About our director

Lois Van Beek - Certified Director Lois-for web

Lois is a Certified Director within Sweet Adelines International and has been directing Magic of Manatee for twenty years.  During her years of barbershop experience she has held numerous chapter offices.


Lois teaches fourth grade at Bradenton Christian School.  She earned her bachelor's degree from Dordt College and a master's degree from Michigan State University. 

She sings in her church choir.  She enjoys playing the piano and reading a good book.


We appreciate Lois' leadership, patience, organizational skills and the musical knowledge which she uses while directing our chorus.


When asked to comment about her position as director of the Magic of Manatee, Lois said,  "I feel blessed to be able to work with such a wonderful group of singers."











The importance

of matching tones

April 18, 2019

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 February 16th

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April 2016

Magic of Manatee




For The Third Time

in Daytona Beach


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