Recent news

May 12, 2017

Sound of the Heartland Ensemble placed 3rd in Division A (small chorus) at a recent competition in Little Rock, AR.  The chorus prepared a ballad and uptune for competition scoring.  SAI competitions are an educational tool and performance opportunity for member choruses, with bragging rights...

Oct 27, 2016

Music. Harmony. Community. Barbershop.
Founded in 1945, what began as a small group of women who loved to sing, developed into a nonprofit organization that would eventually bridge continents and unite women from around the world in their mutual love of music.


Aug 08, 2016

Once Again... Sound of the Heartland will be bringing New Year's Cookies to a booth at Taste of Newton, September 29th (downtown Newton, KS).  All proceeds go toward costuming and coaching for our upcoming 40's show series (2017).  Don't miss the fun!

Oct 15, 2015

Great idea for:  corporate gifts, hostess gifts, teacher appreciation, holiday gifting. 


Jan 01, 2015

Entertaining at YOUR event - Find us on GigSalad...  Sound of the Heartland Ensemble travels to perform for audiences large and small.  We tailor our performances for the type of audience we anticipate.  This is an excellent way to provide quality entertainment for an event that...

Dec 24, 2014

McPherson, KS-

The McPherson Chamber sponsored caroling downtown as a gift to local shoppers.

Oct 07, 2014

Support the Barbershop art form, and Sound of the Heartland!  This is our annual fundraiser, which helps to underwrite our performance expenses and music education throughout the year.  Please consider a purchase for your holiday home - order individual items in our online store (see STORE tab...

May 05, 2014

Sound of the Heartland is back in McPherson, KS for our summer show!  We are excited to bring this entertaining show to audiences that are just beginning to realize we're in GEM in their community!!    We'll be at McPherson High School in the main auditorium on June 7, 2014  ...

Mar 04, 2013

2013 President's Message


Kelly Bailey's view of Sweet Adelines is an inspiration. In the recent Pitch Pipe article, she said, "Singing a cappella harmony in Sweet Adelines.. is NOT a hobby!"



Feb 26, 2013

Sound of the Heartland Ensemble will compete at the Sweet Adelines regional competition in Kansas City, MO on March 23, 2013. Nineteen choruses and twenty quartets will compete for honors during the weekend. Sound of the Heartland is the past recipient of awards such as Best Small Chorus,...