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What do these six chapters have in common? A bold new experiment!

The Research Triangle Park Chorus, the Ambassadors of Harmony, the High Country Chorus, the Upper Yoopers, the Arlingtones, and the Alexandria Harmonizers-- what could these diverse chapters have in common that no other chapters do?! They've all registered to be part of the Society's new "Open Board" program! Open Board is a Society pilot program allowing chapters to add non-members to their boa...
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College contest looking sharp

An important part of our outreach efforts is connecting the needs of music educators to the quality resources offered through the Barbershop Harmony Society. We publish great barbershop arrangemtns, true. We hold a great college contest, true. But how do these relate to the needs of a busy working choral director? We like to think that our ad in the upcoming November issue of ACDA's Choral Journa...
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Forefront wows ‘em at Camp A Cappella

We may recall that we had mentioned that 2014 Silver Medalist Forefront would appear at Camp A Cappella in June. and that Forefront tenor Drew Wheaton would be a featured instructor.  We have since received a very nice report from Camp Director Brody McDonald: Camp Acappella was a smashing success, with nearly 200 campers in attendance. To say that barbershop night was well-received would be an ...
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Add expertise and advocacy to your chapter with Open Boards

Want to solidify your chapter's ties to your local community? Develop fundraising connections? Acquire new opportunities for gigs and venues? Collaborate more easily with other performing arts groups and civic leaders? Consider adding non-BHS community members to your chapter board of directors. Successful arts groups all have boards that are composed of non-performers who are supporters of the ...
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So You Think You Can’t Sing

Deke Sharon, the All-Father of A Cappella, hits it square-on with his latest rant/sermon/moment of inspiration. His premise: many people would readily agree that they are fine shooting hoops casually in their driveway, without aspiring to be NBA players. Similarly, a little casual singing in the shower is different than practicing and honing one's skills to be an accomplished performer. Both are ...
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National A Cappella Convention coming to Memphis in 2015

The barbershop world shouldn't be the only place we sing barbershop! Stretch your wings Learn from new perspectives Gain new audiences The A Cappella Educators Association is thrilled to announce the inaugural National A Cappella Convention in Memphis, TN on April 24-25, 2015. Featuring professional concerts, showcase performances, a unique high school competition,group masterclasses, roun...
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