Mixed Barbershop Harmony Association

The Mixed Barbershop Harmony Association (MBHA) is a not-for-profit charitable organization serving the needs of mixed barbershop harmony in North America. Established in 2014, its leadership comprises men and women with vast experience and participation in the barbershop style and performing in the mixed barbershop harmony genre. As of January 2016, the MBHA is an affiliate of the Barbershop Harmony Society.

Our vision: To be the official voice of mixed voice Barbershop Harmony in North America.

Our mission: To promote, encourage, and celebrate mixed voice Barbershop Harmony in North America

Through the MBHA, mixed barbershop harmony ensembles will find opportunities for competition and the ability to represent North America on the world stage at the World Mixed Harmony Competition in Germany, hosted by Barbershop in Germany (BinG!).

Be sure to visit the Mixed Barbershop Singers group on facebook!


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:  FAQ SHEET


We’ve put together a list of questions that have come in and are continually updating the information.  To view the list, please click here.  If you have a question about MBHA and don’t see your answer, please feel free to email us at:  info@mixedbarbershop.org

MBHA is pleased to report that several BHS District Contests AND Harmony, Inc., Area Contests are hosting mixed quartets and choruses this spring!  Several of these contests have already happened, and this coming weekend (April 20-21), we can look forward to SEVERAL contests!  We encourage all competing mixed quartets to consider joining MBHA (if you haven’t […]

  Ripple Effect has won the Ontario District’s Mixed Quartet Championship for a second time, this time with a score of 79.6! The Ontario District MBHA Quartet Champ trophy, generously sponsored by Barry and Sharon Towner, is now in their hands!  Ripple Effect just one week ago competed at the World Mixed Quartet Contest in Munich […]

Looking to start a mixed quartet and have questions?  Here’s a guide to getting started.  Mixed Barbershop Quartet FAQ

MBHA is pleased to report that several BHS District Contests AND Harmony, Inc., Area Contests are hosting mixed quartets and choruses this spring!  Several of these contests have already happened, and this coming weekend (April 13-14), we can look forward to the Ontario District contest.  We encourage all competing mixed quartets to consider joining MBHA (if […]

  Evergreen District’s Division IV Contest was held April 6-7 in Eugene, OR.  MBHA is proud to report that All Mixed Up was named the Division Mixed Harmony Quartet Champion, and Northwest Blend (http://www.nwblend.org/) was named the Division Mixed Harmony Chorus Champion! We’ll be looking forward to seeing the results from Evergreen District’s future Division and […]

We are so proud of Baldwin Blend, our MBHA Chorus representatives from Ontario, Canada, and we congratulate them on their 4th place finish in the BinG! World Mixed Chorus Contest!!  Way to represent MBHA! Congratulations, also, to EQMC (UK – Bronze), Southern Acappella (UK – Silver), and the new World Mixed Chorus Champions, Munich Show Chorus […]

    Blind Wives has won the Mid-Atlantic District’s Mixed Quartet Championship with a score of 80.2! The M-AD MBHA Quartet Champ trophy, generously sponsored by Dick and Roxanne Powell, is now in the hands of (pictured left to right): Elizabeth Colosimo (T), Anthony Colosimo (Ba), Heather Havens (L), and Andrew Havens (Bs)! Congratulations also […]

MBHA is proud to announce that ALL THREE MBHA quartet representatives placed in the TOP FIVE! Here are the results: 4th Place — Southern Stride (US) — 81.0  (Visit them at https://www.facebook.com/SouthernStrideQuartet/) 3rd Place — Ripple Effect (CA) — 81.5  (Visit them at https://www.facebook.com/RippleEffectVocalQuartet/)   2nd Place — Vintage Mix (US) — 81.8  (Visit them at https://www.facebook.com/VintageMixQuartet/) We […]

MBHA is pleased to report that several BHS District Contests AND Harmony, Inc., Area Contests are hosting mixed quartets and choruses this spring!  Several of these contests have already happened, and this coming weekend (April 6-7), we can look forward to the Mid-Atlantic and Evergreen Division IV contests.  We encourage all competing mixed quartets to […]

MBHA is pleased to report that several BHS districts AND Harmony, Inc., Areas are hosting mixed quartets and choruses this spring!  The Sunshine and Dixie District contests have already happened, and this coming weekend, we can look forward to the Cardinal and Carolinas District contests.  We encourage all competing mixed quartets to consider joining MBHA […]