Last night we welcomed 7 New Members to our chorus. It took a lot of hard work and dedication but they made it, with the help of their Chorus Connections. We are so glad to have them! Just look at all the...more
My name is Adrienne McLean. I became a member of Canadian Showtime Chorus in November of 2022 and I have been invited to share my experience with their New Member Program.
The pandemic was still causing havoc at the start of 2022 and preventing us from gathering so we started the year off on Zoom. TNL (Tuesday Night Live) rehearsals continued until March 1 and we even celebrated...more
The beautiful thing about Sweet Adelines are the friendships you build along the way. There is a special connection you have with your chorus, and there are some lucky few who get to have two families as a dual...more
This past July 24th- July 31st, I was able to attend Harmony University, put on by the Barbershop Harmony Society. It was in New Orleans at Loyola University and I couldn’t be more excited to have gone. After two...more
In November 1982, my friend invited me to her chorus rehearsal. After I heard the first chord of barbershop harmony, I loved it! This group was the prospective Nepean City Chapter of Sweet Adelines Inc. which...more
One of the most wonderful things about Sweet Adelines is the focus on personal improvement and growth – both as singers and individuals. In late July, two members of Canadian Showtime Chorus (CSC)...more
You hear it often! Become a Sweet Adelines and you will never have to worry about being alone, out in the cold or in need of a place to sing – or a place to have Zoom meetings!!!
In early June, my husband and I were...more
No question – it has been a journey! But we are approaching our destination and we are positively giddy about it! We have been Zoomrehearsing for the past 15...more
Who knew in March 2020 that COVID would raise havoc for months - not only weeks? Who knew that Ottawa would become a hot spot for cases and would keep us apart until year end and beyond? Who knew Zoom would become second nature and a lifeline? Let me try to paint a picture of how Canadian...more
Canadian Showtime Chorus: Beyond the Notes
2020 derailed in March when a global pandemic was declared in light of the Coronavirus a.k.a. COVID-19. From gathering and travel restrictions to physical distancing, closures and gradual re-openings as advised by local health and...more
Canadian Showtime Chorus #flattenthecurve!!
The week of March 8, 2020 will go down in history! It is the week that Sweet Adelines International...more