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Twice each month a different Barbershop arranger will be featured, along with 3-4 of his/her recent works. One of them might be great for your chorus or quartet.

Sylvia Alsbury

Sylvia Alsbury is one of the premiere arrangers, coaches, and educators in Sweet Adelines Int'l. She is a Certified Arranger, and has been a Certified Judge in both Music and Showmanship. She has been an International quartet medalist four times, and she directed the High Country Chorus to the International Championship in 1980. Sylvia was also awarded the Sweet Adelines Lifetime Achievement Award.

On The Street Where You Live: (Brand New) A memorable ballad from My Fair Lady that needs a lead who can sing a solid Db at the high point of the song. Some tricky harmonic challenges but definitely worth the effort. Arrangement $100. No per copy fee for quartets and the fee for choruses is $1.00 per copy.

I've Got Your Number: (Brand New) A dynamite contest uptune destined to be a classic if some talented quartet will take on the tricky harmonic challenges. Arrangement $100. No per copy fee for quartets, and the fee for choruses is $1.00 per copy.

I Won't Tell A Soul I Love You: (Brand New) A heart-rending contest ballad that requires a bass singer to feel comfortable on an occasional low D. Arrangement $100. No per copy fee for quartets and the fee for choruses is $1.00 per copy.

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