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In Memoriam: Larry Deters

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Harmony Hall is saddened to share that, on January, 12, 2016, past Interim Society CEO Larry Deters passed away. A retired health care CEO in the Nashville area, he was selected to keep Society operations moving forward in the period between the retirement of CEO Ed Watson in July, 2011, and the hiring of current CEO Marty Monson in July, 2012.  Larry is fondly remembered by those he worked with h...
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Scott Harris joins Society staff

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Please join us in welcoming Scott Harris to the HQ staff! The Arranger & Repertoire Manager (“A&R Manager”) operates as the primary source of arranger scouting as well as oversees the creation and editing of new and existing barbersho- style music arrangements to be distributed and sold through the Society and through external partners. The A&R Manager is primarily responsible for cre...
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A message from Marty…

Now is the very best time to be a Barbershopper A bold statement? You bet. The Society is better positioned today for making a change in the world than we have been for years. Consider: Barbershop is getting meaningful media coverage (NBC’s Today Show, Fox and Friends, Redeye with Tom Shillue, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, local stations, etc.) and YouTube (almost 4 million views in ...
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BHS 2014 Annual Report

We are making a difference Hundreds at a time. One at a time. In our chapters and quartets and districts, in concerts and schools, even on YouTube and Facebook,  Barbershoppers are reaching out to millions of people each year. Every step we take, individually and collectively, preserves and encourages the music, of course; but equally importantly, we preserve and extend our values of singing, joi...
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Harmony Hall staff says goodbye… and hello!

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A fond farewell to Patty Patty Leveille retires in October after nearly a decade of faithful service as executive assistant to the CEO. Patty is one of the few remaining Harmony Hall staff to have worked in both Kenosha and Nashville, having come to the job at the invitation of then-CEO Ed Watson. Patty has brought strength and continuity to the Society through many changes in leadership, personn...
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Finding Harmony in Nashville | TNECD

The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development takes note of the aspirations we have for our home in Nashville: Everyone knows Nashville as “Music City.” That famous moniker undoubtedly conjures up the sounds of country music or maybe even gospel, bluegrass, classical or rock for which the city is renowned. But did you know those sounds also include the four-part a capella har...
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Harmony Marketplace Tutorial: Member Pricing

Our number one question about our new web site is about MEMBER PRICING! Here's how to make sure you are getting your discount. After you fill your virtual shopping cart with music, CDs, and cool t-shirts, head to checkout. Step one is to create your personal account, just like you would on Amazon or most other shopping sites. If you've already done this, pat yourself on the back for being ahead of...
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New BHS website launched!

Barbershop.org gets a facelift and tech boost:  Cleaner, faster design Mobile optimized Integrated search across site, blog Consolidates many sub-sites for easier browsing We think you'll like the new look and speedy response of our newly designed flagship site. A more flexible architecture means we can stand up new content areas quickly, integrate fast-breaking blog content directly into t...
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Spring 2015 House of Delegates Bulletin (HoD)

Don Fuson, Society President  donfuson@kc.rr.com Marty Monson, CEO/Executive Director, mmonson@barbershop.org What has changed since the last bulletin? Dues have not changed!  We are financially strong, with more programs becoming self-sustaining. Whereas ten years ago we were laying off staff to meet payroll, today we are able to expand resources while requiring ZERO INCREASE in dues this year....
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B-R-R-R! Harmony Hall closed due to icy roads

Barbershop Harmony Society and Harmony Foundation International offices in Nashville will be closed on Tuesday, February 17, as frigid weather has shut down state government, schools, and interstate highways in middle Tennessee. Northerners may snicker, but folks down south just don't have the infrastructure to handle this kind of weather. What Boston would call a welcome relief is for Nashville ...
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