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Want a safer car? Put a quartet in the back seat

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Yep - those are Barbershoppers, all right. GEN GAP, a quartet from the Santa Monica Oceanaires, is featured in a new spot for the Toyota Rav 4, now airing nationally on TV and social media. This is the second national spot for GEN GAP, who previously have appeared in ads for Schick razors. "The key to booking the spot was our ability to give a barbershop sound to the copy written by the ad agen...
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Vocal Health: Voice Production and Resonance

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This regular series will examine different facets of vocal health in which we hope to dispel myths and inaccuracies. Most importantly, our goal is to provide support for those who have experienced vocal concerns and provide constructive solutions for singers.   This article is designed to be an introduction to how the vocal sound is produced and resonated. It also serves to clarify sometime...
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New stage options added to some quartet contests

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To all potential International Quartet Contest Competitors: As many of you are aware, we experimented with modifying the lighting and microphone setup for quartets at last year's International quartet contest in Las Vegas - designed to allow you to be more creative in your presentations. At our recent Midwinter meeting, the Society Contest & Judging Committee (SCJC) has now approved these enh...
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Apply for the Next Generation Barbershop Junior Chorus Invitational by February 1

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The stage of the Grand Ole Opry will burst into harmony next January when the Next Generation Barbershop Junior Chorus Invitational comes to historic Music City. Now in its twelfth year, the event welcomes high school-aged choruses from around the world for a weekend of clinics, adjudication, and world-class shows that spark a lifelong love of singing. See this year’s audience favorite chorus, H...
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Seniors champ: Best parts of convention happen offstage

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What was the best thing about St Croix Crossing’s weekend in California at BHS’ Midwinter convention? You might think that, of course, it was that after six near-misses we finally won the Senior’s Quartet championship. That was wonderful, to be sure. But was it the best thing? The best thing might have been the morning Steve Hardy and I had breakfast at a local McDonald’s, spied a couple of guys...
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Society Board of Directors amends organization bylaws, Standard Chapter Bylaws and Chapter Policy as of January 2018

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The Society Board of Directors adopted amendments to the Society Bylaws, Standard Chapter Bylaws, and Chapter License, Charter, Suspension, and Revocation Policy at their face-to-face meeting in Costa Mesa, California on January 18, 2018. To download or view the current version of the Society Bylaws, please visit our Document Center: CLICK HERE To download or view the current version of the St...
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2018 Midwinter Seniors Quartet Champ Crowned

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Congratulations to our 2018 Seniors Quartet Champion St. Croix Crossing After five years of winning medals at the Seniors Quartet competition, all their hard work finally paid off in Costa Mesa. The fine gentlemen of St. Croix Crossing have at last brought home the Seniors Quartet Championship GOLD medals! Congratulations to tenor Randy Lieble, lead Dan Heike, bari Steve Hardy, and bass Jared H...
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Youth choruses ascend to new heights at national barbershop chorus event

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The Hurricane of Harmony Chorus from Gaither High School in Tampa was named Audience Favorite and earned a SUPERIOR rating in Friday’s International Youth Barbershop Chorus Festival in Orange County, California. The mixed-voice barbershop chorus won the hearts of the sold-out audience with selections from the musical “Grease,” with vivid costuming and high-energy choreography Earning top accol...
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A Grand Finale for the Saturday Show | Midwinter 2018

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    Three International champion choruses... a mass Youth Chorus of nearly 600 singers... a world class organist... and an acoustically stunning concert hall designed around a majestic pipe organ. When these elements are all in place, it’s not difficult to decide how to close the Saturday night show -- get ‘em ALL on stage! One of the many enticing reasons to hold the Midwinter Convention eve...
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NEW from BHS Marketplace: Premium Digital Learning Tracks!

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You asked for them, and now they’re becoming a reality!  The Barbershop Harmony Society is thrilled to announce the launch of new premium-quality digital learning tracks, made available for immediate download. High-quality sound production Pitch-perfect tuning Immediate download -- no waiting for the CD to arrive in the mail and no shipping costs Clear indexing of tracks for quick learning ...
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