FloVoice To Live-Stream The Irish International A Cappella Festival!

FloVoice is heading to Dublin, Ireland, this Saturday to live-stream a brand new festival, featuring international vocal talent and masterclasses from Grammy Award-winning singers.

The Irish International A Cappella Festival takes place on July 14-16 in a number of locations in the Irish capital, including St. Patrick's Cathedral and Royal Hospital Kilmainham.

On Saturday, the competition will crown champions in two categories: Small Ensemble and Large Chorus. Beatboxing and composition masterclasses will also be held!



Headlining the festival is the five-time Grammy-winning group The Swingles, who are performing on the final night as well as giving a masterclass you won't want to miss with an entry fee of just 5 euros!



The festival is hosted by the Ardú Vocal Ensemble, which specializes in curating hosting a cappella events. 



Ardú Vocal Ensemble Performs "Bogoroditse Devo" from "Miserere" by Rachmaninov


Also performing:


The Apple Blossoms Cover "Gangsta's Paradise" opb Coolio


The Apple Blossoms are Ireland's freshest vintage trio, crooning the classic sounds of the 1930s, '40s, 5'0s, and plenty of today's hits with an old-timey, sophisticated flair!

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Hot Chorus Contest Coming at #HI2019Sandusky

This Friday will be a clash of the titans in Sandusky, OH as the choruses of Harmony, Inc. take the stage.

Unprecedented Quartet Contest Expected in Sandusky

With less than a week to go, the excitement surrounding the 2019 Harmony, Incorporated International Convention & Contests is palpable. The contests kick off on Thursday morning with 33 qualifying quartets expected to take the stage at Kalahari Resorts and Convention Center in Sandusky, Ohio.

Celebrating 60 Years of Harmony, Inc.

In 1957, a significant shift of needs and ideals in the women's barbershop community led to the creation of second organization. After a struggle of meetings and debate, the Melody Belles of Rhode Island were the first chorus to officially split from Sweet Adelines, followed closely by four more choruses to pursue a different direction. These 150 women propelled the creation of what became Harmony, Incorporated.

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   Harmony University is well underway in Nashville, TN. Students of ALL ages are actively learning and performing for the best of the best. Honing their skills in singing, performing and leadership. This week brings together barbershop singers, music educators, music students, arrangers, doctors, lawyers and MANY more from all over the world for a once in a lifetime experience. At the end of the week two amazing shows feature performances ONLY to be found at Harmony University.