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November 12, 2017 - 11:27am

Northwest Sound will be performing at the Bellevue Festival d'Lights, Sunday November 26th at 6:30pm.  We'll be in the Gathering Place at the entrance/exit of the Bellevue Botanical Gardens and will be performing selections from our standard and holiday repertoires.  Come by and enjoy the...

November 5, 2017 - 2:18pm

Northwest Sound holiday shows are coming soon and you can play a part in making it happen!  The full-color program you receive at our shows is filled with background stories about the performers, our music-team leaders, our sing Sing SING community-service program plus ads for businesses that...

October 8, 2017 - 4:40pm

Begun in 2010, sing! Sing! SING! (SSS) is Northwest Sound’s program of providing free a capella singing training for men of the community.  Participants are given free group music lessons, sheet music and training...

July 2, 2017 - 2:20pm

What's that you say?  You can't make it to Las Vegas to see Northwest Sound on the stage at the Axis Theater?  You're in luck, there is another option and it won't cost you nearly so much as airfare to Vegas!  The contest is being streamed live at very reasonable rates.  Browse to...

June 30, 2017 - 7:13pm

The “Who’s on first?” buttons are in!  The buttons promote our appearance at the upcoming International convention and contest in Las Vegas, where we will be the first chorus to compete.  You won't want to miss it!

Thanks to the team who originated the idea and provided design guidance...

June 19, 2017 - 9:15pm

We've had a lot of fun over the years, performing on the main stage at the Bellevue Strawberry Festival (pictured is our 2016 appearance).  We've seen lovely sunny days and days so stormy it blew over canopies all over the park.  The weather looks ideal this weekend so come and see us perform at...

June 4, 2017 - 8:24pm

Music First! featured guests include the quartet “4.0”, 2015 BHS Evergreen district champion who will be competing in their fourth BHS International contest in July.  They are four men with a passion for a cappella harmony who have joined together to form an exceptional quartet, “4.0” (Four-...

May 23, 2017 - 8:10pm

Music First! featured guests include the Wink quartet, 2016 Sweet Adelines Region 13 champion and International contestant.  Wink’s members include Kay Keating, tenor, Melanie McGuire, lead, who sings with the Olympia Chorus and directs the men's chorus Puget Sounders, Anna Chamberlain, baritone...

May 10, 2017 - 3:27pm

Membership VP Isaac Banner leads Spring Sing participants in introducing themselves to the chorus.  Spring Sing participants who want to will participate in our upcoming performances, called Music First!, singing the songs that they’ve learned during the program.

The chorus chose...

May 4, 2017 - 9:53pm

For the second week of the Spring Sing program, the chorus was joined by the current class of 26 Spring Singers making for about 70 men on the risers.  After warmups for the combined chorus, the Spring Singers departed for their group instruction with...

April 13, 2017 - 6:43am

Another former Sing, Sing, Singer is Matt Astle, who participated in the program in the fall of 2011, having heard of the program through a Facebook posting. Matt says, “What I loved immediately was how people treated me. That first night I came home and my wife asked me how it went. I said, ‘...

April 8, 2017 - 2:58pm

As part of the Barbershop Harmony Society (BHS), Northwest Sound participates in the society’s regular rhythm of competitions.  The annual cycle of three levels of competition covers about 15 months, so the cycles overlap.  In the spring choruses take part in the local or Division competitions....