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Why SheSings?

Monday, May 19, 2014 - 11:01
As the Women’s A Cappella Association’s second annual SheSings Festival is fast approaching (May 23-24), I want to take a moment of pause from festival planning to reflect on why ---  why the...

Oakland's Vocal Rush becomes national sensation

Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 23:35
OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- One of the Bay Area's own musical success stories is a tenacious group of high schoolers from Oakland. What started as an after school club, has quickly become a national...

Hopkins' Octopodes produce all-original a cappella album

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 19:16
The Johns Hopkins University Octopodes list among their credits crisp a cappella renditions of Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball," "Paparazzi" by Lady Gaga and "In this Moment" by David Archuleta. A fan...

The Filharmonic from NBC's The Sing-Off headlining performers at Cleveland Asian Festival

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 19:13
CLEVELAND, Ohio – This year, the Cleveland Asian Festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, May 17-18 with a headlining performance by The Filharmonic band from NBC's The Sing-Off.  The...

200 Reasons To Love A Cappella: Your First A Cappella Show

Friday, May 16, 2014 - 05:30
For the uninitiated, it can be difficult to understand why people love a cappella. Heck, even for those of us who do actively enjoy it, it can be difficult to put into words why we enjoy this art...

Musical Island Boys named “Most Promising Artist”

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 14:19
Although Barbershoppers think that multi-silver medalists Musical Island Boys are a big deal, it’s nice to see that a more commercial audience agrees also. The quartet just picked up the Phillip...

Music publications sport a new look

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 12:40
Coinciding with the new distribution deal with Hal Leonard, the Society’s music publishing program has announced a dramatic new look for new titles being released this year. The new sleeve will give...

Hal Leonard publishing deal will vastly expand global distribution of  Society’s arrangements

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 12:30
MILWAUKEE – Hal Leonard Corporation has reached an agreement with the Nashville-based Barbershop Harmony Society to expand the scope of products in its global distribution deal. The world’s largest...

Devine departs Foundation for new venture

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 12:06
It is certainly with mixed emotions that I announce that Sean Devine is stepping away from his role as Director of Development with Harmony Foundation effective May 16, 2014. He will remain in the...

Music Director Disease

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 11:33
I've had a chronic problem for years now. Decades. Since my teens. And perhaps my speaking about it will help the legions of other silent sufferers around the world.I'm speaking about Music Director...