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2020 International Quartet Contest

July 1 - 4 | Microsoft Theater

QUARTET - Signature

Wednesday, July 1 | Quarterfinals Sessions 1 and 2

Thursday, July 2 | Quartet Semifinals

Saturday, July 4 | Quartet Finals

The barbershop quartet is the foundation of the art form and our Society. Barbershop’s versatility is boundless. From ballads to up-tunes to comedy, you’ll hear nearly every style of music as renowned quartets from across the world compete for gold on the International stage.

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2020 International Chorus Contest

July 2 - 3 | Microsoft Theater

Westminster B

Thursday, July 2 | Chorus Session 1

Friday, July 3 | Chorus Session 2

The costumes, the dancing, the music - the possibilities are endless at the Chorus Contest. Our lineups feature some of the best barbershop choruses in the world. You’ll hear heart-wrenching ballads, light-hearted comedy, and overtones galore.

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NEW SCHEDULE FOR 2020

As we announced in July, the chorus contest will be split over 2 days. Chorus order of appearance will be determined by seeding rather than random draw, so every session will be a mix of big names, up-and-comers, and groups making their International debut.

The chorus contest will consist of 17 District Representatives, 10 Wildcards, and 3 Global Alliance choruses - 30 choruses total. Once all chorus participants have been confirmed, they will be ranked by score and seeded in the order below.

View more details about the new chorus contest schedule here.

    Chorus Contest: Session 1

    Session 1 | Order of Appearance

    Mic Tester: Bridge Town Sound

    1. Thoroughbreds

    2. Momentum

    3. The Alliance

    4. Vocal Revolution

    5. Heart of Carolina

    6. Festival Statesmen Chorus

    7. Voices of Gotham

    INTERMISSION

    8. THX

    9. Northwest Sound Men's Chorus

    10. The Marcsmen

    11. Voices of California

    12. Seneca Statesmen

    13. Singing Buckeyes

    14. Sound of the Rockies

    15. Masters of Harmony

    END OF SESSION 1

    Chorus Contest: Session 2

    Session 2 | Order of Appearance

    Mic Tester: Next Generation Barbershop Varsity Chorus

    16. Voices of Harmony

    17. Space City Sound

    18. Sound of Tennessee

    19. A Cappella Syndicate

    20. Boise Chordsmen

    21. East Coast Sound

    22. Vocal FX

    23. Fog City Singers

    INTERMISSION

    24. Oregon Senateaires

    25. Saltaires

    26. New Tradition

    27. City Lights

    28. Great Northern Union

    29. Parkside Harmony

    30. Central Standard

    END OF SESSION 2

    Westminster Chorus Swan Song

    Announcement of Results

    Next Generation Varsity Quartet Contest

    July 4 | Microsoft Theater

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    Saturday, July 4 | Next Generation Varsity Quartet Contest & Chorus Festival

    Quartets with members who are 25 and younger have an opportunity to perform for an audience of thousands of enthusiastic fans in an electric environment. Come and hear the future of barbershop music live and in person.

    View full event schedule here.