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Harmony University 2017
Local Participants

Join us for a part of Harmony University 2017 at the beautiful Belmont University campus in Nashville, TN during the week of Sunday, July 23, 2017 through Saturday, July 29, 2017! 

Registration & Participation Options:

Evening Master Class, Ice Cream, and Show Package
 Join us during the evenings of Harmony University from Monday, July 23rd through Thursday, July 28th between 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM to take a diverse array of Master Classes! (We will send you a link to select specific master classes you’d like to take). Also, this registration includes Ice Cream EVERY night at HU (Monday – Thursday). And last but not least, join us on Saturday Night for our big HU Show! Featuring: Forefront (2016 BHS International Quartet Champion), Instant Classic (2015 BHS International Quartet Champion), Pratt Street Power (2016 Youth Quartet Champion) and The Ladies (2016 SAI Rising Star Quartet Champion) for ONLY $75?? That’s a bargain! 
Honors Chorus Only
Do you want to sing in the men’s or women’s honors chorus, but can’t spend all day at Belmont? Join us from 2 pm – 4 pm, Monday-Friday of Harmony University, with a performance on the Saturday Night Show!  
Private Instruction
Take a 30-minute private lesson in voice, arranging, directing, or even performance! After purchasing your lesson, we will contact you to schedule your specific time and instructor.  
Local Quartet Coaching
This is for any local quartet that is interested in driving to Belmont University, Nashville for coaching… you pick the coach from the diverse array of the faculty at HU! Choose one or multiple sessions for Monday through Thursday night. Contact HU staff (harmonyu@barbershop.org) for more details. 
Saturday All-Day Pass
 Join us on Saturday, July 29th and take any class, grab lunch, dinner AND our Saturday Night Show for only $75! Yes… ice cream too! Our Saturday Night Show will feature quartets like ForeFront (2016 BHS International Quartet Champions), Instant Classic (2015 BHS International Quartet Champions) and The Ladies (2016 SAI Rising Star Quartet Champions) 
Saturday Night Show Only
 Join us on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 8:00 PM, for Harmony University’s finale show! Featuring: Forefront (2016 BHS International Quartet Champion), Instant Classic (2015 BHS International Quartet Champion), Pratt Street Power (2016 Youth Quartet Champion) and The Ladies (2016 SAI Rising Star Quartet Champion)! 

Evening Master Class (7:30 PM – 9:00 PM) Options:

Monday, July 24, 2017
  • Melding Techniques for Conductors with Larry Dodge
  • One Ensemble, Three Lenses with Jordan Travis, Steve Tramack & Rob Hopkins
  • Understanding Swing with Adam Scott
  • Voice Lessons Under Glass with Rob Mance & Steve Scott
  • Vibrato Theories & Myths with Tim Workman
  • Mixed Harmony Arrangements with Tom Gentry & Patty Leveille
  • Leadership Secrets of Attila the Hun! with Mark Holdeman
  • Passionate Lead Singing with Debbie Cleveland
  • Vocal Percussion for Beginners with Peter Cunningham
  • Performance Food with Mo Field
  • Transform Your Chapter Through Strategic Planning with Todd Wilson 
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
  • Competent Co-Directing with Jay Dougherty & Steve Scott
  • Directors Roundtable with Clay Hine, Kirk Young, Kim Vaughn, Patrick Brown & Ron Black
  • What’s so funny? with Shane Scott & Joe Hunter
  • Make a Compelling Visual Plan with Cy Wood, Gene Spilker, & George Gipp
  • Inside the Dapper Dans with Chad Bennett
  • Inner Game of Music with Kevin Keller, Scott Kitzmiller, & Brian O’Dell
  • Quartet Coaching Under Glass with Eddie Martinez, Gary Plaag & Evan Boegehold
  • Growing a World-Class Barbershop Youth Program with Charlotte Murray
  • Bodacious Barbershop Basics with Raymond Schwarzkopf
  • Win by Losing with Chris Rimple
  • Creating Your Chapter’s Marketing Plan with Todd Wilson 
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
  • Harmony College & Music Educator College – ALL COLLEGE SESSION with Steve Tramack
  • Director’s College – ALL COLLEGE SESSION with Don Campbell
  • Next Generation & Performing Arts College – ALL COLLEGE SESSION with Gary Plaag
  • Leadership College - ALL COLLEGE SESSION with Antonio Lombardi 
Thursday, July 27, 2017
  • Mathematics & Music with David Wright
  • Structuring Effective Chorus Rehearsals with Theo Hicks & Jennifer Cooke
  • Emotional Intelligence & Effective Chapter Leadership with Steve Denino, Rob Macdonald, Terry Reynolds, & Steve Wyszomierski
  • How to Raise the Funds Your Chapter Needs with Todd Wilson
  • Small, but Mighty! with Aaron Dale & Kim Wonders
  • Synchronized Singing, Made Simple! with Debra Lynn
  • Lead Sheet to Four-Part Harmony with Steve Delehanty
  • Your Music on Steroids with Paul Ellinger
  • Acoustical Physics 101 with Jason Warschauer
  • 100,000 Members Overnight! with Marty Monson, Brian Lynch & Caki Gray  

Registration Form:

We’re excited that you are interested in attending a world-class event of learning and growth!

Online Registration Deadlines:

  • Evening Master Class, Ice Cream, and Show Package - Friday, July 7, 2017 at 11:59 PM (Local Time)
  • Honors Chorus - Friday, July 7, 2017 at 11:59 PM (Local Time)
  • Private Instruction - Friday, July 7, 2017 at 11:59 PM (Local Time)
  • Local Quartet Coaching – Friday, July 7, 2017 at 11:59 PM (Local Time)
  • Saturday Only All-Day Pass – Friday, July 28, 2017 at 11:59 PM (Local Time)
  • Saturday Night Show Ticket – Saturday, July 29, 2017 at 12:00 PM (Local Time)

Registrations and purchases are non-refundable and non-transferrable. For all comments, questions or concerns contact the Harmony University Team at harmonyu@barbershop.org