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The Harbor Singers are a fun-loving womenís singing group with a rich, diverse repertoire and a unique style.  They sing in beautiful three-part harmony with choreography to add variety and spice to their performances.

Members of the singing group have many different career backgrounds and hobbies.  However, they are united by their common love of music, singing and performing.  The women build lifelong friendships in the Harbor Singers womenís chorus and enjoy socializing as well as singing.

Director/Carole Arvidson

Born in Hollywood, Carole grew up in the Hollywood Hills. Her musical career started with a soprano solo in 6th grade and has continued ever since.  For the past two years, Carole has been the Assistant Director for Harbor Singers.

Carole has sung with many groups, including the Hollywood Presbyterian Church and the Orange County Master Chorale.  Currently, she sings with the Mesa Verde Methodist Church Choir, Rejoice Chamber Choir, Harbor Singers and has been a soloist for the past six years at the California Womenís Chorus Annual Concert.

Graduating with a B.A. in Education from CSU Long Beach, Carole continued with graduate work at UC Irvine and CSU Dominguez Hills, where she earned three Special Education Credentials, Certification to teach English as a Second Language (ESL) and a Masters Degree in Education. During her teaching career in Fountain Valley School District, she also taught Theater Arts, Music, and Chorus to students in grades six through eight.

Carole spends her leisure time reading, walking her dog Emma, playing bridge and golfing with friends. Her commitment to musical programs for students continues with volunteer work at Plavan Elementary School in the Fountain Valley School District.

Contact Carole Arvidson: carole_arvidson@hotmail.com
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The Harbor Singers invites women singers to join our womenís chorus and groups to hire our womenís chorus from the following Orange County areas:

EAST Orange County
Buena Park, Yorba Linda, Villa Park, Orange, Anaheim, Fullerton, Brea, Tustin, Placentia, Anaheim Hills, La Habra

WEST Orange County
Huntington Beach, Garden Grove, Fountain Valley, Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Santa Ana, Stanton, Cypress, Los Alamitos, Westminster, La Palma

SOUTH Orange County
Mission Viejo, Irvine, Laguna Woods, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills,  Laguna Niguel,  Aliso Viejo,  Lake Forest,  Dana Point, 
San Juan Capistrano,  San Clemente,  Rancho Santa Margarita,  Cota de Caza

Accompanist Alicia Adams

Originally from Alabama, Alicia earned an undergraduate degree in Organ Performance from the University of Montevallo in Alabama.  Working toward a Masterís Degree in Organ Performance, she studied with David Craighead at Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York.  Later, she became interested in law and in 1983, earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama.  She was a civil litigation attorney with her own firm in Birmingham for 12 years.

In 1995, Alicia moved to California and revived her interest in music. Recently Alicia retired as organist and handbell director from Bay Shore Community Congregational Church in Long Beach.  She still has notes in her fingers and music in her soul to be expressed. She is Treasurer of the Orange County Chapter of the American Guild of Organists.  For the past 9 years, she has been the Accompanist for the Choral Belles of Long Beach, another CWC sister chorus.

Alicia has various hobbies, many music related, but also enjoys reading and all things around and in the water, including boating and ocean fishing with her husband.

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Contact: Kathy Gast