ScotianAires top Canadian entry in international competition

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The hard work, the months of rehearsal and preparation, the extra coaching sessions, all paid off for the ScotianAires who recently competed at Harmony Incorporated’s International Convention and Contests for women’s barbershop choruses and quartets. This year’s event was particularly special because it was held in our hometown of Halifax … Read More

International Barbershop Competition comes to Halifax

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What could be more exciting than preparing for an international a cappella competition? Having that competition come to your home-town for the first time in fourteen years that’s what! During the first week of November, Harmony, Incorporated brings its International Convention and Contests 2017 right here to Halifax, NS as … Read More

Everyone in Harmony – ScotianAire delegates at Harmony University 2017

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If you stop to think about the most significant cities for music performance and production in North America inevitably Nashville TN comes to mind. What better location then, for the Barbershop Harmony Society’s annual week of friendship, learning and singing at Harmony University (lovingly referred to as Harmony U). During … Read More

Another “first” for ScotianAires director!

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ScotianAires  director Sue Kember is one of the first directors from Harmony, Inc. to receive a “Directors First” scholarship. Harmony, Inc. announced the Directors First fundraising campaign in 2016.  The goal is to send one director or musical leader from each chapter (chorus) to Harmony University, a world –class educational … Read More

Music Speaks Louder than Words!

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The localXpress knows there is a good reason to be excited for April 1st this year…. The ScotianAires in concert with special guest Alison Crowe on Saturday, April 1 at 7pm at the Bella Rose Arts Centre in Halifax. It has been five years since singer-songwriter Crowe has been in … Read More

Atlantic Provinces gains its first Harmony, Inc. Singing Judge in six years

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Sue Kember, director of Atlantic Barbershop Champions The ScotianAires Chorus, has been certified as a Singing Category Judge with international barbershop organization Harmony, Inc. at its Category Training School held in January 2017 at Greenfield NH. Harmony, Inc. trains candidates for certification in four categories: Singing, Music, Performance, and Chairman … Read More

Music Speaks Louder Than Words

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Atlantic Barbershop Chorus Champions ScotianAires announce their upcoming concert “Music Speaks Louder than Words” with guest artists Canadian singer-songwriter Allison Crowe and championship women’s barbershop quartet, Tonic!, at the Bella Rose Arts Centre, Halifax, on April 1, 2017 at 7:00 pm! For more information or to order tickets click here.

Divine Providence! ScotianAires make their mark at international competition

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All the practising, planning and preparation paid off for the ScotianAires, who recently returned from Harmony Inc.’s International Convention and Contests (IC&C), which took place in Providence, Rhode Island from November 2-6. Competing against 23 other choruses from across North America, the ScotianAires placed 12th, winning the Montreal City Voices … Read More