Comings & Goings: Sweet Adelines local chapter open house

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If you’re a woman with a song in your heart and a knack for four-part barbershop harmony, check out the Mountain Jubilee Chorus.

The 70-member group is part of Sweet Adelines International, a nonprofit organization that advances barbershop harmony through education, competition and performance. Chorus members sing and perform a cappella in jazz, musical and pop genres as well as classic barbershop. The women rehearse weekly. Membership dues are $125 a quarter.

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Prospective members are placed by their vocal range—lead, tenor, bass or baritone—in a section where they learn a song. Singing lessons are given by the chorus directors and members of the music team. “We work to match vowels, resonance and synchronization,” says Karie bird, a chorus member. When women feel ready, they’re encouraged to audition.

Here’s a blurry but lively video of them from 2013: http://bit.ly/1RFgyJ. Interested? Attend an open house the second, third or fourth Tuesday of this month (Jan. 12, 19 and 26). Fellowship Church, 615 E. 9800 South (Sego Lily Dr.), Sandy. 7-10pm. Park in rear of building. Questions: Deb, 801-503-5978 or at strz12345@hotmail.com

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