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Nice coverage of the Northeastern District Convetion this past weekend:

It’s as if music, especially the conjoined voices of two dozen young men, transcends the limitations of the spoken word.

“It’s my varsity sport, my passion,” Taveras said. “It’s changed everything about my life.”

Taveras is a member of one of many barbershop choruses that competed in the Northeast District’s barbershop singing competition at the Rhode Island Convention Center, a two-day event that ended on Saturday. The competition drew approximately 1,000 attendees, including 24 barbershop quartets and 15 choruses.

Full story at the Providence Journal.

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