The Next Generation Barbershop Junior Quartet Contest and Junior Chorus Invitational give high school singers the perfect mixture of fun, education, and opportunity for recognition and achievement with the opportunity to sing for enthusiastic audiences of vocal music fans at…Read More
Lloyd Steinkamp Endowment Fund for FWD Harmony Camps Double Match Challenge The primary purpose of weekend long Harmony Camps is to introduce a cappella barbershop harmony singing to high school age boys. The Lloyd Steinkamp Endowment Fund for FWD Harmony…Read More
There was some great singing at the Far Western District Quartet Contest in Fresno. When the results of the semifinals were revealed, and the quartets ranked 11 – 13 were in the 70s, we knew it was going to be an…Read More
It was a terrific chorus contest with a long list of incredible moments, starting with the curtain opening to reveal a “Joe Barbershop” mic tester chorus with a count in the triple digits. We also had a “first” in the…Read More
Ron Black directs the "monster" Joe Barbershop Chorus! Special thanks to Ron Black for directing the Joe Barbershop Chorus at this year's Fall Convention. The chorus is made up of anyone who wishes to join in song, and assembles at…Read More
The Far Western District Traveling History Museum drew a large number of visitors and unanimous praise at the Fall Convention. Dan Jordan, FWD Historian, did a wonderful job of presenting a comprehensive look back at the many quartets and choruses…Read More
Bernard Priceman, (far left) International Board Member-at-Large, installing the 2019 Board Members and officers of the Far Western District. 2019 Far Western District Board of Directors President – Craig Hughes Executive Vice President – Bill Rosica Secretary - Jim Maass Treasurer - Rich Owen…Read More
Harmony Platoon kicked off the FWD Fall Convention with events held Thursday afternoon and evening, and again on Friday morning. On Thursday, the Harmony Platoon members gathered together at the DoubleTree hotel for a warm-up and short rehearsal of their…Read More
The Desert Aires Men’s A’Cappella Chorus (Barbershop Harmony) is seeking an experienced director who can direct this Arizona A-Plateau Championship Chorus composed of retirees with hundreds of years of barbershopping with choruses from all over the USA. This fine group rehearses…Read More
On June 19th, the Board of Directors of the Barbershop Harmony Society announced a bold change to our Society’s Bylaws. Effective immediately everyone can join our Society. Everyone includes women. The BHS is now gender neutral.
The Sacramento, California Capitolaires are seeking a Musical Director who will embrace our motto, “Where Singing Happens”, and who will be a catalyst in our determination to grow in size and quality.