Kent based group, Viva Acappella, win place to sing in international barbershop competition in Honolulu, Hawaii in November 2013
Viva Acappella based in Bexley, Kent competed at the Symphony Hall in Birmingham on Saturday 12 May 2012 against twenty four UK & Dutch based chorus’ ranging from between eighteen and eighty plus members.
Following a tough day of competing Viva Acappella, (consisting of just thirty all female members) swept the floor achieving gold medal status for the ‘Small Chorus Category’, ‘Most Improved Chorus’ and the overall competition ‘Chorus Champions’.
As well as securing the three awards, Viva also scooped a number of top prizes for achieving the highest points in all the judging categories, making Viva Acappella not only the first small chorus to win the Championship title but made history in the Sweet Adelines International Association for achieving the hat trick across the categories. Viva Acappella will now go on to compete in the International competition alongside winners from other regions around the world taking place in Honolulu, Hawaii in November 2013.
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Further Information: Viva Acappella (www.vivaacappella.co.uk)
Viva Acappella is a young and vibrant group of approximately thirty female singers based in Bexley, Kent. We are an acappella show chorus singing in four and five part harmony with a repertoire ranging from Aerosmith, to Michael Bauble to Queen plus lots in between. Our members include several award–winning singers who know exactly how to produce the very best in sound and performance and who really understand what first class entertainment is – having performed at venues both at home and internationally. We enjoy taking part in both local and national competition as well as more sociable events. Our dynamic and talented Musical Director, Gaynor Dugay has many years of experience in directing a cappella groups; she is an award-winning singer as well as vocal coach. She sets the standard high and gets it! Viva Acappella is available to hire, please contact for more information.
Viva Acappella (www.vivaacappella.co.uk)
Michelle Daniels, Tel: 07834 105218 Email: email@example.com
Adel Hanily, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sweet Adelines International Association (www.sweetadelines.org.uk)
Sweet Adelines International is a worldwide organisation of women singers committed to advancing the musical art form of barbershop harmony through education and performance. This independent, non-profit music education association is one of the world’s largest singing organizations for women. “Harmonize the World” is the organisation’s motto.
Contact Information: Sweet Adeline’s International (www.sweetadelines.org.uk)