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THEY looked as good as they sounded.

SHEFFIELD HARMONY CHORUS   The Sheffield Harmony Chorus rehearse with musical director Barry Clinton at Bents Green Methodist Church.     2 May 2011

SHEFFIELD HARMONY CHORUS The Sheffield Harmony Chorus rehearse with musical director Barry Clinton at Bents Green Methodist Church. 2 May 2011

These are the 24 members of Sheffield Harmony who excelled themselves in the Sweet Adelines International competition at Birmingham Symphony Hall.

Competing against 22 other choirs from across the UK and Netherlands, the American judges commended the Sheffield singers for their vocal skills their “lovely” stage appearance and their choice of music.

Musical director, Barry Clinton, was commended for his “debonair on-stage presence.”

Barry said: “I was delighted with our performance.

SHEFFIELD HARMONY CHORUS   The Sheffield Harmony Chorus rehearse with musical director Barry Clinton at Bents Green Methodist Church.     2 May 2011

SHEFFIELD HARMONY CHORUS The Sheffield Harmony Chorus rehearse with musical director Barry Clinton at Bents Green Methodist Church. 2 May 2011

“ Everyone has worked incredibly hard to prepare for the competition and it was fantastic all the hard work paid off, especially on such a huge stage.

“All chorus members were buzzing with excitement after the fun of the event.

“We love making great music and it’s brilliant to get together with so many great women singers and to perform at such a fantastic venue.”

Events coordinator, Winn Topham, one of the longest standing members of the chorus, added: “They did us proud! It was wonderful.”

New members can drop in on Monday night rehearsals at Bents Green Methodist Church Hall from 7.30pm to 10pm.

Call Debbie on 07941 637644.

Log on to thestar.co.uk/video to see a video of the ladies’ performance.