Welcome!

Forth Valley Chorus is an extraordinary group of women who love to sing barbershop music. We are a chapter of Sweet Adelines International.

 

Christmas Season

We have been busy for a few weeks polishing up our Chrstmas songs and carols. If you would like to hear us please pop along to these events. Due to the size of the venues there will be a smaller number of us with our unique 4-part barbershop sound.  .

8th December Waverley Market 1-2.30pm We will be collecting donations for Maggie's Centre Edinburgh.  

10th December St Giles 7.00pm -9.00pm We are supporting the Bloodwise Christmas Carol Concert which features a mix of traditional and modern tunes performed by Edinburgh choirs. 

13th December We are delighted to have been invited to sing for the Lord Provost and guests at the City Council Chambers. Closed event.

15th December Brewhemia 1.30- 4.30pm Come along to hear us sing as part of Brewhemia's "Sleighbell Sundays". Meet Santa and Mrs Claus, watch a classic Christmas movie and enjoy our carols over a truly indulgent Sunday roast.

 

Top Ten Success in New Orleans!

On Saturday 21st September we broke the UK record and stormed into the TOP 10 in our competition in New Orleans. 

Along with scores of other Barbershop choruses and quartets we filled the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans with harmony for a full week. We represented Sweet Adeline’s International Region 31 Quartet of Nations – which includes all of Great Britain and the Netherlands – and put both Scotland and the UK on the Barbershop map .This is the first time a region 31 chorus has EVER featured in the TOP 10.

Our finals package evoked both emotion and exuberance and landed us a 10th place spot
with the best of barbershop across the globe. The chorus are still reeling in delight and are wearing their medals with pride.

If you missed the performance which was broadcast live from New Orleans you can catch it here 2019 Finals Package

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ma93aIM_zgM

 

Our semi final set which got us to the final can be seen here

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d60ChfyK1VY

 

Date announced for our Usher Hall show! 

On Saturday 10th October 2020 Forth Valley Chorus will again take to the stage in the magnificent Usher Hall. Preparations are already underway to learn new songs and choreography for this exciting, popular event. Make a date in your diary now and check back here from time to time to see our progress.


 

Previously

On Saturday 29th June held a Summer Show in the Central Hall Tollcross. The profit from the show was added to funds raised throughout the year and helped us reach our target to provide some financial assitance to our chorus members travelling to New Orleans. 

 

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If you would like to see our 2018 Gold Medal winning performance Click Here

  

Just in cased you missed 2017 was a tremendous year when we competed in the Sweet Adelines International Competition and Convention in Las Vegas representing Region 31. Click to see our best ever Semi-Finals Package, which gained us 11th place. The highest placed chorus from Region 31, so far.


This also means we had the honour of being the first chorus from Region 31 to sing on finals day, when we had the privilege of acting as mic warmers for the finals competition. We brought a little piece of Scotland to the stage at the MGM Grand in Vegas. Click here to see our Mic Warmers Set

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In a first for Edinburgh Trams, members of Forth Valley Chorus surprised and delighted passengers on a tram with a flas mob sing. The Scotsman newspaper picked up on this unique event - check out their article here. 

 

On a more modest note we can also be heard throughout the year singing for charity events, private groups, churches, community events, and fundraisers. See our Performance page page for details!

 

Are you a former member of Forth Valley? Would you like to be a Friend of Forth Valley and keep up to date with our news and performances? Click here for more details.

 

 

 

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Rehearsals: Thursdays 7:30pm
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EDINBURGH EH4 3DU
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About Forth Valley Chorus

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About Barbershop

Find out more about this amazing, original artform and our organization.

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Our Quartets & Small Groups

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Hear a few of our tracks to get an idea of what close harmony is all about!

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