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August 20, 2018 - 9:53am

This workshop is open to all levels of arrangers. Thinking of arranging and didn't attend the summer weekend? No problem! Join us on Friday afternoon before Harmony Weekend begins. These sessions are not only for arrangers, but any directors, associate/assistant directors, section leaders or...

June 20, 2018 - 9:38am

Region 17 is so excited to have TWO choruses and THREE quartets representing our region at this year's big event! Watch this space for more details closer to the event. We will post the webcast link and on stage times when they become available.

Tuesday, October 16 Harmony Classic...

June 1, 2018 - 10:52am

Jennifer Jones, Certified Director of Voices in Harmony Chorus, earned the Harmony 500 Director achievement from Sweet Adelines International after our 2018 regional competition. The DCP Harmony 500 Director Level is earned when the chorus scores over 500 points at regional competition. She also...

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...



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