MBHA Statement and FAQs Associated with the Barbershop Harmony Society January 2 Announcement Concerning Mixed Harmony Ensembles January 3, 2019 To: MBHA Members and Prospective Members From: Roxanne Powell, President, and the MBHA Board Many of you who are members of the Barbershop Harmony Society have received an email dated January 2, 2019, […]
MBHA is pleased to report that several BHS District Contests AND Harmony, Inc., Area Contests are hosting mixed quartets and choruses this spring! Many of these contests have already happened, and this coming weekend (May 4-6), we can look forward to FOUR more contests! We encourage all competing mixed quartets to consider joining MBHA (if you haven’t already done so), even if your District doesn’t REQUIRE you to do so! There are many advantages to being a MBHA member! See our Membership tab above for more information.
HARMONY, INC. AREA 3 CONTEST: May 4-6, 2018 in Binghamton, NY. The theme for this event is “Harmony Hee Haw!” The quartet contest begins at 3:30 pm on Friday afternoon. The MBHA Quartet Trophy is generously sponsored in memory of Chuck Wert and Compound W mixed quartet. Click here for event particulars, including hotel, parking, and activity/contest schedule.
LAND O’LAKES DISTRICT INTERNATIONAL QUARTET PRELIMS AND PACKERLAND/DIVISION I CONTESTS: May 4-5, 2018 in Franklin, WI. The mixed quartet contest will be held on Saturday at 7:30 pm, just prior to the quartet finals. MBHA quartet Vintage Mix, the 2018 World Mixed Harmony Silver Medalist Quartet, as well as mixed quartets Achilles Thiel and Lipstick and Levi’s are competing. Click here for event information, including hotel, parking, and activity/contest schedule.
NORTHEASTERN DISTRICT, MOUNTAIN AND YANKEE DIVISION CONTESTS: May 4-5, 2018 in Lake George, NY. MBHA quartets Northern Exposure and Mixt Notes will be competing. The MBHA Quartet Trophy, generously sponsored by Mary and Murray Phillips, will be awarded to the winner. Also, BHS International Champions Crossroads and Storm Front will be making appearances! Click here for event information, including location and activity/contest schedule.
SOUTHWEST DISTRICT INTERNATIONAL QUARTET PRELIMS: May 4-5, 2018 in Baton Rouge LA. Quartet contest begins at 5:45 pm Friday, and the chorus contest begins at 9:45 am Saturday. Click here for event information, including location, hotel information, and activity/contest schedule.
UPCOMING MIXED BARBERSHOP OPPORTUNITIES
(Q = mixed quartets, C = mixed choruses. Some entry deadlines have already passed. Check with the listed District/Area to see MBHA membership requirements for contest.)
May 18-19, 2018
Evergreen District Division V Contest (Q & C) in Missoula, MT (Click here for info)
May 25-26, 2018
Evergreen District Division III Contest (Q & C) in Calgary, AB (Click here for info)
May 31-June 3, 2018
Harmony, Inc. Area 1 Contest (Q) in Sackville, New Brunswick (Late entry cutoff – May 2. Click here for info)
June 7-10, 2018
Harmony, Inc. Area 4 Contest (Q) in Bloomington, IL. (Late entry cutoff – May 9. Click here for info)