About Piney Hills Harmony Chorus

The Piney Hills Harmony Chorus of Sweet Adelines International is a membership organization of female singers, who meet regularly to practice, perform, socialize and have fun. We currently have around 30 singers of all ages, from all walks of life and from all parts of North Louisiana, from Shreveport to Rayville!

 

 

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Along with preserving a distinctive American art form, the main purpose of Piney Hills Harmony Chorus is to get out and sing for our community. We sing at our annual show, at conferences, at a number of community events and at our annual regional competition. Some of our quartets also perform Singing Telegrams around Valentine's Day and Mother's Day. We are available to sing at your next function. If you're looking for a unique musical experience to liven up your event, please check out our Hire Us section.


 

Education

In addition to sharing our music with others, another great passion of ours is learning more about the art of a cappella singing in the barbershop style. Vocal instruction is a regular part of chorus rehearsals and a very important component of the chorus experience. A couple of times a year, we get coaching from a visiting master in the art of barbershop, where we learn many fabulous tricks of the trade. And each June, we gain a wealth of knowledge from some of the world's best a cappella instructors at regional Summer Music Camp.


 CompetitionIn the spring of every year, Piney Hills Harmony Chorus participates in its regional competition - which has recently been moved from Dallas to Houston, Texas. Competitions are a special time for quartets and choruses from our region to come together to sing for each other and get some constructive feedback from a panel of judges. The winners of the regional competition in both quartet and chorus categories get to travel to International Competition, which is held in the fall in a city selected each year. In 2015, International Competition will be held in Las Vegas! Click here to learn more.

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Quartets

Most choruses have members who form their own vocal quartets in addition to singing with the chorus. Piney Hills Harmony Chorus currently is home to the wonderful quartet Rhapsody! Click here to see our quartet section to learn more.

 

 

Affiliation

Piney Hills Harmony is a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, a non-profit organization of approximately 25,000 members in choruses and quartets worldwide. The Headquarters is in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

 

 
November 25, 2017

Come visit us! Sweet Adelines International conducts two "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing" Global Open Houses each year, and Piney Hills Harmony is issuing the invitation for you to visit us any Thursday at 6 p.m. during one of our rehearsals in the fellowship hall of the Presbyterian Church of Ruston, 212 N. Bonner.  Click here for a wonderful testimontial video from the international office titled "Love to Sing?" For more information, use the "Contact Us" link above or call Carol at (318) 348-2291.  (Note:  Although we rarely cancel or change rehearsal nights, you might want to check just to make sure before planning to attend.)

 

Meet the Chorus

Come to the About Us section to find out what we're all about!

 

Join Us!

Want to sing with a bunch of fabulous women? Want to learn amazing, classic songs? Come to the Join Us section to find out how you can get involved.

 

Chorus Pix

Check out some of our recent pictures on our Photo Gallery page.

 

What is Barbershop?

Find out about this wonderful art form and the organization of women barbershoppers on our What is Barbershop page.

 

Support Your Chorus

Find out how you can help support great music in your community!

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