Press Release April 2015

Type of post: Chorus News Items
Status: Archived
Date Posted: Wed, Apr 29 2015

Press Release 



Contact:           Anne Winner, Marketing Chair



The Valley Forge Chorus Wins 1st Place Midsize in Barbershop Competition 

[Valley Forge, PA April 27, 2015] - The Valley Forge Chorus, an all-women chorus that specializes in four-part barbershop harmony and is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, competed in the annual regional competition held in Ocean City, MD this weekend. The Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, won the gold medal in the AA Division for mid-size choruses, placing 2nd overall in the chorus contest, and also received the “Most Improved Chorus” award.

In addition, members of the chapter also competed in the annual regional quartet competition with distinctive results. In a field of 16 quartets, both of the quartets representing the Valley Forge Chorus placed in the top 10. Mosaic and Audacious placed 3rd and 7th, respectively.

Members of the Valley Forge Chorus, who range in age from 20 to 70+, all share a passion for music and singing four-part barbershop harmony. The Chorus holds weekly Tuesday evening rehearsals starting at 7:00 pm, at the Christ Episcopal Church, 536 Conestoga Road, Villanova, PA. To learn more about the Valley Forge Chorus and how to become a member, visit the website at or contact Carol Burghardt at or
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