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2014 Rising Star Competition and Conference

Region 1 will host the Rising Star Competition in Lowell, MA this summer July 31 - August 3, 2014.  Online registration is available, so send in yours today.


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

Love Notes Quartet

Rönninge Show Chorus

Watch them on YouTube:

Love Notes Quartet

Rönninge Show Chorus

Also, check out our:

Top Ten Chorus and Quartet Champions






Contestant #6 in the Quartet Competition:

Full Throttle

As a result of the Quartet Competition held in Springfield on April 25, 2014, Full Throttle is our Region 1 Champion Quartet and will appear as Contestant #6 in the International Competition in Baltimore this year.  They will join First Place Regional Champions from around the world as they compete on the International stage.   We are very excited to have them represent Region 1!!!

Click here for the full  Order of Appearance listing of all Quartet contestants.


Contestant #3 in the Quartet Competition:

Boston Accent


Boston Accent has been chosen as Wildcard 9 to be Contestant # 3 in Baltimore this year - click here to see slideshow

Thank you to Gina Ogden.


Contestant #3 in the Chorus Competition:

Coastline Show Chorus

We are proud to have Coastliine Show Chorus represent Region 1 at the International Competition to be held in Baltimore on November 3-8, 2014

Click here for the Order of Appearance listing of all Chorus contestants.




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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July 26, 2014


FRW2014 Class Schedule

Draft Class Schedule for Fall Regional Weekend 2014 has been added.


Quartet Member Wanted - Bass

Lashes Quartet is looking for a Bass - go to More Info - Classifieds for details.


Regional Directory

Updated 6/23/14

Summer Music Conference

General Session info posted in Regional Events section.  WOW - this is going to be fun - 3 events in one:  Rising Star Competetion and Conference, Regional Quartet Association event and Summer Music Conference.  Can't wait - see you there!



Spring 2014 Edition

of Tags & Swipes now available in Media section.







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What is Barbershop?

Visit the What is Barbershop page to read about this fabulous artform and the music of Sweet Adelines.  Watch a video about Sweet Adelines International.  Preview a track on a recent Sweet Adelines album from the Itunes Store. 


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