Musical Director

Denise VanDyken

Denise brings talent, experience and musical skills to our chorus as well as enthusiasm, joy and a love of barbershop harmony.  She has been a Sweet Adeline for over 30 years, and has directed three choruses (including Grand Rapids) for nearly as long!. Denise majored in vocal music at Wester Michigan University where she earned a Bachelor Degree in Education and a Masters Degree in Counseling. She has sung lead in several competing Sweet Adeline quartets and has served as Education Coordinator for Sweet Adelines Region 3 (our former region).

We are very pleased and lucky to have Denise as our director.  Her smile and energy are contagious!

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