The Harmony Sweepstakes A Cappella Festival Presents

A Vocal Harmony Event

Saturday May 18th, 2019, 12.30 - 5.30 PM


Larkspur, California

Choruses, vocal ensembles, quartets and more.

We will be singing under the very big tent.

Dry and plenty room for everybody!

2019 Afternoon Performing Groups

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Type: Mixed Contemporary Community  Hometown: San Rafael

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Type: Mixed Choral Community  Hometown: San Rafael

Audition policy: The Mayflower Community Chorus has no formal auditions, but members must meet certain musical qualifications. Being a member of the Chorus requires regular attendance to build both shared choral experience and knowledge. We become an ensemble when you go from “I know this” to “We know this together” and from “I can do this” to “We can do this together.”

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Type: Female World  Hometown: San Francisco

The Love Notes is a co-ed a cappella group based in San Francisco. We sing love songs, anti-love songs, and everything in between. We can be found singing spontaneously in coffee shops in Santa Cruz, harmonizing in car rides, belting it out at karaoke, or of course practicing at our weekly rehearsals. We are thrilled to be a part of the amazing a cappella community in the Bay Area, and are so grateful to be able to share music with each other and the public.

Type: Mixed Contemporary Semi-Pro  Hometown: San Francisco

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Type: Mixed Choral Youth  Hometown: Mill Valley

Audition policy: Auditions not required for every chorus. Please see website for details

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Type: Male Barbershop Barbershop  Hometown: San Anselmo

Audition policy: Love to sing? Come join us on Monday nights.

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Type: Mixed Choral Childrens  Hometown: Multiple rehearsal sites throughout Marin

Audition policy: Any girl who wants to sing can join! No audition required

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Type: Female Contemporary  Hometown: San Rafael

We're Scales of the City, a San Francisco co-ed a cappella group that performs all around the Bay Area. Based on the model of a collegiate glee club, we're a group of performers who love singing pop music from our childhoods and today, with a sprinkling of showtunes just for kicks. We're all about making great music to share, and having a great time doing it.

Type: Mixed Contemporary Semi-Pro  Hometown: San Francisco

Audition policy: Scales of the City holds auditions at the beginning of each season (usually in January) and occasionally on an as-needed basis to fill vacant positions in the group.

Led by Pollyanna Bush on the 3rd Saturday of every month, SoarSing unites people and offers soul nourishment through the magic of group singing. During the interactive session, participants are invited to connect with others through vocal expression, guided to sing in harmony with interlocking melodic and rhythmic parts and encouraged to explore their creative impulses in a welcoming and supportive environment.

Type: Mixed lesing  Hometown: Fairfax

Audition policy: Ecerybody welcome

Dotter's Knot brings a fresh approach to some old familiar ren faire favorites, as well as introducing the audience to some little known material drawn from traditional folk music, with a smattering of original pieces. We feature memorable, sing-able, audience-pleasing melodies, and intricate harmony.

Type: Female World 

Pacific Empire Chorus is the premier northern California women's, 4-part a cappella, award winning mid-sized chorus. PEC is a 501c(3) organization, dedicated to bringing a cappella harmony, to women of all ages throughout Sonoma, Marin and Napa counties. Come visit the Pacific Empire Chorus and experience for yourself the love of harmony, friendship and singing that we share each week.

Type: Female Barbershop Barbershop  Hometown: Petaluma

Audition policy: Pacific Empire Chorus welcomes women who love to sing and are striving for excellence. If you are in the San Francisco Bay Area, please join our rehearsal any Wednesday evening.

2019 Schedule
12.30 – 12.50
Yes Ma'am
12.50 – 1.10
Marin Girls Chorus
1.10 – 1.30
Rita and the Cosmos
1.30 – 1.50
Marin Golden Gate Barbershop
1.50 – 2.10 Mayflower Chorus
2.10 – 2.30 Marin Harmony
2.30 – 3.15 Soarsing - Everybody sings!
3.30 - 3.50 Singers Marin
3.50 – 4.10 Dotter's Knot
4.10 – 4.30 Scales in the City
4.30 – 4.50 Love Notes

Singing with a group of friends is not only a fun, creative and rewarding way to spend some time but more and more studies are showing the various health, social and general well being of group harmony singing. Join a chorus today!

Don't Miss the Big Evening Event

35th Annual

Saturday, May 18th, 2019 - 8PM
Marin Center, San Rafael, California
Tickets available at Marin Center Box Office - 415-499-6800
Note there is no service charge on tickets bought in person at the box office
The Harmony Sweepstakes A Cappella Festival is the premier American showcase for vocal harmony music. The annual national competition draws from hundreds of vocal groups from around the country with regional competitions in eight cities. The winning group from each festival is flown to perform in front of celebrity judges and a sold out house of enthusiastic a cappella fans at the National Finals.

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