|Type of event:||Region12 event|
|Venue:||Doubletree by Hilton|
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January 24-26, 2020
Doubletree by Hilton
2001 Point West Way
Sacramento, CA 95815
International Faculty - Jana Gutenson
Jana Gutenson has been a member of Sweet Adelines since 1984, but barbershop has been in her life since birth! Her mother received her 60-yr. membership pin with SAI in Seattle in 2010 and her father was a 3-time International Champion with the Pekin Chorus of BHS.
Jana is a member of the six-time International Champion Scottsdale Chorus and has served as baritone section leader and member of the Music Team since 1988. She is a 25-year front row veteran, Certified Director and Scottsdale’s Associate Director frequently serves as an in-house coach. Jana has sung baritone in Internationally competitive quartets, placing in the top ten with Affinity in 2008. Jana has coached quartets and choruses at all levels and has served as faculty for quartet workshops and regional events throughout the Sweet Adelines International and BHS organizations.
Jana is a Certified Music Category Judge in the Sweet Adelines International Judging Program and has served on several International Committees. She served six years as Education Coordinator for SAI Region 21 and was chosen for the Region 21 Hall of Fame Award in 2010. She is the 2016 NAfME/Sweet Adelines Music Educator of the Year and served as Co-Chair for the SAI 2017 International Education Symposium.
Jana has an MS in Curriculum and Instruction, BS in Marketing and Music Education and recently retired from twenty-three years of teaching elementary general music in the Chandler School District in Chandler, AZ.
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