Invitation to Join Greater Cleveland Chorus in Louisville in 2023!

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January 17, 2023 - 10:27am -- Sherry Berkley

The Greater Cleveland Chorus has an opportunity for current Sweet Adeline members as we prepare to compete at the Sweet Adeline Contest in Louisville, Kentucky, October 30-November 4, 2023.  We would love to have you join us as a dual member on our journey to the Harmony Classic!

Here’s what you need to know:

  • Dues for this adventure are $25 a month to GCC. If you belong to a region outside of Region 17, a $60 regional assessment will be owed.
  • A non-refundable $100 costume fee will be assessed and all costumes will need to be returned within 2 weeks of the International contest.
  • Attendance at all rehearsals and performances in Louisville is expected.
  • Attendance at all coaching sessions during 2023 is expected.
  • Attending as many rehearsals during the year as possible is strongly encouraged.
  • Short term dual membership will be approved by the Board of Directors and voted on by the membership.
  • All members competing with GCC will have passed vocal and visual audits.
  • If you are interested in becoming a short- term dual member with us please contact membership coordinator, Kathy Fazekas at [email protected] no later than April 1, 2023.

Here’s what we want you to know:

  • If you choose to join us on this adventure, we will strive to make this journey fun, educational, fulfilling and memorable!
  • If you choose to join us on this adventure, we hope you’ll jump in with both feet!
  • We promise you’ll make new friends and perhaps reconnect with friends from the past.
  • You’ll get to work with some great coaches from SA and BHS plus learn a ton from our Master Director, Nate Ogg, who is a singing judge in BHS.

Greater Cleveland Chorus meets every Tuesday night from 7-10 PM
Independence United Methodist Church
6615 Brecksville Rd.
Independence, OH   44131

QUESTIONS?  Please contact [email protected]

In Harmony,

The Greater Cleveland Chorus Music Team and Director, Nate Ogg

2023 Coaching

January 24 with Cy Wood-choreographer, interpretation and visual coach, former professional Broadway dancer

February 10-11 with Jim Arns- Master Director 700 of Melodeers Chorus, Arranger, Vocal Coach

February 28 with Steve Scott- PHD in vocal health, BHS Head of Music Education, Singing Judge and Coach

March 24-25 Retreat with Steve Tramack-BHS Music Judge, Arranger, Coach to many SAI/HI/BHS champ choruses and quartets

May 2 with Cy Wood

June and August coaching dates/Tuesday rehearsals

September 22-23 Retreat with Jordan Travis-Singing/Expression specialist and judge, Director Harmony Inc International Chorus Champs A Cappella Showcase, Assist Director of BHS 2013 International Champ Chorus Toronto Northern Lights

October date/Tuesday rehearsal

International rehearsals TBD


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SAI Region 17, contains parts of Indiana, Michigan, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania. We currently have over 700 members in 22 choruses and over 30 quartets.
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