• Brett Littlefield inducted into Hall of Fame

    Brett Littlefield inducted into Hall of Fame

    FWD HOF Presentation at the HOD Zoom Meeting, March 13, 2021Presented by Gordon "Mongo" Bergthold (2019) Back in 1969, the Far Western District Hall of Fame Award was conceived to honor the all-time greats of the District. Those who have unselfishly, Read More
  • Fraser Brown 1944-2021

    Remembering Fraser Brown

    Gordon Fraser Brown 4/16/1944 – 12/17/2020 As you know, music was Fraser’s life’s passion. He began singing in the Toronto Boys Choir at age 6 where he made his debut on a record album. At 16, he moved to Scottsdale because Read More
  • Cruise

    Fall Barbershop-Themed Cruise

    The FWD Board of Directors has decided to forgo the convention/contest portion of the October 15-18 barbershop cruise, as practices and rehearsals remain difficult. However, the barbershop-themed cruise remains on schedule as an opportunity to reconnect and mix with friends Read More
  • Joe Salz

    Remembering Joseph "Joe" A. Salz

    Joseph A. Salz, age 90, known far and wide for his good humor and his pure singing voice, passed away Oct. 25, in Gilbert, Arizona. Joe was a loving husband to Jean for 62 years, until her death in 2014. Together they Read More
  • 139th Street Quartet

    Legacy Quartet Champion: 139th Street Quartet

    Perhaps the best-known quartet that never won the coveted gold medal was 139th Street Quartet, which won eight International medals during its 1976-1996 International contest career. But on August 31, 2020, that all changed. Voters made 139th Street winner of Read More
  • Gordon

    Gordon "Mongo" Bergthold inducted into Hall of Fame

    On July 1, 2020, long-time barbershopper Gordon "Mongo" Bergthold was inducted into the esteemed FWD Hall of Fame. The ceremony, typically held at Spring Conventions, was held on a ZOOM conference. Chuck Hunter and Richard Lund joined Mongo at his Read More
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ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • ALL SPRING 2021 CONVENTIONS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED, including the FWD Spring Prelims & NE/NW Divisions, Arizona Division, and SE/SW Divisions.
  • Update 11-Mar-2021: The 2021 International Convention in Cleveland has been cancelled. More information at  barbershop.org
  • The FWD Board of Directors has decided to forgo the convention/contest portion of the October 15-18 barbershop cruise, as practices and rehearsals remain difficult. However, the barbershop-themed cruise remains on schedule as an opportunity to reconnect and mix with friends in harmony and sing on the open seas. For more information see  Fall Barbershop-Themed Cruise.
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More than 50 were in attandance at the FWD House of Delegates Meeting on March 13, 2021

Spring 2021 HOD Meeting

Spring 2021 HOD Meeting

 Highlights from the 2021 Virtual Midwinter Convention

 Kevin Keller - Virtual Midwinter Keynote  MUST WATCH

 Blair Brown - Virtual Midwinter Keynote  MUST WATCH

 How to use ZOOM - Free Video Conferencing & Virtual Meetings

Video conferencing, virtual meetings, virtual classrooms are on the rise and Zoom is a desktop-based app that makes having virtual meetings a lot easier.

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