What a time we had- dusting off some of our old Christmas repertoire and even learning a new one!
We are getting ready for our non- auditioned #AcappellaXmas starting September 6 and running to the end of November. We love to share our passion and knowledge of singing...more
Beautiful day- beautiful music and fabulous audience! Rhythm of the Rockies sang at two of Calgary's great yearly festivals today. The sun was shining, sunglasses and sunhats were worn while singing our 4 part a cappella renditions of songs from over 60 decades.
Once again, Rhythm of the Rockies score at regionals has qualified us for the big International competition in Las Vegas held at the MGM Grand. We are humbly honored to be a representative of the region while we take to the Garden Arena stage and compete with 33 other choruses. With a seating...more
Rhythm of the Rockies sang at the Canadian Citizenship Ceremony at Heritage Park where 75 new Canadians were greeted by such dignitaries as Calgary's own major Naheed Nenshi. Mayor Nenshi laid down the gauntlet to all Canadians to do three small to large "acts of kindness" over the next year....more
Sandy Marron- Master 700 Musical Director of Lion's Gate Chorus, judge and vocal coach, graced us with her brilliant vocal coaching yesterday evening.
She shared her incredible vocal posture techniques and created some phenomenal chords in two of our songs- our audiences will be...more
Rhythm of the Rockies sang "Hit me with a Hot Note" originally performed by Duke Ellington and an acappella version of Queen's "Don't Stop me Now".
Kudos to Alberta Gold Chorus for a wonderful job organizing and hosting this yearly event where 6 male/female acappella choruses and numerous...more
Our view from the risers- beautiful day and an even greater audience!
Thousands of people attended the Lilac Festival with many stopping by the dance stage to hear Rhythm of the Rockies sing! We finished our set with a rousing version of Queen's "Don't Stop Me Now".
Rhythm of the Rockie's trip to the Region 26 Contest in Saskatoon was an amazing success! Friday's quartet competition had three of our quartets performing and all three brought home awards. No Strings, who were the Regions 2015 champs, took first place AGAIN and will be heading to Las Vegas...more
We rocked out our Contest package for our Family and Friends last week. This week, Rhythm of the Rockies members are packing their false eyelashes and bling as they head to Saskatoon this weekend (Apr 14-16) for the Sweet Adelines Region 26 competition.
Region 26 consists of choruses...more
This April, Calgary is hosting the JUNO music awards. (That's Canada's Grammys, eh!) And in celebration of this honour, our mayor Naheed Nenshi, declared 2016 the “Year of Music” in Calgary. A new committee called “Out Loud YYC” was formed and would act as the official host for the JUNO awards....more