• Welcome to Region 13

    We are a diverse group of women from AK, ID, MT, OR, and WA who sing, perform, and champion a cappella music!
  • Find a Chorus

    Join the chorus! Join the fun! With chapters in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington, one is near you. (Photo...
  • Education Opportunities

    Sweet Adelines International is all about education! See what workshops, classes and opportunities are in the works. (...
  • Experience Us

    Some of our favorite chapter and quartet performances! Enjoy these YouTube videos. (Photo by myharmonyphotography.com)

Welcome to North by Northwest Region 13

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Welcome!

North by Northwest Region 13 is an extraordinary group of women who gather together in celebration of the art form known as barbershop music. We are one of 24 regions in Sweet Adelines International, and our particular region covers 28 choruses and over 45 quartets located throughout Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. You can see where we all are by clicking to see our regional map!

Feel free to explore our site! Whether you wish to find a chorus to visit, want to hire a quartet for a celebration, plan to attend a show or workshop, or just enjoy some photos and videos, it's all here.

And thanks for visiting!


Celebrating 65 Years: 2020 Regional Convention News

Your 2020 Convention Team hopes you'll join us as together we celebrate Region 13's 65th Anniversary at our annual convention in Spokane, WA, April 23-25! Complete information about the convention can be found at r13convention.org.

Have a question for the Regional Convention Team? ​Feel free to email us at [email protected]. Or, contact one of the coordinators below.

  • Event Coordinator (EvC) and Chair, Regional Convention (​CRC): Jody Allen ​(Spirit of Spokane Chorus), [email protected]
  • Communications & Publications Coordinator: Sue Middleton (Jet Cities and Pride of Portland Choruses), [email protected]
  • Facilities Coordinator: Denise Thomson (A Cappella Joy Chorus), [email protected]
  • Official Panel Liaison: (OPL): Arlene Blackmer (A Cappella Joy Chorus), [email protected]

2019 Region 13 Convention 

The 62nd North by Northwest Region 13 Convention and Contests was held April 4-6, 2019 in Spokane, Washington! We had three amazing days together, fill with exciting events, joyous celebrations, and two great contests. 

Our congratulations to Wink Quartet and Pride of Portland Chorus, who respectively won the Quartet and Chorus Contests.

Congratulations to all competitors! For results and scoresheets, please click here.


 

 

Region 13 News

October 1, 2019 - 9:15pm
Forget the Mozart Effect and Baby Einstein, take it easy on acquisitions for your two-year-old’s private... more
July 24, 2019 - 11:01am
...Researchers caution against labeling people as “tone-deaf” or telling them they “can’t sing.” Only a small... more
March 2, 2019 - 8:13am
Back in my high school years, my choir director told me—with a tinge of envy—that I had “cords of steel.” I... more

NxNW Region 13 Mission Statements

North by Northwest Region 13 is a cutting-edge group of diverse women singing, performing, and championing a cappella music.

The Region 13 Regional Management Team's mission is:

•  Visioning
•  Developing Leaders
•  Creating pathways for achieving regional goals

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