Free Acappella Singing Sessions

The Hickory Tree Chorus chapter of Sweet Adelines International invites women singers to register for its free “Summer Sing Series.” You can come any Wednesday, July 10 through September 11, 7:15 pm at The Shrine of St Joseph, 1050 Long Hill Road, Stirling, NJ for chord-ringing, fun-filled, four-part a cappella music. On July 17 and 24 only, meet at the Chatham Municipal Building, 58 Meyersville Road, Chatham. 

For more information, or to register for the free “Summer Sing Series”, visit www.hickorytreechorus.org, email info@hickorytreechorus.org or call 908-377-1399.

Each week, guests will participate in vocal and physical warm-ups and work on songs with the chorus.  The chorus sings a variety of music, including old-fashioned love songs, Broadway, Disney, Beatles, and more

 

Contact Information
  1. Amy Seid
  2. 908-377-1399
  3. info@hickorytreechorus.org
Wed, August 28
7:15 pm — 5:15 pm
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The Hickory Tree Chorus chapter of Sweet Adelines International invites women singers to register for its free “Summer Sing Series.” You can come any Wednesday, July 10 through September 11, 7:15 pm at The Shrine of St Joseph, 1050 Long Hill Road, Stirling, NJ for chord-ringing, fun-filled, four-part a cappella music. On July 17 and 24 only, meet at the Chatham Municipal Building, 58 ...

1050 Long Hill Road Stirling, NJ 07980

St. Joseph's Shrine

1050 Long Hill Road
Stirling, NJ 07980

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