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Greater Harrisburg recognized in 2020 Sweet Adelines magazine

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Sing Sing Sing Magazine Summer 2013 Edition

Greater Harrisburg Chorus is featured in the summer 2013 edition of Sing Sing Sing magazine! Check out what the premier online publication for show chorus and a cappella groups is saying about the World Choir Games barbershop champions!

Greater Harrisburg Sweet Adelines

Receive 2012 Best of Harrisburg Award

Harrisburg Award Program Honors Achievement

HARRISBURG September 11, 2012 -- Greater Harrisburg Sweet Adelines has been selected for the 2012 Best of Harrisburg Award in the Entertainers category by the Harrisburg Award Program.

Each year, the Harrisburg Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Harrisburg area a great place to live, work and play.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners

in each category. The 2012 Harrisburg  Award Program focuses on quality,

not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered

both internally by the Harrisburg Award Program and data provided by third parties.

About Harrisburg Award Program

The Harrisburg Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements

and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Harrisburg area. Recognition

is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices

and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.

The Harrisburg Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community's contributions to the U.S. economy.


SOURCE: Harrisburg Award Program


Harrisburg Award Program



Champion of the 2012 World Choir Games Barbershop Division

Greater Harrisburg Chorus Wins World Championship at the 2012 World Choir Games

CINCINNATI July 14, 2012 -- The Greater Harrisburg Chorus, Sweet Adelines International, took home top honors a the 2012 World Choir Games in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Pitted against championship choruses from around the globe, Greater Harrisburg Chorus won the lone gold medal in the barbershop music category, and was named Champion of the World Choir Games Barbershop Division.

The seventh World Choir Games was held in North America for the

first time. Choral groups from 62 countries gathered in Cincinnati to

compete for the title of World Champion in 23 musical categories.

This year's event is the first time the Barbershop art form of music

was included along with categories such as Musica Sacra and

Chamber Choir to Jazz, Scenic Folklore, and Gospel.

The Greater Harrisburg Chorus of Sweet Adelines International

competed against choruses from the Barbershop Harmony Society,

Harmony Inc., Sweet Adelines International, and other barbershop groups.

The chorus also sang at Cincinnati's Fountain Square, at the Duke Energy Center, and at the Champions Concert at Springer Hall. The greatest thrill may have been watching the American flag being raised and singing the national anthem when the results were announced at Friday's award ceremony.

With the Championship title, the Greater Harrisburg Chorus has already earned the right to compete and defend their world title at the next World Choir Games to be held in Riga, Latvia in 2014.

The chorus invites women looking for an opportunity to sing and have fun to visit a rehearsal held Tuesday evenings.

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