2015 Region 4 Competition and Convention



Congratulations to our new Region 4 Champions!!


Quartet Champions - Tenacious - Shannon Lange, Chelsea Selvaggio, Tracy Marcarello, Connie Brant

Division A - Small Chorus Champions - Voice of America, directed by Stacey St. John

Division AA - Mid-Size Chorus Champions - Metro Nashville, directed by Kim Wonders

Overall Chorus Champions - Metro Nashville, directed by Kim Wonders

Catch a Rising Star Champions - Southern Belles - Anna Bella Rabinowitz, Ellie Ann Smith, Hanna Rebekah Maner, and Abigail Jean Brown


Quartet Competition

  • 2nd Place - Spot On
    Maggie McAlexander, Jen Wheaton, Joy Coleman, Kris Wheaton
  • 3rd Place - In Sync
    Pam Ringo, Debbie Thistle, Krista Pickens, Sue Pelley
  • 4th Place - Last Minute
    Erica Kawano, Deidra Ekins, Rebecca Grimmer, Sherida Foster
  • 5th Place - Kindred Sound
    Amy Rose, Jennifer Cooke, Pat Morgan, Sandy Lust

Chorus Competition

Division A Small Chorus
  • 2nd Place - K-Town Sound, directed by Kellie Phifer
  • 3rd Place - Capitol Showcase, directed by Amanda Kaufmann
Division AA Mid-Size Chorus
  • 2nd Place - Scenic City, directed by Jennifer Cooke
  • 3rd Place - White River Sound, directed by Debbie Thistle
Overall Chorus
  • 2nd Place - Pride of Kentucky, directed by Debbie Hite
  • 3rd Place - Scenic City, directed by Jennifer Cooke
  • 4th Place - White River Sound, directed by Debbie Thistle
  • 5th Place - Cincinnati Sound, directed by Lynn Hartmuth

Catch a Rising Star Contest

  • 2nd Place - Grace Notes - Myranda Hyer, Delaney Hawkins, Jane Brenner, and McKenzie Krapps

  • 3rd Place - The Blondies - Naomi Lloyd, Madeline Gavin, Colleen Hulsey, and Maddie Buckner

Additional Awards

Audience Choice - Capital City Chorus, directed by Bev Miller


Most Improved Chorus - River Magic Chorus, directed by Beverly Miller
Novice Quartet - Acabella

Lori Petrucciana, Shari Morey, Debbie Castle, Michelle Marti


Most Improved Quartet - Straight Up!

Michelle Thistle, Karen Tate, Rachel Libbin, Judy Norris


Coach of the Year - Kim Wonders


You can download the complete results and song lists via the following links:

In case you missed the contest live or on the webcast, you can still view the webcast recordings on the region4convention.org website on the Webcast page. Here is a direct link:


Just click on the Catch a Rising Star, Chorus or Quartet webcast link and that will take you to the page with the saved webcasts. The chorus and quartet webcasts are broken up into multiple parts and they are listed in chronological order with the early part of the contests towards the bottom.



Sweet Adelines International Competition Nov. 4-8, Baltimore, MD.


Region 4 is proud to have had strong representation at the SAI International Competition. Region 4 quartets CRUSH and In Sync, and Region 4 choruses Pride of Kentucky, Metro Nashville, and Capital City Chorus all competed.


Congratulations to Metro Nashville Chorus for finishing in 7th place and Pride of Kentucky Chorus for finishing in 8th place! Capital City Chorus finished 25th.


Congratulations to CRUSH for finishing in 8th place and In Sync for finishing 23rd in the Quartet competition.


This contest was amazing and the overall scores prove it. If you would like to see the full results, you can find them here:

Metro Nashville Chorus



Pride of Kentucky Chorus



Capital City Chorus






In Sync



Covington Mayor Proclaims April 10-13, 2014 as Sweet Adelines Region 4 (Harmony Heartland) Days




2014 Regional Convention and Contest

As expected, the Region 4 contest was amazing! The competition was tough and it was a pleasure to hear to all the talented choruses and quartets who crossed the stage.

Congratulations to our winners:

CRUSH - Quartet contest

Q 10 Crush 0088 8x10

Scioto Valley - overall Chorus contest

C 06 Scioto Valley

Voice of America - Division A Small Chorus

C 07 Voice of America


TuneTown Show - Division AA Mid-Size Chorus

C 15 Tune Town


Complete results and score sheets can be seen on the Comp. Results page.

Webcast Archives - There was a live webcast of the Region 4 Competition this year and you can view archived recordings of the webcast sessions for the next couple of weeks. Donations to support the webcast are also still being accepted. The webcasts and donation link can both be reached here:



 Catch a Rising Star Contest Results

On Thursday night, April 10, the Region 4 Catch a Rising Star contest was held. This year we had 4 quartets who competed. Congratulations to our winners, Coffee Break!


1st place - Coffee Break - Madeline Gavin, Elisabeth Martin, Yuri Kato, and Gracie Hall

DSC 2649 Coffee Break

2nd place - MET Singers Bluebirds - Joya Burrell, Angela Pinnock, Reeta Bandyopadhyay, and Lauren Pettis

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3rd place - MET Singers Redbirds - Kyla Mchaffey, Robin Contos, Jesica Hereford, and Conne Molette

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4th place - The Low-Keys - Greer Fischer, McCauley Kannapell, Kaleigh Ringo, and Jordyn Priest

 DSC 2554 Low Keys



2014 Sweet Adelines International Competition Information



Congratulations to Scioto Valley Chorus for placing 4th in the SAI Chorus Finals! We are very proud of you!!


Great job TuneTown Show Chorus! Way to represent Region 4 at International! We are very proud of you!!


Great job Dream and iTones! You represented Region 4 very well. We are SO proud of you!!


Dream Quartet - Placed #20 in Quartet Semi-Finals



iTones - Placed #38 in Quartet Semi-Finals



Scioto Valley Chorus - Placed #4 in the Chorus Finals



TuneTown Show Chorus - Placed #30 in Chorus Semi-Finals





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Harmony Heartland Region 4 provides resources and opportunities for women to achieve musical excellence through quality education, personal development and performance.


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