IT’S THE MUSIC THAT BRINGS US TOGETHER The Barbershop Harmony Society and prolific arranger Clay Hine just made available, for free, a wonderful new song that captures the nspirit of what we’re going through and how we feel about singing together: “Whatever country you call home, whatever organization you’re a member of, and whatever group […]

On Thursday, April 2, 2020, Harmony, Inc. announced that they are opening their November International Contests to all Harmony, Inc. ensembles and MBHA quartets that wish to sign up on a first come, first served basis. No pre qualification necessary.  For MBHA quartets it basically means that, space permitting, Harmony, Inc. is inviting our quartets […]

This message comes from the leadership of the Mixed Barbershop Harmony Association.  Immediately following this announcement is the official announcement from BinG!, both in German and in English: The Mixed Barbershop Harmony Association (MBHA) is very concerned for the health of all of our members and supports the decision of BinG! to postpone the Barbershop Music […]

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 […]

Congratulations to MBHA’s own Mugshot Quartet!  In what appears to have been a field of fierce and worthy competitors, Mugshot took the top prize of $1000!  They also were named Peoples’ Choice, and a brick with their name on it will be installed in the Pioneer Courthouse Square, a permanent fixture in the Pacific Northwest.  […]

The Mixed Barbershop Harmony Association is proud to be the organization recognized by BinG!, organizers of the Mixed World Quartet and Chorus Competitions, to nominate ensembles from Canada and the United States for potential invitation to participate in that prestigious event.  In cases where the ensemble indicated they would not be able to attend if […]

Mixed barbershop is taking stages across North America by storm!  Here are the results of this past weekend’s District events from Evergreen, Ontario, and Pioneer: Evergreen District – Mixed Harmony Quartet Champion — Mugshot, followed closely (.3%!) by Metzin’ Around. Mixed Harmony Chorus Champion — PDX Voices                 […]

Well, friends, we are about halfway through the 2019 Fall District Conventions and Contests, and we have a lot of news to share.  We encourage you to follow the links to any of these mixed quartets and mixed choruses and give them a “like” on Facebook!  Congratulations to all of the new champions, and here […]