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How to become a member of Valley Echoes Chorus in Abbotsford BC

How Can You Sing with Valley Echoes too??

Come out and visit us any Tuesday evening!

  • You’ll be placed in a section:
    • Tenor (high range, usually a harmony)
    • Lead (mid-range, usually the melody)
    • Baritone (mid-range, usually a harmony)
    • Bass (lowest range, usually a harmony)
  • You’ll be given some sheet music, and given web access to some mp3 learning tracks in our Member's Only area
  • You’ll have fun and begin an amazing journey with some incredible individuals.

Some Items to Note ... aka .. the small print

  • You are not required to read music but it is helpful to recognize some of the common symbols
  • Our members commit to attending weekly rehearsals and to practice between rehearsals
  • Our members pay a small monthly fee to assist in paying for our facilities, coaches, our director and their membership fees for Sweet Adelines International and Region 26 (our region of the organization)
  • We are expected to learn our music quickly and thoroughly – we do not hold music on the risers so we must know our notes and words
  • There is a visual component to our performance and sometimes choreography
  • We have a fun annual retreat to work on our music and enjoy each other
  • There are many local workshops covering topics ranging from breath control to choreography to showmanship to arranging and directing available to our members. Each year we enjoy a weekend of coaching with an outside director/coach - an entire weekend full of learning & fun!