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Congratulations to Merrimack Valley Chorus of Region 1 for being selected as one of 24 choirs chosen by WGBH TV to compete in their exciting new series - "Sing That Thing" that  aired on April 17, 2015 at 8 PM with the series finale on May 22, 2015.  On May 15 they were selected as one of the top 8 in the semi-finals and we look forward to see how they fair iin the final selection on May 22.



Congratulations on your TV performance MVC! 

Here is what the judges had to say:

With comments from the 3 judges like "Fantastic!", "Charming", "Personality", loved the "Optical Effect"  of the grow choreo move, "Fun Watching", "Came Off Phrases Together", "Great Dress",Wonderful Technique", "Incredible!", it is clear why they each gave you a "LIKELY" and seemed genuinely impressed with your performance.


 Merrimmack Valley Gets on the Radio too - listen to podcast.


Region 1 Notes

Director Search - Champlain Valley Chorus - Plattsburgh, NY is looking for a new Director
Region 1 is looking for someone to be a Riser Coordinator to transport and store risers





Prior Highlights!






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Boston Accent Places 15th in International Competition

Region 1 is proud to see that Boston Accent has been awarded 15th Place in the International Competition - Quartet Semi-Finals competition held in Baltimore on 11/5/14. 

As part of the top 15 Quartets in the world, Boston Accent has gained the distinction to compete in next year's International Competition in Las Vegas, Nevada without further requirement to compete on a Regional level in 2015.



Coastline Show Chorus Places 16th in Baltimore

Region 1 is thrilled to see our talented singers in Coastline Show Chorus ranked as high as 16th place in the tremendously competitive Chorus Semi-Finals at the 2014 International Competition held in Baltimore.


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Class Ring - 1st Place

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2014 Rising Star Competition and Conference

Congratulations to Class Ring - 1st Place Winners in the Rising Star Competition held at Lowell Memorial Auditorium, Lowell, MA on August 2, 2014.  They were invited by Sweet Adelines International to open the Quartet Finals on 11/7/14 with a 10 minute package at the International Competition held in Baltimore last year.


39th Annual Regional Quartet & Chorus Competition

Harmony on the Sound Wins First Place in Chorus Competition!

Symphony Hall

Springfield, MA

For Full List of Results see bottom of page - click here

Congratulations to our International Champions

Bling! Quartet

Melodeers Chorus

Springfield Metro - Harmony Classic - Div A

City of Gardens - Harmony Classic - Div AA

View the results - here

View Top 10 Chorus highlight video  - here






North Atlantic Region 1 is an extraordinary group of women who gather together in celebration of the art form known as barbershop harmony. We are affiliated with Sweet Adelines International, one of the world's largest singing and music education organizations for women. 


Simply called "Region 1"  - we are represented by women living in all 6 New England states (Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut) plus Northern New York in the USA as well as Quebec, Canada. 
















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Region 1 Competition 2015 Results:



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