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Read the convention issue and share your favorite stories online

The Sept/Oct issue of The Harmonizer – the CONVENTION ISSUE – is almost in the mail. But if you don’t want to wait until the last week of October to read it, read the whole thing now at issuu.com. No password is required, but if you create an account or login with Facebook, you can clip articles or spreads and send them to your friends or your Facebook feed. Share your barbershop passion with ever...
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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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Get Your Barbershop Fix

I've got a fever and the only prescription is more barbershop... Even though the Vegas convention ‪#‎BHSLV‬ is over (but not in our hearts), it's not too early to start thinking about the next events. 2015 Mid-Winter is in New Orleans next (the party continues!) ‪#‎BHSNOLA‬ 2015 International convention is in Pittsburgh ‪#‎BHSPGH‬. So here's what you'll need to do... Keep an eye on the conventio...
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People have often asked me, "What is a hashtag and why is it so important?" According to Twitter (it's best to go directly to the source, right?) Definition: The # symbol, called a hashtag, is used to mark keywords or topics in a Tweet. It was created organically by Twitter users as a way to categorize messages. Using hashtags to categorize Tweets by keyword: People use the hashtag symbol # be...
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Share Your Barbershop Obsession

We're closing in on 7,000,000 total views on YouTube! 7,000,000! To celebrate and help us reach that milestone, let's have a pre-convention YouTube Channel sharing party! The rules are simple. 1. Pick a favorite video from our YouTube page. 2. Share it on facebook, twitter, etc with someone who has never quite understood your obsession. Here's a good place to start your research: Want something...
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Upgrade Contest Shows the Moving, Silly, and Excited Side of Vegas

When we had the idea for the Vegas Room Upgrade Video Contest, we had the hopes that we would get some great videos of some people excited about going to the 2014 International Convention in Las Vegas, and in return it would cause other people excited about the convention as well. All our dreams came true, and MORE! We could never have imagined the incredible responses we received. Videos of coup...
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Social Media and barbershop culture make relocation easy

Jude Thomas demonstrates an important appeal of the Barbershop Harmony Society: it's friendly, open culture that welcomes brothers from across the continent. Moving across the country with no job prospects, few contacts, and a modest savings is a difficult proposition. However, Voices of Gotham, and barbershop in general, made this transition not only easier, but also actually rewarding and enjoya...
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