There are times when detaching from an outcome is the best course of action for maximum results, specifically, for events, conversations, and settings for which you do not control the outcome, and especially in situations where you have a big investment of emotion attached (competition...more
Below is a note sent to all Sweet Adelines on September 14, 2017. It has an important message for all chapters and members.
September 14, 2017
Dear Sweet Adelines,
Over the past few weeks, North America has seen its share of destruction between the earthquake,...more
A new Regional Governance Pilot North for Northwest Region #13 of Sweet Adelines International is now in full swing. This two-year pilot, which began May 1, 2017, allows the region to develop a model that works best for our region and it’s members, while developing a strong connection to the...more
This year we saw many Chapter At-Large members at contest and I want to recognize them! First and foremost, one of our treasured members, Andrea Kaiserman, was honored for her 50 years as a Sweet Adeline. More about Andrea in the July IN TUNE CAL CORNER! Other notable longevity awards include...more
Sally Wallace, former director of ...more
The neuroscience of singing shows that when we sing our neurotransmitters connect in new and different ways. It fires up the right temporal lobe of our brain, releasing endorphins that make us smarter, healthier, happier and more creative. When we sing with other people this effect is amplified...more
North by Northwest Region 13 is thrilled to add Capital City Sound, out of Boise, ID, to our fold.
Capital City Sound is co-directed by Jerrie Beyrodt and Andy Maddox. The chapter is the result of a merger in August 2013 between existing choruses Treasure Valley Showtime Chorus and...more
How does that note go? What is the next phrase? Just when am I suppose to turn that diphthong? Learning new music can be a time consuming, and sometimes confusing process. Luckily for us, a team of French researchers have come up with a surprisingly easy rehearsal hack: Sleep on it.
So, you want to sing, now what do you do? Well, let's see.
Listen to music to find what you like - check.
Find a chorus, choir, ensemble, quartet - check.
Get some music charts – check.
Okay, ready - set - sing!...more
May 2, 2016
To Region 13 Members
RE: Regional Governance Change Proposal
You may be familiar with the Regional Governance Proposal made by the International Board of Directors. If you are not, there is a great deal of information about this...more
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North by Northwest Region 13 is a cutting-edge group of diverse women singing, performing, and championing a cappella music.
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