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

September 8th - 6:00 p.m. Choreography practice  After practice: Ice Cream Social

Wednesday  -  after 4:00 p.m.  Pick up Butter Braids at Eileen's house


September 15th - Music Committee   6:30 p.m. 

September 22nd - Coaching with Mary Dick and Val Salley

September 29th - 6:00 P.M.   Bring your supper and have social time with everyone

October 6th - 6:00 p.m.  Board meeti




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



Upcoming Performances & Events

 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   Southeast Minnesota a Cappella Festival

Stewartville High School    440 6th Street SW  

6:30 p.m.   High School Choirs Capstone Concert 

8:00 p.m.  College and Professional Choir

Tickets  $10   www.semnacappella.org/tickets.html



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