the San Diego Chorus




THE SAN DIEGO CHORUS is a highly trained and talented group that has earned more awards, medals and prizes than any local sports team.  An a cappella show chorus of women singing 4-part harmony in the barbershop style, The San Diego Chorus of Sweet Adelines International is committed to both local entertainment and international competition. Led by Director Kathleen Hansen, each rehearsal is a lesson in vocal and performance skills. Along with musical development, the San Diego Chorus offers creative opportunities in areas like choreography, costume design, and show production. Leadership opportunities are available for every member. Members come from all over San Diego County.  We even have members who travel from other states to sing with us and enjoy the lasting friendships made here. 

Dedicated to musical excellence and education, the San Diego Chorus holds a multitude of regional championship titles.  In the spring of 2014, the San Diego Chorus joined the regional 700 Club by scoring 708 points.

A Rich History

The San Diego Chorus has a rich history of our own - founded almost 70  years ago, the chorus has been an active and engaged part of Sweet Adelines International, competing in Regional and International events on a consistent basis, always striving for a higher level of excellence for ourselves, our audiences and those keen-eared competition judges. We’ve earned a multitude of regional medals, and many international top 10 medals, and proudly won the international championship in 1978 and 2001

The path to competition is long and adventurous - we learn a lot, rehearse a lot, fine-tune a lot, and create lasting musical stories along the way. Starting with our director’s  thoughtful selection of music as our road map, we craft the itinerary of our contest packages with technique, feeling, and movement, with an ultimate destination of a new and meaningful experience for ourselves and our audiences.


           San Diego Chorus 1974                 

      San Diego Chorus  1975 Gold Medal SAI Champions 



San Diego Chorus  2001  International Champions


Rehearsal Location

Balboa Park, Casa Del Prado room #207

1650 El Prado

San Diego, CA 92101

Wednesdays   6:45 pm - 9:45 pm

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Mailing Address:     
PO Box 33365
San Diego, CA  92163

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