Joan Boutilier

Master Director, River City Sound
2015

Background Info and Experience: Master Director, 1997; Sound Judge, 2003-present, Certified in 2014; Tenor, 2008 International Quartet Champions, Four Bettys; International Faculty, 2014-present; Education Direction Coordinators, 2013-present (SAI appointed committee; Director Liaison for 2014/15 and 2015/16 fiscal years); International Board of Directors, 2012-present (IBOD Secretary for 2014/15 and 2015/16 SAI fiscal years); Degree in Music Education from the University of New Mexico (1982); Member of Sweet Adelines International since 1989.
Chorus Affiliations and leadership roles: Country Chords Chorus, 1989-1993: Assistant Director, Section Leader, Board of Directors; Melodeers Chorus, 1993-1996: Associate Director, Section Leader, Music Librarian; Choral-Aires Chorus, 1996-2012: Frontline Director; River City Sound Chorus, 2008-present: Frontline Director. Quartets - Four Bettys, 2004-present; Surround Sound, 1999-2003; Time Was, 1990-94
Coaching: quartets and choruses at all levels
Specialty: Sound Category, Vocal Production, Accuracy/Tuning, Unity, Expressive Singing, General performance readiness
Availability: Evenings, daytime or weekends except Wednesday;
Phone: 312-350-8137

Featured Regional Events

Jun 19 2020 - 7:00pm
PVI Your Way to Success - Kathleen Hansen "A PVI training workshop designed to elevate your musical... more
Sep 19 2020 - 12:00am
Virtual Summit will be offered Virtually!  Please watch for date and time information coming soon!
Oct 12 2020 - 12:00pm to Oct 17 2020 - 3:00pm

News Around the Region

March 7, 2020 - 12:17pm
Hot off the presses! March 2020 issue is now ready to view!  Check it out today! Introducing our new HH... more
February 9, 2020 - 10:24am
Over 120 Region #3 Members attended Singapalooza 3 on February 8, 2020 to learn music and choreography to  “... more
June 12, 2019 - 4:07pm
  EXCITING NEWS FROM MCC!!!! We have accepted the invitation as a wildcard going to International Competition... more

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Mission Statement

Midwest Harmony Region 3 of Sweet Adelines International is dedicated to the advancement of four-part harmony, barbershop-style, for women of all ages, through education and performance.