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VR won it: think you, too, can Sing That Thing?

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Season Two of WGBH/Boston's Sing That Thing! gave talented choral singers from across New England the opportunity to stand up and sing out in front of a television audience of thousands. Our own Vocal Revolution was the Season Two champion. The show is ramping up for Season Three and invites barbershop groups across New England to participate.  Tapings will take place at WGBH Studios in Boston i...
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Society Board announces update to bylaws

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At meetings this fall, after consulting with the District Presidents Council, the Society Board updated the Standard Chapter Bylaws to provide more flexibility to chapters in the manner in which they operate.  All chapters MUST follow the Standard Chapter Bylaws unless they have been granted a variance by the Society’s Governance and Bylaws Committee.  A copy of the updated bylaws can be viewed on...
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BHS quartets help Alaska Airlines celebrate SEA > BNA connection

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Alaska Airlines is the newest kid on the block at Nashville International Airport and a barbershop connection brought two quartets to the official party at Gate B-8. The inaugural flight was piloted by Captain Mike Rinehart, veteran pilot and bass singer in Northwest Sound Chorus, who brought along a quartet of chorus members just for the occasion. Nashville quartet High Gravity entertained the ...
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Harmony Hall staff says goodbye… and hello!

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A fond farewell to Patty Patty Leveille retires in October after nearly a decade of faithful service as executive assistant to the CEO. Patty is one of the few remaining Harmony Hall staff to have worked in both Kenosha and Nashville, having come to the job at the invitation of then-CEO Ed Watson. Patty has brought strength and continuity to the Society through many changes in leadership, personn...
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Society mourns passing of Gene Cokeroft

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The Barbershop Harmony Society celebrates the life and legacy of Gene Cokeroft, a genial giant of our musical art form and culture. His towering achievements in any of a number of areas would qualify him as "unforgettable" -- but to have mastered so much, and given so much to the development and growth of barbershop harmony, makes him a true legend. Most Barbershoppers would recognize Gene pri...
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Swedish quartet captures college barbershop championship

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Swedish quartet captures college barbershop championship That good old-fashioned American tradition, the barbershop quartet, has left the continent. Trocadero, a quartet from Sweden, beat out 23 other young quartets from around the world to capture the college championship Tuesday evening in Pittsburgh, leading a foreign takeover of the collegiate division. Four of  the top five quartets haile...
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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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