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


Tuesday, December 12th – Christmas Party at Whistle Binkies on the Lake - 247 Wood Lake Dr. SE  Rochester   6:30  Happy Hour   7:00  Order meal    Gifts for Women's Shelter

January 2nd - Board Meeting  6:00 pm

January 16th – Coaching with Scott

January 23rd - Music Committee    6:00 pm      

February 13th, at Realife    Performance at 7:00 pm   This will be our dress rehearsal for the Tea.  Our performance is for 45 minutes.   Afterwards, we will stay and have rehearsal until about 9:00 pm.   Paid performance.














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


Thursday, December 21st – Performance at Bethel Lutheran Church “Young in Spirit” at 1:00 pm.   


 Date for the Tea – Saturday, February 24th


Region 6 Convention April 19 - 22, 2018 Minneapolis Convention Center and Hilton Hotel Minneapolis, MN


FAME Music School September 21-22, 2018 “The BUZZ” - Guest Faculty Minneapolis — TBD  


Check www.regionsix.org regional website calendar for additional future events and chorus shows.
















































































Rochester Music Men Events


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