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FOR U.S. CHAPTERS: New Deadline for Forms W-2 & 1099 and Late Filing Penalties

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For further comments, questions or concerns please contact our Customer Service Team at customerservice@barbershop.org or the Chapter Leadership & Education Team at chapters@barbershop.org With the passing of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015 last year, there are new filing deadlines for submitting Forms W-2 and Forms 1099-MISC for 2016 of which you need to be aware. ...
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Join the San Antonio Harmony Platoon!

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When the Midwinter Convention comes to San Antonio next January, guys who love to quartet will have the opportunity to experience a ton of singing by joining the HARMONY PLATOON. Here's how Platoon works: Register at www.HarmonyPlatoon.org to get high-quality learning tracks and music to five songs. All weekend long, singers will participate in two "random draw" contests and some good old fashion...
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From ‘Pitch Perfect’ to Broadway, He’s Vocal About A Cappella – The New York Times

From ‘Pitch Perfect’ to Broadway, He’s Vocal About A Cappella - The New York Times
Barber-buddy, aca-guru, Life Member Deke Sharon's latest triumph is In Transit: The A Cappella Musical on Broadway, and The New York Times thinks he's swell. With each new step on his journey to bring "harmony through harmony," Deke has been expanding broad public interest in music without instruments, and more importantly, "harmony through harmony." As collaborator Kristin Anderson-Lopez said:...
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How to rehearse

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Every issue of The Harmonizer is packed with info and education, whether you sing in a chorus, quartet, direct, or just listen. This month, chorus directors are in the spotlight in the Harmony How-To feature, as Donny Rose take guides them through a great rehearsal. Chorus singers: you'll learn plenty by studying what a director is trying to acheive. Good followership is just as important as good ...
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Survey Distributed to Chapter Leaders for 2016

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Last week, an email was distributed to Chapter Presidents, Secretaries, and Treasurers inviting chapters to provide valuable feedback to our organization! This will help guide us in our strategic direction and work of expanding our reach & influence. Rather than imposing a comprehensive, three-hour ordeal of quantitative questions, we’ve put together this quick “gut-check” survey, which chap...
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Choral organizations calling on choruses to #sing1voice

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We have long known that singing in harmony is a powerful tool for bringing people together. Let's put that tool to work! We believe that choruses have a critically important role to play right now by doing what they do best: creating common ground through the power of singing together.   The Barbershop Harmony Society has joined forces with fellow choral organizations Chorus America and the...
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*NEW* music publication releases for Fall 2016

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Our Music Publications team exists to preserve the barbershop art form and to promote the joy of singing for all. One of the best ways we can do this is to publish exciting and accessible new arrangements and make available proven and beloved existing arrangements so that you have the resources you need for your chorus or quartet to share your love of singing.   Each quarter, we will feature new...
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Vocal Majority, Main Street bring music educators to their feet at national conference

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Behind the scenes and in plain sight, the Barbershop Harmony Society is reshaping the way music educators look at the art form and the impact our organization can make in the classroom and the world. A brilliant showcase concert featuring the fabled Vocal Majority Chorus and beloved medalist Main Street quartet closed the 2016 National In-Service Conference of the National Association for Music E...
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