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Sing That Thing, Vocal Revolution!

As a cappella groups continue to fill the airwaves, Boston-based Vocal Revolution Chorus (NED) is adding their sound to the mix! Their first round of the competition airs this week… only the top eight groups advance to the final episodes. WGBH is proud to present Sing That Thing!, a new local series showcasing New England’s best amateur singing groups in a friendly competition that celebrates the...
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Why You Should Care About Lady Gaga’s Performance at the Oscars

Love her or hate her, it's hard to disagree that Lady Gaga's performance at the 87th Academy Awards was a memorable one. Why? Because she wasn't in a meat dress or swinging from the ceiling.  No, her new act of rebellion was singing a classic musical medley of selections from The Sound of Music— shocking, but in an entirely new way! Now, how in the world does this apply to you as a barbershop s...
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Port City Sound Keeps Skies Friendly, Goes Viral!

Last week, we shared a link on the BHS facebook page that was originally posted by US Airways flight attendant Kari Holsapple Mann. Now it's a week later and we are seeing links to the story and video all over the place! Several news station web sites ran the story and a number of other web sites have featured the video... all mentioning the inspirational power of music. Excellent work, gents! Fli...
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Another fantastic collaboration: Barbershop chorus + FIVE MORE CHOIRS

Here's a preview of the Ambassadors of Harmony as featured guests of the St. Louis Children's Choir. That's 155 barbershoppers and 450 kids! The Ambassadors of Harmony - St. Louis Children's Choir - Rehearsal at Powell Symphony Hall 2014 There’s nothing as moving as children’s voices to inspire your holiday season! Hear all six choirs of talented young singers – ages 6 to 18 – of The St. Louis ...
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“America’s Got Talent” auditions set – it could be you!

Speaking of under-appreciated art forms... how about some barbershop in one of the biggest talent contests running? The Americas Got Talent Audition website lists everything you need to know about being on the tenth season of AGT: You can audition in person at one of the many cities we are going to, or send us a video of your talent.  Or you can do both! TAMPA - NOV 2 NASHVILLE - NOV 5 RICHMON...
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“Something Special,” the barbershopera, honored in international competition

Combining two forms of music under-appreciated in North American culture, we present: Barbershopera! Wallace dePue, a former Barbershopper and former Professor of Music at Bowling Green State University, was the recipient of awards from the Boston Metro Opera  for "Something Special," a barbershop opera that he wrote in 1976 for the Maumee Valley, Ohio, Chapter show, directed by R. D. Mathey. ...
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Walt Disney World’s Barbershop Quartet The Dapper Dans Provide Some In-Flight Entertainment! | PerezHilton.com

The folks at Perez Hilton, breathless celebrity-spotters, know a great quartet when they see it. One Southwest Airlines flight got the most unexpected surprise ever! Nope, it wasn't a passenger with Ebola!Walt Disney World's resident barbershop quartet The Dapper Dans sang for some lucky passengers, making the rest of us who air travel with just in-flight trivia to keep us company extremely jealo...
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