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The Case of the Murdered Menu

 A Weird and Whimsical Thanksgiving Musical 
featuring
The Battle Creek Chorus, Chorus Quartets and Ensembles

 

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Battle Creek Chorus Places 2nd

BATTLE CREEK CHORUS EARNS SECOND PLACE IN REGIONAL CONTEST

 

Battle Creek, MI – May 20, 2023 …  The Battle Creek Chorus - Sweet Adelines (BCC), under the direction of Certified Harmony 500 Director Lynne Erskine Peirce,  recently returned from Great Lakes Harmony Region 17 Competition May 19-20 in Cleveland, Ohio and was awarded 2023 – Second  Place, Division A and placed Seventh overall. Twelve Choruses competed on stage at the Hilton Cleveland Convention Center. 

 

BCC is an award-winning a cappella chorus, earning many accolades including:

2023 Region 17 2nd Place Small Chorus Division

2022 Region 17 3rd Place Small Chorus Division & MOST IMPROVED CHORUS

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Region Convention & Competition 5/11 - 5/14, 2023

 

May 11 2023 - 12:00am to May 14 2023 

Location: 

Cleveland Hilton

100 Lakeside Ave E

44414 Cleveland ,  OH

United States

See map: Google Maps

 

For updated information - please visit: 

https://region17online.org/2023convention

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Winter Harmony Weekend - 1/27 - 1/29/23

Our WINTER HARMONY WEEKEND features master 700 director Michael Gellert (Harbor City Music Co.) who will inspire you to "Sing with Freedom!".  We will debut our Mother-Daughter (Grandmother... and Granddaughter...) Chorus and our Quartet Chorus (for members of registered quartets) will sing on the Saturday evening Showcase!  Music will be provided upon registration for those registering for either chorus.

PVIs and Quartet Coaching is available on a first-come, first-served basis. 
For PVIs contact Betsy Fowler [email protected]

For Quartet Coaching contactPam Calveric  [email protected]

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Quartet Workshop 3/3 - 3/4/23

Event date:    Mar 3 2023 - 6:00pm to Mar 4 2023 - 10:00pm

Location: 

Holiday Inn Independence

6001 Rockside Rd

44131 Independence ,  OH

See map: Google Maps

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Celebrate The Harmony! 12/04/22

The Battle Creek Chorus of Sweet Adelines will present an afternoon of friendship and harmony this Holiday Season. Join us for music and community! No charge, a free will offering is requested. First United Methodist, 111 E. Michigan, Battle Creek, MI 49014. For any questions, please contact Jori Reijonen, Performance Mgr. 269-364-5737

Date:  December 4, Sunday

Time:  2:30 PM

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76 SAI Annual Convention/Competition - 9/12 -17

Watch The Competition LIVE!!

Tuesday through Saturday for only $25 USD!

The Sweet Adelines International Convention & Competition happens September 12–17. Be there from anywhere with the live webcast! Join the live chat to discuss the goings-on in real time or gather your friends for a watch party (or both!). CLICK HERE to join in the fun.

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BCC 2022-2023 Team

Battle Creek, Michigan – June 8, 2022 … The Battle Creek Chorus - Sweet Adelines (BCC) recently had their annual installation of Team Leaders and dinner Wednesday June 1st at Schuler’s Pub in Marshall.    The following members assumed office for 2019:
 

Team Coordinator – Judy Burgess, Bellevue

Certified Harmony 500 Director – Lynne Erskine Peirce, Ann Arbor

Communications Coordinator - Elise Palmer, Battle Creek

PR/Marketing – Jackie Olsen, Plainwell

Education Coordinator - Paula Hoffman, Charlotte

Finance Coordinator – Emma Turton, Kalamazoo

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BCC Earns 3rd Place & Most Improved Chorus

Battle Creek, MI – May 21, 2022  …  The Battle Creek Chorus - Sweet Adelines (BCC), under the direction of Certified Harmony 500 Director Lynne Erskine Peirce,  recently competed via video in the  Great Lakes Harmony Region 17 Competition May 21 over Zoom and youTube. The Chorus  was awarded 2022- Third Place, Division A and Most Improved Chorus.  Sixteen Choruses competed on stage.   

BCC is an award-winning a cappella chorus for women singers, earning many accolades, including 2017 - 18 1st Place Division A and 2016’s 2nd Place Division A.  Sweet Adelines International (SAI) Great Lakes Harmony Region 17 contains parts of Indiana, Michigan, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania and has over 800 members in 22 choruses and over 30 registered quartets. 

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BCC Earns First Place Div. A - Surefire Quartet Earns Wildcard

May 19, 2018 ... The Battle Creek Chorus - Sweet Adelines (BCC), under the direction of Certified Harmony 500 Director Lynne Erskine Peirce,  recently returned from Great Lakes Harmony Region 17 Competition May 18-19  in Cleveland, Ohio and was awarded 2018 - First Place, Division A and placed Sixth overall. Fourteen Choruses competed on stage.   

BCC is an award-winning a cappella chorus for women singers, earning many accolades, including 2017’s 1st Place Division A and 2016’s 2nd Place Division A.  Sweet Adelines International (SAI) Great Lakes Harmony Region 17 contains parts of Indiana, Michigan, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania and has over 900 members in 24 choruses and over 37 registered quartets. 

 

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Rehearsals

Jan 8 2024 - 6:30pm to May 6 2024 - 7:30pm
We are celebrating over 64 years of Harmony in 2022. The Battle Creek Chorus practices 4- part, a... more
Jan 15 2024 - 6:30pm to May 13 2024 - 7:30pm
We are celebrating over 64 years of Harmony in 2022. The Battle Creek Chorus practices 4- part, a... more
Jan 22 2024 - 6:30pm to May 20 2024 - 7:30pm
We are celebrating over 64 years of Harmony in 2022. The Battle Creek Chorus practices 4- part, a... more
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