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2015 Fall convention season is underway!

'Tis the season...   Quartets and choruses all over the Society have been busy preparing for the fall conventions. Qualifying contests for Seniors quartets and YBQC competitors, District title winners and swan songs, gathering the entire District for shows and 'glows ... there are all sorts of reasons to attend. Heck, why limit yourself to one!?! Plan a road trip to take in a nearby convention......
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Faculty Application open for Harmony U 2016

The Harmony University staff is looking for a few good... teachers! There are two pathways to join our faculty at HU.  The first is by personal  invitation by the HU team... our method since 1970.  Last year, we opened applications to the general public and picked up some amazing educators!  Even if you are not selected for this year, your application lets us know you are willing to serve and al...
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Manchester’s Silk City Chorus Combines Puppets And Barbershop – Hartford Courant

This year the group is working with the University of Connecticut puppetry program to develop a performance that members say will be innovative for the barbershop genre. "We are trying to bring together different art forms that people wouldn't necessarily expect to see as part of one production," said Kevin Williams, a member of the chorus. "It's a little bit innovative."This year's show, sched...
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‘You have to be the orchestra, the singer and the performer all at once’ | Video + Gallery | Providence Journal

Nice coverage of the Northeastern District Convetion this past weekend: It’s as if music, especially the conjoined voices of two dozen young men, transcends the limitations of the spoken word. “It’s my varsity sport, my passion,” Taveras said. “It’s changed everything about my life.” Taveras is a member of one of many barbershop choruses that competed in the Northeast District’s barbershop sing...
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17 Things About Pittsburgh You Have to Explain to Out-of-Towners

Our 2015 Convention in Pittsburgh will be any easy drive for many guests, and you'll find plenty to do when you get there. We have it on good authority that you'll find fun and food beyond the convention events, but thought you might need the straight dope from the natives. If you’re from here or have ever lived here, you have an affinity for this place. One that your friends from other cities j...
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National A Cappella Convention coming to Memphis in 2015

The barbershop world shouldn't be the only place we sing barbershop! Stretch your wings Learn from new perspectives Gain new audiences The A Cappella Educators Association is thrilled to announce the inaugural National A Cappella Convention in Memphis, TN on April 24-25, 2015. Featuring professional concerts, showcase performances, a unique high school competition,group masterclasses, roun...
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Get Your Barbershop Fix

I've got a fever and the only prescription is more barbershop... Even though the Vegas convention ‪#‎BHSLV‬ is over (but not in our hearts), it's not too early to start thinking about the next events. 2015 Mid-Winter is in New Orleans next (the party continues!) ‪#‎BHSNOLA‬ 2015 International convention is in Pittsburgh ‪#‎BHSPGH‬. So here's what you'll need to do... Keep an eye on the conventio...
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Pre-convention tours bring the world’s best to your hometown

Las Vegas is a long trip--especially our competitors who are crossing oceans to get to the desert. That’s why many groups will be touring en route to the Big Show, and that means you can see them without leaving your home state. For example, you might catch Ringmasters in Minneapolis, Houston or Fremont, Nebraska; or Musical Island Boys in Kansas City; or… well, you get the picture. The list is ...
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