Music City Wins it All
Jul 9, 2022Over the course of three sessions the BHS International Chorus Contest, the audience was treated to skateboards, tap shoes, swing dancing, heartfelt intergenerational moments, and even Stormtrooper dog. Of course, there was also some phenomenal singing. In the first year of the Everyone in Harmony fully Open Contest. This contest had an incredible depth of talent and it showed in the tightly contested scores.
Late Nights. Great Music.
Jul 2, 2022We hope you’ve caught up on your sleep, because it’s almost time for Charlotte! Sure, the competitors are going to be incredible, but the party doesn’t end when the lights on the contest stage go down. The Barbershop Harmony Society has set up FOUR incredible evening shows to go with your night cap.
Barbershop's Grand Return
Jun 27, 2022The International Stage has remained quiet since 2019. But, little by little, signs of life appeared. Rehearsals moved from Zoom to outside. Vaccines and boosters. Outside to inside. Mask mandates dropping. Shows returning. Local conventions. District contests. But now – NOW – Barbershop is back as the curtain is about to rise at the BHS International Convention in Charlotte, NC.
Manoj Padki Welcomes You to the Tag Zone
Jan 11, 2022So what do you do if you want to sing at a barbershop convention but your group's not on stage?
A Past, Present, and Future Celebration in Pasadena
Jan 6, 2022The end of the pandemic isn’t quite upon us, but it’s time to start dipping our toes back into live barbershop! With several successful District events in the fall and thorough safety protocols in place, the Barbershop Harmony Society will convene in Pasadena for its first major convention since January of 2020. This year’s Midwinter Convention will take place January 13-16, 2022 at the Pasadena Convention Center. The even will include nightly shows, the International Senior Quartet Contest, Harmony University classes, and the Chorus and Quartet Festival. While things may look and feel a little bit different this year, the excitement level is higher than ever.
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.