Barbershop in the News

Historical Society’s 25th annual event features barbershop harmony

Wakulla County , FL - September 23, 2016

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This fall marks the Wakulla County Historical Society’s silver anniversary and the organization will celebrate its 25th annual meeting right in the heart of Historic Crawfordville on Oct. 11, at 7 p.m., and the venue is the First Baptist Church Christian Life Center at 3086 Crawfordville Highway. In-A-Chord is a quartet originally formed in 2008 which has performed over a hundred times throughout the Big Bend, both as a stand-alone quartet and as part of its umbrella organization, The Capital Chordsmen of Tallahassee, a 44-member a capella men’s chorus, part of the International Barbershop Harmony Society.



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Barbershop Quartets to compete in Lancaster

Lancaster, PA - September 15, 2016


Barbershop Harmony Society's Mid-Atlantic District Contest is Sept. 16th and 17th.
Barbershop quartets and choruses from around the region will compete this weekend in Lancaster.It's part of the Barbershop Harmony Society's Mid-Atlantic District Contest. Now it its 62nd year, the event will take place at the Lancaster Convention Center.



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Sweden-Based Barbershop Quartet Performs at Dos Pueblos High School

Santa Barbara, CA - September 14, 2016


When Fiona Sonni was asked if she wanted to pursue singing after high school, she smiled ear to ear and answered without hesitation. “I want to keep singing forever,” the Dos Pueblos High School junior said. “I love singing, and having the opportunity to watch a live performance is inspiring.” Sonni, along with more than 100 high school students, packed the front rows of the Dos Pueblos performing arts theater Wednesday afternoon to hear the Swedish-based barbershop quartet the Ringmasters.



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Music Men appoint new director

San Angelo, TX - September 9, 2016


San Angelo's Twin Mountain Tonesmen added another accolade to their already sizable collection of local, regional and national awards recently. The men's chorus, which has delighted audiences for decades, was chosen as the top chapter over 50 other groups in the Barbershop Harmony Society's five-state Southwestern District, having been singled out for its overall success in multiple categories, including community involvement.



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LBI Man Hooked on Barbershop Harmonies

Long Beach Island, NY - September 1, 2016

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Six years ago, Long Beach Township resident Joe Mack joined the Oceanaires Chorus, a group of approximately 40 Ocean County men who sing tunes in barbershop harmony style. The 83-year-old retiree is also a huge Frank Sinatra fan, so Mack was very pleased with the task of coordinating the group’s annual show on Sunday, Sept. 25, at 4 p.m. at Toms River Intermediate School East. Titled “A Celebration of Frank Sinatra’s 100th,” the concert will feature a wide variety of songs made popular by the Hoboken-born crooner.



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