Officer & Leadership Reporting Online

As our election/nomination season approaches, we wanted to remind you of the importance in updating your eBiz profile following the election. PLEASE NOTE: Officers & Leaders for next year must be reported before 12/31 of this year. Current chapter officers expiring this year will drop off the list automatically on that date and will not be capable of making the required updates. Authorized ...
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Eventbrite is making ticket sales easy for BHS customers

Since we announced the Barbershop Harmony Society and Eventbrite partnership at the beginning of September, more than thirty districts and chapters have signed up to use Eventbrite and to receive discounted pricing.  Here’s what a few have had to say: “It was quick and painless, I got a response within 24 hours, and that was that. Eventbrite customer service is really bar none awesome[...]the f...
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Fresh covers showcase expanded range of music pubs

As the Society’s music publishing program continues to expand to serve broader markets, it has become harder to visually distinguish sheet music among traditional men’s barbershop voicing, traditional women’s barbershop, and some new mixed-voice titles. Especially as we sell more broadly worldwide through our relationship with Hal Leonard, we want to make it easy for shoppers to quickly find the...
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University of Nebraska-Lincon students form barbershop group for college, high school students

Talk about the Holy Grail of barbershop ambassadorship: young barbershop singers brought their high school experiences to college, and founded new ensembles there. And soon they'll be now heading to San Antonio for the Youth Chorus Festival. Knowing that [Jadyn] Johnson had an interest in barbershop music, Emily Freeman approached her in February of this year with the idea of launching an inc...
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Vocality drops “Carry On Wayward Son” video

Is this the future of barbershop? The well-established art of the music video to enhance and promote a song has come to barbershop in the form of the latest release from international semi-finalist quartet Vocality. Released in time for U.S. Veteran's Day (elsewhere Armistice Day or Remembrance Day,) the quartet's "Carry On Wayward Son" video frames the 1977 gold record by Kansas  as a tribute ...
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VR won it: think you, too, can Sing That Thing?

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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Reminder in Changing Dues Prices Online

This is a friendly reminder that if your chapter or district are looking to update your dues pricing for the upcoming year, it's important to update your eBiz profile very soon! For our Canadian organizations, no action is needed on your part. Chapters or Districts not changing their dues prices for the upcoming year, no action is needed on your part, either!  The Barbershop Harmony Society is pr...
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Singing Is Life – YouTube

This was the slogan of 2002-3 International President Roger Lewis. Coincidentally, it was also the title of this great recruiting video released by the Society in 2002. Although a bit outdated in branding and some of our nomenclature regarding Society goals, it still holds up as a good example of the range of barbershop activity and attitudes. Part time capsule, part family album... it's a fun lo...
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Chapter & District Financial Reviews: A User’s Guide

Financial Reviews: A Guide for Chapter & District Leaders Most chapter and district officers cringe when they hear the word “audit.” Perhaps it brings to mind a room of accountants who have really sharp pencils that consistently need to be sharpened and astronomically large-sized ledger sheets… or maybe it’s fear that an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) or Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) agent is l...
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Point & click map makes every chapter easy to find

Visitors to the Society's main web site have long had the ability to search for chapters by postal code. The new point & click map makes it easier than ever to zoom to a location and find chapters near you.  A quick pop-up provides location, web link, and contact info... perfect for new guests and traveling barbershoppers to find harmony everywhere.   "Hey, my chapter information isn't correc...
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