
Handout #1 The Mature Voice
Handout #2 Menopause and the Voice

Put Your Mind to Giving PVI's (ML)
3418 – Thursday Session 4
4415 – Friday Session 4
Faculty: Vickie Maybury   
Handout #1 Vocal Instructor Critique

Red Letter Unit Sound (VP)
3216 – Thursday Session 24215 – Friday Session 2
Faculty: Kim Vaughn
Handout #1 Unit Sound

Rev-Up Your DeLorean: Training Games for Performers (CSVP)
3217 – Thursday Session 2
4216 – Friday Session 2
Faculty: Kim Wonders
Handout #1 Training Games for Performers

The Right Way at the Right Time: Using Task Forces and Committees (CRL)
4319 – Friday Session 3
Faculty: Thérèse Antonini
Handout #1 The Right Way At the Right Time

Rip Your Shower Curtain Open Wider! (CSVP)
3319 – Thursday Session 3
4320 – Friday Session 3
Faculty: Lynne Smith
Handout #1 Rip Your Shower Curtain Open

Running on Plutonium and Other Fixes (DIR)
3320 – Thursday Session 3
4321 – Friday Session 3
Faculty: Vickie Maybury
Handout #1 Running On Plutonium and Other Fixes

Singing Low With Style and Purpose: A Fresh Take on Singing Bass (ML)
3218 – Thursday Session 2
4217 – Friday Session 2
Faculty: Judy Pozsgay 
Handout #1 Singing Low with Style and Purpose

Speech Therapy Applied to Singing (VP)
3219 – Thursday Session 2
4218 – Friday Session 2
Faculty: Britt-Heléne Bonnedahl
Handout #1 Speech Theraphy Approach to Singing

SMART Strategies for Choruses and Quartets (CSVP)
5107 – Saturday Session 1
Faculty: Britt-Heléne Bonnedahl
Handout #1 SMART Strategies for Choruses and Quartets

Supercharge Your Manifold for High Performance: A-Level Breathing (VP)
3122 – Thursday Session 1
4120 – Friday Session 1
Faculty: Darlene Rogers
Handout #1 Supercharge Your Manifold

“Think, McFly! Think” Dealing With The Biffs (CRL)
4220 – Friday Session 2
Faculty: JD Crowe  
Handout #1 Conflict Is For The Birds
Handout #2 Speaking Notes

Unleaded, Regular, High Test or Jet Fuel: How to Sing Dynamics Effectively (VP)
3322 – Thursday Session 3
4323 – Friday Session 3
Faculty: Darlene Rogers
Handout #1 Level, Indication, Meaning
Handout #2 Messa di Voce

Unleash the Power of Vocal Kinesthetics (VP)
5115 – Saturday Session 2
Faculty: Darlene Rogers
Handout #1 Unleash the Power of Vocal Kinesthetics

Where We're Going, We Don't Need Roads! (EA)
4417 – Friday Session 4
Faculty: Suzy Lobaugh
Handout #1-4 Where We're Going, We Don't Need Roads

 

Questions about IES handouts?
Please email our Education Department at Education@sweetadelines.com