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Are you looking for something new to offer your students? 
Would you like to add variety to your program?

Join us for our 2nd annual
Barbershop Music in the Classroom
Free Webinar: Nov. 13, 2021, 11am-1pm Central


Discover the many benefits of adding barbershop music to your program from improving your students’ confidence, sight reading skills, ear training, to tuning and musicality - all while having fun!

Hear from other educators who have introduced their students to barbershop music.

Hear from and about young people who benefitted from high school programs that incorporated barbershop music.

Learn how to incorporate barbershop music into your choral program.



Panelists: Debbie Cleveland, Lori Lyford & Natalie Allen






Debbie Cleveland

  • Masters in Education
  • High School Choral Director for over 30 years
  • Frequent clinician for Youth Harmony Events
  • Two time Sweet Adelines International Queen of Harmony, with Showtime and "the BUZZ" quartets
  • 2018 NAfME BHS Award recipient
  • Sweet Adelines International Faculty Member



 Lori Lyford



  • Masters in Educational Psychology
  • 42 years teaching music with the last 12 years as Choral music teacher at Chandler High School in Chandler, AZ
  • Director of Scottsdale chorus since 1993, 
  • Won 11 international chorus medals with Scottsdale Chorus, 4-time International Chorus Champions
  • 2012 NAfME Sweet Adelines International Award recipient
  • 2019 NAfME BHS Award recipient
  • Sweet Adelines International Faculty Member





Natalie Allen

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music Education
  • Senior High School Choral Director, 2000 to 2021
  • Established a YWIH chorus within her high school music program called “The Harmonettes” in 2005
  • Coaches several boys’ quartets who have attended the Harmony Explosion sponsored by the Barbershop Harmony Society.
  • Established a Young Men in Harmony group within the everyday high school program called “The Harmaniacs” in 2010
  • Metro Nashville Chorus Choreographer, Assistant Director, and Section leader
  • Director Harmony Hills Chorus 2012 to 2015
  • Coaches choruses and quartets 
  • Worked within Region 23 to plan and execute on YWIH Festivals
  • 2011 NAfME Sweet Adelines International Award recipient
  • Regional leadership includes Regional Education Director, Education Steering Committee, and Events Coordinator
  • Regional Faculty member since 1999


Webinar hosted by Kim Wonders 




Kim Wonders

  • B.S. in Music Education; Masters in Education in Administration and Supervision
  • High School Choral Director from 1979-2010
  • High School Music Department Chair from 1989-2010
  • Member of Sweet Adelines International since 1979
  • Director of Metro Nashville Chorus since 1988; Master Director since 2006
  • 2005 MENC (NAfME) Sweet Adelines International Award recipient
  • Chorus and Quartet Coach and Event Faculty across Sweet Adelines Regions
  • Regional leadership includes Education Coordinator, Education Steering Committee, Directors' Coordinator, YWIH Coordinator, and DMA
  • Clinician for multiple Young Women in Harmony festivals, including Sweet Adelines International YWIH Festival Hawaii 2008 and  Boise Youth Barbershop Festival 2013
  • Regional Faculty in Region 23 and Region 4 1984 to present
  • International Director Education Coordinator 2007-2010
  • Sweet Adelines International Faculty