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2010 - Sweet Adelines Queens of Harmony

Lead: Susan Ives. Tenor: Michelle Hunget. Baritone: Mary Rhea. Bass: Melynnie Williams.

Zing! is an a cappella quartet affiliated with Sweet Adelines International. We live in two different states---Kansas and Oklahoma. Our quartet is dedicated to the art of barbershop harmony and has won every regional contest we've entered and placed as high as fifth at the International level!

Zing! quartet enjoys ZING-ing songs. The tenor, Michelle Hunget, has a long family history of singing barbershop. She is the most decorated tenor in Region #7 quartet history and has been on the International stage many times with quartets and the Kansas City Chorus. Susan, the lead in the group, started singing barbershop in the early 1980's. She is part of the International Champion quartet Classic Edition. She is a chorus director and coaches many groups. The Okie in Zing is Mary Rhea. The well-traveled Navy wife has many claims to fame. Her list of membership in fantastic choruses is long and now she's directing a fantastic chorus - OK City. She has sung baritone in many quartets and is a great addition to Zing!. The bass part is ablely handled by Melynnie Williams. This is Mel's second quartet. She has been in several choruses and has enjoyed getting to know the international ropes.

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Zing! : The Best Seat in the House : 00  1 CD

Zing! : The Best Seat in the House

Tenor Michelle sang with the Kansas City Chorus and numerous internationally competitive quartets since 1992; Lead Susan started her barbershop hobby in 1981 in the Sunflower Harmony Chorus, began quartet singing in 1984, finally winning her first crown singing lead with the 1998 Champions Classic Edition; Baritone Mary directs the OK City Chorus and has sung with several quartets and numerous choruses from Gem City to Pride of Baltimore; and Bass Melynnie started singing barbershop in 1994, sings with the Oklahoma Jubilee Chorus, and Zing! is only her 2nd quartet. These four were named 2010 International Quartet Champions at the 2009 Nashville Convention, and "The Best Seat in the House" was nominated for two CARA Awards: Best Barbershop Album and Best Barbershop Single for "What'll I Do!" There are 12 other excellent cuts on the album, "Zing" Went the Strings of My Heart," "I've Got the World on a String," "Crazy Little Thing Called Love," "The Song's Gotta Come from the Heart," the title tune, "You Turned the Tables on Me," "My Foolish Heart" and "The Party's Over." See what all the buzz is about--this CD is great stuff from the first cut to the last!

Songlist: Zing! Went The Strings of my Heart, I've Got The World on a String, What'll I Do?, You Don't, We Won't, What Are You Doing The Rest of Your Life?, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Love of My Life, The Song's Gotta Come From the Heart, The Best Seat in the House, You Turned the Tables on Me, My Foolish Heart, The Party's Over

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9831c | 1 CD | $14.95 | A Cappella

Zing! : Zing! : 00  1 CD

Zing! : Zing!

Zing! are the 2010 Sweet Adelines Queens Of Harmony. These talented gals began singing together as Zing!n 2001 and their coach Melodee Wright, who sang tenor with 1977 Sweet Adelines Quartet Champs Shondells, has been a huge supporter, helping them win their first place regional champion medals and breaking into the top five in International competition in Las Vegas in 2006. There are 12 solid cuts here by this veteran quartet, some of our favorites are the group's theme song, "Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart," "If You Love Me, Really Love Me," The Turtles' "Happy Together," "I Can't Give You Anything But Love/L-O-V-E Medley," "The Old Piano Roll Blues," Spanky and Our Gang's "Lazy Day" and "Every Time We Say Goodbye." They are joined on the lovely "Let There Be Peace On Earth" by their good friends 12th Street Rag, BHS International competitors. Zing! has a sweet, powerful sound and every one of these cuts is a winner!

Songlist: Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart, The Very Thought of You, When I Lifted Up My Head, If You Love Me, Really Love Me, Happy Together, It's So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday, I Can't Give You Anything but Love/L-O-V-E Medley, My Life, My Love, My Song, The Old Piano Roll Blues, Let There Be Peace On Earth, Lazy Day, Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye

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5867c | 1 CD | $14.95 | A Cappella

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