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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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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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Top Bulletin Editors announced!

The results are in! PROBE (Public Relations Officers and Bulletin Editors) has recognized the top four editors in the 2015 International Bulletin Contest. 2015 PROBE International Bulletin Contest (2014 Bulletins) The Orange Spiel John Alexander SUN  The Tampa Herald Roxanne Clapp SUN  Concho Capers * Paul White SWD  Toosday Toons Bob Heim MAD  * Paul White’s ...
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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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Past Society President Charlie McCann Passes

Sad news comes from Music City Chorus in Nashville about the loss of Past Society President and the "World's Greatest Tenor", Charlie McCann. A friend to everyone he met, Charlie passed this week surrounded by family. He was a wonderfully encouraging person, and loved barbershop singing. Many of his chorus brothers fondly recall his mantra before each contest and show: "Let's go rip their faces of...
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Erik Dove hired as Chief Financial Officer

Erik Dove has been hired as Chief Financial Officer, overseeing strategic finance and legal issues for the Barbershop Harmony Society. An attorney and MBA, he brings critical experience in multiple industries in both the private and public sectors. His Board governance and legal experience stretches across education, arts, and business organizations, including several leadership roles as a Barbers...
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Donny Rose hired as Director of Harmony University

Donny Rose of Tacoma, Washington, has been hired as Director of Harmony University by the Barbershop Harmony Society. In this role, he will oversee educational programs and outreach for the 24,000-member men’s singing organization. His responsibilities will include expanding Harmony University to reach external audiences through distance learning; making available certification programs for a vari...
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Joe Cerutti to lead Youth in Harmony activities for Barbershop Harmony Society

Joe Cerutti of Alexandria, Virginia, has joined the music education team of the Barbershop Harmony Society overseeing Youth in Harmony and chorus director development activities. “Joe makes things happen,” said Society CEO Marty Monson. “He’s a shining example of the way that immersion in the barbershop world at a young age can transform a man’s life. His background as a college-age barbershop ...
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Making the music that’s making a difference – Keynote With Tim Sharp HU 2013

You’ve been hearing a lot lately about an increasing emphasis on extending our reach outside our own limitations. The Barbershop Harmony Society is uniquely positioned to become powerful advocates for music by collaborating with fellow travelers of all stripes. One strategic partnership that has been growing recently is with the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA.) Dr. Tim Sharp delivere...
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Marty Monson named new Society CEO/Executive Director

The Barbershop Harmony Society is pleased to announce the appointment of its new CEO/Executive Director. Twenty-three-year member Martin “Marty” Monson was named to the post after an extensive search process conducted by the Barbershop Harmony Society’s Board of Directors and the search firm Genovese, Vanderhoof & Associates. Nearly 60 candidates, many with extensive musical and association ...
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