In addition to being the Master Director of the award winning Saratoga Soundtrack Chorus, Nancy Faddegon is an accomplished barbershop arranger and composer. Her songs are sung by regions, choruses and quartets throughout the world of Sweet Adelines. She has arranged one of Region 16's theme songs, "Kickin' it up a Notch", which was featured in the Sweet Adelines International IES program in 2008.
Nancy's arrangements include familiar ballads and uptunes as well as original compositions. Nancy has created songs specifically for choruses and quartets including "Kismet" for Kismet Quartet, and "Shine Your Light" for Capitaland Chorus. She may be able to bring your musical ideas to life.
Currently Nancy is co-founder and director of the Saratoga Soundtrack Chorus, which has won Div A and Div AA titles in Region 16 and Div A in Region 15. It is also the 2013 International 2th Place and 2015 4th Place Harmony Classic Medalist. Most recently, Nancy earned the title of Master Director when the chorus scored 601 in the Region 15 competition. Nancy served for many years as Assistant Director of Capitaland Chorus. She was a member of 3-time Region 16 Quartet Champion InJoy, 3- time champion All the Rage and 2008 Regional Champions, Tetra Quartet. She sang tenor with East Coast Swing, 2010 Fifth Place Quartet medalists and won the gold again in 2013 with One Track Mind Quartet. Nancy currently sings with Hopscotch Quartet.
She works with husband, Jack, in their landscape contracting company.
In 2010, Nancy was awarded the Nancy A. Field Leadership award for her work with Sweet Adelines International and Shelterbox USA, a disaster relief organization. Click here for an article about Nancy's work with Shelterbox.