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The Harmonizer Magazine

Published since November 1941, The Harmonizer is the Barbershop Harmony Society's premiere magazine publication.

It is delivered in six bi-monthly installments 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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September/October 2019

Signature - 2019 International Quartet Champion

It's the annual International Convention recap issue! Read about all the competitors and the unforgettable performances that blew the roof off the majestic Conference Center.

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"As Seen In" Featured Content:

Watch the Music Category Revisions video (ref. on page 8)

Smack-talking Barbershop Quartet Hits Hard:

Looking for portraits of all the competitors from Salt Lake City? Click here!

The Aliens quartet singing the funniest set of all time

July/August 2019

Mix It Up - Experiencing the joys of mixed harmony singing

While the rich musical and social experiences of single-gender barbershop are valuable institutions that should be celebrated and preserved, the vast majority of the world’s singers choose to perform in mixed-gender ensembles. Many barbershop singers have long wanted the best of both worlds—to sing genuine barbershop and to sing with all the people they love. Mixed harmony gives husbands and wives, mothers and sons, friends of all types the authentic four-part harmony they love without regard to gender.

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"As Seen In" Featured Content:

Interested in an internship? Visit our Internships page or read more about the Internship Experience

Click here to watch the Barbershop Revival: Durham, NC video

Click here to watch Evan Boegehold teach the tag Like Leaves, We'll Fall and download the tag here

May/June 2019

Nashville: 2019 Midwinter Convention Issue

The May/June issue takes us inside the 2019 Midwinter Convention in Nashville, TN at the Grand Ole Opry House. Plus, BHS Judge and Coach Mike Lietke's analysis of After Hours' rise from a casual quartet to International Champions.

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"As Seen In" Featured Content:

National Barbershop Quartet Day news coverage

Relative Harmony quartet serenades hospice patient

Lifting the wounded: New Zealand concert-turned-benefit

Ready? Set, Sing! program manual (members: find more info in Doc Center)

2019 Midwinter Convention Performance Highlights

See all of our past issues

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!