Sally Wallace, former director of ...more
The neuroscience of singing shows that when we sing our neurotransmitters connect in new and different ways. It fires up the right temporal lobe of our brain, releasing endorphins that make us smarter, healthier, happier and more creative. When we sing with other people this effect is amplified...more
North by Northwest Region 13 is thrilled to add Capital City Sound, out of Boise, ID, to our fold.
Capital City Sound is co-directed by Jerrie Beyrodt and Andy Maddox. The chapter is the result of a merger in August 2013 between existing choruses Treasure Valley Showtime Chorus and...more
How does that note go? What is the next phrase? Just when am I suppose to turn that diphthong? Learning new music can be a time consuming, and sometimes confusing process. Luckily for us, a team of French researchers have come up with a surprisingly easy rehearsal hack: Sleep on it.
So, you want to sing, now what do you do? Well, let's see.
Listen to music to find what you like - check.
Find a chorus, choir, ensemble, quartet - check.
Get some music charts – check.
Okay, ready - set - sing!...more
The following CAL members were recognized at regional convention for 50 years of membership in SAI: Ruth Ramey, Marilyn Rogers, Joyce White, and Sandy Shaw. These wonderful ladies will have the opportunity to receive their longevity award and be recognized ONSTAGE at the 70th Annual...more
I always like to give a shout out to our CAL members who performed at contest or who helped on the Convention team. This year, ---thank you--- Debbie Drake for your efforts as HOUSING CHAIR/HOTEL LIAISON. Also - her hubby, John, served as the Driver for Judges.
On the contest stage,...more
May 2, 2016
To Region 13 Members
RE: Regional Governance Change Proposal
You may be familiar with the Regional Governance Proposal made by the International Board of Directors. If you are not, there is a great deal of information about this...more
Did you know CAL members make up approximately 4% of the worldwide SAI membership? Here's a shout-out to all of our magnificent CAL members throughout the world of Sweet Adelines - many of whom are contributing in large and small ways to the success of their...more
Our Mission Statement
North by Northwest Region 13 is a cutting-edge group of diverse women singing, performing, and championing a cappella music.
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