Betty Clipman


Master Director & Internationally renowned coach, Betty Clipman directs the Woodlands Show Chorus.

Betty’s experience in Sweet Adelines International spans over 50 years and covers all aspects of the organization. She is committed to continuous musical growth through better educational opportunities.  Her vision is to musically educate women of all ages, enabling them to experience the joy of singing four-part, acapella harmony through improved vocal and performance skills.

Her proudest achievements include:

  • International President, Sweet Adelines International, 1991-1993
  • Education Direction Committee Chair, Sweet Adelines Board of Directors
  • Judge Specialists Moderator
  • Certified Judge in the categories of Sound and Expression
  • “Master Faculty” Member (one of only six in the world), S.A. International Faculty
  • Thirty-five years experience as a Sweet Adelines Chorus Director which includes:
    • Master Director, The Woodlands Show Chorus, The Woodlands, TX (2012- present)
    • Master Director, Houston Horizon Chorus, Houston, TX (1989-2001)
    • Director, Vienna Falls Chorus, Vienna Falls, VA (1983-1989) 
  • International Championship Chorus Director
  • First woman to direct a men’s chorus at an international men’s chorus competition (SPEBSQSA)
  • Bass of the 1980 International Quartet Champions, the Penna-Fores
  • Served at the Regional level as:
    • President of the Regional Executive Committee
    • Director of Musical Activities
  • Lifetime Achievement Award Winner recipient, 2000
  • Internationally-renowned vocal coach of quartets and choruses worldwide
As TWSC approaches its 10th anniversary, Betty continues to build and develop the skills of this chorus. The Woodlands Show Chorus, under her tutelage, continues to strive for greatness as they prepare to entertain and thrill audiences in The Woodlands and surrounding communities. Betty hopes to continue fostering relationships with the community, not only as an entertainer but as an educator as well.


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First Presbyterian Church - Family Life Center
2727 N Loop 336 W
Conroe, TX 77304
PO Box 1127
Conroe, TX 77305
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