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Kiwi barbershop chorus impress America with funk and haka combo | Stuff.co.nz

Nice to see coverage worldwide from our convention!  A Kiwi barbershop chorus scored a hit at a US competition when they dropped a haka in the middle of their performance.Wellington-based chorus Vocal FX were named the sixth best barbershop chorus in the world at the Barbershop Harmony Society's 2016 International Convention in Nashville, Tennessee. via Kiwi barbershop chorus impress America...
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New issue of PRESERVATION now available online

The July issue of award-winning barbershop history magazine, PRESERVATION, is now online and available for FREE. (Click here to download and enjoy.) http://www.barbershop.org/about-us/history-of-barbershop/preservation/ Says editor Grady Kerr: This issue is the second in our new series, The Lost Quartets. You don’t have to win the gold to be a GREAT quartet in our Society. There have been som...
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ENCORE: The Standard in Live Entertainment News

Society CEO Marty Monson was featured in a music industry publication. Deep dive into our mission! Talk to me about the joy of turning a young person on to music. The gift of music is an incredible gift. It really is. It’s something that will live for a lifetime, although they may come in and out of being able to actively participate. But it’s core in discovery. You can see it. You can see i...
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Crossroads to appear on NPR Music’s Facebook Live channel this Friday

Tune In: Leading quartet ambassadors Crossroads will appear on NPR Music Facebook Live this Friday, July 8 at approximately 11 AM CDT as a part of Barbershop Harmony Society's International Convention, a preview of their involvement in A Better World Singing Day this Saturday, July 9 in Nashville. The Saturday event, free to middle Tennessee residents, includes  concerts, education and family fun...
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Instant Classic to appear on NBC’s TODAY Show this Wednesday

Instant Classic, our 2015 International Quartet Champion, will make a special appearance on NBC's TODAY Show this Wednesday, July 6.  The quartet is scheduled for a few bumps in and out of breaks during the 8:00am Eastern/7:00am Central (NASHVILLE time) hour, and a performance/interview near the end of the hour. As always, times approximate, always at the mercy of breaking news.  The powerhouse ...
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Music City’s new sound? Barbershop | The Tennessean

Awesome coverage in Nashville's major metropolitan daily! This city knows and loves music, and welcomes barbershop.   If you’re around downtown Nashville this week, you’ll probably end up with a new lasting impression of barbershop music. Starting Sunday, more than 6,000 singers from around the country and the globe will descend on Nashville for The Barbershop Harmony Society 2016 Internation...
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Quartet Blends Barbershop Harmonies And Miami ‘Sabor’ | WLRN

Lovely radio story featuring Signature. Love that mentorship model, and the range of backgrounds making up the quartet. So does South Florida have a barbershop or a cappella sound all its own? The members of Signature say it does. "South Florida itself is a melting pot, just like this quartet.  We're pretty diverse," says Rodriguez. "I think the music that we sing is a little more soulful. ...
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The Barbershop Harmony Society Promotes Harmony x 2 |Thread M.B.

A Better World Singing Day is picking up coverage in interesting places. Thread MB, a blog of social media moms and celebrities devoted making the world a better place, certainly seems to have understood our aim! Never has there been a time when actively engaging in activities that promote peace have been more needed. “Music” has always been a language that everyone understands. It’s an all-pur...
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130 Local Singers Heading to Nashville for Contest

Man, do we LOVE this lead paragraph from a St. Louis Post-Dispatch preview story on the convention: Chiropractors. Cooks. Teachers. Students. One-hundred and thirty men from all walks of life have been brought together by their love of singing. They sing together as The Ambassadors of Harmony every Thursday night at the Memorial Hall at Blanchette Park in St. Charles, and have one goal in min...
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