Zumbro Valley Chorus

real women. real harmony. real fun.
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Grant from SEMAC



Zumbro Valley Chorus of Sweet Adelines is grateful for an operating fund grant made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council.   Thank you to a legislative appropriation from the arts & cultural fund.


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



Barbershop Fast Facts:


  • Barbershop harmony is harmony produced by four parts: tenor, lead, baritone and bass.

  • Barbershop music is a four-part a cappella harmony style of singing famous for its “ringing” chords in which an over tone is produced, creating the sound of a fifth note.

  • Like jazz, barbershop was born in America and remains a unique vocal music art form




Happenings on Tuesday Nights

May 2nd - Board Meeting   6:00 pm 

May 16th  - Music Committee   6:30 pm



May 23th – Performance at Samaritan Bethany Home at 24 8th Street NW  6:30 pm

June 6th – Board Meeting  6:00 pm             

June 20th – Music Committee   6:30 pm



Northern Lights Region 6

Northern Lights Region 6
Upcoming Events
September 23, 2017                           R.A.V.E. Music School - Regional Annual Vocal Education    Mankato, MN
October 9 - 14, 2017                          International Convention 2017
                                                           MGM Grand Hotel
                                                           Las Vegas, Nevada 
April 18 - April 22, 2018                   Region 6 Convention
                                                           Minneapolis Convention Center
                                                           Minneapolis, MN


Upcoming Performances & Events


Tuesday, May 23th – Performance at Samaritan Bethany Home   24 8th Street NW  Rochester   6:00 pm  Warm-ups    6:30  Perform 


Thursday, June 15th - Performance at Bethal Lutheran Church   1:00 pm


Thursday, July 13th -Performance at Winona County Fair  6:30 pm 


Saturday, July 15th - Bingo at Winona County Fair   Noon to 10:00 pm ?? 


Monday, November 6th - Mayo Clinic Hospice Annual Meeting  6 or 6:30 pm   Assissi Heights









Rochester Music Men Events


Barbershop District Conventions to be held in Rochester:
- 2017 Oct 27-28
- 2018 Oct 26-27
- 2019 Oct 25-26