The Aberdeen Chorus of Sweet Adelines International is one of the top women’s barbershop choruses in the UK singing in four part harmony a cappella style.
The chorus attracts women of all ages and now has over 90 members. Performing regularly in and around Aberdeen the Sweet Adelines have recently done a successful show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the 3rd successive year.
As a celebration of their 30th anniversary the Aberdeen Chorus is preparing for a Grand Charity Show in the Music Hall on 17th September in aid of Cornerstone which is also celebrating its 30th birthday. Cornerstone is a charity which supports 12,000 adults and children across Scotland with learning disabilities.
Sharing the stage will be the local men’s barbershop chorus : The Granite City Chorus as well as The Flying Pigs, the locally renowned comedy troupe.
Tickets £12 (Concessions £9) are available from Aberdeen Box Office on 01224 641122 or www.boxofficeaberdeen.com or Aberdeen Chorus on 07941 415516
Free singing lessons
In addition to their Music Hall show the chorus is offering free singing lessons to women – these will take place for 6 weeks commencing 20th September 2010 from 7-8p.m.in the Britannia Hotel, Bucksburn.
Participants will receive tuition on breathing and posture, vocal production and performing skills in a warm and friendly atmosphere.
All course materials – music and learning CDs will be provided – there is no need to be able to read music – but you need to enjoy singing!