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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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In memoriam: Dan “Fair Weather” Henry Bowser

Dan Henry, veteran Society emcee and quartet funny man, died February 28 in his suburban Kansas City home of complications from emphysema. He was 89. Dan had received the 2014 BHS Dave LaBar Emcee Award at the Las Vegas Convention last summer. His picture had appeared in the most recent Harmonizer as he received his 67-year Society membership card from the other three members of his senior comedy ...
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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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An “everyday” Gold Medal Moment | Pathfinder Chorus

Mark Erikson of the Pathfinder Chorus from Fremont, Nebraska, shared this great reminder of the way we touch lives every day. Ringing like never before, the final chord of Auld Lang Syne soared to the rehearsal hall’s rafters. Then silence. No one moved except the frail old gentleman in a folding chair with his walker close beside him. He lowered his head into his cupped hands. As one of the few s...
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Randy’s 2014 travels

Barbershopper Randy Freeman has been living a barbershop dream. With no particular destination in mind, he has spent most of this year wandereing the country, visiting barbershop chapters and making new friends. 99 days 8,248 miles 33 choruses 19 hosts 11 states The idea germinated in my head in December of 2013 as the snow started falling in Indiana but the seed had been planted years earlie...
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Going above and beyond at Harmony U

"I'll follow you anywhere you're going to take us" That's what Doug Robertson of Carstairs, Alberta, would like to tell Society CEO Marty Monson after he and other Society staff personally rolled out the red carpet way after bedtime at Harmony U. In Doug's own words: I just want to relate an experience to your readers that I had at the 2014 Harmony University in Nashville a few weeks ago. I am ...
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Top 10 stories from around the Society

Without getting into detail, Society and District communicators have been working with PROBE to be more proactive in uncovering and sharing what's going on in every corner of the Society. We're planning to release a Top 10 list every week, and PROBE has released the first Top 10 list is already up on their Website: probeweb.org/TopTen/ We're always looking for help in gathering the news and contin...
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Passing of Ken Kline, first concurrent father/son 50-year member

Jim Kline (Gotcha!, 139th Street Quartet) shares this notable passing: It is with great sorrow that I announce the passing of my father, Ken Kline. He had to be removed from the chorus contest in Las Vegas by the paramedics. Two weeks later he died from natural causes with his three children holding his hand. he was 92 years old. Ken was a 62-year member of the Society and it was my pleasure to ...
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