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  • Buffalo Gateway Show Chorus Wins Regional Competition, earns 7th Trip to Internationals!
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  •  Date Posted: Thu, Jun 6 2019
    Buffalo Gateway Show Chorus Wins Regional Competition, earns 7th Trip to Internationals!

    The Buffalo Gateway Show Chorus (BGC) is delighted to share that
    they have been recognized with a first place finish at this year’s
    Regional Competition. This year’s event took place in Cleveland, Ohio
    on May 18th, 2019.  

    “We are honored to have the privilege of representing Western New
    York in the Sweet Adelines 2020 International Competition, taking place
    in Louisville, Kentucky,” says Diane Porsch, Master Director.
    Chartered in 1964, BGC is comprised of 90+ women singing 4-part
    acapella harmony in the barbershop style. BGC’s long standing
    commitment to musical excellence in a fun and inclusive environment is
    a hallmark of the organization. With membership hailing from all
    corners of Western New York, as well as Ontario, Canada, BGC takes
    pride in sharing its music locally through a variety of venues and
    community events.
    Sweet Adelines International is a worldwide women’s singing
    organization committed to advancing the musical art form of barbershop
    harmony through opportunities in education, performance, and
    competition. With an international membership of more than 23,000
    chorus and quartet members, its members have been singing 4-part
    barbershop a cappella harmony since 1945.
    There has never been a better time to step on the risers with Buffalo
    Gateway Chorus. Guests and prospective members are always
    welcome! Our doors are open, and you’re invited to come experience it
    firsthand.
    When: Wednesdays at 7 pm
    Where: Sacred Heart School, 5331 Genesee St., Bowmansville, New
    York
    For more information: www.buffalogatewaychorus.com; (716) 635-8642
  • Buffalo Gateway competes Saturday May 18th in Cleveland
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  •  Date Posted: Mon, May 13 2019
     Buffalo Gateway competes Saturday May 18th in Cleveland
    Buffalo Gateway Show Chorus will compete for 7th Trip to International Competition!

    The Buffalo Gateway Show Chorus (BGC) is heading to Regional Competition in Cleveland, Ohio on May 18th, 2019 to compete for the privilege of representing Western New York in the Sweet Adelines 2020 International Competition. 


    This follows BGC’s highly successful performance at international competition in the fall of 2018 where the group was delighted to earn a 10th place medal in a field which began with over 550 choruses from across the globe!


     “This year’s Regional Competition is especially meaningful for us as it will be our first time competing in a new region,” says Diane Porsch, Master Director.  “We’re also excited to welcome the many new members who have joined us this year and are looking forward to getting out in the community to share our music!” 

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    Chartered in 1964, BGC is comprised of 90+ women singing 4 part acapella harmony in the barbershop style.  BGC’s long standing commitment to musical excellence in a fun and inclusive environment is a hallmark of the organization.  With membership hailing from all corners of Western New York, as well as Ontario, Canada, BGC takes pride in sharing its music locally through a variety of venues and community events.

    Sweet Adelines International is a worldwide women’s singing organization committed to advancing the musical art form of barbershop harmony through opportunities in education, performance, and competition.  With an international membership of more than 23,000 chorus and quartet members, its members have been singing 4-part barbershop a cappella harmony since 1945.
    There has never been a better time to step on the risers with Buffalo Gateway Chorus.  Guests and prospective members are always welcome! Our doors are open, so come experience our passion for singing and the fellowship and friendship that serve as Buffalo Gateway’s foundation.

    When:  Wednesdays, 7 pm
    Where: Sacred Heart School, 5331 Genesee St., Lancaster, New York
    For more information:  www.buffalogatewaychorus.com; (716) 635-8642

     
  • "Success isn't always about Greatness, it's about consistency"- Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
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  •  Date Posted: Thu, Nov 8 2018
    "Success isn't always about Greatness, it's about consistency"- Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
    Well no one can say Buffalo Gateway Chorus isn't consistent!  In October of 2018 at the international Sweet Adelines convention and competition in St. Louis, Missouri. we are thrilled to have a achieved a 10th place overall finish!

    This was our sixth time competing on the International stage since 2008 and have placed in the Top Ten each time.  Previous competitions in Honolulu, Seattle, Denver, Baltimore and Las Vegas have all resulted in Top Ten placements which is not an easy feat when there are over 500 choruses world wide in our organization!

    Many thanks to all our family, friends and supporters in helping us achieve this goal.

    Follow us here and on Facebook for more updates...or, better yet, be a guest at one of our upcoming rehearsals on Wednesdays from 7:00-9:45 p.m.,  Sacred Heart School, 5331 Genesee St., Bowmansville, NY.   We'd love to meet you!
     
  • BGC PERFORMED AT CHAUTAUQUA AMPITHEATER ON AUG. 26, 2018
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  •  Date Posted: Sat, Jun 23 2018
    BGC PERFORMED AT CHAUTAUQUA AMPITHEATER ON AUG. 26, 2018
                                           BARBERSHOP HARMONY PARADE SHOW
                                                Sunday, August 26, 2018 -- 2:30 P.M.

     

    Buffalo Gateway Show Chorus put on an exciting performance for several hundred music lovers at the Chautauqua Institute on Sunday, August 26, 2018.  

    We are thankful to the Barbershop Harmony Society's Seneca Land District for having invited us!  We had a blast...and this is the type of activity that any woman who loves to sing will enjoy if she decides to give us a try!




     
  • Buffalo Gateway - Contestant #17 - St. Louis International Convention - October 18, 2018
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  •  Date Posted: Thu, Feb 1 2018
    Buffalo Gateway - Contestant #17 - St. Louis International Convention - October 18, 2018
    Buffalo Gateway Show Chorus is thrilled to be headed to our sixth international Sweet Adelines convention and competition since 2008!  We've competed and placed in the Top Ten in Honolulu, Seattle, Denver, Baltimore and Las Vegas with St. Louis, Missouri our goal in October 2018.

    Follow us here and on Facebook for more updates...or, better yet, be a guest at one of our upcoming rehearsals on Wednesdays from 7:00-9:45 p.m.,  Sacred Heart School, 5331 Genesee St., Bowmansville, NY.   We'd love to meet you!
     
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