Sing in the World Harmony Chorus!
Sweet Adelines International invites non-competing representatives from each chorus to join the World Harmony Chorus on the international stage in Louisville.
Don't wait! Choose your representatives today!
- Representatives must be current members of Sweet Adelines International.
- Limited to the first 250 registrants.
- Everyone who wants to participate in the chorus must register online.
- Register now to sing in the World Harmony Chorus!
What could be better than singing on the international stage for Sweet Adelines International’s 75th anniversary? Sing under the direction of Master Director 700 Virginia Humphrey-Taylor in the World Harmony Chorus. The chorus is made up of non-competing representatives from Sweet Adelines choruses around the world! They will perform two songs, Love In Any Language (Briner) and This Is The Moment (Arns) in Louisville. Immediately following, Virginia Humphrey-Taylor will direct the audience in the singing of What A Wonderful World in celebration of World Singing Day.
When and Where?
Performance: Saturday, October 17, 2020
- Performance immediately following the last intermission and right before chorus finals award presentation on stage at the Kentucky International Convention Center.
Rehearsals: Friday, October 16 and Saturday, October 17 from 8–10 a.m.
- By registering for the World Harmony Chorus, you have committed to learning the music in advance and attending the two,
two-hour rehearsals at the Kentucky International Convention Center.
Meet the Director: Virginia Humphrey-Taylor
Virginia Humphrey-Taylor is Master Director 700 of Christchurch City Chorus New Zealand. She began her wonderful barbershop life in 1981 with the Assiniboine Chorus in Winnipeg (Manitoba, Canada) and once home again in New Zealand, started the Christchurch City Chorus in 1985.
Virginia is passionate about teaching wonderful singing habits, having joy-filled rehearsals, and bringing music to life. In July, she is taking a representative barbershop chorus with members from all over New Zealand to the World Choir Games in Belgium, where they will perform two 15-minute packages, one of them a full Māori folklore set.
She is thrilled to be conducting the World Harmony Chorus and looks forward to welcoming people from all over the world!
How to Register
Click the link below to register for the World Harmony Chorus.
- Registration cost is $25 USD and will include sheet music and learning tracks for both songs.
- All participants must purchase a Single Event or an All Events Registration to gain entrance into the competition arena for the day of the performance.
- You will not be able to perform on stage if you have not purchased a registration.
- Registrants will receive an email prior to convention with links to the sheet music and learning tracks along with further information on costume and other requirements.
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