Hundreds of harmonious women are set to descend upon Surrey next week.
The occasion? The Hooked on Harmony 2015 Regional convention and competition. The April 30-May 3 Sweet Adelines International event will draw about 700 women from across Western Canada who sing four-part harmony.
The Region 26 competition has been held in Surrey for the past three years. This will be the last for awhile as it rotates our of the Lower Mainland.
Singers from B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan and the territories will take to the stage at Chandos Pattison Auditorium in North Surrey for three concerts on Friday and Saturday. The Quartet Contest takes place May 1 at 6 p.m., the Chorus Contest is May 2 at 11 a.m. and the Show of Champions will hit the stage May 2 at 7:30 p.m.
The public is welcome to attend the concerts. Tickets to the quartet and chorus contests are $25, while the admission to the Show of Champions are $30, available at the door of the auditorium, located at 10238 168 St.
Winners at the Surrey competitions will advance to international competition in Las Vegas in October to compete with choruses from around the globe.