Women of Note

Women of Note

The Women of Note award is given to one member of each chorus who rises above and beyond at the chorus level in Region 3. Each recipient is chosen by chorus leadership. 

Midwest Harmony Region 3 2021 Covid Heros

Valerie Baxter, Choral-Aires

Jessica Byerhof Whitfield, HarmonEssence

Ruth Chance, River City Sound

Loretta Cobble, Great Lakes Sound

Jan Copes, East Central Harmony

Diane Dunk, Westosha Lakes

Vivian Gerrietts, Heart of Illinois

Marie Grafwallner-Huseth, Yahara River

Minta Herold, Toast of Champaign

Tori Hicks, Midwest Crossroad

Maureen Hinkle, Danville

Toni Mitt, Crosstown Harmony

Laurel Peterson, Riverport

Renee Porzel, Melodeers

To see all recipients bios and photos visit our Midwest Harmony Region 3 Facebook page


To Submit for 2021and for more information, contact Debbie Batchelor.

Past recipients: 2014, 2015, 20162017

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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.