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James Pennington joins staff as Chapter Success Manager

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James Pennington has assumed the new position of Chapter Success Manager at the Barbershop Harmony Society. In this role, he will spearhead the development and management of training materials and best practices for chapter leaders. He will also manage the Healthy Chapter Initiative, providing resources and support for chapter leaders and advocating for the success of our diverse chapters across t...
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Streaming live next week: College singers debut barbershop quartet at Kennedy Center

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Out of Time, from Schenectady County Community College, will appear in a concert streamed live from the Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. next Wednesday, May 30, at 6:00pm EST. The VSA International Young Soloists’ mission is to provide opportunities to people with disabilities of all ages and abilities to learn through, participate in, and enjoy the arts. The competition...
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Marketplace FAQs/Terms & Conditions

FAQs / Terms & Conditions Why do I need to reset my password? If you previously had a BHS Shop login associated with your email address, you will be prompted to reset your password the first time you login to the new system. This is to protect your privacy and ensure your password remains secure as your account switches to the new system. Note:  Once logged in, if you are a member or Associ...
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Sing With The Champs… in Orlando!

If you had fun at the Sing With The Champs event in Las Vegas, you’ll love what we have planned in Orlando!    More people get to sing more songs with more quartets Casual afterglow setting, so you can focus on relishing the moment with your heroes, not about performing  on a stage More than two hours of singing and socializing  -- more than 100 songs sung with champs Yes, last year’s SWTC...
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Guest blog: The impact of the male singing experience, shared with everyone – Debra Lynn

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Recently, in an impromptu Facebook video post, guest blogger Debra Lynn shared her thoughts about why the male-only chorus and quartet structure is so important to preserve. Her personal story and observations closely align with our core mission and provide particular insight into why we are so committed to both preserving the male singing experience and exploring ways to become a more fully inclu...
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Why YOU Should Attend the 2018 Leadership Summit!

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Are you a chapter or district leader looking to hone your skills? Are you a team member who is interested in future leadership opportunities? Whether you are already in a leadership role or are just interested in learning more, the BHS Leadership Summit brings together leaders and aspiring leaders from all organizational levels and backgrounds.   Designed to provide you with as many formal and ...
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Multi-Grammy vocal quartet THE MANHATTAN TRANSFER awarded Honorary Life Membership in the Barbershop Harmony Society

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Celebrating a career of more than four decades, multiple Grammy awards, and a reputation for stylistic exploration and innovation, legendary vocal quartet The Manhattan Transfer has been awarded Honorary Life Membership in the Barbershop Harmony Society. The award will be made in New York City on June 20 at a concert commemorating the group’s 45th anniversary. “The Manhattan Transfer’s distinct...
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Guest Blog: Everyone Can Sing! – Jack Peters

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Everyone Can Sing! by Jack Peters   If you can speak, you can sing -- maybe not as you’d like or think you should, but you can make a tone and that is a start. Maybe you, like a billion or so others, have said, “I can’t sing” or heard from loved ones, “please, don’t sing!” However, singing is a very natural thing we can do from our very first cry. Everyone is entitled to its proven pleasur...
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CBS Sunday Morning features BHS International Convention

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The prestigious CBS Sunday Morning took a close look at a barbershop convention, and liked what they saw. Correspondent Barry Petersen explored all facets of our 2017 convention in Las Vegas, roaming from shows to late night tag sessions to Harmony University classes to the Saturday Night Spectacular, and was flat-out amazed. The rundown for the April 29 show notes: MUSIC: Barbershop In...
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Guest Blog: FLOATING OR SWIMMING? – Brody McDonald

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Floating or Swimming? Brody McDonald, via Choir Bites More articles from Choir Bites can be found on their Facebook page! I was recently working with my top choir about developing habits aimed at increasing technique and literacy, rather than “learning their songs.” You know, the “you can do better” speech. A student came to me after class and said, “You know, Mr. McDonald, it just hit me. I t...
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