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

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Oct 11 2020 - 11:00pm to Oct 16 2020 - 11:00pm

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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.