YTBN WINS JUNIOR QUARTET CHAMPIONSHIP
YTBN, a young women’s barbershop quartet from Burlington, Wisconsin, captured the Next Generation Junior Barbershop Quartet Contest on Thursday, presented in Daytona Beach by the Barbershop Harmony Society.
The quartet sang a sweet old love song, “Dream A Little Dream Of Me” on the way to the championship, which included 8 quartets, with all singers aged 17 and under.
YTBN traveled to Florida with two other quartets from the Burlington High School Chorus, which will also compete on Friday in the Chorus Festival.
The members of YTBN are:
Zoe Lipor, tenor
Madeline Thompson, lead
Genevieve Hauser, bari
Megan Fitch, bass
Second place was awarded to Class Act, from Mt. Zion High School in Mt. Zion, Illinois, who sang “Come Fly With Me.” Singers are:
Alex Current, tenor
Gabe Johnson, lead
Mason Jones, bari
Aidan Seitz, bass
Bronze honors went to Blue Valley Quartet, from Blue Valley High School, in Overland Park, Kansas:
Allie Heidemann, tenor
Clara Thompson, lead
Trevor Lewis, bari
Cole Evans, bass
Eight quartets from across the country competed in the Festival, which continues Friday with 7 choruses taking the stage for the Junior Chorus Invitational.
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