At the BHS Midwinter Convention in Jacksonville, FL, in January, 2020, MBHA is grateful to have hosted a productive dialogue on promoting, educating and celebrating the joys of mixed barbershop harmony singing with leadership representatives of all FIVE barbershop singing organizations headquartered in North America: MBHA, The Barbershop Harmony Society, Sweet Adelines International, Harmony, Incorporated, and the BHS […]
MBHA is pleased to report that BHS District/Division Contests AND Harmony, Inc., Area Contests are hosting mixed quartets and choruses this spring! This coming weekend, we can look forward to the Far Western District Arizona Division, North Eastern District Granite and Pine/Patriot Divisions and the Ontario District Spring 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.
FAR WESTERN DISTRICT ARIZONA DIVISION: April 12-13, 2019 in Mesa, AZ. Hosted by the Tucson Sunshine Chapter (Tucson Barbershop Experience Chorus), the quartet and chorus contests will be held at the Mesa High School Performing Arts Center, while meetings and other events will take place at the Embassy Suites headquarters hotel. Click here for more information about event schedules, location, and lodging.
NORTH EASTERN DISTRICT GRANITE AND PINE/PATRIOT DIVISIONS: April 12-13, 2019 in Hyannis, MA. This convention, hosted by the Cape Cod, MA, chapter, will be held at The Resort and Conference Center at Hyannis, Cape Cod, Massachusetts. MBHA quartets Fruit Smoothie, Neapolitan, Spontaneous Combustion, and Tomato Staccato will compete in the quartet contest and try to qualify for the World Mixed Quartet Competition in BinG in 2020 . More information about registration, directions, and schedule of events can be found here.
ONTARIO DISTRICT: April 12-13, 2019 in Belleville, ON. Hosted by the Toronto Northern Lights Chorus, the headquarters hotel will be the Fairfield Inn and Suites at 407 N Front St, Belleville, ON, K8P 3C8, and the contest site is Centennial Secondary School, 160 Palmer Road Belleville, ON K8P 4E1. MBHA quartets She’s With Him, Wednesday Works, Mix Dup, House Tour, Dually Noted, and Ripple Effect will compete in the quartet contest and try to qualify for the World Mixed Quartet Competition in BinG in 2020. All the information about the convention can be found here.
UPCOMING MIXED BARBERSHOP OPPORTUNITIES FOR MBHA MEMBERS
(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.)
April 26-27, 2019
Harmony, Inc., Area 2 (Q) in Devens, MA (Click here for info)
Central States District (Q & C) in Iowa City, IA (Click here for info)
Mid-Atlantic District Northern Division (Q) in Allentown, PA (Click here for info)
May 3-4, 2019
Harmony, Inc., Area 3 (Q) in Liverpool, NY (Click here for info)
Evergreen District Division IV (Q & C) in Medford, OR (Click here for info)
Land o’Lakes District SW and 10K Divisions (Q) in Stillwater, MN (Click here for info)
North Eastern District Mountain and Yankee Divisions (Q) in Lake George, NY (Click here for info)
Southwestern District (Q) in San Antonio, TX (Click here for info)
May 11, 2019
Northeastern District Sunrise Division (Q) in Halifax, NS (Click here for info)
Far Western District SW & SE Divisions (Q & C) in Ontario, CA (Click here for info)
May 17-18, 2019
Mid-Atlantic District Central Division (Q) in Wyomissing, PA (Click here for info)
May 25, 2019
Evergreen District Division III (Q & C) in Red Deer, AB (Click here for info)
May 31-June 1, 2019
Mid-Atlantic District Southern Division (Q) in Baltimore, MD (Click here for info)
Harmony, Inc., Area 1 (Q) in Sackville, NB (Click here for info)
June 7-8, 2019
Harmony, Inc., Area 4 (Q) in Bloomington, IL (Click here for info)
Evergreen District Division V (Q & C) in Spokane, WA (Click here for info)