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.
Hot Pursuit Crowned 2019 Harmony Queens
Nov 9, 2019It was a strong afternoon of singing at the Harmony, Inc. Quartet Finals, where Hot Pursuit was named the 2019 Harmony Queens. Scoring an 81.5%, Hot Pursuit now joins the welcome company of the Association of Harmony Queens.
Record Breaking Chorus Contest at Harmony, Inc.
Nov 9, 2019With a score of 83.7% (1507) A Cappella Showcase took home their third gold medal at the 2019 Harmony, Inc. IC&C with the second highest chorus score ever. As expected, the chorus contest was exciting and hotly contested with runners-up Northern Blend finishing just 7 points behind A Cappella Showcase with an 83.3% (1500). It was the first time Harmony, Inc. saw not one, but two scores above an 83% in the same contest.
Harmony, Inc. Names Top Ten Quartets
Nov 8, 2019The stage lit up all day Thursday in Sandusky with 31 international qualifiers in the Harmony, Inc. quartet semifinals. After seeing a parade of heavy hitters, big personalities, and lots of ringing chords, the coveted top ten were announced. These 10 quartets, plus a mic tester, will take the stage on Saturday at 12:30 pm EST for the quartet finals.
Hot Chorus Contest Coming at #HI2019Sandusky
Nov 6, 2019This 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
Nov 4, 2019With 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.
Oct 16, 2019In 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.
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!
#BHSSLC Extras: So Much More Than Contest
Jun 21, 2019At International, the contests take center stage, both literally and figuratively. And while you can share in the excitement from stage from home, sometimes there's nothing like being at the convention in person. There are so many options for even more barbershop fun that go on throughout the week.
Life In Color: BHS Contests
Jun 14, 2019Perhaps almost as exciting as the chords they ring are the clothes they wear.
BHS Quartet Champions: A Look Back
Jun 11, 2019While the style and presentation of barbershop has evolved overtime, the end goal of perfectly executed close harmony remains and the cream still rises to the top. Here's a look back at the last ten champions and songs from their winning sets - who will join them this year?
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.