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It’s true: anyone can sing in a barbershop quartet. For proof,  take four unsuspecting BuzzFeed staffers + a little help from The Newfangled Four = We Formed a Barbershop Quartet In A Day! #everyoneinharmony #getoutthereandSING
Author: Amy Rose
Posted: October 12, 2017, 10:00 pm
A music educator once changed the course of Mike Rowe’s life, and in his new Facebook video series, he pays tribute to another influential teacher in a big way. When health issues forced world-class trumpeter Tim Wilson to give up a performance career, he turned to teaching, and gave his talents and treasure to an […]
Author: Brian Lynch
Posted: October 10, 2017, 12:00 pm
In your first year as a Barbershopper, the entire world seems ready for harmony. The puzzled stares people throw as you hum along to your bari learning track while riding the bus now seem quaint, not embarrassing. You’ve become adept at explaining to airport security that the metallic disc in your carry-on brings harmony, not […]
Author: Brian Lynch
Posted: October 9, 2017, 8:51 pm
The Barbershop Harmony Society is proud to announce our host cities for our International Conventions in 2021, 2022, and 2023. 2021 – Cleveland, OH 2022 – Charlotte, NC 2023 – Louisville, KY These cities rose to the top in a rigorous selection process that weighed the following criteria: Suitability of the venue(s) for events, including […]
Author: Amy Rose
Posted: October 9, 2017, 8:09 pm
Directors, have you wondered why your chorus sometimes seems out-of-sync or ragged? This choppiness might be something you’re demonstrating with your gesture, even though you might not be aware of it. This is due to something called mirror neurons. Mirror neurons are the brain cells that pick up on social and emotional cues from other […]
Author: Steve Scott
Posted: October 9, 2017, 4:46 pm
Of the seven available methods, six require no computer, six involve no additional fee, and three can be completed by mail for no additional cost once a form is printed.   Pay online at members.barbershop.org (no fee) Sign up for EZ Dues automatic monthly payments (no fee)* Send credit/debit card payment info by mail (no […]
Author: Lorin May
Posted: October 9, 2017, 1:23 pm
Have you contacted our Customer Service team at Harmony Hall lately? Based on our recent call volumes and email traffic, the answer is probably “YES!” —  we’ve seen a 95% increase in email messages and a 71% bump in calls over the past few months. This higher demand is likely due to several new initiatives […]
Author: Antonio Lombardi
Posted: October 6, 2017, 9:35 pm
Copyright 101Faculty: Janice Bane and Scott Harris One of the most frequent topics we hear about from members is Copyright. Our clearance expert and former Warner-Chapell employee Janice Bane is joined by longtime print music specialist and BHS Arranger & Repertoire Manager Scott Harris to explain some of the rules you need to know! They […]
Author: Antonio Lombardi
Posted: October 6, 2017, 1:15 pm
Music gives meaning to life, and our visible support for music in our communities should begin with the people on the front lines: the music educators who each day awaken the music within school children. Although our mantra in the Outreach area is “Music-Money-Men,” we should always keep in mind that these resources are all […]
Author: Brian Lynch
Posted: October 5, 2017, 8:03 pm
As a friendly reminder to Chapter & District Leaders, below is a brief tutorial on how to update the dues prices for your chapter or district for the upcoming year. If your chapter or district does not wish to change your dues prices, there is nothing else you need to do.  As a general reminder, it […]
Author: Antonio Lombardi
Posted: October 3, 2017, 4:09 pm