ScotianAires fundraising: Intact has an impact!

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When Elaine Blanchard joined the ScotianAires in the fall of 2015, she never  realized that her love of singing with a local women’s barbershop chorus would carry over to her workplace. But when the ScotianAires launched a fundraising campaign to help the chorus travel to this November’s  International Competition in … Read More

ScotianAires launch GoFundMe campaign for international competition

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Flying high off their first place finishes at the Harmony Inc. Area 1 Convention and Contests in June, the ScotianAires – and their quartet, Tonic! — are setting their sights on Providence, Rhode Island for the Harmony Inc. International Convention and Contests (IC&C) in November 2016.  They will be competing with choruses … Read More

AC&C 2016: There’s always a first time

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(This article was originally published in Harmony Inc.’s Summer 2016 edition of The Key-Note.) Just before Elaine Blanchard was about to perform at AC&C for the very first time, she asked several other ScotianAires to join her in a smudging ceremony, a tradition befitting her Mi’kmaq heritage and common to … Read More

Something Big! ScotianAires and Tonic! win top honours at Area1 AC&C

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The ScotianAires and its quartet Tonic! both won first place in their respective categories at Harmony Inc.’s 2016 Area 1 Convention and Contests (AC&C), held in Sackville, NB on June 2-5. The ScotianAires received the highest score of the six competing choruses in the chorus contest  with their songs “This … Read More

Sea Belles win Karen Gordon Scholarship

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The scholarship was created in memory of Karen Ruby Gordon, a member of the ScotianAires who was killed by a drunk driver on the way to chorus practice in May, 1992. Any Harmony Inc. chapter in Atlantic Canada (except the ScotianAires and the previous year’s winner) can apply for the … Read More

ScotianAires off to Atlantic Competition

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The ScotianAires will compete against barbershop choruses from across Atlantic Canada on June 3 as Harmony Inc. holds its Area Convention and Contests (AC&C) at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick. The event is part of a series of regional contests across North America leading up to the International … Read More

Sing into Spring

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Have a musical brunch with the ScotianAires! …on Sunday April 10, 2016 at St. Theresa’s Church, 6351 North Street, Halifax.  Call  902-454-8221 for tickets.. $15 for adults, $8 for children under 16.

Harmony IC&C is coming to Halifax in 2017

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Thousands of women barbershoppers from across North America will converge on Halifax in November 2017 when Harmony Inc. holds its International Convention and Contests at the new Halifax convention centre. And the convention centre is already announcing the big event, as ScotianAire Ros Morrison (pictured) discovered.