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February 7, 2017 - 7:27am

Photo credit: Jake ParrishSally Wallace, former director of ...

December 11, 2016 - 9:17am

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...

November 17, 2016 - 12:37pm

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...

October 4, 2016 - 1:25pm
August 30, 2016 - 9:48am

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.


August 12, 2016 - 8:11pm
July 20, 2016 - 12:39pm

 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!...

May 3, 2016 - 8:39am

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...

January 4, 2015 - 10:04pm
Love to sing? Come join our new Young Women in Harmony chorus for females ages 10-21. Rehearsals are Wednesdays from 3:30 to 5:00 at First Baptist Church of Monroe; 17922- 149th ST SE; Monroe, WA 98272.
Come and learn to sing four-...
August 26, 2014 - 9:38am

Did you know CAL members make up approximately 4% of the worldwide SAI membership?  Here's a shout-out to all of our magnificent CAL members throughout the world of Sweet Adelines - many of whom are contributing in large and small ways to the success of their...

May 27, 2014 - 6:04pm

We all know music makes us feel good, but did you know it's good FOR you as well? Follow our Music in the News blog to learn all about advances in the scientific world that show just HOW good it can be!

April 2, 2014 - 11:27pm

Coming soon! Keep up with our regional education programs here!


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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