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MNC wins Harmony Achievement Award & 11th Place Finish

Las Vegas, NV - November 20, 2016

Metro Nasvhille Chorus earned the Harmony Achievement Award in the Sweet Adelines International Chorus Sem-Finals today.  34 choruses from around the world qualified to compete at the International level this year.  On Thursday 11/20, each chorus performed two songs and were judged.  Then top ten scoring choruses proceeded to the Finals.  After the semi-final round, Sweet Adelines presents the Harmony Achievement Award to the highest score chorus below a specific number of voices.  This year that limit was 61, and MNC (with 48 singers on stage) earned the Harmony Achievement Award this year for the third time.

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Accepting Applications for 2015 Vickie Wonders Foltz Memorial Scholarship

Vickie Wonders Foltz (1953 – 2008)

A talented performer as well as a gifted coach and teacher, Vickie Wonders Foltz was a member of the Sweet Adeline International Faculty and the Artistic Director for Metro Nashville Chorus.  The impact of her approach to barbershop showmanship can be seen and heard in choruses across the United States and as far away as Sweden and New Zealand.  A teacher by profession and avocation, Vickie loved to work with young voices and help them bring their talents to new audiences. 

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Region 4 2015 Champion Chorus

Metro Nashville Chorus was named the 2015 Regional Chorus Champion at the annual Sweet Adelines Regional competition, held April 16-18 in Lexington, Kentucky.  As a result, Metro Nashville will travel to Las Vegas to compete with the top 35 choruses in the world at the 2016 International Contest. 

Metro Nashville was also named regional Division AA champion (awarded to mid-sized choruses with 31 – 60 singers on stage).  Metro Nashville had 43 members compete in Lexington.  The other Regional competitors ranged in size from 20 to 100 voices on stage. 

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MNC Placed 7th at 2014 International Contest

BALTIMORE, MD - November 8, 2014

Metro Nasvhille Chorus earned 7th place medals in the Sweet Adelines International Chorus Finals today.  33 choruses from around the world qualified to compete at the International level this year.  On Thursday 11/6, each chorus performed two songs and were judged.  The top ten scoring choruses proceeded to the Finals.  After the semi-final round, Sweet Adelines presents the Harmony Achievement Award 

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