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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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Kiwi barbershop chorus impress America with funk and haka combo | Stuff.co.nz

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Nice to see coverage worldwide from our convention!  A Kiwi barbershop chorus scored a hit at a US competition when they dropped a haka in the middle of their performance.Wellington-based chorus Vocal FX were named the sixth best barbershop chorus in the world at the Barbershop Harmony Society's 2016 International Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. via Kiwi barbershop chorus impress America...
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Relive the convention through hundreds of gorgeous photos

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Enjoy these great moments captured by our photographers. Harmonizer editor Lorin May leads a crew that mixes paid professionals, trusted volunteers, and external news photographers. We're pleased to offer several great galleries here.  These are free for use with proper attribution.   Lorin May Shawn York All albums  View all albums View all albums Saturday Night S...
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Forefront captures quartet championship

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NASHVILLE -- FOREFRONT, a barbershop quartet hailing from Terre Haute, Columbus, Champaign and Louisville, bested 58 quartets from around the world to win the championship on July 11 at Bridgestone Arena.  The quartet’s win comes after seven trips to the championship level, placing second for the past two years. The moment was particularly sweet as the medals were placed around their necks by r...
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Ambassadors win chorus championship

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NASHVILLE - The 133 men of the Ambassadors of Harmony captured their fourth gold medals in Friday’s International Chorus Contest presented by the Barbershop Harmony Society. Singing “Something Good” from “The Sound Of Music” and The Carpenters hit “Top of the World,” the chorus emerged at the top of a field of 29 choruses from the United States, Canada, Sweden, New Zealand, and Australia. Choru...
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ENCORE: The Standard in Live Entertainment News

Society CEO Marty Monson was featured in a music industry publication. Deep dive into our mission! Talk to me about the joy of turning a young person on to music. The gift of music is an incredible gift. It really is. It’s something that will live for a lifetime, although they may come in and out of being able to actively participate. But it’s core in discovery. You can see it. You can see i...
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Statement Regarding 2016 International Chorus Competitor

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The performance by the Salem SenateAires during the 2016 International Chorus Contest contained multiple jokes and characterizations of women that have offended many people in the audience in the arena and worldwide on the webcast. Having specifically invited women to participate in our judging program, the Barbershop Harmony Society states in the strongest possible terms that this performance do...
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Legendary gospel quartet THE FAIRFIELD FOUR named Honorary Life Members of the Barbershop Harmony Society

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Acclaimed gospel quartet THE FAIRFIELD FOUR will become Honorary Life Members of the Barbershop Harmony Society this Saturday as the capstone of the Society’s international convention in Nashville. Founded 95 years ago at Nashville's Fairfield Baptist Church, The Fairfield Four have won multiple Grammy Awards, most recently Best Gospel album in 2016, and as part of the soundtrack for the 2000 f...
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