Backstage Interviews At 2018 Aca-Challenge

Host Deke Sharon sat down with competitors at the 2018 Aca-Challenge this past weekend to find out more about what goes on both on and off stage.

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The 2017 Harmony Sweepstakes finalists made the trip down I-95 to take the stage at Sixth & I in Washington D.C. to share their competition artistry.


DaCadence

DaCadence may have only had to brave the Metro to come in from the University of Maryland, but the group came ready to wow. DaCadence took home third place.


The Workshop

The Workshop brought an eclectic NYC vibe to the D.C. competition.


BluesTones

The JMU BluesTones brought crystal clear blend and a full sound to their engaging set. The group earned audience favorite and runner-up.


Word of Mouth

Returning to the competition for the first time since winning in 2014, Word of Mouth treated the audience to a set of guilty pleasures.


GW Vibes

A last-minute addition to the competition, the GW Vibes continued their successful ride this year by taking home first place (and $1,000!) for their beautifully crafted set on overcoming depression and suicide.


Evolve

While the judges deliberated, the audience was treated to a special performance by Evolve, the up-and-coming a cappella group from Chesapeake High School in Pasadena, Maryland.

The Dapper Dans Bring Some Haunted Magic With #VoicesFromHome

With Disney World currently in discussion with two major sports leagues about hosting their competitions — Major League Soccer (MLS) and the National Basketball Association (NBC) — we thought this would be a great time to talk about some of the other magic that Disney brings. 

We Stand With You

The events of the last week have been tremendously painful to us all.

5 Great Moments From The 2019 Barbershop Harmony International Convention

Unfortunately for a capella fans everywhere, the 2020 Barbershop Harmony Society International Convention, which had been scheduled to take place in Los Angeles this summer, was canceled due to concerns surrounding the spread of the coronavirus. 

2020 Barbershop Harmony Society International Convention Has Been Canceled

2020 Barbershop Harmony Society International Convention has been canceled.  See Barbershop Harmony Society's message here.

Back to Basics: The Importance of Traditional Choral Singing

Contemporary singing ensembles are rapidly gaining popularity in scholastic music programs. It seems that every school now has a pop or a cappella program alongside their traditional ensembles. Is the classical sound getting lost in the mix?

2020 #BHSJAX Recap

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After an exciting convention, new champions were named and BHS looks ahead to the International Convention in LA this July.

Hearsay Named Senior Quartet Champions

After an exciting day of contest, the Barbershop Harmony Society named Hearsay the 2020 International Senior Quartet Champions. 

A Joyful Noise at #BHSJAX

From Disney, to The Beatles, to barbershop classics, the youngest and oldest talent of the Barbershop Harmony Society shared the stage at the Florida Theatre in a marathon of chorus performances today at the BHS Midwinter Convention in Jacksonville.

Historic Day 1 at #BHSJAX

Day One at the Barbershop Harmony Society Midwinter Convention in Jacksonville started off the weekend strong with education, the Keynote Address, the 2nd ever NextGen Junior Quartet Contest, and a Champion-packed Opening Night Showcase.

The Future of Barbershop Shines at #BHSJAX

The teens of BHS took the stage as the NextGen Junior Quartet Contest enters its second year.