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Capitaland is proud to be the 6th place chorus in Region 15's 2019 competition. If you didn't see us on stage, the webcast is still available. 

 

Please click link below to access the webcast.

 

Click here to go to the webcast page.

 

This inaugural year, there is no fee to watch – but donations are encouraged and gladly accepted. Use the “Donate” buttons conveniently located right on the webcast page. (Contributions will help offset the cost of the webcast. And if we can cover the expenses with donations this year, we can offer free access again in the future!)

 


Capitaland Chorus is proud to be a recipient of a grant from the Albany Wine and Dine for the Arts.

We thank them for their generosity.

 

 

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Capitaland Chorus  meets on TUESDAY evenings from 7:00 to 9:30 PM 

at the Pine Grove United Methodist Church, 1580 Central Avenue, Albany, NY.  

Click here for a map & directions to Pine Grove UMC.

Our rehearsals include warm-up and vocal production exercises, as well as instruction and practice of vocal and performance elements of our repertoire songs.  Visitors and prospective members are welcome at any time.

Please contact us for more information.

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Capitaland Chorus of Albany, New York is an award-winning chapter in Region 15 of Sweet Adelines International. We are an all women's barbershop chorus with over 45 members of all ages, with varying interests, backgrounds and occupations, and who live and work in six counties in and around the Capital District, all of whom are dedicated to the art of four-part a cappella singing. Throughout the year, the entire chorus or smaller ensembles and quartets continue to promote our craft, performing for various community events, assisting charitable groups with fundraising, performing in our chorus show, and spreading cheer through Singing Valentines and Harmony Grams for all occasions. 

We are proud of our 5th place overall medalist performance at Region 15's 2018 competition. Congratulations to all of our awesome sister competitors!

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We have been busy entertaining audiences around the Capital Region!

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And were proud to honor America by singing the National Anthem at a Valley Cats ball game.

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Photo courtesy of Roland Bourgeois

Capitaland Chorus was once again honored to sing at the

4th of July celebration at the Empire State Plaza.

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Meet our 4 wonderful sections.

Together, they make our unique Barbershop sound

 


Capitaland Chorus is thrilled to have placed 5th overall at our 2018 Regional Competition!


Our Basses                      Our Baritones

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                  Our Leads                                Our Tenors

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Do you sing?

 Do you want to be part of a special group of women?

Find out how to

Join Us!

 

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Dynamic growth through personal improvement and individual responsibility, fueled by mutual respect, an enthusiastic spirit, and a loving bond.

 Sweet Adelines International is a not-for-profit organization, with over 34,000 members worldwide. Through the practice and performance of the unique American art form known as Barbershop singing, women of all ages and backgrounds contribute to their community while also achieving personal growth and accomplishment.

Click here to view Sweet Adelines International's data policies online

 

Please contact us to sing at your next special event!

Flash Mob at Colonie Center!

  Click here 
to watch as members of 

Capitaland Chorus,

Saratoga Soundtrack Chorus,

and River Valley Chorus

join together and sing 

Carol of the Bells in the center court of Colonie Center

December 2011. 

Check out our calendar for upcoming events

 

 

 
April 21, 2019

Meet the Chorus

Come to the About Us section to meet the director, and find out what we're all about!

 

March 2019 Sweet Adeline of the Month: Meredith Butler

The chorus as a whole has many reasons to be grateful to Meredith Butler, our business manager. She is very active in the financial well-being of the chorus, setting up thousands of dollars of singouts all over the capital district! On a more one-to-one basis, Meredith is kind and helpful to her riser mates, and also has been known to help smooth the way for newbies who can turn to Meredith for information on how our chorus works, how things are done, and preparing for competition. If all that isn't enough, she also schedules and periodically leads our participation in physical warm ups. Brava Meredith, you truly embody the essence of being a Sweet Adeline!

 

February 2019 Sweet Adeline of the Month: Sherri Strichman

Audie has passed along the coveted monthly medal to Sherri, because in the short time Sherri has been with Capitaland, her sunny disposition and musical talents have been a great asset to us. She steps right in when asked to assist with physical and vocal warmups, as well as the often not-so-easy task of blowing the pitch. Sherri always has a postive and caring nature; she is certainly a valuable member of Capitaland Chorus and we thank her for contributions! Way to go Sherri!

 

January 2019 Sweet Adeline of the Month: Audie Reilly

With 30 years of experience as a Sweet Adeline, Audie Reilly is always ready to share her wealth of information with other members of the chorus. She is especially supportive of new members, providing assistance with both music and choreography (she's a member of the choreo team). A dedicated tenor, Audie also volunteers to take the recyclable bottles and cans donated from chorus members and brings them to recycling centers in order to earn additional chorus money from the returns, where every little bit counts! We all appreciate Audie's ready smile and gracious attitude, so thanks for what you do!

 

Capitaland Chorus 2018 Woman of Note:

CAROL STEARNS

Carol has worn so many hats during her time in Capitaland Chorus that it's hard to know where to begin. She often works behind the scenes, for example, she served on the Board for many years, acted as Secretary, is an important part of the Membership Team where she acts as Membership Chair for part of the year. In addition, she is welcoming to all visitors, and most recently, arranged the installation ceremony for the 2018 Management Team. The list goes on, but we want Carol to know that she is much loved and appreciated, and congratulations on this honor!

 

Join Us!

Want to sing with a bunch of fabulous women? Want to learn amazing, classic songs? Come to the Join Us section to find out how you can get involved.

 

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Come to the photo gallery to check out our most recent pictures.

 

What is Barbershop?

Find out about this fabulous artform and the organization of women barbershoppers on our What is Barbershop page.

 

Support Your Chorus

Find out how you can help support great music in your community!

 

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