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Vegas + affordable hotels + kids = Family Fun!

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With super-affordable hotel accommodations (starting at $89/night!), the 2017 International Convention in Las Vegas is already a great vacation destination. But if you thought it's only for grown-ups, you haven't looked at Vegas! For starters, there's a surprising number of cool FREE activities. Las Vegas is great at leveraging its glamour into fun free attractions, such as the Dancing Fountains ...
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2017 Youth Chorus Festival and Senior Chorus Festival order of appearance announced!

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The Youth Chorus Festival will look a little different this year! In addition to adding Women's and Mixed choruses to the lineup, the 2017 Midwinter Convention will also include the five District choruses participating in our Senior Chorus Festival pilot program. The draw for order of appearance was made with all choruses mixed together, resulting in an exciting mix of singers in each session.  &...
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Join the San Antonio Harmony Platoon!

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When the Midwinter Convention comes to San Antonio next January, guys who love to quartet will have the opportunity to experience a ton of singing by joining the HARMONY PLATOON. Here's how Platoon works: Register at www.HarmonyPlatoon.org to get high-quality learning tracks and music to five songs. All weekend long, singers will participate in two "random draw" contests and some good old fashion...
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University of Nebraska-Lincon students form barbershop group for college, high school students

Talk about the Holy Grail of barbershop ambassadorship: young barbershop singers brought their high school experiences to college, and founded new ensembles there. And soon they'll be now heading to San Antonio for the Youth Chorus Festival. Knowing that [Jadyn] Johnson had an interest in barbershop music, Emily Freeman approached her in February of this year with the idea of launching an inc...
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Francisco Núñez to lead youth chorus at Midwinter Convention

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In addition to a peak barbershop experience, students at this winter's Youth Chorus Festival will be receive instruction from a clinician with worldwide acclaim.  Francisco Núñez, a recipient of a MacArthur "genius" grant, is Artistic Director/Founder of the Young People's Chorus of New York City, which draws together children from widely diverse backgrounds in challenging, top caliber ensemble...
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Youth Chorus Festival participants announced

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        Men's Chorus Category East Coast Sound Northern New Jersey Web  |  Facebook  |  Video Boom Town Chorus Southern California Facebook  |  Video Foothills Sound East Tennessee Facebook  |  Video Encore Youth Chorus San Antonio, TX Web  |  Facebook Harmonic Collective Liverpool, NY Facebook  |  Video The Voice Central Michigan Facebook  |  Video ...
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Midwinter Convention features new show format for San Antonio

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The Barbershop Harmony Society has been experimenting with different ideas to boost the variety, entertainment value, and audience appeal of the Midwinter shows over the past few years. Positive results are being achieved by combining innovative staging, higher production values, broader variety of talent, and increased collaboration with other artists and styles.  The audiences have reacted favo...
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Ambassadors’ Acappellooza Summer camp in the spotlight | KSDK.com

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Hometown coverage of world champions Ambassadors of Harmony focuses on its "other" major win this summer: service to dozens of young singers attending Acappelloooza Summer. This story has it all: happy kids discovering barbershop, a message of harmony among people from diverse backgrounds, and sure, championship singing by the Ambassadors. It is truly what we are all about.  Local chorus is wi...
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