Coastal a Cappella has over 40 members of all ages from around the Central Coast.

We're members of Sweet Adelines Australia, which has 32 choruses across the country and more than 1,200 singers! Sweet Adelines Australia is a region of Sweet Adelines International, an independent, non-profit music education association which teaches women to sing in choruses and quartets. Sweet Adelines is one of the world’s largest singing organisations for women, with around 20,000 members in 500 choruses and 1,200 quartets worldwide.

To celebrate International Women's Day in 2020, Australian choruses recorded themselves singing Helen Reddy's I am Woman - you can see us about 55 seconds in on the video.

Coastal a Cappella sings a variety of song styles with an emphasis on entertaining audiences with quality performances.

Please see the Contact us page to contact any of our teams.


Music Director

Lyn Smith was appointed Music Director in Jan 2023, after the resignation of long-standing Music Director, Linda Wareham.

Lyn has been a committed and enthusiastic member of Coastal a Cappella since 2011. Lyn completed the Sweet Adelines Directors' Certification Program in 2019 and has filled the role of Assistant Director since then. Lyn was also Team Leader of Coastal a Cappella from 2017 - 2022.

Lyn has sung in several successful quartets and currently sings Tenor in Allegra Quartet.

Assistant Director

  • Bec Smiley

Music Mentor

  •   Tracey Connors

Section leaders

  • Lead - Leonie Connally & Wende Feeney
  • Bass - Barbara Venables & Val Norris
  • Baritone - Stephanie Seddon
  • Tenor - Tracey Connors



Team Coordinator

  • Meredith Kelly 

Events Coordinator

  • Kathy Smith

Finance Coordinator

  • Narelle Tos

Membership Coordinator

  • Joan Schultz


  • Melissa Harrison