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

December 1st - No Board Meeting   Rehearsal will be at St. Pius Church   1315  12th Ave, NW   Look for Deb.  Bring your Kazoo. 

December 8th - Performance at The Waters on Mayowood performancere   827 Mayowood Road SE  Rochester   Warm-up   6:30 P.M.  Performance  7:00 P.M.   Costume:  New Christmas top, black slack, shoes and hose, any red earrings    (Use the door in the middle of the horseshoe - 827 with the flag pole and Christmas Tree of lights.  Go past the front desk - take a left and the room is on the left.  We will warm-up in the same room that we perform.)

December 15th   Christmas Party at Whistle Binkies on the Lake   247 Wood Lake Drive SE  6:00 P.M.  Happy Hour  6:30 Order meal   Donations to the Women's Shelter

December 22nd  No rehearsal

December 29th  No rehearsal

January 5th   Board Meeting   6:00 P.M.

January 19th  Coaching with Scott Kvigne    (Back up date - January 26th - in case of bad weather)

March 22nd  Coaching with Connie and Doug Miller  (Back up date - March 29th - in case of bad weather)


Christmas Music:  

Carol Medley 

Christmas Chopsticks 

Christmas Island 

Conventry Carol 

Get Out and Shop 

Hark the Herald 

Jingle Bells

Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming 

Mary had a Baby  **purchased with a grant from Rochester Music Guild 

Mary, Mary 

Mary’s Little Boy Child 

O Holy Night 

A Marshmallow World 

Santa Baby 

The Straw Carol 

We Need a Little Christmas



At the Hop  
Dancing Queen  
Mister Piano Man Please 
If You Had All the World and Its Gold 
Java Jive 
Happy Together 
When I Lift Up My Head  
I Need Thee Every Hour  
One Fine Day 
Send Your Love









Northern Lights Region 6 Convention

May 12 - 15, 2016

Mayo Civic Center   Rochester, MN


Upcoming Performances & Events

  December 4, Friday   Wonders of the Nativity  Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints   2300 Viola Road NE  Rochester    6:30 P.M. warm-ups   7:00  P.M. Performance    Costume:  New Christmas top, black slacks, shoes and hose and any red earrings


December 5, Saturday   Christmas Tea at St. Pius Church  1315 12th Avenue NW  Rochester  Warm-up at 11:30 P.M. Perform at 12:15 P.M. –  45 minutes  Costume: same as above


December 8, Tuesday   The Waters on Mayowood performance   827 Mayowood Road SW  Rochester   Warm-up   6:30 P.M.  Performance  7:00 P.M. Costume:  Same as above


??  January 17th, Sunday -    Cancer Telethon   Music: Please Don't Talk About Me, One Fine Day, Send Your Love, Mister Piano Man and Marshmellow World

February 13, Saturday   "Send Your Love"  Valentine Show   1:30 to 3:30 P.M.   Trinity Lutheran Church  222 6th Avenue Southwest    Cost  Adults: $5  Children: Free    




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