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BHS partners with Eventbrite; secures reduced rate for chapter and district use

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This summer, BHS entered into an exciting partnership with Eventbrite, a ticketing platform used to host, promote, and manage events. During July's Nashville International Convention, we began selling 2017 Midwinter (San Antonio) and International (Las Vegas) tickets using Eventbrite. The most exciting part about this partnership is that we were able to negotiate a significantly REDUCED RATE* to u...
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In Transit, the a cappella musical, is coming to Broadway!

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The relentless march of a cappella into all media continues this fall, when In Transit opens on Broadway November 10 at the Circle In The Square Theatre. Sprung from the creative team behind Frozen and with vocal arrangements by aca-godfather Deke Sharon, this a cappella show has peerless parentage and a powerful offering: "IN TRANSIT is a new, modern musical, bringing to life a vivid tapestry ...
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Harmony University brings 1,000 barbershop singers back to Nashville, July 24-30

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Education event builds on the 8,007 who attended barbershop international convention in Nashville earlier in July Quartets, choruses, teachers, directors, judges: more than 1,000 men and women of all ages gather for intensive courses in close-harmony a cappella Free festival performances across city on Saturday, July 30 -- www.barbershop.org/freeshow Free show featuring world-...
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Harmony Foundation announces staff change

Through the generous support of Harmony Foundation International, $80,000 of scholarships were granted in 2017.
After 13 years of service and leadership, Clarke Caldwell has decided to resign from his position with Harmony Foundation International, effective July 11, 2016. We thank him for his vision, leadership and the positive path he led us down. All of us wish him well in his future endeavors. Sharon Miller, Chair of the HFI Board of Trustees, is temporarily fulfilling the duties of President/CEO of ...
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BHS Publishing & Hal Leonard: Partnership Update

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Do have an arrangement in the BHS catalog? Then this update is for you! In 1996, the BHS and Hal Leonard entered into a blanket agreement covering the “Unpublished Catalog” that allowed for those arrangements cleared with what is called a “permission to arrange” (or “PTA/custom”) license to be made available for general sale with the understanding that the primary customer base would be the Socie...
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Watch Nashville Convention performances on YouTube on August 15th… ALL OF ‘EM!

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  Watch your favorite #BHSNASH performances on YouTube! One of the most frequent messages to our Harmony Hall team is “MORE VIDEO!” And we agree… to the tune of nearly 500 new videos added to the BHS YouTube channel in 2015, including all competitor performances from our Convention in Pittsburgh. Getting our best performances out into the world is a total win all around, and we’re ready to make...
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Membership growing through self-serve sign-up

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Since October 2015, men have been able to do something  they couldn't do before: they found the Barbershop Harmony Society through their own means, clicked "join us" at barbershop.org and became full Society members without first joining a chapter. After consultation with district and select chapter leaders, the Society Board last year dropped the requirement that members must belong to a Socie...
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Robert Rund Joins Harmony Foundation as Regional Director, Western Region

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We are delighted to welcome Robert Rund to our team as Regional Director of Development. Robert says, “I am aware that there are many people who love barbershop and who have a passion for Harmony Foundation. It is clear to me that behind the fellowship and performance opportunities that are the fruit of its labors, there is much work to be done to ensure the future of its programs and that of the ...
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Alexandria Harmonizers to present selections from I Am Harvey Milk at Convention

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After a successful and highly rewarding performance of this powerful piece, Musical Director Joe Cerutti shared some closing thoughts about the experience.  "I will never forget this week as long as I live. Rubbing elbows with artistic celebrities is probably what attracted us to accept this performance in the beginning, but the powerful message delivered through equally powerful music quickly ...
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