sweet adelines

Michele Skalicky / KSMU

UPDATE:  The chorus placed fourth in the Double A Division.

A local barbershop chorus is getting ready for a big competition in Nevada.  KSMU’s Michele Skalicky stopped by the group’s last rehearsal before the trip and has this story.

The Springfield Metro Chorus has worked hard to get to this point—the all-female group will compete Tuesday in the Sweet Adelines International competition’s Harmony Classic AA division in Las Vegas.

Monday night was their last chance to polish things up as they rehearsed at Central Christian Church.

(Photo: www.springfieldmetrochorus.com)

Springfield Metro Chorus will present its annual show “Go the Distance”, Saturday, September 20 at the Springfield Art Museum, 1111 East Brookside Drive at 4:00 p.m.  The show will feature songs performed in the barbershop style and is a preview of the group's upcoming performance at the Sweet Adelines International Harmony Classic competition on November 4 in Baltimore, Maryland.  Diane Durham of Springfield Metro Chorus told KSMU, "we were scored as one of the top five small choruses in the organization.  it's a great honor to have that.  So we'll be competing against four top choruses,