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The Harmonizer Magazine

Published since November 1941, The Harmonizer is the Barbershop Harmony Society's premier magazine publication, delivered bi-monthly to over 19,000 members, associates, and barbershop enthusiasts across the United States and Canada.

Take a look at a sampling of some of the recent stories of note and special features we've highlighted that demonstrates how we began, who we are today, and our Vision for a bright future of Everyone in Harmony.

Read a collection of past Harmonizer articles on our blog.

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BHS Members - login to the Doc Center to view the full archive of The Harmonizer magazine. See all of our past issues from 1941 to today, and a few of our favorite stories, too!

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Find past harmonizer stories! Indexes of all stories in The Harmonizer are available online. Search or view by subject, author, or date.

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November/December 2022

Harmonizer November/ December 2022

September/October 2022

Harmonizer September/October 2022

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July/August 2022

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May/June 2022

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March/April 2022

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January/February 2022

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Tom Gentry's favorite performances of his charts.

November/December 2021

Featuring: A tribute to Joe Liles • Help others want to sing! • Neurodivergence: Work better with people who are literally wired differently

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From Tip Sheet: How to help others want to sing barbershop

September/ October 2021

Issue highlights: Free singing lessons— a public service • Your happiness machine • Happiness leads to growth • Spotlight: Melody Hine

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July/Aug 2021

Happy days are here again! A post-COVID present and future: after more than a year of virtual offerings, BHS groups are finally returning to ringing chords together live and in person.

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As featured in The Harmonizer, July/Aug 2021

p 5: Jim Henry and "Keep the Whole World Singing"

9: "Together Again" -- Stories from the BHS blog

10: Kohl Kitzmiller's "Mario Acapella" (Facebook login may be required)

12: BHS Music Theory resources (Member login required); Dave Stevens' "What are we trying to preserve?"

15: San Antonio Friends in Harmony story

May/June 2021

Seize the Moment: Be ready to implement your biggest dreams and brightest ideas–be ready when the post-COVID window opens

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