Faculty

All over our region there are knowledgeable and inspirational women, who help with education in our region. Regional Faculty are be appointed Regional teachers, coaches, and mentors skilled in the musical, vocal, visual and administrative aspects of our craft. They assist our Region’s choruses, quartets, and individual singers in becoming better performers and leaders.

Sweet Adelines International appoints International Faculty. They teach at international educational events and can often be booked for coaching. For directory, please go to Sweet Adelines International website. We are honored to have two of our members being certified International Faculty; Britt-Heléne Bonnedahl and Mari Pettersson.
Britt-Heléne is also Master Faculty in Sweet Adelines International.

International / Regional Faculty

Teaching and coaching is done in areas like Barbershop knowledge, Vocal Skills, Performance skills, Administration and Leadership. Each area contains several different areas of specialties. Each faculty member have their own specialties. This page offers only an overview of areas of expertise. For details on specific areas of teaching or coaching, please contact the individual faculty members directly.

Britt-Heléne Bonnedahl

Regional, International and Master Faculty
Rönninge Show Chorus

+46 70 6591715
bonnedahls (at) telia.com


Vocal production
Competition categories – analytic listening
Strategies for quartets
Coaching – choruses and quartets
Communication and leadershipMental training

Mari Pettersson

Regional and International Faculty
Harmony Heights Chorus

+46 72 717 08 97
marilpettersson (at) gmail.com


Organization Skills (Local/Regional/International level)
Analytical Listening
Communication Skills
Directing Skills
Developing Music Teams (Leadership, PVI techniques, Rehearsal planning, Warm ups, Section Synch and Blend, and much more)
Vocal Production
Teaching skills (build a class, presenting skills, PowerPoint techniques)
Developing teams
What is barbershop style

Sara Söderström

Regional Faculty


Specialties: Sound, vocal color, leadership
Singing technique according to CVT (Complete Vocal Technique)
Finding an expressive and well-supported voice
Forming leadership and chorus culture in an including and positive style
Working our way to Vegas – goals, visions, and participation from every chorus member

Annika Dellås

Regional Faculty
Rönninge Show Chorus

+46 727 00 43 43
annikadellas (at) gmail.com


Organization Skills (Local/Regional/International level)
Analytical Listening
Communication Skills
Directing Skills
Developing Music Teams (Leadership, PVI techniques, Rehearsal planning, Warm ups, Section Synch and Blend, and much more)
Vocal Production
Teaching skills (build a class, presenting skills, PowerPoint techniques)
Developing teams
What is barbershop style


Camilla Hallström

Regional Faculty


Specialties: Expression, enunciation, mental focus, coaching individually and in groups
How to get your chorus to ring by focusing on diction and enunciation in American English and modulating vowels to achieve vocal unity
Finding the right artistic and emotional expression – communication with the audience, dynamics, energy, vocal characterization
Building a dream team – how to create a well-functioning, secure and positive chorus, both individually and as a group, through communication, goals and structure
Tools for mental training

Sofia Feuer

Regional Faculty


Specialties: Blending, tuning, rhythmics
SAI competition categories: Sound, Music, Expression
Expression and song interpretation, energizing songs and communicating emotion
Rhythmic precision and body awareness
Riser placement, blend, balance and timing in your chorus
Overtones, ringing and sound placement

Maria Wessman

Regional Faculty
Västerås Show Chorus


Directing – tempo and dynamics
Sound – voice and singing technique
Riser placement – how to get the best sound in your choir
Mental training and leadership – how to be a role model, how to push and inspire a whole chorus beyond their borders. Affirmations to become the inspiring artist you know you are inside.

Daniel Molloy

Regional Faculty
Våsterås Show Chorus


Directing: Interpretation, conducting clarity and techniques, tempo and dynamics

Sound: Show ways to use the voice freely with goals of reaching a consistent and rich tone. As a trained classical opera singer Daniel uses influences from many styles. He also works closely with warm-up goals and importance, breathing techniques, vocal skills, and engaging the entire body for singing.

Leadership: How to build a positive connection with your chorus. Accessing strengths, and embracing weaknesses as director, chorus, and chorus member.


Åsa Fagerström

Regional Faculty
Alba Show Chorus


Coaching choruse, quartets and individuals in singing and in barbershop
Certified coach and therapist, which gives a solid foundation and understanding of dialogue and group psychology.
Musical and visual coaching of choruses, quartets and individuals
Leadership
Chorus culture and motivation
Change and conflict management
Organisation
Build and develop music team, section leaders and directors. For example in directing, coaching, pvi, voice warm ups and sector training etc.