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May 11, 2018 - 10:40am

Oh behalf of the Regional Executive Committee it is with great excitement I announce to you that Great Lakes Harmony Region 17 is acquiring 2 more choruses effective December 31, 2018.  Buffalo Gateway and Lake Effect Harmony Choruses will be joining us at the end of 2018 and I know our loving...

January 13, 2018 - 10:49am

All Regional Resource Positions are open each year. New terms start on May 1 (the beginning of our fiscal year) and applications are due on March 1. Details on each position and an application form are available on our Regional Governance Pilot Project information page:


November 1, 2017 - 1:00am

Updated! Due March 1, 2018

Region 17 is pleased to offer a $1,000 educational scholarship to a woman studying in a music-related field.

The recipient must be a member of Region 17 SAI or have a relative who is a current member or chorus director of Region 17, Sweet...

June 16, 2017 - 10:00am

Those who have dreamed of or are curious to learn directing skills. or Those who are Assistant/Associate Directors who are ready to take it to the next level.

Conducting classes presented by our own award winning Region 17 directors...

May 2, 2017 - 9:57am

This year Region 17 will have our Quartet Champions, Fusion, and our top two choruses from 2016, Grand Rapids Chorus and Sounds of Pittsburgh Chorus, represent us at the following International competitions:

Wednesday, October 10 Quartet Semifinals:
Competitor #4,...

February 16, 2017 - 8:22pm

Region 17 is participating in the Pilot Project to "test drive" the new Regional Governance structure proposed by Sweet Adelines International. This pilot will run from May 1, 2017 - December 31, 2018. We have set up a special page to outline the changes here:...

January 30, 2017 - 10:57am

Promote your business, corporation or organzation at the webcast of our Region 17 Annual Competition. This year it is held April 27-30, 2017 and attracts barbershoppers and Sweet Adelines (and their supporters) worldwide. Because we have a worldwide audience, we can offer world class...

November 1, 2016 - 12:28am

Region 17 presents something new at the Winter Harmony Weekend:  a Mini Harmony Brigade! What is a Mini Harmony Brigade, you ask? It is a chance to sing your part quartet-style throughout the Winter Harmony Weekend with...

September 15, 2016 - 10:17pm

Support our Region 17 competitors in Las Vegas at the convention or at home on the webcast at! On stage times for our competitors are listed in Las Vegas local time (Pacific).

Tuesday, October 18 - Harmony...

June 21, 2016 - 12:08pm

Great Lakes Harmony Region 17 will have two choruses competing in the 2017 Sweet Adelines International chorus competition held in Las Vegas, NV. Our 2016 2nd place Sounds of Pittburgh Chorus was given a wild card spot based on their regional contest score and will join our 2016 champions the...

May 25, 2016 - 11:53am

Great Lakes Harmony Region 17 is proud to announce three competitors a the Sweet Adelines International convention this Fall in Las Vegas! Stay tuned for more details as we get closer to the competition date for performance times, open rehearsal times and webcast links...

April 11, 2016 - 2:37pm

In honor of our region's 40th anniversary we will be webcasting our competition this year. This is provided free of charge. Visit our webcast page for links to the webcast, send us a Shout Out, send us a donation to help defray costs and see a...



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