Zumbro Valley Chorus

real women. real harmony. real fun.
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Welcome to the website of the Zumbro Valley Chapter of Sweet Adelines International, in Rochester, Minnesota. We are a women's chorus whose mission is to share our love of singing four-part barbershop harmony while providing friendship, music education, and performance opportunities for our members.

Join the chorus, join the fun!

Do You Love to Sing?

Join us any Tuesday  at 7:00 p.m.

Zumbro Valley Chorus is always seeking talented women who love to sing.  We sing four part a cappella harmony, barbershop style. 

Rehearsals:  Tuesday nights at Trinity Lutheran Church   222 6th Ave. S.W Rochester, MN   7:00 - 9:30 p.m.  Questions?  call Jan 288-0013 or Mary Clare 269-1493


Zumbro Valley Chorus' Goals

~ENRICH the community through performance

~IMPROVE OUR SINGING through education

~ADD to our membership and


Happenings on Tuesday Nights

June 16th   Music Committe

June 23rd   Performance at Charter House - Edwards Hall 1st Floor  Warm ups  6:30   Perform at 7:00 pm   

You can park in the Mayo Clinic lot west of the Charter House

Costume: Teal top, white slacks or capri, white shoes, silver earrings



1. Be Our Guest (tentative)
2. At the Hop 
3. Dancing Queen (we will begin with this song if we do not perform Be Our Guest)
4. Over the Rainbow
5. Mister Piano Man Please
6. If You Had All the World and Its Gold
7. Java Jive
8. Happy Together
9. When I Lift Up My Head
10. Old Time Hymn Medley
11. I Need Thee Every Hour
12. I'll Fly Away
13. Kokomo
14. For Good
15. One Fine Day
16. Send Your Love



Upcoming Performances & Events


June 26, Friday    Performance   12:30 – 1:00    Warm-ups at 12:00    Double Tree Hotel York Rite Convention  - second floor  Costume: Teal top, white slacks or capri pants, white shoes or sandels, silver earrings. 


July 9, Thursday    Winona Fair with the Pink Ladies


July 11, Saturday     Bingo at the Winona Fair


July 28, Tuesday    Olmsted Fair


August 8, Saturday   Days of Yesteryear  Olmsted History Center

Northern Lights Region 6 Sweet Adelines

RAVE Music School

Regional Area Vocal Education


Theme:  One Song at a Time

  •  Intentional learning of new song
    •   Phrasing and forward singing
    •   Characterization from inside out
    •   Performance packaging
    •   Choosing appropriate music
    •   Attitude of gratitude-health and happiness


Date:  September 19, 2015

Three Locations:

Memorial Lutheran Church  15730 South Afton Blvd.  Afton, MN

Immanuel Lutheran Church  2300 27h St.  Spirit Lake, IA

Valley 4000,  4000 24th Ave. South  Grand Forks, ND


Cost: $35.00 (includes lunch)


Registration after deadline will require an


additional $10.00 late fee.   ($45.00 total) 



Registration Deadline: September 4, 2015



Registration at the door will not guarantee   


availability of lunch!!!


Registration will be available on the Region 6   


website using your credit card.


Mark your calendar for this fun day. Our Regional Faculty will share some information, new skills, and tools that will improve your singing abilities.

Watch for a Detailed agenda, coming soon.




November 7, Saturday   Flash Mob at Stewartville (or something just as exciting!!)


December 4, Friday   Wonders of the Nativity


December 5, Saturday   Christmas Tea at St. Pius Church    Perform at 12:45 – 30 to 45 minutes

January  Cancer Telethon


Music for performances:  

Be Our Guest
At the Hop
Dancing Queen
Mister Piano Man Please
Just a Bundle of Old Love Letters
You Made Me Love You
I Need Thee Ev'ry Hour
When I Lift Up My Head
Happy Together
I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing

Harmonize the World