The Saratoga Soundtrack Chorus performed recently for an appreciative audience at the Speculator Pavilion in Speculator, N.Y. Saratoga Soundtrack Chorus, an award-winning women’s a cappella group singing four-part harmony, is a not-for-profit chartered chorus of Sweet Adelines International, a worldwide organization of women singers committed to advancing the musical art form of barbershop harmony through education and performance. For more information, go to www.saratogasoundtrack.org.
On August 1st, the chorus announced it's Woman of Note Honoree.
The Saratoga Soundtrack Recipient 1) Is a member in good standing, 2) Has excellent attendance, 3) Performs at gigs regularly, 4) Goes beyond the norm by giving extra time to the chorus in other ways, 5) Is friendly and respectful of chorus members and leadership, 6) Has great attitude off and on the risers, 7) Continually strives to do her best, 8) Is an excellent representative of Sweet Adelines, and 9) Has not received the award in the past 3 years. In addition, the region recognizes the winner as 1) Working tirelessly for her chapter, 2) Has a positive influence on the chapter, 3) is a great ambassador for the chapter, and 4) is a "Real woman, singing Real harmony, and having Real fun!"
The chorus was honored to perform at the Saratoga Springs Memorial Day Parade on Thursday, May 26th. The parade featured local veterans’ groups, high school marching bands, emergency responders, community organizations and elected officials. After the parade, a ceremony took place in Greenridge Cemetery.
Saratoga Soundtrack celebrated many our many talented members at our recent installation dinner. In addition to dinner and an auction, we celebrated with Nancy Faddegon as she received her master director pin. Last year's Sweet Adelines of the Month were recognized, and special awards and thank you's were shared for many of our hard-working and giving members.
On Saturday, April 9th, Saratoga Soundtrack Chorus achieved Master Singer Status with a score of 601 at the annual Sweet Adelines Greater New York/New Jersey Region 15 Competition held in Albany. The chorus also placed fifth overall with the well-received musical package of the ballad, “The Bandstand in Central Park” and the uptune, “Don't Break the Heart that Loves You.”