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Greater Nassau Chorus places fourth in the world
by Jennifer Jablonski for Vocal Area Network
Posted November 10, 2009

Harriette Walters and Greater Nassau Chorus in Nashville, TNThe Baldwin-based Greater Nassau Chorus recently earned a fourth place medal at the Sweet Adelines International 63rd Annual Convention and Competition held at the Sommet Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

Sweet Adelines International is a worldwide organization of women singers committed to advancing the musical art form of barbershop harmony through education and performance. There are over 1,200 registered quartets and 600 choruses in the organization which are located in Australia, Canada, England, Germany, Ireland, Japan, New Zealand, Scotland, Sweden, the Netherlands, Wales and most of the 50 states in the United States.

Each spring, choruses within the organization compete on the Regional level, and the winners are eligible to compete at the International level the following fall. As the 2008 champions of Greater New York Region 15, Greater Nassau Chorus spent the last year and a half preparing for this October's International competition. Under the expert direction of Master Director Harriette Walters, they worked tirelessly to hone their v