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Watch LIVE as Keepsake headlines BYU-Idaho Barbershop Festival

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Watch the live stream Saturday, February 4, 6:00 pm and 8:30 pm (MST). You can't keep a great quartet on the sidelines, it seems. A scant 25 years after winning the gold, 1992 International Quartet Champion Keepsake is hitting the road once again. And since champs deliver, they're doing it in the service of music education. The Barbershop Music Festival at Brigham Young University-Idaho is a lon...
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Heather Nail receives NAfME/BHS Educator Award

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Heather Nail of Valley Southwoods Freshman High School, West Des Moines, Iowa, has been honored with the Barbershop Harmony Society/ NAfME Music Educator Award. The award was presented by the Barbershop Harmony Society in partnership and collaboration with the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). It honors educators “who give students the opportunity to learn and participate in the ...
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Youth choruses earn top honors at harmony gathering in San Antonio

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Video and stills available request - email pr@barbershop.org The TREBLEMAKERS CHORUS from Chandler High School in Chandler, Arizona, was named Audience Favorite and earned a SUPERIOR rating in Friday’s International Youth Barbershop Chorus Festival in San Antonio. The Treblemakers won the hearts of the sold-out audience with a set that included “Peanut Butter and Jelly.” Their male counterpart...
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Vocal Majority, Main Street bring music educators to their feet at national conference

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Behind the scenes and in plain sight, the Barbershop Harmony Society is reshaping the way music educators look at the art form and the impact our organization can make in the classroom and the world. A brilliant showcase concert featuring the fabled Vocal Majority Chorus and beloved medalist Main Street quartet closed the 2016 National In-Service Conference of the National Association for Music E...
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Francisco Núñez to lead youth chorus at Midwinter Convention

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In addition to a peak barbershop experience, students at this winter's Youth Chorus Festival will be receive instruction from a clinician with worldwide acclaim.  Francisco Núñez, a recipient of a MacArthur "genius" grant, is Artistic Director/Founder of the Young People's Chorus of New York City, which draws together children from widely diverse backgrounds in challenging, top caliber ensemble...
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Our Commitment to Protecting Our Youth

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It is the mission of the Barbershop Harmony Society "to enrich lives through singing." In fulfilling our mission, we participate in a wide range of activities involving young people!  We encourage each chapter and district to review the Society policy statement as well as the updated forms provided on our website. The Barbershop Harmony Society maintains its commitment to upholding high standards...
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Youth Chorus Festival participants announced

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        Men's Chorus Category East Coast Sound Northern New Jersey Web  |  Facebook  |  Video Boom Town Chorus Southern California Facebook  |  Video Foothills Sound East Tennessee Facebook  |  Video Encore Youth Chorus San Antonio, TX Web  |  Facebook Harmonic Collective Liverpool, NY Facebook  |  Video The Voice Central Michigan Facebook  |  Video ...
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Idaho Youth Barbershop Festival promo – YouTube

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Over the past few years, the Boise Chordsmen have been built an incredible youth activity that draws hundreds of students and educators for a premium barebshop experince. This year's event, scheduled for October 3-4, will feature 2015 Far Western district quartet champs Flightline and aca-guru Deke Sharon. More than 700 singers are expected for the weekend, which culminates in a free concert. ...
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NAfME partners with BHS to recognize top-flight music educators

The Barbershop Harmony Society works to build an awareness of the intrinsic value of singing and provide inclusive opportunities to participate in the joy of harmony. In partnership with the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), the Society has established an award to honor educators who give students the opportunity to learn and participate in the joy and power that music education br...
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Jim Henry to lead chorus of music educators at NAfME’s major annual conference

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  Barbershop is taking its place in the first ranks of music education professionals this fall, when Dr. Jim Henry leads a chorus of male music educators at the 2016 NAfME National In-Service Conference, November 10-13 in Grapevine, Texas. We Barbershoppers know and love Jim as a quartetter, coach, and director of the Ambassadors of Harmony Chorus, but he is well recognized throughout the...
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