Back to Basics: The Importance of Traditional Choral Singing
Mar 2, 2020Contemporary 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
Jan 14, 2020After an exciting convention, new champions were named and BHS looks ahead to the International Convention in LA this July.
A Joyful Noise at #BHSJAX
Jan 11, 2020From 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
Jan 10, 2020Day 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
Jan 9, 2020The teens of BHS took the stage as the NextGen Junior Quartet Contest enters its second year.
Chords Will Ring in Jacksonville
Jan 6, 2020Pre-convention activities are underway in Jacksonville ahead of a sold out Midwinter Convention for the Barbershop Harmony Society.
AcaOpen Returns to Carnegie Hall
Sep 20, 2019On October 5, top groups from around the world will head to New York City to take the stage at Carnegie Hall for the third annual International Championship for A Cappella Open, better known as the AcaOpen. The Varsity Vocals contest for all ages will welcome back the 2019 ICCA Champions, the N'Harmonics, and the 2019 ICHSA Champions, InTONEnation to compete against the Open Regional winners.
Two Nights, Two Shows, WATCH LIVE from Harmony University
Jul 24, 2019Harmony 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.
Don't Miss The Biggest Week of the Year
Jul 2, 2019The week we wait for all year long is here!
Everyone In Harmony Contest Expansion
Jun 5, 2019Over the last several years, the Barbershop Harmony Society has been diligently working on the implementation of their latest mission: Everyone In Harmony.
WE HAVE A WINNER: ICCA Finals 2019 Comes to a Close
Apr 28, 2019Saturday night 10 of the best collegiate groups in the world took the stage at the Playstation Theatre in the heart of Times Square. The first group out was Pitch Please, the Wild Card Finalist, from Northeastern University in Boston. They kicked off the show with incredible energy and killer shoes. Taking away the award for Best Vocal Percussion. This all girl group knows who they are and aren’t afraid to show it.
INTONENATION Takes Top Honors at ICHSA 2019
Apr 27, 2019After a full day of rehearsing, making new friends and battling the rain, the competitors in the 2019 International Championship of High School A cappella sang their hearts out and left everything on the stage.
The Benefits of Competition
Apr 25, 2019Competition. Is there anything more magical than going up on stage and performing for your peers and a panel of judges?
How Do The ICCA Finalists Stack Up?
Apr 24, 2019When the curtain goes up at ICCA Finals on Saturday, ten groups will give the performance of their lives. While several of the groups have made it to finals before, none of these groups have won the title.
Look Back: The Last Five ICCA Champions
Apr 18, 2019Just over a week from now, a new ICCA Champion will emerge, to go down in the history book of a cappella success stories. This year is already set up for some history-making, as all of this year's finalists are not previous champions, although several of the groups have made it to the finals in the past.