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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!).



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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 there are contests this fall that will be open to mixed quartets and choruses!  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! […]

This just in from Lee Daum — The Boston Tune Party Chorus is the first Mixed Barbershop Chorus in the Boston area! Led by the incomparable combination of Christina Tramack and Jordan Kugler, we worked through The Devil and The Deep Blue Sea, at our last rehearsal. Christina taught us a new learning methodology, and we […]

After last weekend’s three contests, we are pleased to report on some new champs among us! Ontario District Convention hosted an MBHA Mixed Chorus Contest.  The trophy, sponsored by Nancy and Digger MacDougall, was awarded to Undercover Mix, an MBHA-registered chorus from Woodstock, ON.  Their winning set included, “A Whole New World (Aladdin)” and “Eight Days […]

Do you love quartetting in mixed quartets?  Want to have some Mixed Harmony Fun?   Then attend the first: Mixed Harmony Brigade of New England Date:  March 22  ̶  24, 2019 Venue: Courtyard by Marriott     75 Felton St.     Marlborough, Mass 01532 This is the premier North American Mixed Harmony Brigade.  What’s this all about? […]

Register for this Mixed Quartet Singing Panel, featuring World Mixed Quartet Champs Double Date and 2018 World Mixed Silver Medalists Vintage Mix!  This class is one of the many online education offerings from the Barbershop Harmony Society.  Registration discount available for BHS members. Click here for more information and to register:

Group Therapy, an MBHA-registered mixed quartet, has won the 2018 Mixed Quartet Championship in Seneca Land District. The District’s Fall Convention was held in Rochester, NY, this weekend, which also included their International Chorus Prelims contest.  Congratulations to all!

Exciting news shared with us by Sue Atkins: “The Stockton Portsmen Barbershop Chorus has been invited to perform at the FWD Fall Convention on Saturday, October 13th. We are 1 of 20 choruses that have been invited to perform and we will be singing last. Note that we are the only “mixed” chorus to perform and we […]

MBHA is pleased to report that there are contests this fall that will be open to mixed quartets and choruses! The first of these is this coming weekend (September 20-22), when we can look forward to the Rocky Mountain District’s Fall District Convention. We encourage all competing mixed quartets to consider joining MBHA (if you haven’t […]

MBHA had an amazing spring and summer contest season! A total of nineteen MBHA quartets (9 Canadian and 14 US) and three MBHA choruses (2 Canadian and one US) dipped their toes in the competition waters this spring, bringing a special little extra seasoning to six BHS District and two HI Area conventions. There were […]

We’ve been pretty quiet here since the BHS International.  In the weeks since, many of our friends took advantage of the enormous annual educational opportunity — Harmony University — which was held once again at Belmont University in Nashville, TN.  Now that we are approaching Fall contest season, it’ll soon be time to highlight what’s […]