Everyone looks forward to the Double Quartet Contest at Region 21 Summer Regional. This is a novice event, in which eight women temporarily create a double quartet to perform and entertain with humorous parodies. Good quality barbershop harmony is expected and judged as part of the lighthearted...more
Recently, members from several Region 21 choruses attended Camp Sea Breeze in San Diego, CA, for a weekend of education, performance and fun. The visiting faculty person was Karen Breidert, the 2015 Sweet Adeline Lifetime Achievement recipient.
There were many opportunities for attendees...more
Inland Empire Chorus recently welcomed several guests and a few former members at our Open House. To begin the evening, Parfait Quartet, 4th place regional medalists, presented an introduction to barbershop music.
Using the information they had heard, guests chose voice parts...more
Inland Empire Chorus held its Installation Dinner on May 17th. This is our annual event to publicly recognize all those who contribute so much to our chorus. Without the dedication of time and talents of these remarkable women, the chorus could not function. It was an evening to celebrate our...more
The 2016 Region 21 Competition was held on May 14th at the beautiful Orpheum Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona. Inland Empire Chorus performed Kiss Me One More Time and Don’t Break the Heart That Loves You. We were awarded medals for third place in our division, and fourth place...more
Inland Empire Chorus is RECHARGED after a weekend of coaching with Jim Arns. Jim directs the Melodeers Chorus, has earned the title of Master Director 700, and enjoys an international reputation as a clinician, vocal coach, and music arranger.
IEC members enjoyed applying all of the...more
The Inland Empire Chorus welcomed nine guests to our Global Open House on Tuesday, January 26. Our fabulous marketing chair, Marge Baillod Yeager, worked long and hard to get advertising in the local newspaper, local community circulars and on all of our social media. The members also spread the...more
The Inland Empire Chorus has brought holiday joy to several locations around the area. We sing a variety of songs from classic carols to holiday pop songs. In addition to chorus performances, our quartets have been ringing in holiday cheer at several events.
The Inland Empire Chorus of Riverside, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, sponsored our 8th Harmony Stars Day on Saturday, October 17, 2015, hosted by Fontana High School Choral Music Department. This event is part of the Sweet Adelines International (SAI) Young Women in Harmony program...more
Inland Empire Chorus (IEC) held its annual show in September at the Universalist Unitarian Church of Riverside. Four-part harmony filled the church as IEC presented “It’s All About the Chords”. The varied repertoire included traditional barbershop, spiritual hymns, popular hits and American...more
Downtown Riverside rang with barbershop chords as over two dozen Inland Empire Chorus members sang at various locations at Riverside ArtsWalk. This is an exciting event that occurs the first Thursday evening of every month in downtown Riverside.
The main purpose of this performance was...more
At Regional Competition in Phoenix this year, we delivered a performance that proved our hard work had paid off. Our score sheets showed improvement in areas noted by past judges, and we were rewarded with a Third Place medal.
We were not staying in the convention hotel and used the...more