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WoodSongs featuring RINGMASTERS comes to RFD TV September 29

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Ringmasters, the Barbershop Harmony Society's 2012 International Quartet Champion, headlines a wide-ranging cast of barbershop performers on WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Show, coming to RFD TV on Friday, September 29, 6:00 pm Eastern. Recorded live in July 2016 at the historic Lyric Theater in Lexington, Kentucky, WoodSongs is a weekly celebration of Americana and roots music, and they were delight...
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Next Generation Barbershop: The next evolution of BHS youth participation

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Youth contests evolve to include more singers, better serve various age ranges Outreach programs of the Barbershop Harmony Society will continue to grow and evolve in 2018 as we work to further expand our impact on young singers and educators. The coming year will see numerous changes and additions to our contest programming, plus some new activities still in development that will offer new paths...
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2018 grants focus on youth outreach

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The good you do today in bringing music to young people translates into a future world of more lifelong singers, and the Society’s 2018 Grants Program will help you extend your capacity to do just that. Youth Outreach Grants, which range from $500 to $10,000, are designed to support youth outreach projects of a chapter/district/other non-profit organization, and might include activities such as: ...
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Intro to Barbershop: Have fun singing casual harmony!

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          Most folks come into barbershopping by way of singing in a chapter chorus. Starting with a written arrangement and maybe a learning track, you study and rehearse the chorus repertoire for contests and shows. But there’s a world of fun in more casual settings: singing tags, woodshedding and attending quartet Brigade events. These are all great ways to meet...
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92-year-old WWII veteran with terminal cancer sings at his own wake

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The Detroit Free Press ran a great profile of a Barbershopper who held his Afterglow before his funeral.   Three weeks ago, Johnny Wearing learned that the liver cancer he'd been battling for years had progressed for the worse. The 92-year-old World War II veteran has a few weeks, maybe a few months, to live. Despite a long and fulfilling life — one filled with children, grandchildren, tons of...
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Intro to Barbershop: Coaches and judges help you move from good to great!

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Barbershop can be many things to singers: an art form; a competitive sport; a casual get-together with some chords thrown in. Where you live in this spectrum shapes your approach to the opportunity to appear in BHS contests. As the old saying has it, “What gets measured gets improved,” and in the service of those two ends, a cohort of devoted barbershop teachers have evolved over the years around...
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Quartets take over FOX5 News This Morning in Las Vegas

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LABBS 2015 champion PZAZZ appears on FOX5 Vegas - KVVU The quartets kept coming, and the anchors and entire staff of Fox5 News this morning in Las Vegas had a great time hearing a wide range of harmony.  Reporter Peter Dawson toured  groups all around the building and onto the rooftop for a dozen performances throughout the morning.   
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