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May 04, 2019

Pride of Portland Chorus is thrilled to have taken first place at the 2019 North by Northwest Region 13 contest in April; our ninth championship since the chorus was founded in 2000. 

We're also very proud of our three quartets who performed magnificently, with...

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Apr 13, 2019

Twenty years ago, when academic researcher Julene Johnson wanted to study how music might help the aging process, she couldn’t get funding. Johnson, a professor at the Institute for Health & Aging at the University of California, San Francisco, suspected that music might improve memory, mood...

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Mar 25, 2019

When I was a young musician, my parents had to bribe me to practice for lessons. Getting to watch television dangled in front of me like a carrot, only in reach once I had put in my thirty minutes. It worked, but often times my heart (and head) wouldn’t be in the practice session.

Of...

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Mar 15, 2019

For the fourth year in a row, Pride of Portland Chorus was invited to take part in the annual...

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Feb 26, 2019

6 Healthy Reasons To Sing 

Singing is beneficial in many ways but do you know how important singing is for your brain? Most of you are thinking, really? Well, I'm here to tell you yes - really. Stay with me now as I explain just what singing does to your brain...

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Aug 07, 2017

Pride of Portland’s third annual Spring Fete Fundraiser, held on June 3, 2017, was another successful event!

At Pride, we define success as good singing, good fun, good food, and great donations to help Pride of Portland continue its mission to “joyfully commit to education and musical...

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Mar 28, 2017

Pride of Portland said "Kia Ora" on Sunday, February 19 to new-found friends in New Zealand! A group of over 100 members, guests, and family spent two weeks singing, sightseeing, and meeting the fabulous people of New Zealand!

The idea was hatched back in 2012 when Portland Chorus’...

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Oct 28, 2016

Pride of Portland Chorus competed at the Sweet Adlelines International Convention on October 20 and 22, 2016, in Las Vegas, NV. And WOW, what a week! When things were all "said and sung," we came home with a 6th Place International medal; a wonderful reward for many, many months of hard work! ...

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Oct 18, 2015

If you are not humming He Touched Me, singing “dolla dolla bill y’all” or dancing around the house to Puttin’ On the Ritz, you missed Pride of Portland’s annual show! Pride hosted some world-class guests - Sweet Adelines International quartet champions Speed of Sound and PSU’s...

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Mar 09, 2015

As one. Such a simple phrase. Apply it to a chorus of one hundred Pride of Portland Sweet Adelines – in truth, all Sweet Adelines - and it becomes so much more. Balance. Harmony. Unity. Together, Pride set one goal for the 2014  International...

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Dec 30, 2014

BarbershopHistory.com readers recently nominated Pride of Portland Chorus for FOUR Barbie Awards, which are announced annually following International Competitions (...

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Nov 15, 2014

Pride of Portland is riding high after their 4th place finish at the 2014 Sweet Adelines International in Baltimore. Wow! 

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