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Jan 28, 2014

Pride of Portland is thrilled to announce the launch of their new Groupanizer website! The content is comprehensive and the style and look exceeded our wildest expectation. As we prepare for International in Baltimore, we couldn't have asked for a better presence on the internet. 2013 was Pride'...

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Jan 26, 2014

The Cat Piano, a road that plays Rosini, musical ice and the Singing, Ringing Tree! Now here are ten ways to make music that you probably never thought about before, all outlined in an article...

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Dec 24, 2013

"One good thing about music, is when it hits you, you feel no pain."

Judging from the quote above, Bob Marley was part poet, part scientist. That's because there's truth to his head-bobbing lyrics from the song Trenchtown Rock. Research suggests that music...

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Nov 29, 2013

A composer by the name of Jim Wilson has recorded the sound of crickets and then slowed down the recording, revealing something so amazing: the crickets sound like they are singing the most beautiful chorus in perfect harmony. Though you may think it is human voices, everything you hear in this...

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Nov 11, 2013

Congratulations to the Ronninge Show Chorus from Sweden--shown here from their 2011 appearance at contest--who recently were named the 2014 International Champion Chorus for Sweet Adelines International. Joining winners of other contests who are from Canada and the United States, Ronninge's win...

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Nov 11, 2013

As Pride of Portland members know, singing together can be an indescribable experience, uniting the chorus in a way that is somehow both exhilarating and calming. And now, scientists have discovered that singing with a group can actually slow down and synchronize the heartbeats of singers!

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Nov 10, 2013

Scoring 701 and winning First Place Chorus, Pride of Portland joined the elite ranks of Master Chorus.  This was accomplished during the final Region 24 Competition held in Boise, Idaho, April 2013.

With this regional win, Director Ryan Heller attained the honored Master 700 Director...

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