A search through the vaults of National Public Radio unearthed this 2002 story into the historic roots of barbershop harmony, featuring musicologist Gage Averill, Dr. Jim Henry, and performance by The Gas House Gang.
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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.
Our conventions are more than contests. This great story in the Las Vegas Review-Journal focuses on our extensive education offerings.
Barbershop singers share love for harmony at Las Vegas event – Las Vegas Review-Journal. Read More
Executive producer and TV host Mike Rowe has been named an Honorary Life Member of the Barbershop Harmony Society. A barbershop singer and fan, Mike credits his show business career in part to the influence of his high school choir director, Fred King, who also happened to be a world champion barbershop quartet singer. (Read Mike’s touching memorial tribute to Fred, or listen to him tell the sto... Read More
The Masters of Harmony of Santa Fe Springs, California, reclaimed the gold medals that had eluded them in their previous two attempts, as they captured the Barbershop Harmony Society's 2017 international chorus championship Friday, July 8. A medley of love songs and a scorching performance of “Too Darn Hot/ Fever” with extravagant choreography propelled the 112-man chorus to its ninth victory, s... Read More
Main Street, a traditionally-styled barbershop quartet based in Orlando, proved there’s still a place for straw hats and arm garters in the upper reaches of a cappella singing, as it captured the 2017 international championship of the Barbershop Harmony Society on Saturday, July 9 in Las Vegas.
Even as the competition brought new sounds and stylish intensity to the contest, the six-time medal... Read More
After several months of user testing and feedback, we’re excited to announce that the new Member Center will launch on Thursday, July 13. Here’s the schedule.
Wednesday , July 12, 8:00 am CDTeBiz.barbershop goes offline for transition to new system
No applications or renewals will be processed online or internally.
You will still have access to shop.barbershop.org and your 25% member discount... Read More
The Barbershop Harmony Society looks like a federation of singing groups, but just below that surface lies its true identity as an adult education organization. Anyone can sing a barbershop-style arrangement and sound pretty good (helloooo Jimmy Fallon.) But attaining the peak lock and ring, the dazzle -- that’s an art which, like any worthwhile pursuit, can be mastered through a combina... Read More
Flightline, a quartet from Anaheim, beat out 22 other young quartets from around the world to capture the 25th annual Youth Barbershop Quartet Championship Tuesday evening in Las Vegas. The contest opened the Barbershop Harmony Society’s 79th annual convention.
Singing “The Nearness Of You” and “Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love)” the quartet posted A-level scores comparable to those in the open di... Read More
Current Barbershop Harmony Society youth champs Pratt Street Power appeared with women's quartet GQ this week at the 2017 Collegiate Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC, as part of the annual Hill Day event sponsored by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). The event draws music educators and music ed students from around country to speak and learn about ways to promote the essential... Read More