The Scottsdale Chorus is a chapter of Sweet Adelines International. Comprised of over 500 choruses throughout the world, this organization is focused on promoting the barbershop style of music--a special blend of four-part a cappella music. This isn’t your father’s barbershop. The chorus sings both standard and contemporary music and adds innovative choreography to many of the songs.
Competition is part of the Sweet Adeline quest for excellence and allows a chorus to be judged on the components of the barbershop style. The Scottsdale Chorus is one of the highest ranked choruses in the Sweet Adelines organization.
As a competitive chorus, this group has a busy schedule with rehearsals, competitions, coaching, and performances. Membership does entail commitment to ‘being there’. Members find the challenging musical arrangements and choreography two of the things that make belonging to this group rewarding for those seeking a high-level singing experience. Shared experiences and camaraderie bring lifelong friendships as an added bonus.
If you have vocal music experience and are looking for a challenging, creative outlet, visit one of our Tuesday evening rehearsals to meet us and to learn more about membership and the audition process.
We rehearse every Tuesday, 7-10pm; visitors are always welcome!
Watch us win our 5th Gold medal (Oct 2015)! Finals
A cappella singer and TV/movie/album producer Deke Sharon articulates why barbershop is the martial art of singing!
Check out these 2 videos to learn about why we love to sing with Sweet Adelines... and guess which chorus is singing throughout both videos! (recorded live in Houston at the 2011 SAI competition in our outgoing champion performance) Sweet Adelines - Teaching the World to Sing | Testimonials