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Seniors champ: Best parts of convention happen offstage

What was the best thing about St Croix Crossing’s weekend in California at BHS’ Midwinter convention? You might think that, of course, it was that after six near-misses we finally won the Senior’s Quartet championship. That was wonderful, to be sure. But was it the best thing? The best thing might have been the morning Steve Hardy and I had breakfast at a local McDonald’s, spied a couple of guys...
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2018 Midwinter Seniors Quartet Champ Crowned

Congratulations to our 2018 Seniors Quartet Champion St. Croix Crossing After five years of winning medals at the Seniors Quartet competition, all their hard work finally paid off in Costa Mesa. The fine gentlemen of St. Croix Crossing have at last brought home the Seniors Quartet Championship GOLD medals! Congratulations to tenor Randy Lieble, lead Dan Heike, bari Steve Hardy, and bass Jared H...
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Youth choruses ascend to new heights at national barbershop chorus event

The Hurricane of Harmony Chorus from Gaither High School in Tampa was named Audience Favorite and earned a SUPERIOR rating in Friday’s International Youth Barbershop Chorus Festival in Orange County, California. The mixed-voice barbershop chorus won the hearts of the sold-out audience with selections from the musical “Grease,” with vivid costuming and high-energy choreography Earning top accol...
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A Grand Finale for the Saturday Show | Midwinter 2018

    Three International champion choruses... a mass Youth Chorus of nearly 600 singers... a world class organist... and an acoustically stunning concert hall designed around a majestic pipe organ. When these elements are all in place, it’s not difficult to decide how to close the Saturday night show -- get ‘em ALL on stage! One of the many enticing reasons to hold the Midwinter Convention eve...
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Watch all the action from Midwinter on FloVoice

  BHS Show Producer Chad Bennett thinks big. Really big. When he saw the possibilities of the fantastic Segerstrom Center for the Arts, he started lining up a truly incredible roster of artists for the 2018 Midwinter Convention, January 18-21, 2018. Did he go TOO FAR? Is two youth champs, three quartet medalists, three world champion quartets, three world champion choruses, and two giant-...
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Barbershop Harmony Society partners with FloVoice for Live Stream of convention events

The Barbershop Harmony Society will partner with FloVoice, a well-established live streaming platform at the 2018 Midwinter Convention, who will bring a high-quality viewing experience to a broader audience. FloVoice is part of the FloSports network, a large streaming platform that already covers more than twenty sports at the Division I collegiate and pro levels, plus marching band, cheer, and o...
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International Chorus Contest Order of Appearance

Learn more about the 2018 International Convention and Contests  Official Order of Appearance The Downeasters Sound of Illinois Harbourtown Sound Brothers in Harmony Alexandria Harmonizers Great Lakes Chorus Big Orange Chorus Fog City Singers Westminster Chorus Voices Incorporated Vocal Majority Pathfinder Chorus Vocal FX The Alliance Carolina Vocal Express   Sound of the Rocki...
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Best seats at the best prices: Early Bird sales open November 1

Be the first to claim awesome seats for the 2018 International Contests -- and the AIC Show! Registration opens Wednesday, November 1, 201712:00pm Central Daylight Time   You get first chance at in-demand seats! When online sales open on  November 1, you can register for some of the most desirable seats on the first day!   Early Bird pricing saves $60 per person Beginning Novemb...
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Barbershop Harmony Society announces convention locations for 2021, 2022, and 2023!

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The Barbershop Harmony Society is proud to announce our host cities for our International Conventions in 2021, 2022, and 2023. 2021 - Cleveland, OH 2022 - Charlotte, NC 2023 - Louisville, KY These cities rose to the top in a rigorous selection process that weighed the following criteria: Suitability of the venue(s) for events, including contests, shows, educational sessions, meetings, soci...
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BHS announces the 2018 contest qualification guidelines

The Barbershop Harmony Society announces the qualification guidelines for our upcoming International Quartet and Chorus Competitions and Midwinter contest sessions.   International Quartet and Chorus Contests Orlando, Florida | July 2 - 8, 2018 Open Quartet Contest:  The automatic qualifying score will remain at 76%. There is no change to the qualification process for the 2018 contest. A...
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