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Youth Chorus Festival

9th Annual International Youth Barbershop Chorus Festival, Reno, Nevada

January 26 – 31, 2016

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Participation in the Festival includes:

  • Registration to the Barbershop Harmony Society’s 2015 Midwinter Convention
  • Admission to the 2015 International Senior Quartet Contest
  • Admission to two professional-quality barbershop shows featuring the top 5 quartets from 2014
  • Performance in an international a cappella music festival
  • Positive, constructive adjudication from three different judges (one judge per scoring category)
  • Professional performance recording
  • Meaningful awards for all participants
  • Audience-voted awards!
  • Trophies for each of the “Plateau” winners
  • Optional group photos from the Festival performance
  • 3 nights stay in the convention resort for each singer and chorus director
  • Opportunity for students to demonstrate competence in National Standards #1, 3, 5, 6, 7, and 9
  • Opportunity for music educators to earn continuing education scholarships and CEUs