Choral-Aires Chorus

Dec 26 2019 - 9:57am

Our congratulations to Pat Rotunno, the March 2020 Mary Couch Choral-Aire of the Month!

Jan 18 2019 - 4:49pm

This member joined Sweet Adelines International in 1965 at the urging of her supportive family. She became a member of Illinois Valley Chorus and knew she had found a “home” for her trained voice.  A family move to Woodstock, (which had NO local chapter), was no problem for her. She started her own Chorus, the McHenry Chapter!


By the time she joined Choral-Aires in 2013, her impressive Bio read something like this: Sweet Adeline for 40+ years, Certified Director, Section Leader, Quartet Member, Tenor/Lead singer and excellent at costume designing! Her talents have no...

May 17 2016 - 8:54am

Congratulations to Kathy Van Maren, our 2019 Sandy Dekker Award winner! There are many attributes of a Sandy Dekker recipient. We've listed a few here. Kathy encompasses all of these characteristics so well--and more!

  • A friend to all Choral-Aires without regard to race, creed, status or finance
  • A true and genuine smile that she shares often and freely
  • A tireless worker, whether chairing an event or just cleaning up
  • A strong faith that others admire
  • A caring for others that transcends her concern for herself

All of these and more...