Scottsdale Chorus to perform “Go for the Gold” show Sept. 10

The Scottsdale Chorus (Photo by ER Lilly Photography)

The Scottsdale Chorus (Photo by ER Lilly Photography)

The Scottsdale Chorus, four time winner of the Sweet Adeline International Chorus Competition, will be hosting a Barbershop Extravaganza at the Chandler Center for the Arts at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 10.

Titled “Go for the Gold”, this is the final local performance for the Chorus before they return to international competition to challenge 32 Sweet Adeline International women’s barbershop choruses from around the world in Las Vegas, according to a press release.

Featuring the Scottsdale Chorus, “Go for the Gold” will be a preview of the music and choreography that the chorus will be performing onstage in Las Vegas, Oct. 6-10.

Also featured will be Sweet Adeline’s new Rising Star Champions, C’est la Vie, who are all members of the Scottsdale Chorus, the release stated.

The chorus is to present guest performances by choral groups from Chandler High School – the Chandler High School Men’s Choir and Mixed Chorale, along with Chandler High barbershop group, the Treblemakers – all under the direction of Scottsdale Chorus Master Director, Lori Lyford.

Tickets can be purchased from any Scottsdale Chorus member, online at www.ScottsdaleChorus.org, by phone at 602-258-0383 or at the door the evening of the performance. General admission tickets are $15, and student tickets available for $10, the release stated.

The Scottsdale Chorus, an official chapter of Sweet Adelines International, is a 501(c)(3) educational organization that promotes four-part barbershop harmony. Under the direction of Master Director Lori Lyford, the Scottsdale Chorus is made up of more than 115 talented women from across the state of Arizona and includes members who travel to sing with the chorus from Michigan, North Dakota and Washington, stated the release.

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