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Mike Rowe named Honorary Life Member of Barbershop Harmony Society

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Executive producer and TV host Mike Rowe has been named an Honorary Life Member of the Barbershop Harmony Society. Rowe received the award on Saturday, July 8, at the Society’s international convention in Las Vegas. A barbershop singer and fan, Mike credits his show business career in part to the influence of his high school choir director, Fred King, who also happened to be a world champ...
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Watch the Saturday Night Spectacular FREE, then relive every moment of the 2017 convention

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Join the awesome combined choruses of the Ambassadors of Harmony and Vocal Majority with Crossroads, Vocal Spectrum and GQ, and you have the most incredible 350+ voices you’ll ever hear! It’s FREE by way of the delayed viewing features of this year’s live stream! Here’s how to watch. Go to live.barbershop.org Existing subscribers with Gold All-Events or Single Event purchases should log...
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Quartets take over FOX5 News This Morning in Las Vegas

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LABBS 2015 champion PZAZZ appears on FOX5 Vegas - KVVU The quartets kept coming, and the anchors and entire staff of Fox5 News this morning in Las Vegas had a great time hearing a wide range of harmony.  Reporter Peter Dawson toured  groups all around the building and onto the rooftop for a dozen performances throughout the morning.   
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Masters of Harmony win chorus championship

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The Masters of Harmony men’s chorus of Santa Fe Springs, California, reclaimed the gold medals that had eluded them in their previous two attempts, as they captured the 2017 international championship of the Barbershop Harmony Society on Friday, July 8 in Las Vegas. A medley of love songs and a scorching performance of “Too Darn Hot/Fever” with extravagant choreography propelled the 112-man cho...
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Main Street wins International Quartet Championship

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Main Street, a traditionally-styled barbershop  quartet based in Orlando, proved there’s still a place for straw hats and arm garters in the upper reaches of  a cappella singing, as it captured the 2017 international championship of the Barbershop Harmony Society on Saturday, July 9 in Las Vegas. Even as the competition brought new sounds and stylish intensity to the contest, the six-time medal...
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Member Center launches this week!

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After several months of user testing and feedback, we’re excited to announce that the new Member Center will launch on Thursday, July 13. Here’s the schedule. Wednesday , July 12, 8:00 am CDTeBiz.barbershop goes offline for transition to new system No applications or renewals will be processed online or internally. You will still have access to shop.barbershop.org and your 25% member discount...
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Flightline wins Youth championship

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Flightline, a quartet from Anaheim, beat out 22 other young quartets from around the world to capture the 25th annual Youth Barbershop Quartet Championship Tuesday evening in Las Vegas. The contest opened the Barbershop Harmony Society’s 79th annual convention. Singing “The Nearness Of You” and “Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love)” the quartet posted A-level scores comparable to those in the open di...
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Pratt Street Power, GQ appear at music education rally at Capitol

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Current Barbershop Harmony Society youth champs Pratt Street Power appeared with women's quartet GQ this week at the 2017 Collegiate Advocacy Summit in Washington, DC, as part of the annual Hill Day event sponsored by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME). The event draws music educators and music ed students from around country to speak and learn about ways to promote the essential...
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Stay Up All Night for “The Chew’s” BBQ Special

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Look for international quartet quarter-finalists Up All Night making a number of appearances on “The Chew: The Best Backyard Barbecue in HISTORY!”  (Missed it? You can still see it on demand through many cable and satellite services.) The “Barbecue Shop Quartet” plays a prominent role opening and closing the show as well as singing  intros to each menu course as Carla Hall, Mario Battali and Mich...
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