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Sea Belles celebrate 50 years!
May 4, 2019
The Sea Belles are area 1’s oldest chorus, and they just celebrated 50 years! Their PR chair, Ann Connolly, recently joined the local CBC radio show, educating them on the Sea Belles history, and the joy of the craft. Have a listen here.

Area 1’s Newfound Sound gains media coverage
February 4, 2019
Newfound Sound, the only chorus in Newfoundland, Canada, gained recent media coverage for their upcoming 30th anniversary, just in time for #HarmonyAwarenessWeek. The CBC article can be found here and they also joined the weekend podcast here (the segment begins at 11:44).


ScotianAires charter member, Pauline Morehouse, celebrates milestone
January 23, 2019
Pauline Morehouse, charter member of the ScotianAires, celebrated her 90th birthday this month.
To read more, click here.


Tonic!, brings home 3 awards
November 20, 2018
Tonic!, a quartet comprised of members from the area 1 chorus, ScotianAires, had more weight in their luggage returning home from Internationals this year.
To read more, click here.


Harmony, Inc. announced this evening the conclusion of its negotiations with the Barbershop Harmony Society to explore potential formal partnership opportunities.
October 31, 2018
To read more, click here.


Claire Dingee celebrated as recipient of Judith Waite Memorial Scholarship
September 26, 2018
Congratulations to Claire! To see the news release to local newspaper, the TeleJournal, click here.


Toronto Accolades celebrates 50 years of music and friendship
June 28, 2018
Check out the news video here.


Music speaks louder than words!
Area 1 makes the news
June 2, 2017
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation dropped in on Area 1’s AC&C – Here’s what they had to say.


Atlantic Provinces gains its first Harmony, Inc. Singing Judge in six years
January 26, 2017
Sue Kember, director of Atlantic Barbershop Champions The ScotianAires Chorus, has been certified as a Singing Category Judge with international barbershop organization Harmony, Inc. at its Category Training School held in January 2017 at Greenfield NH. Harmony, Inc. trains candidates for certification in four categories: Singing, Music, Performance, and Chairman of Judges. In the Atlantic Provinces, which comprise Area 1 in Harmony, Inc., there are currently two Performance Candidates (ScotianAires members Jill Reid and Fatima Whelan) and one Performance Judge (Theresa Weatherbee). Sue’s certification now gives the Atlantic Provinces its first Harmony, Inc. certified Singing Judge in six years. To read more, click here.