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  • Performances at Copshaholm
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  •  Date Posted: Tue, Dec 6 2022
    Performances at Copshaholm
    River Bend Chorus had our first holiday performance since 2019!  What fun to be back in front of a live audience, celebrating the Season in Song!  As part of the History Museum’s Christmas at Copshaholm, we gave two performances of our Holiday repertoire of Christmas carols and holiday songs.  We were joined by the quartet ‘Serenade’ with special selections of Home for the Holidays and Christmas Time is Here.

    With a private performance and the benefits show yet to come, the joy of singing has made this years ‘count-down to Christmas’ very merry and bright! 

    We hope you are able to join us on the 19th to celebrate A Cappella Christmas with us! 

  • Jean Smith is December River Bend Chorus Singer of the Month
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  •  Date Posted: Wed, Nov 30 2022
    Jean Smith is December River Bend Chorus Singer of the Month
    We are bringing back a revised version of an old tradition.

    Because of her dedication to attending our practices in spite of several months of difficulty, our first River Bend Chorus Singer of the Month is Jean Smith. Congratulations Jean - we're so glad you are part of our chorus!
  • River Bend Welcomes New Member!
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  •  Date Posted: Wed, Nov 23 2022
    River Bend Welcomes New Member!
    Tonight we had the exciting opportunity to welcome a new member to our baritone section! Deb Strasser, our membership coordinator, presented Carly Legg with her chorus name badge. Welcome, Carly!
  • 2022 River Bend Sweet Adeline of the Year
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  •  Date Posted: Thu, Oct 27 2022
    2022 River Bend Sweet Adeline of the Year

    Congratulations to member Marcia Barrett on being our River Bend Sweet Adeline of the Year! 
    Thank you for your leadership and all you do for the chorus! 

  • River Bend Sings at ArtBeat in South Bend, Aug 2022
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  •  Date Posted: Tue, Sep 6 2022
    River Bend Sings at ArtBeat in South Bend, Aug 2022

    We loved singing at ArtBeat this year. There was a great crowd and the rain held off! We also had a booth where we were able to meet a lot of music lovers and we sold a lot of popcorn from Shirley's Popcorn. We can't wait for ArtBeat 2023!
  • Charter Member Recognized by Sweet Adelines Intl
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  •  Date Posted: Tue, Sep 6 2022
    Charter Member Recognized by Sweet Adelines Intl
    Peg Adams. one of River Bend's charter members, recently was recognized as a 50-year member of Sweet Adelines, International. Peg is a long-time assistant director of River Bend and at one time was the chorus's front-line director. She has always been an active leader in River Bend. Congratulations, Peg!
  • Founding Member Recognized by Sweet Adelines International
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  •  Date Posted: Sat, Oct 17 2020
    Founding Member Recognized by Sweet Adelines International
    River Bend founding member, Sandy Pisani, achieved the mileston of 50 years as a member of Sweet Adelines International. A long-time lead singer in the chorus, Sandy also was our hair and makeup chairperson for many years, making sure we always looked beautiful whether performing for local audiences or on the regional contest stage.

    Congratulations, Sandy, on being such a dedicated member of the world-wide barbershop community!
  • River Bend Meets in Parking Lot for Award Presentation
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  •  Date Posted: Sat, Jun 6 2020


    On Tuesday May 19 we had a socially distanced meeting in the parking lot to celebrate our 2020 Sweet Adeline of the Year (we broke the distance only briefly to photograph the event.)

    Congratulations Kandi! Your energy and attitude and all you've done for our chorus are so appreciated. We will miss you as you move, and your new chorus will be so lucky to have you.

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